DEPARTMENT: CRITICAL CARE
LOCATION: OWEN SOUND 
UNION: OPSEU – CLERICAL
STATUS: FULL-TIME
WAGE RATE: $24.414 – $26.313
CLOSING DATE: MARCH 14, 2024 

Reporting to the Manager of Critical Care and Dialysis, the Department Secretary provides support to the Owen Sound Emergency, Critical Care, Oncology, and Medical programs and Allied Health. The Department Secretary will provide support for a broad range of responsibilities, including supporting the departments and unit programs. This role requires flexibility, creativity and the desire to be part of a strong and supportive team. The ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines is required. The Department Secretary balances multiple responsibilities and has effective critical thinking, problem solving and time management skills. The Department Secretary has a professional customer service orientation to represent the corporation and liaise with the public, staff and visitors.

Qualifications / Skills / Abilities:

Required

  • Secondary School diploma with relevant experience in administrative/secretarial experience or post-secondary business/office administration education diploma.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Client-service focused
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to multitask
  • Typing – 45 w.p.m. (to be tested)
  • Computer skills, including use of Windows, Word, Excel, Microsoft Outlook and MediPay (Word and Excel to be tested)
  • Experience with minute -taking for meetings
  • Demonstrated ability in the following competencies: customer service,
  • Recent satisfactory performance and attendance record
  • Adherence to Brightshores ‘CARE’ Behaviours (Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence) and ‘LEAD’ Competencies (Lead by example, Empower, Achieve results, Develop others) and a commitment to a safe workplace free of violence and harassment
  • Advocates and supports a culture of patient safety and demonstrates an understanding of how the department service and assigned responsibilities contribute to overall patient safety at Brightshores through patient safety knowledge, skills and attitudes

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