Administrative Services Assistant

Administrative Services Assistant

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date January 18, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Salmon Arm, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Community :SALMON ARM
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

Shuswap Community Care Health Services is looking for a Casual Administrative Services Assistant to join their team! If you hold an Office Administration Certificate, plus one year’s recent experience, a current Typing Test 40 wpm or greater and a current valid BC Driver’s license….Apply today!

This position performs reception, administrative and Health Unit Aide support to the Salmon Arm Health Centre as well as Mental Health & Substance Use (MHSU) programs, such as:

  • Regular office and reception duties: Data entry, gathering, organizing, collecting, collating and verifying information, types correspondence, prepares presentations, arranges meeting, types agendas, takes and transcribes minutes, books travel, performs reception duties, record management;
  • Schedules and confirms client appointments;
  • Receives, records, checks and balances cash transactions;
  • Maintains medical/surgical supplies, equipment and HCIS/MHSU/PCCT resource material;
  • Clinical support – cleaning, setting up and dismantling rooms, cleaning/sanitizing toys and equipment, weighing and measuring babies, calibrating equipment, vision screenings;
  • Cleans medical equipment and instruments;
  • Delivering supplies and biologicals to health unit;
  • Deal with clients who may be confused, anxious, angry or difficult.

Hours of work: Days, Monday to Friday; 08:00 to 16:00

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements can vary from 0 – 37.5 hours per week.

Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!


Education, Training and 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. (ON-LINE TESTS NOT ACCEPTED)
    • Current valid BC Driver’s License

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to type at 40 wpm
  • 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
  • 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


**Please Note**

  • We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
  • 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 the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to [email protected] to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.
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