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Halifax, NS Administrative and Clerical Experienced Full-time

Posting Number FO1217 (Please quote this number on your application & subject line of your submission)

This is an NSGEU Bargaining Unit position.
Start Date – December 18, 2017
End Date – N/A

Nova Scotia Hearing and Speech Centres (NSHSC) is a program of the provincial Department of Health. Established in 1963, NSHSC works to prevent and reduce the impact of communication disorder for Nova Scotians.

We are proud to offer:

  • Salaries (full time) commensurate with experience [starting at $33,504), and excellent benefits package
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Opportunities for relocation

We are accepting applications for the regular, full-time (1.0 FTE) position of an Administrative Support Professional. The Home base is the QEII-Dickson. Successful candidate will report to the assigned manager. Schedule to be determined. The Administrative Support Professional is responsible for providing clerical support services within the Centres in accordance with clinical standards and procedures. In addition, s/he is responsible for assisting and establishing a positive rapport with the general public and medical community.

What you'll do

Responsibilities

This full-time position supports several Audiologists, Speech-Language Pathologists and a Communicative Disorders Technician. The site provides inpatient and outpatient balance, hearing, speech-language, swallowing and voice services to adults. The successful candidate must feel at ease with reception, booking and registration of clients/patients with a wide variety of communication challenges. Electronic medical chart entry, scanning and uploading of documents are common daily activities. Collaboration with onsite Ear Nose and Throat personnel for scheduling is routine.

What you'll need

Qualifications

Requirements: 

  • Successful completion of a recognized business/secretarial program
  • Excellent communication skills, including proficiency in written and spoken English. If English is not your first language further documents will be required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a wide variety of clients (adults and pediatric) and professionals Demonstrated good organizational/workload management skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Experience with providing services to the general public and medical community
  • Flexibility to travel on occasion to attend continuing education, events and/or meetings
  • Candidate will have to demonstrate current immunization and/or boosters at the end of the probationary period

Assets:

  • Working knowledge of Nightingale computer system
  • Minimum of one year experience with reception and general office duties
  • Experience scanning and uploading of client documents
  • Medical terminology education
  • Experience working in a team environment
  • Ability to provide bilingual clinical services

We're looking for

Core Skills

Booking and Registration of patients Receptionist Duties Medical Terminology Administrative Work Clerical Secretarial Skills Document Management

A little bit about us

Nova Scotia Hearing and Speech Centres

Nova Scotia Hearing and Speech Centres (NSHSC) is a program of the provincial Department of Health. Established in 1963, NSHSC works to prevent and reduce the impact of communication disorder for Nova Scotians.

We are proud to offer:

  • Salaries commensurate with experience and excellent benefits package
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Opportunities for relocation

Are you interested?

Work With Us

Note – All offers of employment will be conditional upon receipt of a vulnerable sector search and child abuse registry search, policy sign-off, and references - all to be satisfactory to the employer. Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.