Position Summary

Northern Health is looking for an experienced, highly efficient, and self-directed permanent full time Assistant to support the GoHealth BC department.

The Assistant, GoHealth BC supports the GoHealth BC department’s Travel Resource Pool. The Assistant, GoHealth BC supports the travel resource pool by coordinating the travel of health care team members from across Canada – including travel, accommodation, and processing related expenses – as they provide services within Northern Health service delivery area. Working closely with GoHealth BC management, the Assistant, will also gather quantitative and qualitative data to support and participate in change and improvement processes related to both the GoHealth BC.

Starting salary will be approximately from $48,476 to $60,594 and will be based on education, training, experience, and salaries of similar positions.

Prince George Prince George is the centre of business, education, health and culture for northern British Columbia and services a rural population of about 300,000. The region’s economic growth and diversification strategies are creating outstanding opportunities for investors, employers and employees. Affordable housing, land prices and transportation costs, due to short and quick commutes; result in one of the lowest costs of living for a city of its size in the province. Additionally, wage rates fall above provincial averages, providing residents of Prince George with a high standard of living in one of BC’s most beautiful regions. The city itself is the 4th largest in British Columbia and has a population of approximately 82,300 local residents and a service centre for nearly 320,000. It is built on the confluence of the Fraser and Nechako rivers. Prince George is the home of the University of Northern British Columbia – Canada’s Green university. The warm, friendly and diverse population attests to a strong and dynamic community spirit. Check out Prince George for more information on what this community has to offer.

What Northern Health has to offer you!
• Comprehensive benefit packages including extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
• Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
• Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for eligible positions
• Employee referral program
• Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
• Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
• “Loan Forgiveness Programs” are offered through the Federal and BC Government for eligible professions.

As part of your application process, you will need to upload the following documentation:
• Proof of COVID-19 vaccination
• Registration number (if you are part of a regulated profession)
• Any supporting documents regarding education/qualifications for this position. Examples may include:
• Program certificates or diplomas
• High school/college/university transcripts etc.
• It is also recommended to provide a cover letter and resume

Are you an International Applicant? Before applying for a job with Northern Health, please follow these steps on our Northern Health careers page


• Grade 12 supplemented by successful completion of an administrative diploma.
• Three (3) to five (5) years progressive administrative assistant experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills and Abilities:
• Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
• Ability to respond to staff needs and resolve staff issues.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within a team environment.
• Computer literate with proficient knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite, general ability to navigate online sites and platforms, and capable of learning organizational systems.
• Ability to organize and prioritize work with minimal direction and work independently.
• Ability to adapt and be flexible to changing priorities, demands and deadlines.
• Excellent listening, oral and written communication skills.
• Professional telephone and email manner.
• Ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality.
• Strong time-management skills.
• Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation’s communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.
Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.
There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.


This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

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Prince George, BC



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JULY 20, 2024

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