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Administrative Services Assistant

Position Summary

The Penticton Health Centre has an exciting opportunity for a Casual Administrative Services Assistant to join their team! This position works rotating Days – 08:00 to 16:30, 10:00 to 18:00. Successful applicant must be available to work days, weekends and stat shifts.

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 we offer:
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.

***Effective April 1, 2024 new hourly wage range is $25.54-$27.22

What Will You Work On?
In this role you will perform a variety of reception, administrative and Health Unite Aide support duties including:
• Gathering, organizing, collecting, collating and verifying information & typing correspondence and entering data
• Preparing presentations, arranging meetings, typing agendas & taking and transcribing minutes
• Booking travel, performing reception and record management duties.
• Scheduling and confirming client appointments
• Receiving, recording and checking balances of cash transactions,
• Cleaning/sanitizing toys and equipment, weighing and measuring babies, calibrating equipment and conducting vision screenings.
• Cleaning medical equipment and instruments, delivering supplies and biologicals

What should your application include?
• A current Typing Test 40 wpm or greater completed within past 24 months from a recognized institution;
• An Office Administration Certificate;
• A current valid BC Driver’s License;
• Your Resume;
• A Cover Letter stating your availability to start in a new position.

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!


Education, Training & Experience

• Grade 12,
• a certificate from a recognized office administration certificate program, plus,
• one year recent related experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Current valid BC Driver’s License.

Skills & Abilities:
• Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
• Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position
• Ability to work independently and in cooperation with others
• Ability to operate related equipment
• Ability to organize and prioritize
• Ability to type at 40 wpm
• Knowledge of general office procedures
• Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients
• Knowledge of nursing equipment
• Knowledge of sterilization techniques and procedures
• Business writing skills


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 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.

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APRIL 18, 2024

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