PRIMARY CARE ASSISTANT

PRIMARY CARE ASSISTANT (CASUAL)
Location: Masset
Facility: HAIDA GWAII HOSP/HLTH
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Competition #: 05310812
Employee Type: CASUAL
Bargaining Unit: BCGEU
Facility: HAIDA GWAII HOSP/HLTH
Reports To: PRIMARY CARE TEAM LEAD OR CLINIC MANAGER
Hourly Wage: $18.10 – $19.98
Close Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary
In accordance with Northern Health’s vision of an idealized system of services where people and their families receive primary care services in Primary Care Homes supported by interprofessional teams, the Primary Care Assistant functions as a member of the interprofessional team.As an integral member of the team, the Primary Care Assistant works to support Primary Care providers and the Interprofessional Team (IPT) in the delivery of safe, efficient, and quality Primary Care Services throughout Northern Health. The Primary Care Assistant provides both operational and administrative support in a clinic and/or other community setting in accordance with Northern Health policies and procedures.
Qualifications
– Grade 12.
– Graduation from an Office Assistant Course from an accredited Community College plus two years recent, related experience in a health care setting.
– Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.Must also have the ability to type 40 WPM; demonstrated knowledge of Medical Terminology and demonstrated proficiency in computer word processing, spreadsheet applications, and specialized clinical information systems.

MASSET COMMUNITY
Masset is situated along the shoreline of Masset sound on Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands) and is the largest town on the island. Rich in marine history, Masset is one of Canada’s top destinations for Pacific sport salmon and halibut fishing. Local charter companies provide whale-watching tours, and the Delkatla Wildlife Sanctuary is home to a vast selection of migratory birds. The major industries in Masset include logging, fishing and tourism. Northern Health communities offer affordable housing and natural splendor that support a balanced lifestyle.

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