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Job Title:
Administrative Support

Posted Date:
1/8/2019
Closing Date:
12/31/2019
Functional Discipline:
General Application
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description

Administrative Support
HoursBased on the needs of the department; temporary, call-in
SalaryAs per the Nape HS Collective Agreement
Competition NumberGENERAL149


About Us
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Eastern Health is accepting applications to fill temporary, call-in Administrative Support positions in many of our clinical and program areas. Some of the administrative support classifications which we are currently recruiting for are:
Clerk I/II, Switchboard Operator, Stenographer I, Secretary I and Word Processing Equipment Operator I.

Job Demands
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
- Regularly moves/lifts objects less than 10 lbs.
- Constantly sitting and fine finger precision work when using a computer.
- Regularly standing, walking, and driving to client visits.
- Alertness and concentration required while frequently completing repetitive tasks and constant auditory/visual concentration required.

Job Qualifications
To qualify for all entry level administrative support positions:

- Successful completion of a one-year Office Administration program from an approved/recognized college is required.
- Successful completion of an approved/recognized medical terminology course is required.

To qualify for higher level administrative support positions:

- Successful completion of a two-year Office Administration program OR completion of a one-year Office Administration program from an approved/recognized college supplemented by two years' experience within the last four in a progressively responsible clerical role is required.
- Successful completion of an approved/recognized medical terminology course is required.
- A medical transcription score of 70% is required. A medical transcription test may be administered by the Department of Human Resources.
- Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook is required.


*Proof of a current office administration program and medical terminology is required. To be considered current, they must have been completed within the last five years, unless it has been used in recent positions. This must be demonstrated on the application form.

** If medical terminology isn't current, a medical terminology test may be administered by the Human Resources Client Services Department.


Apply online at https://employment.easternhealth.ca

To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2)

Email: employment@easternhealth.ca. Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.


EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.