Regular Part-Time (21 hours/week)
PCRS is a long-standing, award-winning not-for-profit that serves the most vulnerable people in the Province of B.C. We believe that helping the most marginalized individuals and families will raise the health and well-being of the communities we serve. Our vision is to see everyone thriving in strong, healthy communities, and our mission is to inspire healthy and inclusive communities through leadership and collaboration. We value advocacy, diversity and inclusion, empowerment, service excellence, stewardship, and well-being. We have been recognized for placing a high value on work-life balance. Our Employee Family Assistance Program has a full preventative health program including nutrition awareness, stress reduction, and tools to assist our staff with maintaining work-life balance. We take care of our people who take care of the people we serve.
The Medical Office Assistant (MOA) works as part of a large multi-disciplinary team that provides treatment for substance use for youth (17-24) in a remote, residential setting. The team works within the strategic objectives of the Pacific Community Resources Society (PCRS) to ensure the provision of effective and efficient services to our participants.
The MOA will lead the in house medical program, provide support to physicians, and liaise with the Ashnola designated pharmacy, in the delivery of medical services to our participants. The MOA will enjoy working with a youth population in a non-judgmental, trauma-informed manner. The MOA will be adept at working with participants who may be agitated, anxious or angry. The schedule is typically Tuesday to Thursday but may require occasional early evening or additional days as per operational demand.
Primary Duties: (partial list -full job description available on request)
MOA will be working with Youth in early recovery from substance abuse, who may have difficulties with emotional regulation, or other challenging behaviours or conditions. Ability to maintain and calm, respectful and supportive demeanour is essential. Hours will be daytime hours, however, there may be a requirement to work late occasionally, or additional days, so flexibility is required.
Academic and Job Experience Required:
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Manager, Ashnola at the Crossing
“PCRS fosters an environment that ensures a sense of belonging, dignity, and respect. We welcome applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and all abilities.”
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