Program Assistant, Mental Health and Substance Use Services

  • Company:
    Fraser Health
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    11 hours ago
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Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.8 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples. Our team of nearly 40,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for you to bring your skills and knowledge as a dedicated Causal Program Assistant in New Westminster, British Columbia. If you’re someone who is looking for a rewarding challenge, then this might be the perfect opportunity for you!

Build on your education and career experience as you:
•Provide secretarial and administrative support to the Manager and program teams by drafting correspondence, typing or formatting a variety of documents such as reports, presentations, letters and memoranda; records minutes and agenda for distribution; follows up on action items as required; schedules meetings, appointments and maintains calendars. •Resolve day to day administrative problems impacting the smooth workflow and operations of the office; develops new work methods and procedures; identifies programs and recommends alternative solutions. Provides advice and guidance to departmental staff on administrative policies and procedures. •Perform word processing and data entry functions in a computerized environment utilizing various software applications by performing functions such as inputting client information, maintaining registries, developing templates and typing from handwritten draft or general instruction; creates and maintains spreadsheets, tables and graphs.

    •Completion of Grade 12. •Graduation from a recognized administrative assistant or secretarial program including relevant computer courses. •Two (2) years recent related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. •Valid BC Driver’s license and access to a personal vehicle for business purposes. •Ability to type at 50 w.p.m.

Valued Benefits:

A career with Fraser Health will offer you the opportunity to be a part of a dedicated team of providers in a dynamic and rewarding health care environment. We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage!

We believe in your work with our dedicated team, come join in our commitment to provide quality care to our patients and clients. Our purpose – To improve the health of the population and the quality of life of the people we serve.

Our dedication:

    •To be passionate in pursuit of quality and safe health care. •To inspire individual and collective contribution. •To be focused on outcomes, open to evidence, new ideas and innovation. •To embrace new partners as team members and collaborators. •To be accountable.

We invite you to apply today and find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health to their friends as an exceptional place to work. A 2020 BC Top Employer, we value diversity in the work force and seek to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.

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