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Requisition ID: 270522 

Position Number: 20054915

Posting End Date: July 28, 2021

City: Winnipeg

Site: Deer Lodge Centre

Department / Unit: OSI Clinic 

Job Stream: Clinical Support 

Union: PSAC

Anticipated Start Date: 08/15/2021 

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days 

Daily Hours Worked: 7.50

Annual Base Hours: 1950

Salary: $19.468, $20.052, $20.653, $21.273, $21.911, $22.569


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Position Overview

Directly accountable to the Manager of the OSI Clinic, the Secretary for the Operational Stress Injury Clinic provides administrative functions for the OSI clinic. Coordinates the logistics of services such as meetings, group activity, conferences and workgroups. Consolidates activities related to human and material management, drafts and prepares reports, letter and other documents.


Performs all duties in accordance with established health and safety regulations/guidelines, policies and procedures (e.g. utilizing personal, protective equipment as per safe work procedures). Notifies their Manager or their designates (i.e. supervisors) of all occurrences, injuries illnesses or safety and health concerns which are likely to harm themselves, their co-workers, or any others who enter the premises.


  • Two years related experience in a health-care setting.
  • Experience using an electronic medical record.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Grade 12 (Manitoba standard)
  • Successful completion of a secretarial program or course of study or equivalent.


Not Applicable

Qualifications and Skills

  • Demonstrates knowledge and support of:
    • The vision, values, goals, and objectives of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority and the Deer Lodge Centre.
    • The Deer Lodge Centre’s Mission Statement, Residents Bill of Rights and Code of Conduct.
    • Personal Health Information Act, Protection of Persons in Care Act, Workplace Hazardous
    • Material Information System (WHMIS), Principles of Routine Practices (Universal Precautions) and other legislated acts.
    • Knowledge of medical terminology.
    • Knowledge of office practices and procedures.
    • Knowledge of filing, indexing and recording systems.
    • Knowledge of the operation of modern office equipment.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English with a superior understanding of grammar, spelling, syntax and punctuation rules.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload efficiently.
  • Ability to retain information on a confidential basis.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to manage workload with frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to proofread document and correct errors.
  • Ability to schedule appointment and arrange meetings.
  • Ability to prepare reports.
  • Ability to deal sensitively with client and their families who may be emotionally distraught and stressed.
  • Ability to perform accurate mathematical calculations.
  • Keyboarding speed of 65 wpm with less than 5% error rate.
  • Shorthand/speedwriting and dictatyping skills
  • Thorough, discrete, reliable and mature.
  • Well-developed computer skills, including word processing (Word), spreadsheets (Excel) and communication (Outlook).

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 patients/residents/staff/visitors.

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.

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