Position: The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit is looking for someone to provide Administrative Assistant coverage on an as needed basis, working in either our Smiths Falls or Brockville Office.
Location: Smiths Falls and/or Brockville Office.
Secondary School Graduate;
College Diploma in Office Administration or equivalent program, or relevant combination of education, training and experience;
Minimum two (2) years experience working in an administrative/clerical position;
Demonstrated excellence in telephone, and written and oral communication skills;
Excellent interpersonal, communication and public relations skills, with capacity to relate to clients of different ages and different needs
Strong time management and organizational skills; able to deal with many competing demands in a calm, professional and independent manner;
Solid problem-solving abilities;
Careful attention to detail;
Knowledge and proficiency in use of the Internet and various computer programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point in a network environment;
Excellent keyboarding and file management skills;
Operational knowledge of office equipment;
Work constructively and contribute to a harmonious and effective work environment;
Handle work in a professional manner with tact, diplomacy and confidentiality;
Work collaboratively in a team environment, as well as independently, with minimal supervision;
Flexibility, initiative, and good judgment.
Proof of the following will be required after hire:
Current immunization in accordance with Health Unit Policy V-685, including annual influenza immunization as directed by the Medical Officer of Health;
Criminal record check;
Valid driver’s license, and access to a reliable vehicle.
Hourly Rate: $21.26 per hour, plus eight percent (8%) in lieu of all benefits and vacation pay (CUPE Local 1559).
Start Date: As soon as possible.
Apply by: 4:30 p.m. on September 25, 2017. Please include a resume and covering letter indicating how you meet the required qualifications.
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The Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit is located between Kingston and Ottawa serving a population of approximately 160,000 in a 6,369 square kilometre area. This area includes the United Counties of Leeds, and Grenville, City of Brockville, County of Lanark, and the Towns of Smiths Falls, Gananoque and Prescott. We are in a picturesque area, nestled between Ottawa and Kingston, and offer rural and small-town living within easy reach of world-class cities. Learn more about us by exploring our website.
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Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit has been selected as an RNAO Best Practice Spotlight Organization pre-designate!
By participating in this 3 year partnership with RNAO we hope to increase the uptake of best practice guidelines (BPG’s) to enable practice excellence and positive client outcomes.