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:

039 - Charge Clerk - Repost

Department of Nursing – MacCharles

Competition #: 039-20-713505523

Closing Date: July 7, 2020

  • Permanent
  • Full-Time
  • (1.0 EFT)


Under the supervision of the Department of Nursing Unit Manager, the Charge Clerk will be responsible for a variety of clerical tasks including scheduling patients, answering telephones, receiving patients, and directing patients. Working as part of a multidisciplinary team, the Charge Clerk contributes to the care and comfort of patients by providing physical assistance which may include lifting, transferring, and transporting patients The position is responsible in the daily assignment scheduling of support staff in collaboration with the unit managers, other Charge Clerks and the Clinical Resource Nurse(s). The Charge Clerk provides leadership in acting as a clinical resource and role model, using his/her clinical expertise to guide, train, and mentor staff to promote best practice and patient safety.



  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a Unit Clerk and Unit Assistant and/ or Nursing Assistant or equivalent
  • Successful completion of a recognized Nursing Assistant Course (Completion of Health Care Aide and Health Unit Clerk)
  • Grade XII, Manitoba Standard or equivalent
  • Proof of successful completion of 40S English course or equivalent
  • Current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)
  • Ability to perform physically demanding tasks e.g. pushing carts with patient charts
  • Satisfactory employment record
  • Must be able to legally work in Canada

 Will be assessed During the Interview Process:

  • Strong understanding and practice of patient centered care
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to effectively function in a stressful environment with frequent interruptions
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills

Will be assessed During the Testing process:

  • Computer keyboarding skills of 30 wpm
  • Proficient medical terminology (70% pass rate)


  • Previous experience in a leadership role, mentoring and training
  • Ability to speak French


  • Previous experience in patient care setting
  • Basic computer skills

Salary: As per CUPE Collective Agreement

Additional Information:

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

Minimum Language Requirements:

Applicants whose first language* is not English and who have not successfully completed a Manitoba Grade 12 40S English course or equivalent will be required to meet one of the following English language proficiency requirements:

TOEFL- a minimum of 550 (CBT-213) on the PBT (Paper-Based Test), or a minimum of 213 on the CBT (Computer-Based Test), or a minimum of 79-80 on the IBT (Internet-Based Test)

CanTest - a minimum band level of 4.5 in Reading and Listening, and 4.0 in Speaking and Writing

IEL TS - a minimum band of 6.5 in Reading, Listening, and Speaking, and a minimum of 6.0 in Writing

MELAB - a minimum final score of 80 with a minimum of 77 in Writing

CAEL- a minimum overall result of 60 with a minimum of 60 in Writing

Successful completion of AEPUCE (Academic English Program for University and College Entrance) offered through the University of Manitoba and Red River College

*The term "first language" refers to that language which is most commonly used in homes, communities and daily commerce in the applicant's native country. It may or may not be the country's official language or one of the country's official languages or the language of instruction.


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.

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 to:

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