Receptionist (Casual)

Facility: Ocean View Continuing Care Centre
Location: Eastern Passage
Position Details: Casual

Organization Description:
Ocean View is a community-governed organization operating a 177 bed Continuing Care Centre, a supporting Foundation, and has services that support seniors living at home and in our community. Our vision is to be the "community of choice for Nova Scotians needing support in a place they call home”. Ocean View is committed to the highest standards of support and services, and promotes a healthy workplace for its 300 staff. The organization fosters a healthy work-life balance and uses the latest best practice information at all levels. Fully accredited by Accreditation Canada since 1974, the organization's commitment to excellence is unsurpassed.
Job Summary:
Under the supervision of the Executive Assistant, the Casual Receptionist is responsible to provide efficient customer service to residents, families, visitors and staff, both in person and by telephone, in a professional and courteous manner. Typing of correspondence, minutes, creating forms and reports, administration of resident admissions/discharges/transfers, maintaining resident database and generating reports, as well as filing, photocopying and related duties as required. The receptionist role is also responsible to assist with filling day-to-day vacant shifts.

  • Completion of Grade 12 and graduate of a recognized Office Administration program.
  • Administrative/Reception experience mandatory, healthcare setting an asset.
  • Strong working knowledge of computers, proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, Internet and email required; knowledge of GoldCare and Staff Schedule Care (SSC) an asset, but not mandatory as training will be provided.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills required.
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.
  • Capable of managing multiple priorities.

Ocean View Continuing Care Centre offers:

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

Salary Range: will commensurate with experience.
Schedule: Hours for this position will vary. The casual Receptionist will be called to fill in for the two regular Receptionists during vacations, illness, etc.
Ocean View is a pet friendly organization, please be aware that this position will be working in an environment where pets live and visit.
Please send resume with three (3) references to:
Anne-Renée Charbonneau, Executive Assistant
Ocean View Continuing Care Centre
PO Box 130
Eastern Passage, NS  B3G 1M4