Island Health

Pandemic Support Assistant (BB-690C7)

Found in: Neuvoo CA


Travel Requirement

Travel between multiple sites may be required Shift Start Time/End Time 0830-1630 Days Off Rotating Vacancy Type Temp FT Project Salary Range (Hourly Rate) $18.59 - $20.56 FTE 1.0 Bi-weekly Hours 75 Planned Start Date Jan. 26 2021 Approximate End Date (For Temporary Assignments ONLY) Sep. 30 2022 Pending Return of Incumbent CRC required? (employee will be working with or have access to children or vulnerable adults and requires a Criminal Record Check) Yes Job Description

In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, Values and strategic direction of the Vancouver Island Health Authority (Island Health), patient and staff safety is a priority and responsibility shared by everyone. As such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.

Under the supervision of the Manager or designate, performs work in support of COVID-19 Contact Tracing and/or Testing and Collection sites. Performs work in support of COVID-19 Testing and Collection sites by providing and receiving clients/patients with testing packages.


Education, Training And Experience

Grade 12 plus six (6) months' recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills And Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to deal with others in challenging situations
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position
  • Ability to work independently and in cooperation with others
  • Ability to operate related equipment
  • Ability to organize and prioritize
  • Ability to type at 40 wpm
  • Knowledge of Business English
  • Knowledge of general office procedures
  • Additional information for applicants This position is intended to support public health services and bolster our capacity and prepare us for a surge of COVID19 in the fall, and may include additional duties to support the provincial initiative for contact tracing. Requisition CA Community Subsector Affiliation/Union BCGEU

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