Why work with us?

Because here you have an opportunity to make a difference in the world. At priMED our mission is to ensure every customer is completely satisfied by using our agility, responsiveness and collaborative nature to solve their unique challenges. This single goal enables us to push boundaries and set new standards in world healthcare service and innovation.

Our teams are made of passionate, accomplished and creative people. Our culture is collective. We motivate each other. We trust each other.
We have fun. As a team member of priMED you are encouraged to challenge the status quo. If you are tenacious, resourceful and thrive in a fast-paced and supportive environment, you will fit right in.


Employee Benefits

Health Spending Account

Group RRSP Plan

Group Health Insurance

Employee Assistance Plan

Employee Wellness Plan

Scholarship Program

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Shared Service Administrative Assistant
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Position Title: Shared Service Administrative Assistant
Position Type: Junior, Full-time, Permanent
Department: Sales
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Start Date: November 2017

Departmental Overview

The Sales department is responsible for representing priMED’s products and services by providing front end information, service, and support to various healthcare providers in a highly competitive market. This includes communicating benefits of the products, administrative support and analysis, implementation of agreements, and customer service to ensure the overall success of the business.

Position Overview

The Shared Service Administrative Assistant (SSAA) provides administrative support to the office as well as customer service support to internal and external customers, suppliers, vendors and the general public with a “can-do” attitude and a drive to succeed.

Responsibilities

The following is a list of the high level activities/deliverables:

  • Answers multi-line switchboard; provides customer assistance with inquiries and directing callers to appropriate personnel. Screening calls when required.
  • Provide front office assistance by greeting guests and maintaining a sign in log.
  • Maintaining an orderly work station and reception area including the server room.
  • Opening, date stamping, distributing, picking up and delivering mail in a timely organized manner.
  • Create sales resources for account managers, ex. Reference binders or proposals.
  • Maintain a log of cheques received, totaling daily and filing in separate folder.
  • Maintaining an adequate base inventory of office supplies and restock monthly.
  • Provide administrative support to staff as required (word processing, ordering lunch, large copy jobs, maintaining in/out office status, etc.)
  • Processing credit applications.
  • Maintaining and updating employee, customer and business phone database on regular basis.
  • Preparation of shipping documents and customs forms; courier costs and invoices; perform analysis to determine most cost effective method for small shipments and couriers. Prepare outgoing couriers.
  • Accept incoming courier packages and distribute to appropriate person in a timely manner making sure to keep reception area cleared of all shipments received.
  • Distribute and send faxes as requested.
  • Provide training to new employees of office equipment and systems.
  • Filing, particularly for Finance and Supply Chain, as directed.
  • Maintain super-class spread sheet.
  • Maintain sample inventory (in the sample room)
  • Maintain and purchase competitive samples.
  • Correspond with Cell Phone Rep to administer additional phone packages for travel purposes.
  • Drive to off-site storage and warehouses for samples, as requested. (Mileage will be paid)
  • Perform concierge duties for senior management, as directed.
  • Maintain travel calendar, updating when new information is received and distributing every 2 weeks.
  • Submit pricing authorization form for new pricing or price adjustment.
  • Advice when express post envelopes, stamps and other shipping packages need to be replenished.
  • General office duties.
  • Special projects and other tasks and duties as assigned.

Working Conditions

Examples of mental effort include:

  • answering phones, emails and in person inquiries
  • using the computer to enter data, information
  • dealing with shipping and packaging tasks and issues

Attention is shifted frequently from one job detail to another during the day, therefore requiring priority and time management abilities. Accuracy and attention to detail are a necessity for this position. Interruptions come from requests for assistance or new tasks as directed.  Multi-tasking abilities and time management skills are required for this position.

Examples of physical effort include:

  • working in a seated position, at a desk more than 6 hours/day
  • frequent use of business tools such as computer, telephone, photocopier, fax machine, paper shredder, paper cutter, laminator, etc.
  • Lifting cases approximately 60 lbs on occasion to manage sample product or shipments

The ability to use computers and equipment effectively and accurately in a timely manner is required.

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education in Business or Office/Clerical Administration
  • Up to 6 months previous experience in data entry/order entry
  • Up to 2 years previous experience in a sales assistant capacity
  • Up to 5 years previous experience in Customer Service
  • Ability to perform data search and entry; create and modify complex spreadsheets
  • Excellent information tracking, analytical, and communication skills
  • Intermediate computer proficiency in a Windows based environment, using Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to do accurate data search and entry as well as create and modify word-processed documents and spreadsheets
  • Ability to understand verbal work orders and instructions and read short notes, brief forms and written instructions
  • Ability to write memos, letters, instructions and other detailed correspondence
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical equations, as well as calculate percentages, ratios and averages.

