Job Title: Administrative Program Assistant
Work Site: Indigenous Cultural Safety, Aboriginal Health - Vancouver, BC
Status: Regular Full Time
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $23.07 - $25.24 per hour
0830 - 1630; 0900 - 1700
Days off: Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays
Come work as an Administrative Program Assistant at Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for an Administrative Program Assistant to join the Indigenous Cultural Safety team with Aboriginal Health in Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team!
As an Administrative Program Assistant with VCH you will:
Provide culturally appropriate support for Aboriginal peoples, to ensure respect, diplomacy and tact.
Perform a variety of administrative and secretarial support functions for the Indigenous Cultural Safety Strategic Lead, Operations Manager and designated program team members.
Perform duties including:
screening incoming materials,
typing a variety of technical and non-technical documents utilizing word processing, spreadsheet and graphic software,
maintaining database of accounts,
preparing cheque requisitions,
compiling reports on statistical information,
and organizing meetings and training sessions/events.
WHO WE ARE
Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.
Education & Experience
Grade 12, graduation from a recognized Office Administration Certificate Program, plus three years’ recent, related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Knowledge & Abilities
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Display broad knowledge of Aboriginal Healing Modalities and cultural practices.
Knowledge of office practices and procedures.
Knowledge and proficiency in relevant software. (Word, Excel, graphic applications)
Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work.
Ability to analyze and resolve problems
Ability to Business writing skills
Ability to type at 40 wpm.
Ability to work independently and in cooperation with others.
Ability to do basic mathematical calculations
Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients
Ability to operate related equipment.
Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***
Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.