Communicable Disease Program Support

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Communicable Disease Program Support

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date November 17, 2020
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Salary $19.72 - $21.78 - Per Hour
Location Flexible
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
Contact Information
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Communicable Disease Program Support (WORKSITE LOCATION IS FLEXIBLE)

Competition #: 01453326
Bargaining Unit: BCGEU
Facility: Flexible
Reports To: MANAGER
Hourly Wage: $19.72 – $21.78
Close Date: NOVEMBER 20, 2020*
Comments: **Please submit a Certificate in Office Administration, a Typing Test (min. 45 wpm within past 48 months) and copy of Driver’s License.**


Position Summary
Interior Health is recruiting Project Full Time Communicable Disease Program Supports to join their team. This is a Regional role and the worksite is flexible. If you hold a Certificate in Office Administration, plus one (1) year of recent related experience, a current Typing Test 45 wpm or greater (within the last 48 months) and a current valid BC Driver’s License….Apply today!

Reporting to the COVID19 Contact Tracing Team, the successful candidate must be flexible to work a rotating schedule (including some weekends).

Hours of work: Rotating Days (including weekends) – 08:30 to 16:30 hours; the project position is expected to end on March 31, 2021.

The Communicable Disease Program Support position performs administrative support functions related to the reporting of communicable disease in accordance with Interior Health policies and procedures. The successful candidate will perform duties such as word processing, communicable disease data entry, preparing routine correspondence and reports, developing and maintaining excel work sheets and work books, and other clerical functions related to the preparation, retrieval, and maintenance of records.

Typical duties may include:
1. Maintains data management software programs by performing data entry, gathering, organizing, collecting, collating and verifying information. Issues documentation as required.
2. Sends, receives sorts and distributes sensitive, confidential correspondence such as faxes, mail, couriers, etc.
3. Performs records management duties including setting up and maintaining filing systems, indexing files and materials to be filed, preparing and archiving material.
4. Performs general timekeeping functions including calling in relief staff from an established list, tracking hours worked and data entering timesheets, reviewing timesheets for accuracy.
5. Initiates purchases via purchase card or purchase orders for supplies and checks invoices against orders; maintains inventories of supplies and forms by monitoring inventory levels, identifying requirements. Receives orders, distributes and stores supplies.
6. Types general correspondence such as letters, memos, newsletters, forms, reports and documents. Prepares presentations and spreadsheets using a variety of software programs. .
7. Operates office equipment such as computers, photocopiers, printers, fax machines and shredders.
8. Assists with orientation of staff by performing duties such as demonstrating work procedures. Provides input and feedback in relation to work procedures.
9. Performs other related duties as assigned.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes:

• 4-Step Wage Progression;
• Comprehensive Employee Benefits – BC Medical Services Plan, Dental Plan, Extended Health Care Plan, and Life Insurance – all Employer paid;
• Municipal Pension Plan;
• Generous vacation entitlement starting at 3 weeks in full time positions;
• Continuing Education program; and
• Disability & Wellness Programs.

Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Everyone plays a role in the care continuum. Together, we create great workplaces.

Education and Experience:
Grade 12, a certificate from a recognized office administration certificate program plus one year recent related experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Current valid BC Driver’s License.

Skills & Abilities:
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Ability to relate well to people of all ages.
Ability to prioritize and organize work.
Ability to type 40 wpm.
Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
Ability to problem solve.
Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
Ability to deal with the others in a professional manner using tact and good judgment.
Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
Knowledge of general office procedures and the ability to operate related equipment including computer applications.

**Along with your CV (resume), please submit a Certificate in Office Administration, a Typing Test (minimum 45 wpm within the past 48 months) from a recognized institution and copy of Driver’s License. Certificates/Diplomas/Transcripts must be from accredited Colleges/Universities.**


**Please Note**
• We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
• Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to [email protected] to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT

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