Medical Administrative Assistant

Medical Administrative Assistant

Website Prophet River First Nation

Prophet River First Nation is located 100km south of Fort Nelson, British Columbia, on the world-famous Alaska Highway at Mile 233. The PRFN community (reserve) is 924 acres in size. The traditional territory of the Prophet River First Nation is situated mainly in the boreal forest region of northeastern British Columbia.

The Medical Administrative Assistant, under the direction of the Health & Wellness Manager, will primarily be responsible to collaborate with members of an interdisciplinary team to plan, implement, coordinate, and evaluate patient care and support in consultation with individuals and their families. This position will respect and protect the rights of clients, including but not limited to their right to independence, autonomy, and self-determination; their right to choose and practice individual values, beliefs, religion, and culture; their right to privacy and dignity. This role will also use effective interpersonal skills to communicate complex and sensitive information. The Medical Administrative Assistant must possess three years of experience in an appropriate field and clean vulnerable sector check.

Competencies

  • Adaptability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Client/Customer Focus
  • Commitment to Health and Safety
  • Communication
  • Compassionate
  • Cultural Sensitivity
  • Organization
  • Professionalism
  • Teamwork
  • Time Management

Requirements

  • Three years of experience in an appropriate field
  • Clean vulnerable sector check
  • Ability to deal pleasantly and effectively with a wide range of people of different ages and cultures, in potentially volatile and emotionally charged situations
  • Ability to maintain positive professional boundaries without imposing personal judgments and expectations on families and patients
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work individually as well as part of a team
  • Demonstrated time management skills
  • High flexibility with strong interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse environment
  • High level of integrity and work ethic
  • Strong sense of ethics and the ability to handle sensitive or private information with tact and discretion

Job Duties

  • Collaborate with members of an interdisciplinary team to plan, implement, coordinate, and evaluate patient care and support in consultation with individuals and their families
  • Respect and protect the rights of clients, including but not limited to their right to independence, autonomy, and self-determination; their right to choose and practice individual values, beliefs, religion, and culture; their right to privacy and dignity
  • Use effective interpersonal skills to communicate complex and sensitive information
  • Provide a consistently high standard of care and support for patients
  • Schedule or conduct follow-up meetings/appointments with patients
  • Ensure commitment to quality, patient safety, and risk management initiatives
  • Provide ongoing advocacy and support to patients
  • Demonstrate cooperation among other staff members in order to ensure efficiency of care and support for patients
  • Protect the health and safety of others by adopting safe work practices and reporting unsafe conditions immediately
  • Prepare and submit accurate reports, records, and charts

Prophet River First Nation offers competitive salary packages, an incredible work environment, and career advancement opportunities.

To Apply
Submit Resume, Cover Letter and a minimum of two (2) references either by email or drop off Attention:

Renee Lomen
Executive Assistant
Prophet River First Nation
renee.lomen@prophetriverfn.ca

Deadline to Apply – Until the position is filled.

Preference is given to members of Prophet River First Nation

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