Who Are We Looking For?
Merritt Health Centre has an exciting opportunity for a Casual Administrative Services Assistant to join their MHSU team. When scheduled this position works Monday to Friday from 08:30 to 16:30.
This is a casual position. Casual means hours are not guaranteed and that days of work and shift times may vary.
What Will You Work On?
In this role you will perform a variety of reception, administrative and Health Unite Aide support duties including data entry, gathering, organizing, collecting, collating and verifying information, types correspondence, prepares presentations, arranges meetings, types agendas, takes and transcribes minutes, books travel, performs reception duties and record management. You will also be responsible for scheduling and confirming client appointments, receiving, recording and checking balances of cash transactions, maintaining and cleaning medical/surgical supplies, equipment and HCIS resource material.
Clinical support for this role includes cleaning, setting up and dismantling rooms, cleaning/sanitizing toys and equipment, weighing and measuring babies, calibrating equipment, vision screenings. Cleaning medical equipment and instruments, delivering supplies and biological will also be a part of this integral role. You may also work with clients who may be confused, anxious, angry or difficult.
What should your application include?
-A current Typing Test 40 wpm or greater completed within past 48 months from a recognized institution;
-An Office Administration Certificate;
-A current valid BC Driver’s License;
-A Cover Letter stating your availability to start in a new position.
How Will We Help You Grow?
Interior Health offers excellent benefits and many opportunities to maximize your skills. We are an organization where you have room to grow in a place where life outside of work is just as important to us as it is to you.
Casual employment includes: short-notice, on-call availability; workload coverage during a temporary absence; and/or providing relief coverage in a specific position. Once hired into a casual role, employees are eligible to apply for internal postings including permanent part-time or full time positions. There are many opportunities with Interior Health that begin with casual positions and lead to regular employment.
If you are an experienced Administrative Services Assistant and want to be challenged in your role while working with a solid and experienced team in a wonderful working environment, Apply Today!
Community Profile: The growing city of Merritt is the service centre for the ranch country of the Nicola Valley and provides an excellent base for exploring the many outdoor recreational opportunities in all seasons. It is particularly scenic in the early fall, when rolling fields and forest foliage take on a golden glow. The surrounding Merritt Forest District supports stands of Engelmann spruce, Lodge Pole pine and Sub Alpine fir at higher elevations.
Lifestyle in Thompson Cariboo Shuswap Region
Education, Training & Experience
• Grade 12
• Graduation from a recognized Office Administration Certificate Program, Plus
• One years recent related experience, Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• Completion of a Typing Test at 40 wpm dated within the past 48 months and must be issued from a valid institution only. (NON-SUPERVISED TESTS ARE NOT ACCEPTED)
• Current valid BC Driver's License
**New Rate as of April 1, 2023 will be $23.97
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.