Executive Assistant

REQ: 
PHC22-136415
Work Area: 
Indigenous Reconciliation
Base Site: 
St Paul's Hospital
City: 
Vancouver
Status: 
Regular Full Time
FTE: 
1.00
Job Category: 
Administrative/Clerical
Category: 
Corporate
Hours: 
0800-1600

As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Providence Health Care must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.

Providence Health Care’s Indigenous Wellness and Reconciliation team is hiring!
 

To learn more about the Indigenous Wellness and Reconciliation team, check us out here.

We acknowledge that Providence Health Care & the new St. Paul’s Hospital site is located on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the Coast Salish Peoples, including the territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

What does the Indigenous Wellness and Reconciliation team do?

The IWR team guides Providence Health Care in its commitment to advance Truth and Reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, informed by seminal reports like In Plain Sight (2021) and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. All of us at Providence are responsible for advancing Indigenous human rights in partnership with Indigenous Peoples, through processes underpinned by mutual respect and dignity. We also continually seek to maximize our capacity to deliver exceptional, culturally safe care to the Indigenous patients that we serve. The Indigenous Wellness and Reconciliation team is an integral part of guiding and leading this work.

Implementing innovative solutions to challenges is a key part of advancing culturally safe, identify-affirming care. The implementation of innovative solutions often involves multiple teams and services, and requires coordination and respectful collaboration.

In this position, you will be joining an exceptional, hardworking team balanced with unwavering support for one another and a great sense of humour. The Vice-President of Indigenous Wellness and Reconciliation leads the team through a strong vision and provides flexibility and autonomy.

What you will do:
As the Executive Assistant for the Indigenous Wellness & Reconciliation team, you will report directly into the Vice-President and will be responsible for managing a variety of senior level secretarial and administrative functions to support the efficient coordination of the office such as scheduling, organizing and attending committee/departmental/Board and Executive meetings to record minutes. Scheduling appointments, screening, prioritizing, processing and responding to incoming and outgoing correspondence, telephone calls/messages. Working with external agencies and senior representatives from both the public and private sector to support the VP and the team as a whole.

If you share our passion for advancing Reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, supporting exceptional, culturally safe care and improving physical spaces for Indigenous patients, this position is for you!

About you:

  • Grade 12.  Completion of a recognized administrative program and/or additional courses such as: business training, communications, and people skills.
  • Five years recent senior level administrative experience.

·         A strong understanding of Indigenous Cultural Safety and Humility, and Truth and Reconciliation.

  • Able to manage conflict and sensitivities, particularly across cultural understandings.
  • Effective communicator (written and oral) and relationship builder.
  • Able to thrive in an evolving environment.

Preference will be given to those who self-identify as being First Nations, Métis and/or Inuit.

About us:

Driven by compassion and social justice, we are at the forefront of exceptional care and innovation. Our organization, Providence Health Care, is a proud winner of three prestigious awards:

  • 2022 Canada’s Best Diversity Employers
  • 2022 BC’s Top Employers
  • 2022 Canada’s Top Employers for Young People

What we offer:

  • The salary range for this role is $54,429 - $78,241 per year, depending on experience.
  • A comprehensive health benefit package, including dental, vision, and life coverage.
  • An orientation session and comprehensive onboarding to all new hires.
  • A chance to grow professionally and personally, as part of a supportive team driven by innovation and the desire to address the future health needs of patients, families and our communities.

·         This position will be required to be on site at St. Paul’s Hospital in downtown Vancouver at least once a week.

We recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent. If your experience is close to the qualifications listed here, please still consider applying.

Providence Health Care is committed to creating an equitable and inclusive workplace for all employees. We strongly believe in an environment where everyone feels valued and respected, which is reflected in our motto “how you want to be treated.” We welcome applications from all qualified candidates, and encourage applications from underrepresented communities, including (but not limited to) BIPOC, LGBTQ2S+, immigrants, and people with disabilities.