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Secretary 2 - Repost

Requisition ID: 5942 

Position Number: 20018040

Posting End Date: June 18, 2018

City: Winnipeg

Site: Health Sciences Centre

Department / Unit: Psychiatry Forensic Administration 

Job Stream: Non-Clinical 

Union: CUPE-1550(204)

Targeted Start Date: ASAP

FTE: 0.50 

Anticipated Shift: Days

Daily Hours Worked: 7.50

Annual Base Hours: 1950

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


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Position Overview

Under the general direction of the Secretary 4, the incumbent is responsible for assisting in the provision of effective, efficient secretarial support in the Forensic Services setting. 

Duties include: typing a variety of correspondence, assessment transcription, telephone/reception duties, taking and relaying messages, handling emergency calls and directing individuals to appropriate personnel, greeting and directing patients/staff, preparing statements for outside agencies and ordering charts for weekly clinics and preparing related billing.


  • One year related experience required.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Complete high school education, Manitoba standards, required. 
  • Successful completion of a recognized secretarial/administrative training program required. 
  • A combination of education and experience may be considered.


Not Applicable

Qualifications and Skills

  • Preference will be given to those applicants competent in an Indigenous language and/or knowledge in Indigenous customs, traditions and values.
  • Typing 50 wpm. 
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and dictaphone required.  
  • Knowledge of medical and legal terminology preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment. 
  • Must have excellent English communication skills, both oral and written.

Physical Requirements

  • Frequent errands to several different areas of the hospital and/or university. 
  • Some lifting and moving of miscellaneous items required. 
  • Due to the nature of the work in the department, must be able to deal with difficult situations that may arise when in contact with patients and/or the public. 


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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