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Administrative Assistant - Rehabilitation Services

September 24 2021
Industries Healthcare, social assistance
Categories Administrative assistant, Administrative, Clerical, Clerical, Administrative Support, Health, Medical, Health, Security, Disability, HR, Training, Office clerk, Therapy Services
Yarmouth, NS

Req ID: 119394
Location: Western Zone, Yarmouth Regional Hospital
Company: NSHA
Department: OPWZ Physiotherapy YRH

Type of Employment: Regular Hourly PT (50% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Union Status: Management/Non Union MGMT/NON-Union

Posting Closing Date: 4-Oct-21

Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date.

Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions.


Reporting to the Manager of Rehabilitation Services, the incumbent provides office managerial support to Rehabilitation Services. The incumbent provides confidential administrative services with high quality of organizational and communication skills to assist and support the Manager in ensuring the effective and efficient operation of their portfolio. The incumbent may function as a primary point of contact for the Manager responding to general information requests related to the Service, or referring calls to others as appropriate. Duties also include, but are not limited to, filing/organization tasks, minute-taking, reference checks, correspondence, setting up interviews/meetings, assisting with report writing, collecting information from the Manager’s direct reports, preparation/editing of documents, project work, IT requests, the set-up of technology for meetings, ordering of supplies, assisting the Team Leaders with tasks, and other duties to support the portfolio as assigned.


* Graduate of a recognized office administration program/business program/secretarial program required
* Three (3) years of administrative experience required
* Confidentiality must be maintained at all times; privy to confidential portfolio information such as human resource materials and financial data.
* Understands and works within the formal and informal influences and decision-making relationships within the organization.
* Brings to the attention of manager any issues affecting program effectiveness or efficiency.
* Is a self-starter in achieving position related goals.
* Takes action beyond explicit job responsibilities.

*Sets high performance goals, understands which decisions can be made alone and which require consultation with others and acts accordingly.

* Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred

* Successful external applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) to People Services before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants will be screened based on above qualifications. Applicants must clearly demonstrate how they meet the knowledge and competencies in their cover letter and resume. Candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information. Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application.

Hours of Work

Permanent, Part-time position; 37.5 hours bi-weekly

Salary Information

$20.6437 - $25.8046/hourly

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.

Successful external applicants will be required to submit the below documents and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. Additional documentation such as banking & proof of identity will be included in your offer letter.

  • Criminal Record Check
  • Proof of education & training certifications
  • Proof of any additional required qualification
  • Valid registration with the relevant licensing body
  • Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation
  • Proof of SIN number

Hiring Process will depend on the timeliness of delivering the above. This is a Management/Non Union bargaining unit - MGMT/NON-Union position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. Only online applications are accepted.

Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy. network