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Program Assistant

Requisition ID: 36647 

Position Number: 20053179

Posting End Date: December 9, 2019

City: Winnipeg

Site: Concordia Hospital

Department / Unit: Staffing - Concordia Hospital 

Job Stream: Non-Clinical 

Union: CUPE-1973(204)

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP 

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days

Daily Hours Worked: 8.0

Annual Base Hours: 1950

Salary: $19.488, $20.073, $20.675, $21.295, $21.934, $22.592


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Position Overview
Provides experienced administrative support to the assigned department. Functions under the policies and procedures of the department and Hospital.
  • A minimum of 5 years secretarial experience, of which 2 years are at a senior level. General knowledge of the administrative practice and procedures.
  • Experience with ESP staff scheduling system and experience with computerized payroll system.
Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)
  • Grade XII.
  • Completion of recognized secretarial or business office training program and/or community college program.
  • Completion of a medical terminology course.
  • Not Applicable
Qualifications and Skills
  • Must have knowledge of, and be proficient with, a variety of software programs.
  • Familiar with the CUPE and MNU collective agreements.
  • Excellent organizational skills, flexibility and independence in completing work assignments and complex tasks.
  • Proficiency in taking, transcribing, and editing of minutes, which may require attendance at evening meetings.
  • Minimum typing speed 65 wpm.
  • Work independently with limited direction.
  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with all staff, outside agencies and general public.
  • Ability to prioritize work and meet scheduling deadlines.
Physical Requirements
  • May be required to work extended hours.
  • May involve exposure to disease, radiation, toxic materials, noise, allergens etc.
  • May encounter aggressive and/or agitated individuals.


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.


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