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Office Assistant, MHAS - 18063   View Full Job Description

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Close Date
Open Until Filled
Collective Agreement
Community
City
Port Alberni http://www.viea.ca/doing-business-on-vancouver-island/regions--communities
Facility
Port Alberni MH & Addiction Services
Department/Work Area
MCC On/Off Site Admin
Shift Start Time/End Time
As Required
Days Off
Other
Days Off Other
as required
Job Type
Casual
Salary Range
$17.17 - $18.95
Multi-Site
No
Date employee Required
Immediately
Does the position require a criminal record check?
Yes
Travel May Be Required
No
Additional Posting Comments: Comments added here will show to applicants on the posting
please post for 6 months

  Job Description

In accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values, and strategic directions of Vancouver Island Health Authority patient safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at VIHA and as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.

Reporting to the Coordinator, Admin Services, the Office Assistant provides clerical support services to the clinical staff and unit.  Types and formats a variety of documents and maintains client records relating to admission, discharge and transfers.  Provides site-specific receptionist services including answering general inquiries, greeting clients and maintaining an appointment log.


  Qualifications

A. Education, Training and Experience

Grade 12 graduation, plus additional courses in word processing, spreadsheet and database software, plus one year of recent related clerical experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

B. Skills and Abilities

– Ability to type 55 words per minute.
– Ability to utilize word processing, spreadsheet, database and office communication software.
– Ability to operate related office equipment, e.g., Dictaphone, photocopier, facsimile.
– Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
– Ability to deal with multiple tasks and priorities.
– Ability to work as a member of a client-focused team.
– Ability to deal with the public in a tactful, courteous manner.
– Ability to act with discretion and maintain confidentiality.