Unit Assistant - #110691

Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

Date: 3 weeks ago
City: Winnipeg, MB
Contract type: Full time

Requisition ID: 356183

Position Number: 20038871

Posting End Date: April 1, 2024

City: Winnipeg

Employer: St. Boniface Hospital

Site: St. Boniface Hospital

Department / Unit: Central Resource Team - CUPE

Job Stream: Clinical Support

Union: CUPE

Anticipated Start - End Date: ASAP - Indefinite

Reason for Term: Other Leave

FTE: 0.50

Anticipated Shift: Days

Work Arrangement: In Person

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015

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

**Variable start time of 0715,0730,0800 and 0830 - dependent on where pre-booked

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 12 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.

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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