Unit Clerk - Ambulatory Care - #836829

Health Sciences Centre

Date: Oct 21, 2021
City: Winnipeg, MB
Salary: $18 / hour
Contract type: Full time
Health Sciences Centre

Requisition ID: 293395

Position Number:

Posting End Date:
October 26, 2021


Health Sciences Centre

Department / Unit:
Viral Hepatology Clinic

Job Stream:
Clinical Support


Anticipated Start Date - End Date:
11/01/2021 - 10/19/2022

Reason for Term:
Maternity Leave


Anticipated Shift:

Daily Hours Worked:

Annual Base Hours:

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

Shared Health leads the planning and coordinates the integration of patient-centred clinical and preventive health services across Manitoba. The organization also delivers some province-wide health services and supports centralized administrative and business functions for Manitoba health organizations.

Position Overview

Reporting to the Manager of Patient Care or Nurse In-Charge and working as part of a multidisciplinary team, the incumbent receives patients to clinic/unit and ensures appropriate documentation is completed accurately. Acts as communication link for the unit, answering telephone calls, determining urgency, and forwarding calls or taking and relaying messages. Obtains, assembles and maintains charts. Transcribes physicians’ orders. Schedules appointments/tests for patients and obtains test results. Performs a variety of tasks for the care and comfort of patients. Prepares payroll information for the area. Maintains clinic/unit supplies, compiles statistical information and performs other miscellaneous duties as required. Enters patient data into applicable information systems. Follows all HSC policy and procedures and or specific clinic standard operating procedures.


  • Previous related work experience preferred.

  • Current hospital based information systems/programs; scheduling systems/programs preferred.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Complete high school education, Manitoba standards.

  • Successful completion of a recognized Unit Clerk training program required.

  • Medical terminology (75% pass mark) required.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Typing/keyboarding skills minimum 40 wpm required.

  • Excellent command of the English language (both oral and written).

  • 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.

  • Ability to perform as a team member and seek assistance as necessary.

  • Preference will be given to candidates competent in an Aboriginal language and/or knowledgeable in Aboriginal customs, beliefs, and practices.

Physical Requirements

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

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

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.

We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.

Interested candidates should select the "Apply" icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification.

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 in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE.

Shared Health values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We welcome applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.

Direct care workers are required to either be vaccinated for Covid-19 or to participate in on-going regular Covid-19 testing pursuant to Orders made under The Public Health Act C.C.S.M. c.P210. Successful applicants will be notified at the time of offer of the applicability of this requirement for this position.

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