Job Title: Receptionist
Work Site: Community Health Services Team (CHST) - Vancouver, BC
Status: Temporary Full Time
Start Date: As soon as possible until return of incumbent (indefinite end date)
Salary: $18.59 - $20.56 per hour
Days off: Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays
Come work as a Receptionist with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Receptionist to join the Community Health Services Team (CHST) in Vancouver, BC. Apply today to join our team!
As a Receptionist with VCH you will:
Be responsible for greeting patients, clients, visitors and directing them to appropriate areas.
Provide information services; respond to requests for information, such as location of facilities and personnel, telephone numbers and general information or refers to others.
Maintain lists, staff directories and tidiness of reception area.
Operate a switchboard to answer incoming calls; obtain/provide information, transfer to the appropriate department/area, take/relay messages and/or page as required.
Respond to emergency signals in accordance with established codes and procedures.
Process incoming and outgoing mail; receive, open and date stamp incoming mail, package, sort and distribute, prepare outgoing mail, sign courier receipts and send/ receive faxes.
Perform a variety of clerical duties such as maintain files and office supplies, schedule appointments and book meeting rooms. Perform general word processing and data entry functions.
WHO WE ARE
Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.
Education & Experience
Grade 12, Office Assistant Certificate and six (6) months recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Knowledge & Abilities
Ability to be sensitive, tactful and diplomatic with clients and the public.
Knowledge of general office procedures.
Ability to type 30 w.p.m.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Ability to work independently and effectively with others.
Ability to organize and prioritize work.
Ability to operate related equipment.
Computer skills; able to operate a computerized client care information system , word processing and spreadsheet software
Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***
Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.