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Mental Health Program Assistant

Vancouver Coastal Health

This is a Contract position in Milton, ON posted June 20, 2021.

Job Description Job Title: Mental Health Program Assistant Work Site: Grandview Woodlands Adult Mental Health
– Vancouver, BC Status: Regular Full Time Start Date: As soon as possible Salary: $20.50
– $22.64 per hour Hours: 0830-1700 Days off: Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays Reference: 146006-cye Come work as a Mental Health Program Assistant with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Mental Health Program Assistant to join the Grandview Woodlands Adult Mental Health team in Vancouver, BC.

Apply today to join our team As a Mental Health Program Assistant with VCH you will: Assist in the processing of referral requests; act as a receptionist; arrange appointments and maintain and monitor client charts.

Check staff mileage expenses/travel claims, gather and compile statistical information, provide transcription services, word process a variety of documents and correspondence, receive incoming/outgoing material, maintain inventory of program supplies, prepare program information packages, attend meetings and take minutes, perform a variety of clerical duties, and engages in on-going team planning and program improvement.

QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Grade 12 and an approved Medical Office Assistant program and one (1) years’ recent related experience in a mental health and addictions worksite, or equivalent combination of education, experience and training.

Knowledge & Abilities Knowledge of office practices and procedures.

Knowledge of program policies and procedures.

Knowledge of and proficiency in relevant software.

Knowledge of medical terminology.

Ability to keyboard 50 w.p.m.

Ability to be sensitive, tactful and diplomatic with clients and the public.

Ability to work with clients living with mental illness and/or addiction.

Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Ability to work effectively with others.

Ability to organize and prioritize work.

Ability to perform relevant calculations.

Ability to compile information.

Ability to work with frequent interruptions.

Ability to take initiative Ability to operate related equipment.

Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes.

Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.


VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents.

At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and ”going first” when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families.

We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.

Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staf Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to delivering exceptional care and building a great place to work.

At VCH, we value and accommodate unique differences to ensure that our staff and medical staff (both current and prospective) have the opportunity and are supported to thrive.

To build a strong and representative workforce, we are seeking candidates who will contribute to a caring and inclusive culture.

We encourage applications from members of communities that are disadvantaged on any grounds under the B.C.

Human Rights Code, including Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities and people with disabilities.

VCH is proud to be recognized as a Best Place to Work in Canada in 2021 by Glassdoor and Forbes.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process .

Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions.

Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate.

Seniority will not apply.

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.