Administrative Assistant | Nursing Administration

Position Summary

Interior Health is hiring a permanent full time Administrative Assistant to support the Nursing Administration Team at the Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops, B.C.

What Will You Work On?

The Administrative Assistant works in a team environment to provide confidential administrative support functions to the Executive Director and other management staff as required. The Administrative Assistant serves as a vital linkage and communication source to keep the hospital informed and aligned to the various priorities.

Some responsibilities include coordinating and organizing workflow; determining priorities; composing confidential correspondence for signature; designing and creating correspondence, documents, presentations, orientation packages, and spreadsheets (including data entry) for authorization by the management team; maintaining the integrity and confidentiality of all information which flows through, and is processed for management as it pertains to client care, operations, personnel, labour relations, finance, and public affairs. The Administrative Assistant supports the Executive Director and Health Service Directors in setting the positive, collaborative, efficient tone for the department.

Who are we looking for?

This is a ‘hands-on’ role, so, along with your organization, attention to detail, knowledge and skills, we are looking for a candidate that can make a difference and takes pride in their career to work in our fast paced environment. You will perform within an innovative culture that’s focused on transformational change in the health care system.

How will we help you grow?

We provide you with an orientation customized to meet your needs, and immediate support and access from excellent colleagues. You will have access to work in an interdisciplinary environment where patients are at the centre of care. We also offer continuous education opportunities.

Reasons to Apply at Interior Health... What we can do for you

We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package, recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary, and generous vacation entitlement after your first year of employment.

We offer a work environment conducive to growth and development of strong administrative skills. The opportunity to have a balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire.
Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.

Come and join our team….Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!

Qualifications

Education, Training, and Experience:

• Graduations from a recognized secretarial program
• Five years recent related experience including experience working with various computer software programs
• OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience

Skills and Abilities:

• Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to deal with others effectively.
• Ability to organize workload and set priorities.
• Ability to work without supervision.
• Ability to type 50 wpm and set up letters, reports, etc. in a professional format.
• Knowledge of applicable computer hardware and software programs and ability to perform web-based searches.
• Ability to operate related equipment.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

Comments

Starting salary is approximately from 43K to 50K and will be based on education, training and experience.

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:

01714964

Employee Type:

PERMANENT FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

NON-CONTRACT

Facility:

ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL

Location:

Kamloops

Department:

RIH NURSING ADMINISTRATION

Reports To:

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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