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Program Assistant

Program Assistant

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Job Description

Job Title: Program Assistant
Work Site: Vancouver Community Casual Pool
Status: Casual 
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $18.53 - $20.46 per hour
Hours: 0830-1700 Monday to Friday
Reference#: 104255-jfr


Within the context of a client and family centered care model and in accordance with established vision and values of the organization, works as a member of a multidisciplinary team, to provide administrative and clerical support. Composes and word processes correspondence; maintains and monitors client charts; receives and inputs confidential client data into a variety of health data systems. Provides support in clinical settings, maintains various inventories of medical/clinic/ program supplies. Sets up filing systems, gathers and compiles statistics, and engages in on-going team planning and quality improvement activities.


Education & Experience

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

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of general office procedures and equipment.
  • Ability to keyboard at 5,000 keystrokes per hour. 
  • Ability to type at 50 wpm.
  • Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients.
  • Ability to communicate effectively/tactfully both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to compose business correspondence.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize.
  • Ability to work under the pressure of interruptions and adapt to changes.
  • Ability to problem solve and take initiative.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to do basic mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Basic computer literacy to operate computerized client care information systems and word processing, spreadsheet, Internet and e-mail software.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the job.

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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