Northern Health

British Columbia
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Primary Care Assistant (Permanent Part Time)

Jan 31, 2017
$17.68 - $19.52
Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia
Entry Level

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.


  • 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.


Set in the rolling foothills of the Rocky Mountains at the confluence of the Murray and Wolverine Rivers in Northeastern BC, Tumbler Ridge is 115 km (71 mi) southwest of Mile Zero of the Alaska Highway in Dawson Creek and 1186 km (745 mi) north of Vancouver, with an elevation of 830 m (2,739 ft) and a population of close to 3,000 people.