Northern Health

British Columbia
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Primary Care Assistant (Casual)

Mar 15, 2017
$17.92 - $19.78
Fort St. James, British Columbia
Early Career

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.

FORT ST. JAMES COMMUNITY

Fort St. James is located on the Southeast shore of Stuart Lake. The total population, including the municipality itself, rural areas and First Nation reserves, is 4,757 people who benefit from an established forest industry and a growing tourism industry. The town is also a scenic gateway to a 300 km network of lakes and rivers.