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Administrative Services Assistant
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Competition #:01271081
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:BCGEU
Reports To:MANAGER
Hourly Wage:$19.55 - $21.58

Position Summary

Have you graduated from an Office Administration Certificate Program and wish to work at the leading edge of healthcare? If so, Interior Health has ONGOING CASUAL career opportunities for you to maximize your skills and be part of a dynamic team!

We are seeking applications for current and future Administrative support positions as need arises throughout the year for the following worksites located in the South Okanagan area: Penticton/Oliver/Osoyoos/Summerland/Keremeos and Princeton.

This exciting opportunity will help you learn about many different programs in a variety of settings such as: Prevention & Promotion; Home Health Services; Home Support; Integrated Health Programs / Chronic Disease Management; Diabetes, Heart & Renal etc. Click on the following link to learn more about these programs at IH:

The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication and computer skills, must be able to travel and work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.

This position performs reception, administrative and Health Unit Aide support to Hospitals & Communities Integrated Services (HCIS):

• Regular office and reception duties: Data entry, gathering, organizing, collecting, collating and verifying information, types correspondence, prepares presentations, arranges meeting, types agendas, takes and transcribes minutes, performs reception duties, record management;
• Schedules and confirms client appointments;
• Receives, records, checks and balances cash transactions;
• Maintains medical/surgical supplies, equipment and HCIS/MHSU/PCCT resource material;
• Clinical support - cleaning, setting up and dismantling rooms, cleaning/sanitizing toys and equipment, calibrating equipment, vision screenings;
• Cleans medical equipment and instruments;
• Delivering supplies and biologicals to health unit;
• Deal with clients who may be confused, anxious, angry or difficult

Please note: Casual opportunities offer no guaranteed hours and work requirements can vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week.

An attractive remuneration package in keeping with your qualifications and experience and excellent career prospects awaits the right candidate.

Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today! Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Together, we create great workplaces....Be part of a dynamic team!

To apply, please submit your application and include:

• A current five (5) minute Typing Test 40 wpm or greater completed within past 48 months from a recognized institution (ONLINE TESTS NOT ACCEPTED);
• An Office Administration Certificate OR 2 years of relevant experience;
• A current valid BC Driver’s License

In your cover letter please indicate the following:
• Your Administrative Assistant and/or Clerical area of interest;
• Your preferred choice of city/town/community;
• Your availability to start in a new position; and
• Your schedule availability for on-call, casual work (i.e. days of the week).

*Failure to provide all the information required will result in an incomplete application.

**ADDITIONAL INFORMATION** Please note that travel between rural sites during work hours may be required for this position and transportation arrangements must meet the Employer’s requirements. You are required to hold a valid BC Driver’s License and may be required to drive a personal car on mileage and/or be assigned a fleet vehicle as a condition of employment.

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