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Administrative Assistant
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Competition #:01417922
Bargaining Unit:NON-CONTRACT
Close Date:JULY 14, 2020*

Position Summary

Interior Health is looking for an experienced, highly efficient and self -directed term specific full time Administrative Assistant to join the Administrative team at the Kelowna General Hospital (KGH). The term for this position is until January 29, 2021 or return of the incumbent.

Working in accordance with the established vision and values of the organization and as a member of the Kelowna General Hospital (KGH) Administrative Assistant team, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing confidential administrative and secretarial support to the Executive Director, and the respective portfolio Director, Managers and Patient Care Coordinators/Educators/Specialists at KGH.

This is a ‘hands-on’ role, so, along with your organization, attention to detail, knowledge and skills, we are looking for a candidate that can make a difference and takes pride in their career to work in our fast paced environment. You will perform within an innovative culture that’s focused on transformational change in the health care system.

Interior Health offers work-life balance with competitive wages, excellent employee benefits, professional development and educational leave in a larger-than-life landscape and four seasons playground.

For a challenging, growth-oriented career in a beautiful natural setting where balanced lifestyle choices abound, come to Interior Health and join our quest to set new standards of excellence in the delivery of health services in the Province of BC.

Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!

Education, Training, and Experience
• Successful completion of a recognized secretarial and/or business program and word processing program.
• Five years of recent, related experience in a senior administrative/secretarial capacity in one or more disciplines with the healthcare industry.

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 organize and prioritize workload to ensure on effective off ice operation.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, and the ability to relate to staff and the general public in a professional manner.
• Ability to function independently, exercising sound judgment skills.
• Ability to function interdependently in a team environment.
• Ability to be discreet, tactful, and flexible.
• Excellent technical skills in order to operate a diverse amount of equipment in an ever-changing technological environment.
• Ability to use a variety of computer software in an effective and efficient manner.
• Ability to produce accurate minutes by use of an accepted method of transcription.
• Ability to type accurately at 50-55 wpm and produce letters, reports, and other documentation in a professional manner.
• Ability to transcribe from dictation equipment.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

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