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Medical Transcriptionist

Requisition ID: 9686 

Position Number: 20071698

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Winnipeg

Site: St. Boniface Hospital

Department / Unit: Clinical Head Support-Medicine 

Job Stream: Clinical Support 

Union: UFCW-Supp-832

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP 

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days

Daily Hours Worked: 0730-1545

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: $18.581, $19.139, $19.713, $20.304, $20.914, $21.541


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Position Overview

Under the general supervision of the Manager, Program Team, and while demonstrating a commitment to the Mission, Values and Management Philosophy of the St. Boniface Hospital, the MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTIONIST is responsible for: transcribing cardiology reports; batch printing transcribed reports; performing the necessary computer interface and computer back-up duties; and performing other related duties as assigned.


  • One (1) year medical transcription experience.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Grade XII or recognized equivalent.
  • Successful completion of a recognized medical secretarial program that included transcribing medical terminology -or- successful completion of the Medical Transcription Program at Red River College


Not Applicable

Qualifications and Skills

  • Keyboarding speed: 60 wpm.
  • Medical transcription speed: 35 wpm *
  • Dictatyping skills.
  • Ability to work in a Windows operating environment
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Ability to retain information which is of a confidential nature.
  • Good interpersonal communication skills.


* Note: Applicants will be required to complete a medical transcription speed test administered by the Department.



Physical Requirements

Not Applicable


This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, an Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.


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, Health Sciences Centre, 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.

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