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Testing Sites - Testing Site Support -COVID

Shared Health Manitoba / Winnipeg Regional Health Authority is hiring additional staff supporting our fight against COVID-19


Requisition ID: 150701 

Position Number: Multiple

Posting End Date: Open until filled

City: Flexible in Manitoba

Site: Shared Health

Work Location: Multiple Locations Across Manitoba

Department / Unit: COVID resource pool 

Job Stream: Non-Clinical 

Union: Based on Classification of Person Hired

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP 

FTE: Casual 

Anticipated Shift: Varies by location; Days (with some locations having shorter or extended days), Monday-Friday (with some locations having weekend shifts)

Salary: Based on Classification of Person Hired


Shared Health leads the planning and coordinates the integration of patient-centred clinical and preventive health services across Manitoba. The organization also delivers some province-wide health services and supports centralized administrative and business functions for Manitoba health organizations.

Position Overview

Provides support to the testing site as required. Responsibilities may include some or all of the following:


  • Addresses patients as they present.
  • Asks patient to have Manitoba Health Card or government issued identification.
  • May be required to check patients in that used the appointment booking system.
  • Determines patient’s eligibility criteria to proceed for testing (has checklist to determine eligibility).
  • Advises patient if does not meet eligibility criteria for testing.
  • If patient meets eligibility criteria:
    • Provides sanitizer and procedural mask to patient.
    • Has patient provide Manitoba Health Card.
    • Directs patient to waiting area or texts patient to return for testing.
  • In drive-through locations, may be required to assist with traffic control.
  • Accesses patient profile in Electronic Medical Record or creates new profiles.
  • Creates an appointment in the Electronic Medical Record for testing in real time.
  • Inputs patient information on requisition including symptoms and travel history.
  • Generates chart for COVID19 testing into patient Electronic Medical Record.
  • Ensures site has appropriate supplies, orders new supplies when required.
  • Sanitizes high touch surfaces between patients, conducts hourly general cleaning of bathroom facilities.
  • Two years previous related data entry/clerical experience.
  • Experience using Electronic Medical Records required.
  • Experience with Windows based computer software.
Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)
  • Complete high school education, Manitoba standards, required.
  • A combination of education and experience may be considered.

Not Applicable

Qualifications and Skills
  • Keyboarding skills (45 wpm).
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
Physical Requirements

Not Applicable

The Collective Agreement this position is covered under, is identified by the Union noted above.  As a result of The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act, the bargaining agent for this position may differ from the Union identified.  In the event you have any questions, please contact your site Human Resources Department.


We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.


Interested candidates should select the "Apply" icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification.


This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.


Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE.


Shared Health values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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