Central Zone, Dartmouth General Hospital
OPCZ Staffing Office DGH
Type of Employment:
Hourly PT long-assignment (50% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Admin Professionals NSGEU
Posting Closing Date:
Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date.
Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.
Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions.
Reporting to the Health Service Manager and working in collaboration with the Team Leader, this position provides support in scheduling, staffing, and payroll for assigned units. Completes schedule entry, daily flow sheets, payroll reports, and updates/corrects as required. Maintains unit staffing consoles. Liaises with Charge Nurse, Health Service Manager, and Admins with regards to staffing levels. Runs additional reports as necessary.
Grade 12 plus one year post-secondary business, secretarial, or office management diploma and one year secretarial or general clerical experience (OR Grade 12 plus two years secretarial or general clerical experience)
Experience in a health-related field preferred
Experience with multi discipline staff scheduling and scheduling software
Demonstrated self-starter and problem solver
Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
Ability to work independently
60 WPM keyboarding
Excellent computer skills including knowledge of word-processing and spread sheet capabilities
Demonstrated proficiency of Microsoft Programs (Excel/Word) via Skills Testing
Must be knowledgeable about collective agreements and human resource policies
Good communication and organizational skills
Ability to work as a team member
Ability to relate well with all levels of staff
Experience with Time Capture an asset
Ability to multi-task and manage competing demands
Ability to effectively manage a time-sensitive workload
Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred
- A skills test will be included as part of the selection process
Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must clearly state such equivalencies in their cover letter, resume, or application. Additionally, candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information.
Hours of Work
Long Assignment, Part-time (50%) position; 35 hours bi-weekly
Beginning May 26, 2021 with a duration of May 31, 2022
Dates are approximate and subject to change
$20.2516 - $22.5016 hourly
Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.
Successful external applicants will be required to submit the below documents and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. Additional documentation such as banking & proof of identity will be included in your offer letter.
Criminal Record Check
Proof of education & training certifications
Proof of any additional required qualification
Valid registration with the relevant licensing body
Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation
Proof of SIN number
Hiring Process will depend on the timeliness of delivering the above. This is a Admin Professionals bargaining unit - NSGEU position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. Only online applications are accepted.
Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.