OPCZ DGH & TA's Social Work
Type of Employment:
Hourly FT (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)
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.
The Secretary is accountable and responsible for providing administrative/secretarial support with minimal supervision/direction to managers, supervisors, physicians and various professionals. The successful candidate will be responsible for efficient prioritization of multiple responsibilities to meet the requirements of the department(s) utilizing initiative, judgment and knowledge in a highly confidential setting. The Secretary may be required to provide services throughout the Rehabilitation and Supportive Care Services portfolio.
Grade XII plus the successful completion of a one-year secretarial course or office administration course
One year secretarial experience required
Experience working in a medical setting an asset
Training in STAR and PHS is an asset
Training in ZOOM for virtual healthcare is an asset
Knowledge of medical terminology an asset
Proficiency in Microsoft Office products
Excellent interpersonal skills to deal with patients, hospital staff, public and referral sources
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.
** A skills test will be part of the interview process **
Applicants will be screened on the above qualifications. Applicants must clearly demonstrate how they meet the knowledge and competencies in their cover letter and resume. Applicants relying on equivalent education and/or experience must demonstrate such equivalency in their applications. Candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or missing information.
Hours of Work
- Permanent, Full-time position; 70 hours bi-weekly
$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 documentations 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 timeliness of delivering the above.
This is a Admin Professionals NSGEU Off&Cler bargaining unit 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.