Req ID: 111855
Location: Central Zone, Cobequid Community Health Centre
Department: PEC Community Health Board CZ
Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly FT (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Union Status: Admin Professionals NSGEU
Posting Closing Date: 28-May-21
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.
The Secretary is accountable and responsible for providing administrative/secretarial support to the Community Health Board Coordinators and the volunteer Community Health Boards (CHB). Other tasks in support of portfolio work may be assigned periodically. The Secretary is responsible for efficient prioritization of multiple responsibilities to meet the requirements of the Board utilizing initiative, judgment and knowledge.
Grade XII plus graduation from a recognized one year secretarial or office administration course or equivalent
Minimum of two years related clerical experience
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook)
Proficiency in SAP
Experience in Minute taking is essential
Experience working with volunteer board members an asset
Experience in a health care setting preferred
Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Must be self-directed and adept at problem-solving, while working with minimal supervision
Must have strong organizational skills that demonstrate the ability to prioritize upon short notice while maintaining attention to detail and accuracy
Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred
Successful Applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) to People Services before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment.
PLEASE NOTE: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application. Additionally, candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information.
Hours of Work
Permanent Full Time Position; 70 hours bi-weekly
$20.3648 - $23.1417 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.