Medical Office Assistant

Position Summary

Who Are We Looking For?

North Shore Health Science Centre in Kamloops, B.C. has an exciting opportunity for a Casual Medical Office Assistant to join their team! This position works rotating days Monday to Saturday, from 08:00 to 17:59, 08:00 to 16:00.

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 medical office assistant and clerical duties such as:

• Registering patients – including scheduling and confirming appointments
• Answering telephones, general correspondence, record keeping, chart notes, reports, medical billings
• Data entry and word processing, graphic and database applications,
• Compiling and entering statistical information,
• Writing correspondence including: recording, transcribing and typing forms
• Balancing and checking revenue transactions
• Managing medical/surgical supplies and equipment and other resource material.
• Escorting patients to examination/treatment rooms and ensuring appropriate instruments, procedure trays or other supplies are set up;
• Attending sensitive examination procedures and treatments; routine measurements - weight, BMI calculations, eye exams, urinalysis.
• Cleaning and sterilizing medical equipment and instruments as well as delivery and disposal of supplies, biological, material and equipment

What should your application include?

-A current Typing Test 40 wpm or greater completed within past 24 months from a recognized institution;
-A Medical Office Assistant 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 Medical Office Assistant/Clerk 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
-Graduation from a Medical Office Assistant Certificate Program from an accredited Community College
-Two years recent related experience in a health care setting; Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
-Completion of a Typing Test at 40 wpm dated within the past 24 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 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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