Job Details

    Job Title : Administrative Clerk/Medical Office Assistant, Correctional Health Services
    Company Name : Provincial Health Services Authority
    Job Type : Full Time
    Job Location : Chilliwack, Kamloops, Maple Ridge, Nanaimo, Oliver, Port Coquitlam, Prince George, Surrey, Victoria
    Post Date : 2017-11-14
    Close Date : 2017-12-14
    How To Apply: Apply on line @

    Description :

    PHSA together with BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS) took on responsibility for the delivery of health care services in BC Corrections facilities in October 2017. PHSA is mandated to improve the quality and continuity of care for clients across the province during their time in correctional facilities and as they reintegrate into the community. This will help to improve access to primary health care, as well as mental health and substance use supports for inmates, key needs that have been identified not just in BC, but internationally.


    The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates selected specialty and province wide health care services across BC, working with the five geographic health authorities to deliver province-wide solutions that improve the health of British Columbians. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose  


    Administrative Clerk/Medical Office Assistant, Correctional Health Services

    Reference # 61517301

    Wage: $21.26 per hour

    Anticipated Start Date: October 1, 2017


    Casual opportunities available at the following centres:


    Chilliwack - Ford Mountain Correctional Centre

    Kamloops - Kamloops Regional Correctional Centre

    Maple Ridge - Alouette Correctional Centre for Women

    Maple Ridge - Fraser Regional Correctional Centre

    Nanaimo - Nanaimo Correctional Centre

    Oliver - Okanagan Correctional Centre

    Port Coquitlam - North Fraser Pre-Trial Centre

    Prince George - Prince George Regional Correctional Centre

    Surrey - Surrey Pre-Trial Services Centre

    Victoria - Vancouver Island Regional Correctional Centre


    Please indicate in your resume which Centre(s) you would like to be considered for.


    In accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values, and strategic directions of Provincial Health Services Authority client safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at PHSA, and as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position. Under the general supervision of the Manager, Health Services and in accordance with the vision, mission and values of the PHSA Correctional Health Services , acts as a member of the client care team by performing a variety of trauma informed clerical duties utilizing computerized software programs in support of the operation of the unit such as acting as a communication link for the unit, providing receptionist functions, transcribing physicians’ orders, coordinating client appointments, assembling and maintaining client charts. Performs job duties through a Trauma Informed Care Framework and Indigenous Cultural lens.




    Education, Training and Experience

    • Grade 12, plus two (2) years’ recent experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. 

    Skills and Abilities

    • Ability to keyboard 45 w.p.m.
    • Knowledge of medical terminology.
    • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
    • Ability to deal with others effectively.
    • Ability to organize.
    • Ability to operate related equipment.
    • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position. 

    We invite you to apply by visiting and search either by agency (BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services), job category or location. Click on the “Apply Now" button where you can register for the first time or enter your Username and Password in order to re-access your profile on our system.


    Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.


    For more information about the Agency that you are interested in, please visit the website at


    PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

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