Vancouver Coastal Health Scheduler in Canada

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Job Title: Scheduler

Work Site: Central Community Health Centre, North Shore Community

Status: Casual

Start Date: As soon as possible

Salary: $21.34 - $23.15 per hour

Hours: 0700-1500; 0730-1530; 0830-1630; 0930-1730; 1700-2230

Reference#: 089208-jbr


Within the context of a client and family centered care model and in accordance with established vision and values of the organization, this position is responsible to perform a variety of scheduling and clerical support functions. Develops and coordinates Home Support Service schedules by preparing and adjusting schedules in accordance with care plans and applicable collective agreement. Communicates with and schedules Community Health Workers and designated Home Support Staff. Responds to inquiries related to the delivery of Home Support Services. Utilizes on-line systems and/or completes appropriate documentation to process employee transactions such as employment requisitions, transfers, requests for vacation, leaves of absence and terminations. Maintains timekeeping records for staff.


Education & Experience

  • Grade 12.

  • Three years’ recent related experience coordinating, preparing and adjusting home support schedules.

Knowledge & Abilities

  • Ability to keyboard 6500 keystrokes per hour.

  • Working knowledge of applicable collective agreements.

  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressures, to multi-task, to work independently with minimal direction.

  • Ability to schedule Home Support Workers for client visits.

  • Ability to take initiative, anticipate potential problems/conflicts and take appropriate action.

  • Ability to establish/maintain satisfactory work relationships with staff.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

  • Ability to organize work.

  • Ability to operate related equipment.

  • Proficiency in the application of software programs (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Demonstrated skill in respectful, diplomatic and tactful communication

  • Demonstrated ability to remain calm when communicating in difficult situations

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

Employees of VCH must apply via the *Internal Application Process . Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.*

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