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Travel Clinic Assistant

Travel Clinic Assistant

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Job Description

Job Title: Travel Clinic Assistant
Work Site:

Travel Clinic, Vancouver Community

Additional Site: Richmond Travel Clinic

Status: Regular Full Time 
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $18.35 - $20.26 per hour
Hours: 0830-1700; 1230-2100 
Reference#: 103074-mhs


Within the context of a client and family centred care model and in accordance with established vision and values of the organization, works as a member of a an integrated team and plays a significant role in ensuring that clients have a positive experience with the designated service within a fast paced, high volume clinic environment. Functions include administrative support, scheduling and confirming client appointments, greeting clients and visitors, inputting client information into computerized client information systems, typing technical and non-technical material, composing and signing correspondence and responding to general inquiries related to the Travel Clinic. Assists the community/public health nurse and other team members in the organization and operation of immunization clinics.


  • Grade 12, Medical Office Assistant Certificate supplemented by one (1) year’s recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Valid BC Drivers License. Local area travel requires the use of a personal vehicle for which mileage will be reimbursed.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of office practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge and proficiency in relevant software. (Word, Excel, graphic applications)
  • Ability to keyboard 5,000 keystrokes per hour.
  • Medical Terminology.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively with others.
  • Ability to be sensitive, tactful and diplomatic with clients and the public.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work and deal effectively with changing priorities.
  • Ability to compile information.
  • Ability to perform relevant calculations.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

This posting has been posted internally and externally concurrently. The Internal competition closes March 19, 2018.  External applicants will be considered after internals.


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.

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.

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