Administrative Secretary – Rural Bella Bella (Part Time)


Vancouver Coastal Health


Job Title: Administrative Secretary
Work Site: R.W. Large Memorial Hospital – Bella Bella, BC
Status: Casual
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $26.12 per hour
Hours: Saturdays and Sundays: 0800-1200/1300-1630

Casual shifts as required.

Reference#: 133174-atr

Come work as an Administrative Secretary with Vancouver Coastal Health in Bella Bella, BC!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for an Administrative Secretary to join the team at R.W. Large Memorial Hospital in Bella Bella, BC. Apply today to join our team!


As an Administrative Secretary with VCH you will:

  • Provide administrative and secretarial support for R.W. Large Memorial Hospital.
  • Maintain appointment calendar for the Manager, screen and prioritize incoming materials and requests, respond to enquiries, compose appropriate correspondence, attend meetings, prepare minutes, and initiate follow-up as required.
  • Type and transcribe technical and non-technical materials from handwritten drafts or dictation and using various word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and other office software.
  • Make travel and accommodation arrangements.
  • Assist meeting room and office equipment requirements, and arrange for the repair and service of office equipment, building deficiencies, and furniture.
  • Maintain department stationery levels, verify and complete purchase requisition orders, receive goods, and maintain petty cash in accordance with established procedures.


Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver’s North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and “going first” when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.




Bella Bella is a beautiful island community off the central coast of British Columbia, 690 km north of Vancouver. It is surrounded by a magical world of channels, inlets and old growth forest. It is home to salmon, orcas, humpbacks, bald eagles and the other denizens of the Pacific Northwest. The climate is mild and the area is a paradise for kayaking, sport fishing, hiking and photography.

The R.W. Large Memorial Hospital in Bella Bella has 7 acute beds, 7 residential beds and a 4-bed emergency department open 24/7, along with Laboratory and Diagnostic Imaging services. It offers telehealth services as well as speciality clinics. R.W. Large Memorial Hospital also has an Intensive Case Management team for mental health and substance use. There is a medical clinic and a pharmacy located in the hospital. The healthcare team consists of Physicians, RNs, LPNs, PCAs, Laboratory and Radiology Technologists, Combined Lab/X-Ray Technologists, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Assistants, and Support Services Personnel.


R.W. Large Memorial Hospital is located on the traditional territories of the Heiltsuk Nation. It is one of the only provincial hospitals located on a reserve in all of Canada.


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Education & Experience

  • Grade 12, three years’ recent, related experience including working in an office and/or administrative support capacity or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Ability to keyboard at 45 w.p.m.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Ability to operate related office equipment (including MS Office products – eg. excel, word, outlook).

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.

How to Apply

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