Join us as Executive Assistant


Facility:                            Ocean View Central Office
Location:                          Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Job Category:                  Administration, Healthcare
Position Available:          Full-time position

Organization Description:

Ocean View is a charitable organization that has been operating since the early 1960’s. We provide a variety of services, predominately for seniors and other folks that need a little extra help in day to day living. Between in care living and community supports, we proudly serve over 500 individuals each year through our 320+ staff and 100+ volunteers. Our vision is to be the “community of choice” for Nova Scotians needing support in a place they call home. We are committed to the highest standards of support and services and we promote a healthy workplace for staff. We foster a healthy work-life balance and use the latest best practice information at all levels. Fully accredited by Accreditation Canada since 1974, our commitment to excellence and safety is unsurpassed.

Job Summary

Reporting to the President & CEO, the Executive Assistant provides administrative support to the President & CEO, Board of Directors and Senior Management as required; as well as attends team meetings to record minutes. The Executive Assistant provides leadership for the Reception staff. The position is based at our Central Office but travel from various sites is required in the HRM so access to a vehicle is required.

Additional Responsibilities Include:

  • Transcription and distribution of team meeting minutes.
  • Scheduling and time management of senior staff as required
  • Reception relief (ensuring relief is scheduled).  
  • Maintenance of confidential files and records management
  • Coordinate policy and procedure development, approval, and distribution process.
  • Provide administrative support during the annual Licensing and Business planning processes, as well as the Accreditation process as required.
  • Develop / generate reports from existing database.
  • Photocopying, filing, and faxing as required.


  • Strong computers skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Ability to create/format reports, forms, presentations, etc.
  • Extensive database, internet, and e-mail experience.
  • Exposure to basic accounting functions and an aptitude for math.
  • Demonstrate reliability, initiative, and the ability to work independently.
  • High degree of professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to work with tight deadlines and in a high paced environment.

Education / Experience:

  • Minimum of Grade 12 with a Certificate/Diploma in Medical and/or Office Administration
  • At least Five (5) years of executive assistant experience, preferable in a health care setting
  • Accurate keyboarding with a minimum speed of 60 wpm is required

Ocean View Continuing Care Centre Offers:

  • Free Parking & on Bus Route
  • Comprehensive Orientation
  • A supportive work environment

Salary Range:  Ocean View offers a competitive compensation package including a comprehensive benefits package

Hours of Work:  40 hours weekly (Monday – Friday), flexible working hours is required as many meetings are evening commitments.

Only those granted an Interview will be contacted.

Please direct all applications to:

Dion Mouland-Pettipas, President & CEO
Ocean View Continuing Care Center

Posting Date: July 9th, 2021                                        Closing Date: July 23rd, 2021