IWK Health Centre

Secretary C - Person Centered Ambulatory Care - Rehabilitation & Supportive Care Services (BB-6D760)

Found in: Neuvoo Bulk CA


Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions.


The Secretary is accountable and responsible for providing administrative/secretarial support with minimal supervision/direction to managers, supervisors, physicians and various professionals. The successful candidate will be responsible for efficient prioritization of multiple responsibilities to meet the requirements of the department(s) utilizing initiative, judgment and knowledge in a highly confidential setting. The Secretary may be required to provide services throughout the Rehabilitation and Supportive Care Services portfolio.

This position may include shifts throughout the Rehabilitation and Supportive Care Services portfolio.


  • Grade XII plus the successful completion of a one year secretarial course
  • One year secretarial experience required
  • Experience working in a medical setting an asset
  • Knowledge of medical terminology an asset
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products
  • Knowledge of Outlook, Internet, Star Navigator, PHS and Time Capture an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to deal with patients, hospital staff, public and referral sources
  • Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred
  • Successful external applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) to People Services before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment
  • ** A skill test may be included as part of the selection process **

    PLEASE NOTE: Applicants will be screened based on the above qualifications. Applicants must clearly demonstrate how they meet the knowledge and competencies in their cover letter and resume Candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information. Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application

    Hours of Work

    * Permanent, Full-time position; 70 hours bi-weekly

    Salary Information

    Secretary C:

    $20.2516 - $22.5016 hourly

    Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.

    Successful external applicants will be required to submit the below documents and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. Additional documentation such as banking & proof of identity will be included in your offer letter.

  • Criminal Record Check
  • Proof of education & training certifications
  • Proof of any additional required qualification
  • Valid registration with the relevant licensing body
  • Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation
  • Proof of SIN number
  • Hiring Process will depend on the timeliness of delivering the above. This is a Administrative Professional bargaining unit - NSGEU position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment.

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