Program Service Assistant, Mental Health

Program Service Assistant, Mental Health

Posting Date 6 hours ago(6/7/2024 10:11 AM) Program Mental Health Program Department/Unit 5 Mental Health – Adult General Employee Type Temporary Full-Time Employee Group Non Union Job ID 2024-20087 Job Category Administration

Position Profile

Humber River Health. Lighting New Ways In Healthcare.

Since opening our doors in 2015 as North America’s first fully digital hospital and we remain unwavering in our belief that we can change the hospital where we work, the community where we live, and the world of healthcare beyond our borders.

Serving a community of 850,000 residents in North West Toronto, Equity Inclusivity and active participation in the North West Toronto Ontario Health Team are key initiatives important to our Team. At Humber River Health, we use a custom combination of technology and clinical expertise to rebuild elements of care.

We make technology work for staff and physicians; giving them more time to spend with patients, to eliminate inefficiencies, and to reduce the chance of errors. Humber River Health is formally affiliated with both the University of Toronto and Queen’s University and committed to becoming a community academic hospital.

Clinical Excellence, Optimizing Care through Technology and Community Connection frame our Research Strategy.

At Humber River Health, we’re not hoping for a renaissance, we are making it happen. As part of our dynamic team, you can lead the way, as we continue our journey towards high reliability care!

Right now, we are looking for a  Program Assistant to provide Administrative & Project related support to Mental Health & Addictions Program (MH & A).

Reporting Relationship: Program Director of Mental Health & Addiction
Location: Humber River Hospital – Wilson Site
Hours of Work: Days, occasional evenings/weekends
Employee Group:

Position Responsibilities:

  • Support all aspects of administrative support to the MH&A program leadership team
  • Provide administrative support to local mental health projects, as required
  • Develop processes for issues management to ensure timely response to incoming requests/issues from internal and external stakeholders
  • Redirects communication within the hospital when receiving information as the point person for the MH&A Program
  • Provide strategic support to advance the priorities of the MH&A Program Leadership
  • Establish meaningful relationships with peers, colleagues, and multiple internal and external stakeholders that will advance the MH & A Program portfolio
  • Disseminate information identified as critical for the advancement of policy formation, process development and enhancement of public communications within the MH & A Program portfolio, across portfolios, and between the MH & A Program portfolio and external partners (e.g.

  • Completes administrative payroll and schedules.
  • Coordinate calendars, organize meetings, and prepare supporting documents (e.g. minutes, agendas, presentations) for the departmental leadership team to support program activities
  • Lead coordination of internal and external educational events: send notices, coordinate event registrations and receive payments, complete attendance reports and outstanding invoices; arrange catering, audio visual setup, room setup, venue logistics, parking, answering questions
  • Administer departmental user rights in technology systems
  • Track departmental supplies inventory and order supplies to anticipate department needs
  • Coordinate office equipment repair and maintenance schedule
  • Other duties as assigned 

  • Qualifications:

  • Minimum three (3) years of recent experience providing administrative support. Healthcare experience preferred.Graduate of a recognized post-secondary education in Business Administration, or related field, preferred.Extensive knowledge of hospital processes, as well as legislation, policies, and procedures that affect hospitalsUtilizes high level of judgment and discretion when dealing with confidential or sensitive mattersHigh degree of attention to detail to ensure accuracy in deliverablesAdapts to changing priorities and manage change involving multiple stakeholders effectivelyMaintains a positive attitude and strong work ethic while managing competing demandsCompletes a multitude of tasks simultaneously within targeted timelines in an organized and efficient mannerHas a typing speed of 60 WPMExtensive knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Windows, MS Project, Internet and OutlookExperience with Zoom/MS Teams preferred

  • Why choose Humber River Health?

    At Humber River Health, our staff, physicians, and volunteers are lighting new ways in healthcare.

    We are proud to be recognized as a part of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc. We support employees by providing evidence-based leadership and cultivating a culture that consistently wows as a Huron Consulting hospital.

    We are a member of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSN) and are deeply involved in research and academic collaboration. We are dedicated to high-quality patient care and demonstrate our values of compassion, professionalism, and respect.

    Attracting and retaining a workforce that represents the diverse communities surrounding Humber River Health, is a priority.

    We encourage applicants from all equity-deserving groups, including but not limited to, individuals who identity as Indigenous, racialized, seniors, persons living with disabilities, women, and those who identify as 2SLGBTQ.

    Applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, disability, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by the Ontario Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

    Accommodations are available throughout the recruitment process as well as during employment at Humber River Health. Please direct any accommodation requests to our recruitment team.

    Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Humber River Health, all new hires must have received a complete COVID-19 vaccination series approved by Health Canada AND have received their most recent dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to their first date of employment.

    Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.