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Administrative Assistant, Elder Program And Perinatal Program

Full Time
6 days ago
Position Summary
Northern Health is looking for an experienced, highly efficient, and self-directed permanent full time Administrative Assistant to support the Elder Program & Perinatal Program department.

The Administrative Assistant, Elder Program and Perinatal Program provides direct administrative and secretarial support to the Executive Leads and Medical Leads of the Elder Program and Perinatal Program.

Starting salary will be approximately from $47,064 to $58,830 and will be based on education, training, experience, and salaries of similar positions

Prince George has a population of 89,490 (2021) local residents and is a service centre for approximately 320,000. Prince George has all the amenities of a larger city mixed with the charm and friendliness of a smaller town. Check out Prince George for more information on what this community has to offer.

What Northern Health has to offer you!
•Comprehensive benefit packages including extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
•Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
•Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for eligible positions
•Employee referral program
•Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
•Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
•"Loan Forgiveness Programs" are offered through the Federal and BC Government for eligible professions.

•Grade 12 with completion of a one year recognized business/secretarial certificate.
•Three (3) years to five (5) recent related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Skills and Abilities:
•Ability to type 60 words per minute.
•Advanced computer skills including familiarity with Windows environment.
•Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
•Ability or organize work.
•Ability to function with little or no supervision and to handle pressure with a varied workload.
•Ability to deal with others effectively.
•Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation's communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.
Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.
There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.