CancerCare Manitoba


CancerCare Manitoba located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada is a provincial agency which provides clinical and academic services and leadership for cancer control and the treatment of blood disorders. We invite applications for the position of:

Unit Clerk (Communication Clerk)
Nursing - MacCharles

Term Full-time (1.0 EFT)
Mat Leave Term ASAP - April 5, 2019 (may expire with 2 weeks' notice)

Competition #: 69-18-713501568

Job Summary :

Reporting to the Unit Manager, the Unit Clerk performs a variety of clerical tasks, supportive functions for patient and staff, and the Department. The successful candidate must have the flexibility to move between MacCharles and St. Boniface units as assigned.



  • Successful completion of a recognized Health Unit Clerk course
  • Proof of successful completion of 40s English course or equivalent*
  • Transcribing orders with high accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to coordinate patient testing and appointments with other areas or facilities using software programs that may include E-booking e-Chart, IMPAX, ARIA, etc.
  • Ability to perform physically demanding tasks e.g. pushing carts with patient charts
  • Proficient with MS Word/Outlook and internet use
  • Satisfactory employment record

Will be assessed during the interview process:
  • Strong understanding of patient-centered care
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational, customer service and problem solving skills
  • Ability to adapt to stressful situations
Will be assessed during the testing process:
  • Computer keyboarding skills of 30-50 wpm
  • Proficient medical terminology (70% pass rate)

  • Previous experience in Oncology
  • Previous experience in patient care setting
  • Basic computer skills

Note: Please enclosed the required documents (proof of education and completion of 40s English course or equivalency) together with your application to CCMB Human Resources.

Click here to view additional information on minimum language requirements.

This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, an Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.

CancerCare Manitoba is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free recruitment processes and work environment. If you are contacted by CancerCare Manitoba regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if accommodation measures must be taken to enable you to apply and be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

We thank all that apply and advise that only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. *For more information regarding 40S language equivalencies, please contact Human Resources at (204) 787-8501.

Salary: As per CUPE Collective Agreement

Position #: 69-18-713501568

Please submit a detailed cover letter outlining how you meet the requirements for this position along with a current resume which references the Competition Number:

CancerCare Manitoba
Human Resources Services
675 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3E OV9

or Fax: (204) 786-0181

Closing Date: March 15, 2018