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Preventing Infectious Diseases Administrative Assistant, Reference Number: #2024-092

Website Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority

Preventing Infectious Diseases Administrative Assistant
Internal/External Posting
Full-time Position
Location: Sioux Lookout, ON or Thunder Bay, ON
Salary Range: $50,116 – $67,257 per annum
Reference Number: #2024-092
If applying by email, indicate reference number in subject line

Job Summary:
The Preventing Infectious Diseases Administrative Assistant will oversee administrative services
and provide support to the Preventing Infectious Diseases team.
The Preventing Infectious Diseases Administrative Assistant is directly accountable to the
Preventing Infectious Diseases Manager.
• Completion of at least one year post-secondary education in Secretarial Arts
• Work experience and/or education in a health related area is considered an asset
• Previous office administration experience is considered an asset
• Ability to communicate effectively via telephone and in person
• Ability to communicate in Ojibway, Oji-Cree, and/or Cree is an asset
• Must have good written and verbal communication skills in order to complete
correspondence and respond to requests for information
• Must be self-motivated and able to work independently
• Experience and training in cultural competency with First Nations
• Demonstrates professionalism, accountability and maintaining confidentiality
• Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and adapt in a fast-paced environment
• Task centred, maintain a high level of efficiency and strong attention to detail
• Knowledge and sensitive of First Nations populations
• Valid Ontario G drivers licence
• Ability to perform the requirements of the role on a regular basis
Roles and Responsibilities:
1. Plans and co-ordinates the activities of Preventing Infectious Diseases to increase the time
available to the Preventing Infectious Diseases Manager and other members of the
Preventing Infectious Diseases team for the management and delivery of the
2. Co-ordinates the collection and preparation of material for programming
3. Typed documents include: letters, memorandums, work plans, reports, administrative
circulars, internal instructions and confidential correspondence
4. Make meeting arrangements, prepare agendas and prepares minutes of meetings.
5. Proofreads and modifies grammar, spelling and punctuation of all documents before
submitting for signatures or mailing
6. Receives, assesses for information from other departments and staff, made by telephone or in
person, and/or refers to the most appropriate person
7. Answers requests for information, made by telephone or in person, from the general public
and other community agencies. Conveys messages to other departments, Preventing
Infectious Diseases team members, and outside agencies
8. Provides receptionist duties for the Preventing Infectious Diseases Manager and Preventing
Infectious Diseases team members. Duties include but not limited to screening of telephone
calls, taking and conveying messages and providing general information as required
9. Assembles material for education and/or administrative purposes and distributes as required
10. Orders and maintains an office supplies inventory for the Preventing Infectious Diseases
11. Maintains the office filing system for Preventing Infectious Diseases
12. Accesses e-mail for messages or information directed to the Preventing Infectious Diseases
Manager, team members and/or self.
13. Designs and produces forms and/or graphs for specific use in relation to the administrative of
the project
14. Inputs data related to Preventing Infectious Diseases services and compiles reports as
required by the Preventing Infectious Diseases Manager and/or other team staff
15. Maintain accountability by working within the program guidelines, by providing regular
reports to the Preventing Infectious Diseases Manager and other team members as
16. Demonstrate professionalism and accountability by maintaining client and community
confidentiality and completing the required documentation
17. Co-ordinates travel for Preventing Infectious Diseases team members
18. Other related duties as directed by the Preventing Infectious Diseases Manager
19. Provide assistance when required and any other duties assigned

Apply online at
Human Resource Department
Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority
P.O. Box 1300, 61 Queen Street
Sioux Lookout, ON P8T 1B8
Phone: (807) 737-1802
Fax: (807) 737-2969

SLFNHA currently “Strongly Recommends” COVID-19 immunizations and requests your
immunization status to be sent to our staff health department if successful in the recruitment

Closing Date: Until Filled

No resumes received after this time will be accepted.

The Health Authority wishes to thank all applicants in advance.
However, only those granted an interview will be contacted.

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