Vacancy Detail
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Job Title:
Secretary I

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
Functional Discipline:
Professional Practice
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description

Location: Dr. Leonard. A. Miller Center

Dr. Leonard A. Miller Center
Professional Practice and Indigenous Health
Permanent, Full-Time
Hours75 bi-weekly (8 hour days)
SalaryCG-25 ( $21.53 - $23.74 per hour)
Competition Number2019005722
Posted Date4 November 2019
Closing Date11 November 2019

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.

Job Summary
The Secretary I provides highly confidential administrative and technical support for the Professional Practice Director and Consultants. Specifically, the position provides advanced administrative/secretarial, word processing, information management, and communication support in oral and written format (minutes, document compilation and design, e-media), and coordinates regional professional practice events (i.e. recognition ceremonies, conferences and webinars). The Secretary I ensures the prioritization of office functions and works with varied managers, administrative supports, multiple individuals and groups within and outside Eastern Health.

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):
Occasionally lifts objects weighing less than 10 lbs.
Constantly sits, but work provides the opportunity to occasionally stand and walk within the office environment.
Occasionally required to bend, and stretch to perform work.
Constantly required to perform fine finger/precision work while using a computer mouse.

Job Qualifications
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 of experience within the last four in a progressively responsible clerical role is required.
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook is required.
A satisfactory record of work performance is required.

*Proof of a current office administration program. To be considered current, it 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.

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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) or 1-800-563-3693

Email: 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.