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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT—PATIENT CARE SERVICES- BULKLEY VALLEY (PART TIME)
Location:Smithers
Facility:BV DIST. HOSP. COMPLEX
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Competition #:05550313
Employee Type:PERMANENT PART TIME (0.60 FTE)
Bargaining Unit:NON-CONTRACT
Facility:BV DIST. HOSP. COMPLEX
Department:BVH NURSING ADMINISTRATION
Reports To:DIRECTOR OF CARE
Close Date:JULY 03, 2022*
Comments:
This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Position Summary

If you are looking for friendly, supportive staff, work life balance and affordable living this may be just the opportunity that will take your career to a new level.

The Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing secretarial and administrative support to the following: Director of Care, Nursing, Maintenance, Laboratory, and Radiology departments, Clinical Nurse Educator, Healthy Living Program, Community Cancer Services, Junior Volunteer Program, Administration team, and Visiting Specialists.

Bulkley Valley District Hospital is a 19-bed acute care hospital which integrates home and community care into one facility. Services include emergency/outpatient, medical/surgical, maternity, palliative care, laboratory, radiology, pediatrics, home & community care and community cancer clinic. The medical staff in Smithers consists of family physicians, anesthetists, a pediatrician, visiting surgeons and other specialists.

Smithers has a population of 5,401 (2021) local residents and is located in the picturesque Bulkley Valley surrounded by three mountain ranges that provide a backdrop for the towns’ Alpine setting. Check out Smithers where there is always something new to experience.

What Northern Health has to offer you!
• Comprehensive benefit packages including MSP, 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
• Relocation Incentive 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.
 
Qualifications

• Business/Office Administration certificate plus three (3) to five (5) years previous recent related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Skills and Abilities:
• Typing of 60 w.p.m.
• Advanced word processing skills and computer application programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Office, Outlook, and Scheduler.
• Demonstrated ability to initiate, organize and complete work projects without supervision.
• Demonstrated physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
• Demonstrated ability to operate related equipment.
• Ability to communicate effectively with staff, physicians, and the general public.

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.

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