Competition #:420-07-02-16-24       Ward Clerk – Casual Positions

Feb 16, 2024

Competition #:420-07-02-16-24                                 Job Title:         Ward Clerk

Dept.:  Nursing                                                           Start Date:       Immediately

Posted Date: Feb 16, 2024                                          Closed date:    open until filled

Full/Part: Casual                                                         Position:          Casual (2)

 Union: NA

Applications accepted until 4 pm on closed date

Opening Statement

The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is a Long-Term Care Home to 137 Residents and employs 250 staff in various Departments.

Position Description

The Ward Clerk is responsible for clerical, scheduling & replacement (nursing staff) and other related duties in all areas of the facility as directed by the Director of Clinical Services in accordance with the Mission, Core Values, Vision, and Policies & Procedures of the R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home.  The Ward clerk serves as a positive role model as a partner in the provision of care and support of our Residents, represents the home in a positive, professional, efficient and confidential manner.  Please see full job description on website

Required Qualifications:

  • Competent in using various computer software packages, Excel, Word and Microsoft Office
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to meet to deadlines
  • Demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology
  • Demonstrated professional / positive behavior
  • Data entry is accurate
  • Excellent customer service orientated with a professional and friendly approach
  • Display a proactive manner and ability to multi task
  • Regular & consistent attendance is essential

Required Experience/Education:

  • Grade 12
  • Medical Terminology Course
  • Basic Computer Skills and experience with internet/email
  • Preferably 2 years previous experience within a LTC or hospital environment

Salary: $20.0926-204342/ hr.

 Hours of Work

Casual HRS, paid Bi-weekly. Coverage for weekdays & Weekends (as replacement is required), 8 hr. /4 hr. and 10 hr. /days.  (Additional hours may be needed to cover Vacation/Holiday, / sick time, (subject to availability)

Benefits/Pension Information:

Pension – N/A

Health- NA (Term has to be a minimum of 1 yr.)

VAC – % per pay as per Dept. of Labor standards

HOL – As per Dept. of Labor Standards Guidelines for Casual Employees

Closing Statement Closing Statement Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those Applicants selected for an interview to be contacted. Interviews held within two weeks of closing date.  This is a UNIFOR bargaining unit position. Preference given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. The R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. We are committed to upholding the Human Rights of all R.K MacDonald employees, including the right of all people to enjoy a physically and psychologically safe work environment; the right of all people to just and favorable terms of employment; and the right of all people to be respected and valued for their differences with equitable opportunities and outcomes in an inclusive environment where all can thrive.

Internal applicants to apply by using the Internal Application Form, External Applicants to submit cover letter and resume to:  HR via  email:   or  Fax: 902-863-4437

Disclaimer: Please refer to nursing home website for complete job posting