CANADA

Administrative Assistant - Specialty Clinic Programs

Thunder Bay - Ontario (ON),

NorWest Community Health Centres

Job Description:

One of a network of over 75 provincial community health centres, the NorWest Community Health Centres is a community based, non-profit organization funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and the North West Local Health Integration Network, emphasizing access to primary health care and prevention programs and services.

We are currently seeking a .80 FTE Administrative Assistant who is responsible for providing administrative functions that will support the Integrated Palliative Care Clinical Program and other specialty clinical programs, as well as general Centre operations.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Post-secondary education in office or business administration, or an acceptable combination of education, training and work experience.
  • Minimum three years’ experience as an Administrative Assistant, Senior Executive Assistant or in other secretarial position.
  • Medical secretary experience considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of and advanced level of proficiency working with office management systems and procedures.
  • Familiarity with possible needs of individuals and families requiring palliative care services.
  • Ability to support the needs of an interdisciplinary team and work effectively with multiple partner organizations.
  • Demonstrates the ability to respond to the specific needs of vulnerable populations.
  • Basic bookkeeping and math skills.
  • Experience taking detailed meeting minutes.
  • Produce professional-quality reports, presentations and briefs.
  • Exemplary planning and time management skills.
  • Ability to stay calm in high-stress situations.
  • Advanced level of proficiency working with Microsoft Office Suite and various software applications in particular Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize daily workload in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Discretion with personal and confidential information.
  • Awareness of and sensitivity to socio-economic and cultural issues.
  • High level of professionalism and diplomacy.

How to Apply – Please Specify Job Title in Subject Line

The deadline for applicants is Friday March 6, 2020 at 4:30 pm.

Please submit your cover letter, resume and three work reference contacts to:

Debbie Inman, Manager of Human Resources CHRL
NorWest Community Health Centres
525 Simpson Street
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7C 3J6
FAX: 622-7637
www.norwestchc.org

NWCHC’s is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process. We would like to thank all those that apply but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Benefits:

  • Extended health care
  • Vision care
  • Disability insurance
  • Dental care
  • Life insurance
  • Company pension
  • Wellness programs
  • Education reimbursement
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Parental leave
  • Vacation & paid time off
  • On-site parking

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Experience:

  • Administrative support work: 3 years (Required)

Language:

  • English (Required)

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