Temporary Full-Time Administrative Assistant, Collaborative Practice Job at Peterborough in Peterborough, ON

Job Description

Administrative Assistant

Collaborative Practice

Position Status:
Temporary Full-time

Temporary Contract End Date (if applicable):
January 2022


Number of Positions:

Approximate # of Hours per week:

Type of Shifts:
Hours of work are Monday to Friday, daytime hours and extra hours may be required on occasion to meet workload demands.

Occasional travel may be required to meet with external stakeholders may be required.

Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC) is a state-of-the-art regional hospital with a proud local history extending back over a century. With a capacity of 494 beds, our regional hospital has one of the busiest Emergency Department in Ontario and offers an extensive range of services, including specialized programs in renal, stroke, cardiac, cancer care, and vascular surgery.

We wouldn’t be the hospital we are today without the people and nothing is more important to us then our team of dedicated employees. At PRHC, we pride ourselves on creating and maintaining an environment where people are valued, recognized, and treated with respect.

We offer competitive and comprehensive benefit plans, a pension program with matching employer contribution, professional development opportunities, employee and family assistance program, health and wellness programs (gym and yoga memberships, annual wellness fair, travel discounts) and a learning fund for educational development.

The Administrative Assistant (AA) provides administrative support to the Director, Collaborative Practice, Quality & Ethics and the Collaborative Practice Team (Collaborative Practice Manager, Collaborative Practice Specialist, Clinical Nurse Educators, and Advanced Practice Nurses.). Additional support is provided to the Chair of Clinical Ethics and the Research Ethics Board, and the Director, Information Technology, Decision Support, Privacy and Health Records.

The Administrative Assistant responsibilities include arranging meetings, preparing reports and maintaining appropriate filing systems. The AA must have excellent time management and organizational skills, the ability to prioritize work, attention to detail and problem-solving skills, strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to multi-task. The AA must have the ability to communicate effectively with others at all levels of the organization, to develop positive working relationships within the Health Centre and with community partners, demonstrate analytical and conceptual skills, and provide leadership as appropriate.The AA must be proficient in using tools like MS Office (Excel and Powerpoint in particular).

College Diploma in Office Administration and three years’ experience as an executive secretary/administrative assistant or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Previous experience in a hospital setting preferred.

Excellent keyboarding skills (60 wpm) Thorough knowledge of office procedures

Excellent working knowledge of Windows, word processing, graphic, spread sheet and E-mail programs. (MS Word, Power Point, Excel, Outlook, Visio, SurveyMonkey)

Demonstrated experience creating and maintaining LearnFlex courses

Demonstrated experience developing surveys and utilizing survey development software Excellent organizational, problem solving and time management skills.

Excellent communication skills (written and verbal). Demonstrated analytical and conceptual skills.

Excellent interpersonal skills. Demonstrated leadership abilities.

Demonstrated ability to achieve goals and objectives within appropriate time frames. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member.

Demonstrated ability to research information, analyze data and write reports. Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality.

Demonstrated excellent attendance record with the ability to maintain this standard

Peterborough Regional Health Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). Should any applicant require accommodation through the recruitment and selection process, please Notify us by indicating you require an accommodation in your application form. A representative from Human Resources will be in touch with you to tailor the recruitment process to meet your accommodation needs.

While the Health Centre appreciates your expression of interest in this position(s), only those applicants selected for an interview will be notified.

About Company

Company: Peterborough

Company Location:  Peterborough, ON

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