JOB SUMMARY :
Within the context of a client and family centred care model and in accordance with established vision and values of the organization, the Program Support Assistant performs a variety of administrative support functions such as inputting client information into computerized client information systems, word processing, composing and signing correspondence, typing reports and documents, answers general inquiries related to programs and policies, booking appointments and meetings.
Assists the community / public health nurse, allied health professionals, and other team members in the organization and operation of designated program clinics / services.
QUALIFICATIONS : Education & Experience
Education & Experience
Grade 12, graduation from an Office Administration program supplemented by one (1) year’s recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Valid B.C. Driver’s license and local area travel requiring the use of a personal vehicle may be required and will be noted on the posting.
Knowledge & 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.
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.
Ability to compile information.
Ability to perform relevant calculations.
Ability to operate related equipment.
Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
CLOSING DATE : Position will remain posted until filled.
This is a casual notice. We regret that only short listed candidates will be acknowledged.
Employees of VCH may apply via the Internal Application process.
Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.