Who Are We Looking For?
The Penticton Health Centre has an exciting opportunity for a casual Administrative Services Assistant to join their team! When scheduled, this position works Monday to Friday, Days – 08:00 to 16:30, 08:30 to 16:30, 08:00 to 16:30. This is a casual position. Casual means hours are not guaranteed and that days of work and shift times may vary. Many careers with us begin with casual employment and lead to permanent or temporary career opportunities.
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.
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: Penticton, the place where other people come for holidays, has one of the best year round climates in Canada. Enjoy the two pristine lakes with miles of beach and surrounded by tree lined mountains, acres of parks and wilderness trails perfect for hiking and mountain biking in summer or skiing, snowmobiling and snowshoeing in winter. Designated the "Wine Route” of the Okanagan, Penticton has over 100 wineries at its doorstep.
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
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.