Vancouver Coastal Health

Clinical Secretary - Various Areas

Job Description

Job Title: Clinical Secretary - Various Areas

Work Site:


Health Services for Community Living, G.F. Strong Rehabiliation Centre - Vancouver, B.C. 
Status: Temporary Part Time (0.5 FTE)
Start Date: As soon as possible until March 2023
Salary: $24.41 per hour




Days off: Monday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays

Reference#: 173467-jzh


Come work as a Clinical Secretary with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Clinical Secretary to join the Health Services for Community Living team at G.F. Strong Rehabilitation Centre in Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team!

As a Clinical Secretary with Vancouver Coastal Health, you will:

  • Be responsible for performing clerical support duties for clinical managers/supervisors or specific department/s and/or area/s.
  • Perform a composite of the following duties: answer phone, greet visitors, respond to general enquiries, open and distribute mail, etc.
  • Prepare/type technical and non-technical material from handwritten notes, verbal instruction or dictation and compile statistical reports utilizing word processing, presentation, spreadsheet and database software.
  • Schedule/book patient appointments in accordance with established priority level and various medical and health professional staff schedules.
  • Perform timekeeping functions, maintain files, personnel records, processes forms, invoices and expenses.
  • Maintain manager’s calendar and arrange meetings.
  • Maintain a variety of records, files and stationery supplies, photocopies, fax and distribute material, and perform other related duties as assigned.


Education & Experience

  • Grade 12, medical terminology plus two (2) years recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Ability to keyboard at 45 w.p.m.
  • Ability to communicate effective both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.


VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

  • Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
  • Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
  • Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
  • Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.

We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2022.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.


Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed

Need help finding the right job?

We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Click here to get started.