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Unit Clerk

Requisition ID: 340565   

Position Number: 20046467

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Winnipeg

Site: Shared Health

Department / Unit: Non-Invasive Cardiac Diagnostics   

Job Stream: Clinical Support   


Anticipated Start - End Date: ASAP - Indefnite

Reason for Term: Other Leave

FTE: 1.00   

Anticipated Shift: Days;Other 

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015

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

Reporting to the Program Team Manager or Manager of Patient Care or Nurse in Charge and working as part of a multidisciplinary team, the incumbent:


  1. Receives patients to clinic/unit and ensures appropriate documentation is completed accurately.
  2. Acts as communication link for the unit, answering telephone calls, determining urgency, and forwarding calls or taking and relaying messages.
  3. Obtains, assembles and maintains charts.
  4. Transcribes physicians’ orders.
  5. Schedules appointments/tests for patients and obtains test results.
  6. Performs a variety of tasks for the care and comfort of patients.
  7. Prepares payroll information for the area.
  8. Maintains clinic/unit supplies, compiles statistical information and performs other miscellaneous duties as required.
  9. Enters patient data into applicable information systems.
  10. Follow all site policy and procedures and or specific clinic standard operating procedures.


  • Previous related work experience preferred.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Complete high school education, Manitoba standards, required.
  • Successful completion of a recognized Unit Clerk training program required.
  • Medical terminology (75% pass mark) required.
  • Current hospital-based information systems/programs; scheduling systems/programs preferred.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Typing/keyboarding skills minimum 40 wpm required.
  • Excellent command of the English language (both oral and written).
  • Preference will be given to those applicants competent in an Indigenous language and/or knowledge in Indigenous customs, traditions and values.
  • 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 healthcare team.
  • Ability to organize, manage time and prioritize workload.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and seek assistance as necessary.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to recognize and pursue self-development opportunities.
  • Ability to respond to a variety of simultaneous demands.
  • 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.


St. Boniface Hospital is committed to empowering a workforce that welcomes and celebrates diversity by fostering culturally safe places for all employees. We strive to celebrate our diverse workforce and the outstanding work we do every day.


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


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.


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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