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We invite you to apply today and find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health to their friends as an exceptional place to work. A 2022 BC Top Employer, we value diversity in the workforce and seek to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.
Bring your exemplary administrative experience to a role that supports its team towards service excellence! We have a Full Time vacancy for an Administrative Assistant to partner with our Clinical Operations Director at Surrey Memorial Hospital and join the Mental Health and Substance Use team located in Surrey, B.C. The ideal candidate displays excellent communication skills, has a thorough, hands-on approach to deliver high quality and precise work, and carries a high level of integrity, discretion, and confidentiality. A focused approach is needed to complete routine day-to-day tasks and handle changing calendars, priorities, and timelines as you support the Director.
Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations, and is home to six Métis Chartered Communities. Our team of 43,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.
Effective October 26th 2021, all new hires to Fraser Health will need to have full COVID 19 vaccination (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Please note this applies to all postings, and individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer.
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Supporting the Vision, Values, Purpose and Commitments of Fraser Health including service delivery that is centered around patients/clients/residents and families:
Provides administrative and secretarial support to the Director by performing duties such as drafting and typing correspondence, generating reports and presentations, responding to a variety of internal and external inquiries, managing appointment calendars, coordinating the work flow for the assigned area, and developing and implementing new work methods and procedures.
Provides administrative and secretarial support by drafting correspondence and transcribing and typing correspondence, reports, presentations, and memoranda.
Researches, organizes, and summarizes support materials. Generates reports and presentations.
Responds to a variety of internal and external inquiries by serving as the primary point of contact and providing information directly or referring to appropriate area or individual.
Manages appointment calendars including scheduling and coordinating meetings, speaking engagements, and/or conferences. Resolves scheduling conflicts and issues.
Coordinates the work flow within the assigned area. Receives, reviews, and processes information and takes follow-up action as required.
Develops and implements new work methods and procedures. Identifies problems, develops alternate solutions, and implements changes.
Assists in the monitoring of expenditures for budget reports by gathering, compiling, and calculating information.
Arranges meetings as directed. Books and sets up meeting rooms, prepares meeting agenda, organizes meeting materials, records and prepares minutes of meeting. Conducts or ensures follow-up on action items from meeting.
Performs record management duties such as setting up and maintaining numeric, alphabetical, and subject filing systems and databases, indexing files and materials to be filed, and conducting file searches for requested information.
Performs other related duties.
Qualifications: Education and Experience
Grade 12 plus graduation from a recognized administrative or secretarial program plus three (3) years' recent related experience in a large complex business environment or health care environment or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Skills and Abilities
Demonstrates the LEADS capabilities of Leads Self, Engages Others, Achieves Results, Develops Coalitions and supports Systems Transformation.
Ability to type 55 w.p.m.
Ability to operate a computer using a variety of desktop technology and other standard office equipment. Proficiency with all Microsoft Office applications at an intermediate level.
Ability to work independently and manage multiple and rapidly changing priorities.
Ability to deal effectively with others.
Ability to operate related equipment.
Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.