Program Assistant (CAS)
Vancouver Coastal Health
Vancouver, BC, CA
3d ago


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.

QUALIFICATIONS : Education & Experience

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.

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.

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