Secretary 1 – Shared Health – Selkirk, MB

Requisition ID: 148981

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Posting End Date:
October 23, 2020


Shared Health

Work Location:
Selkirk & District General Hospital

Department / Unit:
Selkirk DI Support

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Annual Base Hours:

$18.722, $19.283, $19.862, $20.458, $21.072, $21.704

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

Under the general supervision of the Manager or Pathology/Hematology Supervisor, and while demonstrating a commitment to the Mission, Values and Management Philosophy of Shared Health, the Secretary is responsible for: performing various secretarial duties related to the Laboratory Services, to include: typing/word processing, arranging meetings, attending meetings and recording minutes; assembling budget information and sending out computerized billings; maintaining weekly payroll cards, filing, photocopying, assembling teaching materials; and performing other related duties as assigned.

The transcriptionist portion of this position is responsible for transcribing and typing/word processing Pathologist reports; dictatyping gross reports from the cutting area; retrieving cytology reports to match with appropriate biopsy requests; organize reports for distribution and filing; performing data entry duties and performing other related duties as assigned.


  • Two (2) years related secretarial experience, preferably in a heath care setting
  • Computer software experience, including word processing experience

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Grade XII
  • Successful completion of a recognized medical secretarial program including medical terminology

Qualifications and Skills

  • Knowledge:
    • Computer (Novell Network) and accessories
    • Fax Machine
    • Scanner
    • Photocopier
    • Slide maker
    • Dictation equipment
  • Keyboard speed 55 wpm
  • Dictatyping skills
  • Knowledge of computer systems and proficiency in current and related software applications
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Knowledge of AP System
  • Ability to retain information which is of a confidential nature
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Mathematical aptitude
  • Excellent telephone skills

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.

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