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Winnipeg MB Permanent Posted: Friday, 15 March 2019
Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

Requisition ID: 2285

Posting End Date: On-going opportunities

City: Winnipeg

Site: St. Boniface Hospital

Department/Unit: Anesthesia

Job Stream: Clinical Support

Union: UFCW-Supp-832

Targeted Start Date: ASAP

FTE: Casual

Anticipated Shift: Days; Evenings; Weekends

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: $19.094, $19.668, $20.257, $20.865, $21.491, $22.136

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Position Overview

Under the general supervision of the Department Head, Anesthesia, and while demonstrating a commitment to the Mission, Values and Management Philosophy of St. Boniface General Hospital (SBGH), the ANESTHESIA ATTENDANT is responsible for: assisting with functions related to preparing, assembling and setting up Anesthesia supplies and equipment; inspecting, disassembling, assembling, cleaning and maintaining Anesthesia apparatus and devices; ordering, maintaining inventory of and restocking Anesthesia supplies; performing various cleaning duties; maintaining records as per department policy; picking up Anesthesia equipment/items from other departments; transporting patients as requested; and performing other related duties as assigned.


  • Ability to work in a Windows operating environment

  • One (1) year.related experience during the immediate preceding three (3) years

* Note: "Related" experience is deemed to be experience as a Sterile Processing Attendant, CPD, Sterile Processing Attendant O.R., Sterile Processing Attendant NFA or as a Health Care Aide in Post Anesthesia Recovery Room or in an Intensive or Critical Care area.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Grade XII or recognized equivalent.
  • Successful completion of a regionally recognized and approved Sterile Processing Program from an accredited institution.

*Note: New employees will be required to pass a test administered by the department upon completion of the SBGH Anesthesia Attendant Program.


  • Annual BLS level C registration/re-registration is required.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Ability to interact well with others
  • Ability to retain information which is of a confidential nature
  • Ability to work with accuracy
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to adapt readily to stressful situations
  • Mechanical aptitude

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to walk, stand, bend, lift, twist and reach constantly throughout the entire shift.
  • Ability to lift and carry equipment/trays weighing up to approximately 40 lbs/18 kgs.
  • Good physical health with the ability to lift and move patients.
  • Ability to maneuver and push/pull loaded carts.

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.

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Health Sciences Centre, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.

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.

Winnipeg MB, Canada
Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
2019-03-15 8:56:31 PM

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