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Ward Clerk

Requisition ID: 293122 

Position Number: 20050843

Posting End Date: October 19, 2021

City: Winnipeg

Site: Grace Hospital

Department / Unit: General Surgical (4S) 

Job Stream: Clinical Support 

Union: CUPE-1599(204)

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP 

FTE: 0.50 

Anticipated Shift: Evenings;Weekends 

Daily Hours Worked: 7.50

Annual Base Hours: 1950

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 Clinical Manager, RN, RPN and/or LPN, the Ward Clerk acts as a member of the health care team, performing clerical, receptionist, and related duties as directed.  The Ward Clerk demonstrates a commitment to the values, vision, goals, and objectives of the Region/facility/unit.

Experience

  • Previous patient care experience preferred.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Complete high school education, Manitoba standards, required.
  • Successful completion of a recognized Unit Clerk training program required.

Certification/Licensure/Registration

Not Applicable

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.
  • Medical terminology (75% pass mark) required.
  • Typing/keyboarding skills minimum 40 wpm required.
  • Current hospital based information systems/programs; scheduling systems/programs preferred.
  • 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.
  • General administrative and secretarial skills and ability to perform all tasks and responsibilities relevant to duties of the position.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize 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 operate information technology equipment as required, e.g. fax, photocopier, computer, etc.
  • Ability to perform as a team member and seek assistance as necessary.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to function effectively in a stressful environment with frequent interruptions.

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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