Program Assistant - Mental Health & Substance Use
Vancouver Coastal Health
Vancouver, CA
1d ago

Program Assistant - Mental Health & Substance Use

Job Description

Program Assistant - Mental Health & Substance Use Work Site : Joseph & Rosalie Segal & Family Health Centre - Vancouver, BCCasual Start Date : As soon as possible Hours :


Come work as a Program Assistant in Vancouver, BC with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Program Assistant to join our Mental Health & Substance Use team at Joseph & Rosalie Segal & Family Health Centre.

Apply today to join our team!

As a Program Assistant in Mental Health & Substance Use you will :

  • Work as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide administrative / clerical support.
  • Receive verbal / written referrals for new patients / clients, answers telephones and greets clients, coordinates patient appointments and responds to general inquiries.
  • Arrange meetings and attends departmental meetings to record notes or take minutes.
  • Set up and maintain filing systems, maintain timekeeping records and complete on-line purchase requisitions for equipment and supplies.
  • Type / transcribe a variety of healthcare documentation, medical dictation / consultations, correspondence, reports and presentations utilizing intermediate word processing and spreadsheet software.

    Education & Experience

  • Grade 12, supplemented with courses in medical transcription and two (2) years of recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Knowledge & Abilities

  • Ability to type 55 wpm.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • 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.


    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
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