Administrative Assistant

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Administrative Assistant

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date September 1, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Penticton, BC
Category Assistant
Client Interior Health Authority
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Position Summary

Interior Health is hiring a permanent full time Administrative Assistant to support the Director, Clinical Operations and Seniors South Okanagan at the Penticton Health Centre. The ideal candidate must have excellent organization skills and must be able to function in fast paced environment.

The Administrative Assistant works in a team environment to provide confidential administrative support functions to the Director. The Administrative Assistant serves as a vital linkage and communication source to keep the department informed and aligned to the operational and program priorities.

Responsibilities include coordinating and organizing workflow, determining priorities, and composing confidential correspondence for signature. The Administrative Assistant designs and creates correspondence, documents, presentations, orientation packages, and spreadsheets (including data entry) for authorization by the management team; maintains the integrity and confidentiality of all information which flows through, and is processed for, management as it pertains to client care, operations, personnel, labour relations, finance, and public affairs; and supports the Director in setting the positive, collaborative, efficient tone for the department/program.

Along with your organization, attention to detail, knowledge and skills, we are looking for a candidate that can make a difference and takes pride in their career to work in our fast paced environment. You will perform within an innovative culture that’s focused on transformational change in the health care system.

For a challenging, growth-oriented career in a beautiful natural setting where balanced lifestyle choices abound, come to Interior Health and join our quest to set new standards of excellence in the delivery of health services in the Province of B.C.

Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work.


Education, Training, and Experience:

• Graduation from a recognized secretarial program.
• Five years of recent, related experience including experience working with various computer software programs.
• OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Skills and Abilities:

• Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to deal with others effectively.
• Ability to organize workload and set priorities.
• Ability to work without supervision.
• Ability to type 50 wpm and set up letters, reports, etc. in a professional format.
• Knowledge of applicable computer hardware and software programs and the ability to perform web based searches.
• Ability to operate related equipment.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

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