Medical Administrative Assistant

Community / Organization: 
Prophet River First Nation
Posting Date: 
Thursday, February 17, 2022
Closing Date: 
Friday, February 17, 2023
Location: 
Fort Nelson, BC
Job Status: 
Full Time
Description: 

The Medical Administrative Assistant, under the direction of the Health & Wellness Manager, will primarily be responsible to collaborate with members of an interdisciplinary team to plan, implement, coordinate, and evaluate patient care and support in consultation with individuals and their families. This position will respect and protect the rights of clients, including but not limited to their right to independence, autonomy, and self-determination; their right to choose and practice individual values, beliefs, religion, and culture; their right to privacy and dignity. This role will also use effective interpersonal skills to communicate complex and sensitive information. The Medical Administrative Assistant must possess three years of experience in an appropriate field and clean vulnerable sector check.

Competencies

Adaptability
Attention to Detail
Client/Customer Focus
Commitment to Health and Safety
Communication
Compassionate
Cultural Sensitivity
Organization
Professionalism
Teamwork
Time Management
Requirements

Three years of experience in an appropriate field
Clean vulnerable sector check
Ability to deal pleasantly and effectively with a wide range of people of different ages and cultures, in potentially volatile and emotionally charged situations
Ability to maintain positive professional boundaries without imposing personal judgments and expectations on families and patients
Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
Ability to work individually as well as part of a team
Demonstrated time management skills
High flexibility with strong interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse environment
High level of integrity and work ethic
Strong sense of ethics and the ability to handle sensitive or private information with tact and discretion
Job Duties

Collaborate with members of an interdisciplinary team to plan, implement, coordinate, and evaluate patient care and support in consultation with individuals and their families
Respect and protect the rights of clients, including but not limited to their right to independence, autonomy, and self-determination; their right to choose and practice individual values, beliefs, religion, and culture; their right to privacy and dignity
Use effective interpersonal skills to communicate complex and sensitive information
Provide a consistently high standard of care and support for patients
Schedule or conduct follow-up meetings/appointments with patients
Ensure commitment to quality, patient safety, and risk management initiatives
Provide ongoing advocacy and support to patients
Demonstrate cooperation among other staff members in order to ensure efficiency of care and support for patients
Protect the health and safety of others by adopting safe work practices and reporting unsafe conditions immediately
Prepare and submit accurate reports, records, and charts
Prophet River First Nation offers competitive salary packages, an incredible work environment, and career advancement opportunities.

To Apply
Submit Resume, Cover Letter and a minimum of two (2) references either by email or drop off Attention:

Renee Lomen
Executive Assistant
Prophet River First Nation
renee.lomen@prophetriverfn.ca

Deadline to Apply – Until the position is filled.

Preference is given to members of Prophet River First Nation

Contact: 
Renee Lomen Executive Assistant Prophet River First Nation renee.lomen@prophetriverfn.ca
Type of opportunity: 
Job Posting
Job Sector: 
Health