PHSA together with BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS) took on responsibility for the delivery of health care services in BC Corrections facilities in October 2017. PHSA is mandated to improve the quality and continuity of care for clients across the province during their time in correctional facilities and as they reintegrate into the community. This will help to improve access to primary health care, as well as mental health and substance use supports for inmates, key needs that have been identified not just in BC, but internationally.
The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates selected specialty and province wide health care services across BC, working with the five geographic health authorities to deliver province-wide solutions that improve the health of British Columbians. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose
Administrative Clerk/Medical Office Assistant, Correctional Health Services
Regular Part Time (0.61 FTE)
Wage: $21.26 per hour
Anticipated Start Date: ASAP
Work Schedule: Afternoons
Vancouver Island Regional Correctional
In accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values, and strategic directions of Provincial Health Services Authority patient safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at PHSA, and as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position. Reporting to the Health Care Manager, or designate, the Administrative Clerk performs a variety of clerical/administrative and client related activities including scheduling and booking of client appointments, processing of referrals; performing reception, admitting and client registration duties; and maintaining databases, records and other client information. Also provides clerical support to the intake process including duties such as filing, archiving charts, faxing, photocopying, arranging for courier, typing technical and non-technical material utilizing various computerized word processing and spreadsheet software packages, booking meetings, and other general office and administrative duties for the health care Centre. The Administrative Clerk will perform all duties within a Trauma Informed Framework and Indigenous Cultural lens.
Education, Training and Experience
- Grade 12, plus two (2) years’ recent experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Skills and Abilities
- Ability to keyboard 45 w.p.m.
- Knowledge of medical terminology.
- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to deal with others effectively.
- Ability to organize.
- Ability to operate related equipment.
- Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
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Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
ATTN: PHSA Employees:
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For more information about the, please visit the website BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services at: www.bcmhsus.ca
PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.