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Nursing Assistant

Requisition ID: 36642 

Position Number: 20013962

Posting End Date: December 6, 2019

City: Winnipeg

Site: Health Sciences Centre

Department / Unit: CH4 - Medicine 

Job Stream: Clinical Support 

Union: CUPE-1550(204)

Anticipated Start Date - End Date: ASAP - Indefinite

Reason for Term: Indefinite Term

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days; Evenings; Nights; Weekends

Daily Hours Worked: 8 to 12 hours

Annual Base Hours: 2015

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

 

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

Working as part of a multidisciplinary team under the supervision of the Manager of Patient Care or Nurse in Charge, the incumbent:

 

  • Performs a variety of clerical tasks and acts as a communication link for the unit.
  • Performs a variety of tasks for the care and comfort of patients as well as routine domestic tasks to maintain the cleanliness of the area (approximately 10-90% dependent on unit, occupancy and shift).
Experience
  • Previous related work experience preferred. 

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)
  • Complete high school education, Manitoba standards, required. 
  • Successful completion of a Nursing Assistant program or equivalent (both the Health Care Aide and Unit Clerk programs) required.
  • Medical terminology (75% pass mark) required.
Qualifications and Skills
  • Preference will be given to those applicants competent in an Indigenous language and/or knowledge in Indigenous customs, traditions and values.
  • Information and/or training will be provided within the probation period for the following:
    • Personal Health Information Act (PHIA), Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS) and Principles of Routine Practices (Universal Precautions).
    • Regional, site and unit policies and procedures.
    • Roles and responsibilities of members of the health care team.
  • Basic keyboarding skills required. 
  • Excellent command of the English language (both oral and written). 
  • General skills and ability to perform all tasks and responsibilities relevant to the duties of the position.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize assigned workload.
  • Ability to recognize and pursue self-development opportunities.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to respond to a variety of simultaneous demands.
  • Ability to perform as a team member and seek assistance as necessary.
  • General administrative and secretarial skills and ability to perform all tasks and responsibilities relevant to duties of the position.
  • Ability to operate information technology equipment as required, e.g.  fax, photocopier, computer, etc.
Physical Requirements
  • Must be able to function effectively in a stressful environment with frequent interruptions. 
  • Position may involve physical activity such as lifting, transferring and transporting patients and equipment.

 

This term position may end earlier as outlined in the Collective Agreement.

 

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.


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