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Unit Clerical Assistant

Requisition ID: 9003 

Position Number: 20027888

Posting End Date: June 20, 2018

City: Winnipeg

Site: Victoria General Hospital

Department / Unit: Outpatient Surgery 

Job Stream: Clinical Support 

Union: MGEU-Supp-100

Anticipated Start Date - End Date: ASAP - October 12, 2018

Reason for Term: Maternity Leave

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days; Evenings

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015

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

 

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Position Overview

Working as part of a multidisciplinary team under the supervision of the Manager of Patient Care or Nurse in Charge, the incumbent:

 

  • Performs a variety of clerical tasks and acts as a communication link for the unit.
  • Performs a variety of tasks for the care and comfort of patients as well as routine domestic tasks to maintain the cleanliness of the area.

Experience

  • Previous related work experience preferred. 

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Complete high school education, Manitoba standards, required. 
  • Successful completion of both the Health Care Aide and Unit Clerk programs required.
  • Medical terminology (75% pass mark) required.

Certification/Licensure/Registration

  • “Friends and Family training” is required upon hire, with ongoing training in Compressions to be provided as per Code Blue Policy.   

Qualifications and Skills

  • Information and/or training will be provided within the probation period for the following:
    • Personal Health Information Act (PHIA), Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS) and Principles of Routine Practices (Universal Precautions).
    • Regional, site and unit policies and procedures.
    • Roles and responsibilities of members of the health care team.
  • Basic keyboarding skills (30-50 words per minute) required. 
  • Demonstrated excellent command of the English language (both oral and written). 
  • General skills and ability to perform all tasks and responsibilities relevant to the duties of the position.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize assigned workload.
  • Ability to recognize and pursue self-development opportunities.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to respond to a variety of simultaneous demands.
  • Ability to follow direction.
  • Ability to perform as a team member and seek assistance as necessary.
  • General administrative and secretarial skills and ability to perform all tasks and responsibilities relevant to duties of the position.
  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills ensuring effective interpersonal and interdepartmental communication.
  • Utilize a positive approach to problem solving in all aspects of job responsibilities.
  • Ability to operate information technology equipment as required, e.g. fax, photocopier, computer, etc.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to function effectively in a stressful environment with frequent interruptions. 
  • Position may involve physical activity such as lifting, transferring and transporting patients and equipment.

 

This term position may end earlier as outlined in the Collective Agreement.

 

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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