Northern Health


Position Summary
If you are looking for friendly, supportive staff, work life balance and affordable living this may be just the opportunity that will take your career to a new level.

The Administrative Assistant is responsible for coordinating, organizing and providing administrative and secretarial support to the Health Service Administrator within established policies and procedures. The Administrative Assistant is also required to prepare reports and assist with projects involving the collection, compilation and interpretation of data. At all times, the Administrative Assistant is required to exhibit exceptional communication skills and will be required to tactfully manage the demands of several key stakeholders in addition to the Health Service Administrator.

Prince Rupert Regional Hospital is the largest hospital in northwest BC with 27 acute care beds. They offer emergency services, ultrasound, CT scans, surgery, extended care, pediatrics, radiology, and obstetrics. Additional services such as diabetes education, health heart and rehabilitation, podiatry, orthopedics and other visiting specialists.

Prince Rupert is a coastal port city with a population of 12,220 (2021). It is nestled into a mountain and surrounded by the Great Bear Rainforest. See rare wildlife, explore our rugged landscapes, and experience world-class fishing adventures you won’t find anywhere else. Check out more on Prince Rupert, known as the halibut capital of the world.

What Northern Health has to offer you!

  • Comprehensive benefit packages including MSP, extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
  • Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
  • Relocation Incentive is available for eligible positions
  • Employee referral program
  • Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
  • Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
  • “Loan Forgiveness Programs” offered through the Federal and BC Government
  • Grade 12 supplemented by successful completion of a diploma or certificate from Business Administration/Management course.
  • Three (3) to five (5) years progressive administrative experience, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience

Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficiency in MS Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, database applications, and other software.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to operate related office equipment.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Ability to work with changing priorities, interruptions and multiple deadlines.
  • Ability to type 60 w.p.m.

Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation’s communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.

Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.

There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.

Closing Date

May 9, 2022

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