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Secretary 1

Requisition ID: 293106 

Position Number: 20093400

Posting End Date: October 19, 2021

City: Selkirk

Site: Shared Health

Department / Unit: Selkirk DI Support 

Job Stream: Non-Clinical 

Union: MGEU Sup DSM

Anticipated Start Date - End Date: 10/25/2021 - 06/01/2022

Reason for Term: Other Leave

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days;Evenings;Weekends 

Daily Hours Worked: 7.25

Annual Base Hours: 1885

Salary: $18.722, $19.283, $19.862, $20.458, $21.072, $21.704


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

Reporting to the immediate supervisor, the incumbent is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the unit’s reception desk and general office. The Administrative Secretary 1 will maintain a safe environment in accordance with professional and provincial guidelines and ensure compliance with quality assurance programs and maintain standards put forth by Accreditation. Functions are conducted in accordance with the Mission and Values of Shared Health, current policies and procedures and applicable legislation.


  • Minimum 2 years’ experience.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Minimum Grade XII education.
  • Completion of Medical Terminology course.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Must type 55 WPM under standard tests. Accuracy of reporting is of prime importance.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, and knowledge of other Microsoft Office Programs.
  • Ability to effectively work in a fast paced, client oriented environment.
  • Ability to demonstrate considerable judgment, courtesy, and tact in dealing with the public and other healthcare professionals.
  • Must demonstrate good initiative and have an open mind for ways to improve office procedures and workflow.
  • Maintains confidentiality with all information entrusted to the position.
  • Fluent language skills (written and oral) in both French and English may be required.
  • Ability to perform duties as described.

This term position may end earlier as outlined in your collective agreement.


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.


We welcome applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.

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