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PRIMARY CARE ASSISTANT (CASUAL)
Location:Hazelton
Facility:HAZELTON HEALTH SERVICES
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Competition #:05317839
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Facility:HAZELTON HEALTH SERVICES
Reports To:PRIMARY CARE TEAM LEAD OR CLINIC MANAGER
Hourly Wage:$18.10 - $19.98
Close Date:JUNE 22, 2017*
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Position Summary

In accordance with Northern Health’s vision of an idealized system of services where people and their families receive primary care services in Primary Care Homes supported by interprofessional teams, the Primary Care Assistant functions as a member of the interprofessional team.

As an integral member of the team, the Primary Care Assistant works to support Primary Care providers and the Interprofessional Team (IPT) in the delivery of safe, efficient, and quality Primary Care Services throughout Northern Health. The Primary Care Assistant provides both operational and administrative support in a clinic and/or other community setting in accordance with Northern Health policies and procedures.
 
Qualifications

- Grade 12.
- Graduation from an Office Assistant Course from an accredited Community College plus two years recent, related experience in a health care setting.
- Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Must also have the ability to type 40 WPM; demonstrated knowledge of Medical Terminology and demonstrated proficiency in computer word processing, spreadsheet applications, and specialized clinical information systems.

HAZELTON COMMUNITY
The Hazeltons (there are three - Hazelton, New Hazelton and South Hazelton) are located 290 km (180 miles) east of Prince Rupert and 60 km (45 miles) west of Smithers on the Yellowhead Highway 16. Hazelton, also known as ‘Old Hazelton’ is located on the banks of the Skeena River about 7 km off Highway 16. Adjacent to the town, where the Bulkley and Skeena Rivers meet, is the site of the world famous ‘Ksan Historical Village and Museum.

The District of New Hazelton is located in Northwest British Columbia and is situated between the Bulkley River and the stunning Roche De Boule Mountain Range. The area’s natural beauty and pristine wilderness has made New Hazelton a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT