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Administrative Assistant for Powell River Division of Family Practice


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Position:Administrative Assistant
Employer:Powell River Division of Family Practice
Sector:Health Care
Closing Date:2022-Aug-26
Salary or Wage:$25.00 - $30.00/hr
Full or Part Time:Part Time
Location:Powell River, BC
Start Date:ASAP


- University degree and minimum one year experience in administration or research, preferably in a healthcare or non-profit setting
- Or high-school graduation and minimum five years’ experience in administration or research, preferably in a healthcare or non-profit setting
- Knowledge of the BC healthcare system and experience working in a primary healthcare setting or experience working with physicians and allied health care providers is an asset
- Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered
- Excellent administrative and organizational skills, with strong attention to detail
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively within the context of a multi-disciplinary team of professionals to prioritize multiple activities with self-direction to meet agreed-upon timeframes and goals
- Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills with proven diplomacy, and ability to liaise with health professions, patients, and partners in a professional and courteous manner
- Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate in a clear and compelling manner, both verbally and in written form
Strong, adaptable technology skills; understanding of health care technology preferred
- Exercise considerable judgment, tact, confidentiality, and discretion in preparing, disclosing, handling, and communicating information of a confidential and sensitive nature
-Committed to a journey of learning in cultural humility and safety in health care

Duties and Responsibilities

- Provide administrative support to the Primary Care Network (PCN) team, its committees and working groups
- Support the preparation of meeting materials, including reports, presentations and agendas
- Record meeting notes and prepare summaries which may include action items, decision logs, parking lot logs and participant satisfaction, in a timely manner, including some early morning and evening meetings
- Arrange and support meeting and event logistics (date/time/location and catering), equipment needed and RSVPs, including virtual meetings (e.g., Zoom)
- Support the gathering, input, processing and analysis of data and information to assist in the development and evaluation of the PCN
- Support the gathering, input, processing, and reporting of PCN invoices and financials
- Respond to stakeholder inquiries about specific initiatives
- Assist with developing and maintaining positive relations with stakeholders, partners, other professionals and the community
- Maintain confidentiality in all aspects of client, staff and agency information as per organizational policy
- Collect, manage, store and use information in accordance with the Personal Information Privacy Act (PIPA)
- Demonstrate and promote a culturally safe work environment and participate in ongoing learning opportunities in anti-racism and decolonization
- Participate in regular Division team meetings and in learning for job specific topics as approved by the PCN Manager
- Prepare and assist in delivering a variety of communications for the PCN, the Division and their initiatives (e.g., online newsletter, posters, website maintenance)
- Support other team members in the performance of their roles
- Other duties to support the work of the PCN, Patient Medical Home Teams, and the Division as required

Additional Details

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To apply, please complete the online application form by 5 PM on August 26, 2022. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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