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Administrative Assistant

Sep 18, 2013

Program Human Resources and Organizational Development
Status Temporary Full-Time, Day, 75 hrs/Pay period, 1.0 FTE
Compensation $21.732 to $25.951/hr, plus a percentage in lieu of benefits
Start Date Sep 18, 2013
Closing Date Sep 24, 2013

As part of Bruyère Continuing Care you will be contributing to fulfilling our Mission which is committed to improving the quality of life of our patients and residents by living our Values of respect, compassion, collaboration, accountability and learning.


Reporting to the Officer, Human Resources Programs and Services and the Vice-President (VP), Human Resources and Organizational Development, the incumbent is responsible to provide administrative, clerical and receptionist duties for the Officer, Programs and Services, the VP, Human Resources and Organizational Development, the Director of Human Resources and Labour Relations and other Human Resources management staff as directed by the Programs and Services Officer and/or the VP.

He/she is commited to living the Mission and Values of Bruyère Continuing Care


  • Successful completion of relevant Community College 1-year program (Secretarial course, office administration)
  • Minimum of six (6) months experience in an office environment in the health care system
  • Advanced computer skills including familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite (mainly Word, Excel and Power Point), GroupWise, QHR, Adobe Acrobat, and other computer based programs as required
  • Knowledge on how to operate audiovisual equipment, such as: Teleconference system (Polycom), microphone, LCD projector, printer, fax, etc.
  • Basic medical terminology
  • Fluent in French and English, spoken and written 


  • Ability to prioritize workload
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask and manage changing priority
  • Ability to utilize discretionary initiative and judgment in handling sensitive and confidential details
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to a change
  • Attentive to detail
  • Presentation skills
  • Good writing, editing, proofreading skills in both official languages
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills


All applicants must provide a recent CV, and a cover letter that clearly indicate that they meet the required qualifications. Copies of their degrees and certification, if applicable, must also be included.

Bruyère Continuing Care is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted regarding this competition, please advise the departmental official of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.


Please send a recent resume and a cover letter to

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