Other Assets

  • Solid organizational skills and ability to meet tight deadlines in an environment of competing priorities
  • Organized problem solver capable of thinking quickly on their feet and excelling in a performance-driven, results-oriented work environment
  • Experience of working within a demanding fast-paced environment to very high standards
  • An engaging presenter who can deliver presentations
  • A skilled time manager who can effectively multi-task, prioritize, and remain composed under pressure
  • Demonstrated excellent writing skills including spelling, grammar, proof-reading, and attention to detail.

 Work Requirements

The Shared Services Administrative Assistant works on a full-time basis in Edmonton with typical office hours being Monday to Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm. Work outside these hours may be required from time to time due to the nature of sales.

 This position is available and interested applicants can submit their cover letter and resume in a single document via the application form.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Note:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

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Medical Product Implementation Specialist - UofA Post-Graduate Work Experience Program
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Position Title: Medical Product Implementation Specialist
Position Type: Junior, Full-time, 26-week work experience term with potential for renewal
Department: Sales
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Start Date: November 2017

Departmental Overview

The Sales department is responsible for representing priMED’s products and services by providing front end information, service, and support to various healthcare providers in a highly competitive market. This includes communicating benefits of the products, administrative support and analysis, implementation of agreements, and customer service to ensure the overall success of the business.

Position Overview

Mentored by the Sales Manager, the Medical Product Implementation Specialist is responsible for representing priMED Medical Products Inc.’s products and services to various healthcare providers in a highly competitive market.

Responsibilities

The following is a list of the high level activities/deliverables:

  • Plan, coordinate and implement clinical evaluations to ensure clinical acceptance of priMED products and services.
  • Promote and sell priMED products through sales calls, presentations, and clinical evaluations.
  • Call existing and prospective customers and provide information.
  • Work with customers to introduce, promote and increase the usage of priMED products and services.
  • Clearly understand the sales trends along with the strong and weak points of competition within their territory and regularly reviews this with the sales team.
  • Work independently, able to establish and maintain strong long term relationship with account customers, strong communicator including experience with executive level contacts, and a willingness to work within established sales processes.
  • Resolves unique customer issues and concerns through superior communication and project management skills.
  • Requires a personal commitment and ownership to meet and exceed established goals, grow market share and customer base in the assigned territory.
  • Work with the Product Managers and Marketing to develop marketing materials as required.
  • Participate in field tests and market studies to assess current business situations and new product opportunities.
  • Provide advice and product training to customers and distributors when necessary.
  • Contribute to the development of effective sales training tools and educational/sales collateral.
  • Other duties as required.

Working Conditions

This position requires a high degree of flexibility with extensive travel within Canada and the US that varies depending on the sales objectives.

Examples of mental effort include: concentration, analysis, computer skills, assembly skills, reading comprehension, personnel skills, etc. The role is primary customer/client facing with travel to various locations. Interruptions come from requests for assistance or new tasks as directed.  A high degree of multi-tasking abilities and time management skills are required for this position.

Examples of physical effort include:

  • Working in a seated position at a desk, more than 6 hours per day
  • Lifting sample cases approximately 60 lbs on occasion to deploy product

The ability to use computers and equipment effectively and accurately in a timely manner is required.

This position is based in Edmonton but requires travel domestically and internationally.

Qualifications

  • Meet the requirements of the University of Alberta Post-Graduate Work Experience Program including
    • Bachelors degree within the past 12 months
    • 30-years old or younger at the time of hiring
    • If employed, in a position defined as “underemployed”
  • Ambitious individual with strong interest in a sales career.
  • Charismatic and outgoing with the ability to capture the customer’s attention.
  • A skilled negotiator and time manager who can effectively multi-task, prioritize and remain composed under pressure.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • An engaging presenter who can deliver outstanding seminars and presentations and relate well to individuals at all levels of organizations.

