Interior Health is hiring a permanent full time Medical Administrative Assistant (MAA) to join our IH Medical Administration team at the Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops, B.C.
What will you work on?
The Medical Administrative Assistant works in a team environment to provide confidential administrative support functions within the Chief of Staff office. The Medical Administrative Assistant maintains the integrity and confidentiality of all information flowing through and processed for the Chief of Staff (COS) office and performs routine administrative duties for the medical staff at the hospital. Responsibilities include coordinating and organizing workflow; determining priorities; composing confidential correspondence for signature; and designing and creating correspondence, documents, presentations, orientation packages, and spreadsheets.
SOME TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
• Organizes schedules, books meetings, and arranges travel.
• Prepares, monitors, and prioritizes correspondence.
• Committee/Meeting support – takes care of the logistics and prepares agendas and minutes.
• Maintains Quality Assurance files (disciplinary documentation) and liaises with the appropriate bodies as necessary.
• Assists the Quality Improvement team with document coordination resulting from critical incident reviews.
• Provides administrative support for the Regional Medical Advisory Committees (MAC), Local MACs, credentialing committee, departmental meetings, and semi-annual medical staff meetings.
• Coordinates information flowing to and from the RMACs and LMACs to the Health Authority Medical Advisory Committee and the IH Board of Directors.
• Assists medical staff with the location of policies, procedures, documents, and forms.
• Disseminates information to medical staff from various stakeholders.
• Provides local information/support to Physician Recruitment Service Partner and/or Recruitment Leader as requested.
• Provides information on request to support the credentialing and privileging processes on-site.
• Assists the Chief of Staff with ensuring appropriate processes have been followed for new physicians, locums, and medical learners providing services at the facility.
• Liaises with physicians, Physician Compensation, the Executive Medical Director’s office, and the Ministry of Health regarding various rural programs and incentives (e.g., Rural Specialist Locum Program, Rural GP Locum Program, Rural Continuing Medical Education, NITAOP [Northern Isolation Travel Assistance Outreach Program] and other ministry-funded rural physician payment incentives) as applicable and required.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.
How will you create an impact?
Joining our IH team will allow you to challenge yourself professionally while enjoying all the personal pursuits available to you within this fantastic community.
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 skills. The opportunity to have a balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire.
Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!
Education, Training, and Experience:
• Graduation from a relevant administrative or business support program.
• Three to five years of experience in an administrative support position, including experience working with various computer software programs.
Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to work independently.
• Ability to type 50 wpm and set up letters, reports, etc. in a professional format.
• Superior computer and technical skills are essential.
• Proficient with computer software including MS Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
• Ability to operate videoconferencing, teleconferencing, and related equipment.
• Superior written and verbally communication abilities.
• Ability to organize high volume workload and set priorities.
• Demonstrated customer-focused approach.
• Ability to develop effective relationships with IH staff at all levels, as well as with external agencies and physicians.
• Demonstrated collaborative team approach with communication skills appropriate to handling complex relationships.
• Ability to anticipate and respond to changing priorities and unforeseen challenges and opportunities.
• Demonstrated ability to problem-solve effectively.
• Ability to influence change and handle conflict.
• Independent problem-solving and decision-making capabilities.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
**Cover letter is required.
“Honouring Interior Health’s commitment to Truth and Reconciliation and the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (DRIPA), and Pursuant to Section 42 of the B.C. Human Rights Code, preferential consideration and/or hiring will be given to qualified applicants who self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit).”
Starting salary is approximately from 42K 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.