Administrative Assistant - Public Health

Nova Scotia Health Authority - Wolfville, NS (il y a 30+ jours)

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Req ID: 70741
Location: Western Zone, Eastern Kings Memorial Community Health Centre
Company: NSHA
Department: 3000448 PH Administration
Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly FT (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Union Status: Admin Professionals Bargaining Unit - NSGEU
Posting Closing Date: 10-Jun-20

Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date.

Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the manager, this position provides secretarial and administrative support integral to the efficient operation of programs, services and offices within Public Health. The administrative support professional works with teams, partners and community following a customer service approach. This position provides general administrative support for the office, confidential records management and data entry, reception for the general public, and specific program support.

Qualifications

  • Grade 12 plus graduate of a recognized office administration / business / secretarial program and/or a combination of education, training and progressively responsible experience required
  • 1 year related experience required
  • Medical terminology required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint
  • Experience in a health care setting preferred
  • Demonstrated typing proficiency with a speed of 40 wpm
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be self-directed and adept at problem-solving, while working with minimal supervision
  • Must have strong organizational skills that demonstrate the ability to prioritize upon short notice while maintaining attention to detail and accuracy
  • Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred
PLEASE NOTE: Applicants will be screened on the above qualifications. Applicants must clearly demonstrate how they meet the knowledge and competencies in their cover letter and resume. Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application. Applicants will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or missing information.

Hours of Work

Permanent Full-time Position; 70 Hours Bi-weekly

Salary Information

$19.9923 - $21.8040 Hourly

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.

Successful external applicants will be required to submit the below documents and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. Additional documentation such as banking & proof of identity will be included in your offer letter.

Criminal Record Check
Proof of education & training certifications
Proof of any additional required qualification
Valid registration with the relevant licensing body
Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation
Proof of SIN number

Hiring Process will depend on the timeliness of delivering the above. This is a Admin Professionals bargaining unit - NSGEU position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. Only online applications are accepted.

Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.

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