Other Assets

  • A skilled time manager who can effectively multi-task and prioritize.
  • Organized problem solver capable of thinking quickly on your feet and excelling in a performance-driven, results-oriented work environment.
  • Handle multiple projects effectively and a strong ability to be creative and take initiatives.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Intermediate experience working in a Windows based environment with Microsoft Office suite

Work Requirements

This 26 week, full-time position is based in Edmonton and may require travel both domestically and in the US. Typical office hours are Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. but due to travel and the nature of a sales role, these hours are not set and work outside of typical hours may be required.

Additional Information

**This position is part of the Post-Graduate Work Experience Program**

Eligibility Requirements:

  • 30 years of age or younger at the time of in-take (enrollment) into the program.

  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident or refugee legally entitled to work in Canada.

  • Graduate of the University of Alberta who completed their academic program within 24 months of in-take into the program

  • Committed to completing the program

  • Underemployed, defined here as working either part or full-time in a position that does not require the level of academic qualification the participants has completed.

This position is part of the Post-Graduate Work Experience Program. If you are interested in applying for this position, you must first contact  the Post-Graduate Work Experience Program Coordinator. This will serve to confirm eligibility for the program, and in addition you will receive a free resume and cover letter consultation. If you would like to learn more about PGWEP or have questions about the program requirements, please visit our website here or email pgwep@ualberta.ca for more information.

Note: If you previously went through the in-take/screening process for PGWEP, and are a U of A graduate within the last 24 months, you are still eligible for the program.  There is no need to complete the screening process again, however, please still contact the Program Coordinator prior to applying for this position.

*Please contact Angela Johny, the Program Coordinator for PGWEP prior to applying for this position.*
Email: pgwep@ualberta.ca
Phone: 780-492-6759

 

Note:  This job posting is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

 

This position is available immediately and interested applicants must submit their cover letter addressed to Human Resources and resume via the University of Alberta Career Centre Job Posting found here: https://capsconnections.ualberta.ca/caplet/Job/Detail/16188.

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Associate Systems Analyst
Job Details 

Position Title: Associate Systems Analyst
Position Type: Junior, full-time, permanent
Department: Operations
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Start Date: November 2017

Position Overview

The Associate System Analyst provides internal systems development and support to meet priMED business requirements by ensuring reliability and operability of the databases and integrity of the data and reports being produced.

Departmental Overview

The Operations department is responsible for priMED’s production, inventory management, and moving inventory domestically and worldwide. This includes all aspects of supply chain and logistics operations including inventory planning, connecting with suppliers and customers to ensure production capacity is maximized, collaborating with various departments to develop a strategic plan, and ensure delivery of products to various customers and partners worldwide.

Responsibilities

The following is a list of the high level activities/deliverables:

  • Develop and support priMED databases (Microsoft Access / SQL Server)
  • Design and implement business systems following requirement gathering
  • Troubleshooting and provide resolution of problems with priMED databases
  • Makes recommendations for system enhancements and new systems
  • Provides support in revenue and cost analysis through data manipulation and reporting
  • Develop and support ad hoc sales and financial reports, as required
  • Work within a Quality Management System with documentation and compliance as required.

Work Conditions

Attention may be shifted through the day, from one duty to another.

Examples of physical effort include:

  • Working in a seated position more than 7 hours a day
  • Accurate keyboarding and data entry
  • Lift file cases approximately 20 lbs on occasion as required

Most tasks require the ability to meet deadlines, where speed, accuracy, and attention to detail are essential.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent
  • In-depth experience with MS Access development and VBA programming
  • Advanced knowledge of SQL Server and database theory
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Working knowledge of Sage 300 (formerly ACCPAC) is an asset
  • Proficient in gathering requirements and technical documentation
  • Experience with creating web applications is an asset
  • In-depth experience with Microsoft Excel is an asset
  • Detail oriented, possessing strong analytical skills and the ability to work self-managed or collaboratively as part of a team

Other Assets

  • Organized problem solver capable of thinking quickly on their feet and excelling in a performance-driven, results-oriented work environment
  • Experience of working within a demanding fast-paced environment to very high standards
  • Ability to write materials such as memos, letters or detailed forms Excellence in analytical ability, coupled with excellent verbal and written communication skills

Work Requirements

The Associate Systems Analyst works on a full-time basis in Edmonton, with typical work hours being Monday to Friday, 8:00am – 4:30pm. Work outside of these hours may be required from time to time and compensation for work outside of these hours will be discussed and agreed upon by both parties on an as needed, per incident basis. Some travel may be required.

This position is available and interested applicants can submit their cover letter and resume in a single document via the application form.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

NOTE:  This job posting is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization

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