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Administrative Assistant
Location:Vernon
Facility:VERNON HEALTH CENTRE
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Competition #:01236924
Employee Type:PERMANENT FULL TIME
Bargaining Unit:NON-CONTRACT
Facility:VERNON HEALTH CENTRE
Department:NOR COMMUNITY CARE CS ADMIN
Reports To:HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATOR, NOK COMMUNITY
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

Interior Health is looking for an experienced, highly efficient and self -directed permanent full time Administrative Assistant to join the North Okanagan Community department at the Vernon Health Centre.

In accordance with the established vision and values of the organization, the Administrative Assistant provides confidential administrative support functions to the Health Services Administrator, NOK Community. Responsibilities include: coordinating and organizing workflow; determining priorities in a fast-paced environment; composing confidential correspondence for signature; designing and creating correspondence, documents, presentations, orientation packages and spreadsheets (including data entry) for authorization by the Health Services Administrator, NOK Community ; arranging travel and accommodation by booking and confirming flights, vehicles, and hotel reservations; maintaining the integrity and confidentiality of all information which flows through, and is processed for the Health Services Administrator, NOK Community as it pertains to patient care, operations, personnel, labour relations, finance, and public affairs; and stakeholder partnerships. The Administrative Assistant maintains the integrity and confidentiality of all information which flows through the Health Services Administrator, NOK Community team office.

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Along with a competitive salary, your total compensation package may include vacation, health care and dental benefits, and contributions toward your retirement pension. As a member of the Interior Health (IH) team, you'll have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work while maintaining a balanced lifestyle. Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.

Come and join our team….Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!
 
Qualifications

Education & Experience:
• Graduation from a recognized secretarial program.
• Three to five years of experience as an Administrative Assistant in a large, complex organization.
• Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

LEADS Capabilities:
Demonstrates all LEADS Capabilities, in particular:
• Leads Self – self-awareness, demonstrates character
• Engages Others – communicates effectively
• Achieves Results – takes action to implement decisions
• Develops Coalitions – builds partnership and networks to create results, demonstrates a commitment to customers and service
• System Transformation – encourages and supports innovation

Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to deal with others effectively.
• Ability to organize workload and set priorities.
• Ability to take initiative and act independently where appropriate.
• Ability to work without supervision.
• Ability to type 50 wpm and set up letters, reports, etc. in a professional format.
• Knowledge of applicable computer hardware and software programs and the ability to perform web-based searches.
• Ability to operate related equipment.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

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