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Unit Assistant - Repost

Requisition ID: 286922 

Position Number: 20068087

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Winnipeg

Site: St. Boniface Hospital

Department / Unit: Cardiac Clinics 

Job Stream: Clinical Support 

Union: UFCW-Supp-832

Anticipated Start Date - End Date: ASAP - 12/31/2021

Reason for Term: Other Leave

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days 

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015

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


Grow your career in the Winnipeg Health Region! Our team provides a spectrum of health care services through an integrated network of sites, services and organizations. We’re united by a shared commitment to excellent and equitable health care.

Position Overview

Under the general supervision of the PROGRAM TEAM MANAGER, and while  demonstrating a commitment to the Mission, Values and Management Philosophy of St. Boniface General Hospital, the UNIT ASSISTANT is responsible for providing clerical and patient related support to include: scheduling appointments/consults; preparing examining rooms; assisting patients; preparing charts; performing receptionist duties; assisting in the Records Area; ordering supplies; processing physicians' orders; and performing other related duties as assigned.


  • Six (6) months experience in a nursing unit.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Grade XII or equivalent.
  • Successful completion of the St. Boniface General Hospital Ward Clerk Training Program.


Note: Six (6) months Ward Clerk experience on a nursing unit" in lieu of "Successful completion of the St. Boniface Hospital Ward Clerk Training Program" shall be applicable only to those applicants in a "grandfathering" situation - i.e. those who have previous ward clerk experience without having completed the Ward Clerk Training Program.  Minimum experience required in these instances shall be one (1) year in total.


Not Applicable

Qualifications and Skills

  • Knowledge of computer systems.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Ability to retain information which is of a confidential nature.
  • Good telephone manner.
  • Good interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to adapt readily to stressful situations.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

Physical Requirements

  • Physically capable of assisting patients in wheelchairs.

This term position may end earlier as outlined in your collective agreement.


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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