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Administrative Services Assistant
Location:Nelson
Facility:NELSON HEALTH CENTRE
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Competition #:01304725
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:BCGEU
Facility:NELSON HEALTH CENTRE
Department:NCC MENTAL HEALTH CS ADM
Reports To:MANAGER OR DESIGNATE
Hourly Wage:$19.55 - $21.58
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
Comments:**Please submit an Office Administration Certificate, Typing Test (minimum 40 wpm within past 24 months) and copy of Driver's License.**

Position Summary

We are seeking Casual Administrative Services Assistants for the Nelson Health Centre. This position performs reception, administrative and Health Unit Aide support to Hospitals & Communities Integrated Services (HCIS)/Mental Health & Substance Use (MHSU)/Primary & Community Care Transformation (PCCT) programs, such as:

• 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, books travel, 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, weighing and measuring babies, 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.

Hours of work: Monday to Friday – 08:30 to 16:30.

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements can vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week.

When you apply, please ensure you include the following documentation for your application to be considered:
• A current Typing Test 40 wpm or greater completed within past 24 months from a recognized institution;
• An Office Administration Certificate;
• A current valid BC Driver’s License;
• Your Resume;
• A Cover Letter stating your availability to start in a new position.
 
Qualifications

Grade 12
• Graduation from a recognized Office Administration Certificate Program, Plus
• One years recent related experience, Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• Completion of a Typing Test at 40 wpm dated within the past 24 months and must be issued from a valid institution only. (ON-LINE TESTS NOT ACCEPTED)
• Current valid BC Driver's License

Skills & Abilities:
• Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
• Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position
• Ability to work independently and in cooperation with others
• Ability to operate related equipment
• Ability to organize and prioritize
• Ability to type at 40 wpm
• Knowledge of general office procedures
• Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients
• Knowledge of nursing equipment
• Knowledge of sterilization techniques and procedures
• Business writing skills

**Along with your (CV) resume, please submit an Office Administration Certificate, Typing Test of minimum 40 wpm (within the past 24 months) from a recognized institution and copy of Driver's License. Certificates / Diplomas / Transcripts must be from accredited Colleges/Universities.**

**ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.**

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