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Unit Assistant - Repost

Requisition ID: 335514 

Position Number: 20033800

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Winnipeg

Site: Concordia Hospital

Department / Unit: Urgent Care 

Job Stream: Clinical Support 


Anticipated Start Date: ASAP 

FTE: 0.70 

Anticipated Shift: Evenings;Weekends

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 1950

Salary: $20.090, $20.694, $21.314, $21.952, $22.612, $23.291


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 Clinical Manager, Registered Nurse (RN), Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN), and/or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), the Unit Clerk provides support and care to the unit, to patients, and to the health care team through the provision of performing clerical, receptionist, and related duties as directed, as well as assisting with patient/resident care and providing basic supportive care as directed.


  • Recent patient care experience (in the last 4 years) required or equivalent will be considered.
  • Computer experience required (i.e. Microsoft Office).

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Grade 12 education or equivalent.


  • Health Unit Clerk certificate from a recognized college/educational institution required. 
  • Health Care Aide certificate from a recognized college/educational institution required.
  • Friends and Family CPR training is required.  Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) is required for positions in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Urgent Care with recertification required annually. (Certification must be obtained within 2 months of acquiring the position.)

Qualifications and Skills

  • General skills and ability to perform all tasks and responsibilities relevant to the duties of the position.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize assigned workload.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform as a team member and seek assistance as necessary.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in written and oral English.
  • Demonstrated ability to relate to people in a tactful, courteous, and reassuring manner. 
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and establish priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to respond to a variety of simultaneous demands.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality in all matters pertaining to the hospital, patients/residents and their families.
  • Ability to operate information technology equipment as required, e.g. fax, photocopier, computer, etc.

Physical Requirements

  • Good physical health to meet the position demands.


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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