Clinic Assistant – Bella Bella (Full Time)


Vancouver Coastal Health


Job Title: Clinic Assistant
Work Site: Bella Bella Medical Clinic – Bella Bella, BC
Status: Temporary Full Time (1.00 FTE)
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $22.94 per hour
Hours: 0800-1200/1300-1700

Days off: Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays

Reference#: 134940-atr


Come work as a Clinic Assistant with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) in Bella Bella, BC!

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Clinic Assistant with experience in Medical Terminology to join the team at the Bella Bella Medical Clinic. Apply today to join our team!


As a Clinic Assistant you will play a significant role in ensuring that clients/patients have a positive experience with the designated services within a fast paced, high volume clinic environment. Your work may include:

  • scheduling and booking appointments;
  • typing technical and non-technical material;
  • maintaining filing and computerized patient/client/client database systems;
  • and processing a variety of requisitions.



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. 


For more information regarding work on a reserve, please refer to this link:



Education & Experience

  • Grade 12, Medical Terminology plus one year’s recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Ability to keyboard 45 wpm.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • 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 equipment.

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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