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Program Secretary, Systemic Therapy CSI CN
Reference # 27317
$23.31 per hour
BCCA – Centre for the Southern Interior
The Program Secretary, Systemic Therapy provides secretarial and administrative support to the Professional Practice Leader of Medical Oncology and the Regional Systemic program physicians to ensure that program initiatives and responsibilities are carried out in an efficient and timely manner. The Program Secretary coordinates, organizes and provides the administrative support within the centre’s established policies and procedures. Duties and responsibilities include screening incoming materials, organizing and prioritizing items for attention, scheduling appointments, taking minutes and maintaining statistical data.
Example of Key Accountabilities
- Types items such as correspondence, proposals, research projects and other documents using word processing software. Reviews outgoing correspondence to ensure completeness and accuracy in grammar, format and style. Drafts routine correspondence for signature.
- Schedules and arranges internal and external meetings, and prepares and distributes meeting materials and agendas. Acts as recording secretary for a variety of committees. Records, prepares and distributes minutes, and initiates action items as appropriate.
- Maintains appointment calendar by scheduling meetings and appointments and making adjustments as required.
- Prepares a variety of presentations and sets up computerized files using computerized software packages such as spreadsheet and database programs as required.
- Initiates and maintains systems to support the program such as incident reporting and regional policies.
Education, Training and Experience
- Grade 12, graduation from a recognized secretarial program, including a recognized course in medical transcription and three years recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Skills and Abilities
- Ability to keyboard at 60 w.p.m.
- Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to deal with others effectively.
- Ability to organize work.
- Ability to operate related equipment.
- Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
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Internal competition closes February 20, 2014. Internal applications received after this date will be considered as late applications.
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