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Assistant - Sleep Disorders Centre

Requisition ID: 304838 

Position Number: 20056541

Posting End Date: December 2, 2021

City: Winnipeg

Site: Misericordia Health Centre

Department / Unit: Sleep Disorder Centre 

Job Stream: Clinical Support 

Union: IUOE/OEM 987D

Anticipated Start Date: 12/13/2021 

FTE: 0.40 

Anticipated Shift: Days 

Daily Hours Worked: 7.50

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: $18.265, $18.813, $19.377, $19.958, $20.557, $21.174


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Position Overview

Under the supervision of the Manager, Sleep Disorder Centre, this individual will take directions from a Respiratory Therapist and/or Polysomnography Coordinator.  Responsibilities include cleaning of equipment required for sleep testing and overnight oximetry.  Prepares special monitoring devices such as home study recorders and pulse oximeters for setup by a Respiratory Therapist and maintains tracking sheets for equipment as to when they are sent out and returned.


  • Previous experience in cleaning, organizing and equipment inventory would be an asset.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Complete high school education Manitoba standards, required.
  • Successful completion of a recognized Health Care Aide Program required.
  • It is recommended that, at minimum, staff possess the Family & Friends category of training.
  • On-the-job training includes:  An understanding and application of safety principles to self, staff and patients; a general understanding of cleaning techniques as they apply to the various equipment both monitoring and accessories used in the Sleep Disorder Centre; knowledge of how to generate reports and input data into testing units; and, how to track units being sent and returned from patients in the community.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Computer knowledge required.
  • Must be fluent in written and verbal English and possess good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Works within the Centre’s core values, philosophy, vision, C.Q.I. goals, policies and procedures. 
  • Assumes responsibility for ongoing education and participates in professional activities for personal and professional growth.

Physical Requirements

  • Physical health to meet the requirements of the position. 
  • Work involves exposure to WHMIS products. 
  • Position involves meticulous attention to detail, maintaining a clean, orderly and organized work environment and accuracy of patient records. 
  • Individual must be able to perform multiple tasks simultaneously. 
  • Must be in good physical health without limitations affecting standing, walking or lifting. 
  • Position involves some lifting of heavy equipment and supplies.

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.


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 across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.


Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.


Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.


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


Direct care workers are required to either be vaccinated for Covid-19 or to participate in on-going regular Covid-19 testing pursuant to Orders made under The Public Health Act C.C.S.M. c.P210.  Successful applicants will be notified at the time of offer of the applicability of this requirement for this position.

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