Administrative Assistant

The Shared Health Mental Health and Addictions program provides a range of mental health and addiction services across the healthcare continuum that support and promote recovery. Through collaboration and partnership across various health, social service and community sectors the program strives to promote mental health and well-being for all, to reduce inequities and the impact of mental health and addiction problems and to work towards sustainability of mentally healthy individuals and communities.

  • Organizes and prioritizes independently, the administrative activities for senior Directors/Managers and ensures that all work is completed within established timeframes.
  • Types, formats and proofreads a variety of material including:  correspondence, minutes, agendas, manuscripts, policies, procedures, templates and form letters.
  • Assists the Directors/Managers with the ongoing monitoring and analysis of operating budgets and expenditures and prepares ad hoc financial reports as requested.
  • Takes initiative to handle matters and solve administrative problems not requiring the direct personal attention of the supervisor(s).
  • Develops, maintains and updates a variety of databases including:  data collection and entry, assisting with analysis and organization of information and assisting with preparation of reports.
  • Performs payroll functions and monitors position control information including verifying information from ESFs, budget transfers, and following up on problems/discrepancies as required.
  • May provide direction to junior employees (permanent or casual) within the portfolio which includes workload delegation, on-the-job training, monitoring of workload, ensuring deadlines are met and procedures are followed and contributing to performance appraisals of junior employees by providing feedback to the supervisor.

Experience

  • Five years directly related experience required.
  • Experience scheduling and coordinating meetings required.
  • Experience recording and preparing minutes and agendas.
  • Experience maintaining spreadsheets and databases.
  • Previous healthcare experience preferred.
  • Experience with email and computerized calendars.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Complete high school education Manitoba standards, required.
  • Formal training in applied office skills is required.
  • A combination of education and experience may be considered.

Certification/Licensure/Registration

Not Applicable

Qualifications and Skills

  • Typing speed 65 wpm.
  • Proficiency with computerized systems (Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) required.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, assign and supervise the work of junior employees.
  • Ability to compose correspondence on behalf of senior Directors/Managers.
  • Excellent communication skills, verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to prioritize a large workload and independently complete a variety of administrative duties.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills.

Physical Requirements

  • Required to work for long periods of time at a computer.

We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.

Interested candidates should select the “Apply” icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification.

This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE.

Shared Health values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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