Medical

Provide medical care to athletes, coaches, managers; and will coordinate spectator, VIP, media and volunteer first aid at games venues.

 

Polyclinic

Nurse

Duties: As members of the medical team, the nurses will provide appropriate care for all participants, responding to any medical incidents and providing care in accordance with Scope of Practice.  The nurse will assist with participant intake at the Polyclinic and Satellite Clinics and are responsible for operations within the Poly Clinic/Satellite Clinic Infirmaries, ensuring that medical supplies at clinics are stocked.

Skills:  

  • All nurses will provide care in accordance with the standards of practice established by the CRNM (College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba).
  • All nurses will have a Bachelor of Nursing degree
  • All nurses who reside in Manitoba must be registered to practice in Manitoba.

Individuals with TNCC or triage trained/emergency nurses would be preferable but not necessarily required. 

Doctor

Duties: Physicians will be responsible for the overall health and care of all participants. The Polyclinic intake physician will assume overall coordination of Polyclinic physicians and on-call specialist referrals.  There will be a Polyclinic intake physician assigned to every shift.  

Skills:   Physicians must be licensed with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba.  Out-of-province physicians must obtain a temporary license from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba and will require a letter of good standing from their own provincial association. 

Therapists

Duties of therapists:

At Venues:

  • Assessment and primary first aid care of the injured athlete on the field of play (FOP) and in the Athlete Medical Area
  • Taping modification or reinforcement of existing tape job, taping for an acute injury and taping between competitions at the discretion of the therapist treating the athlete.
  • If more extensive treatment is needed, participants will be referred/transported to the Polyclinic for continuation of treatment services.

At the polyclinic: Therapists will provide prophylactic and reinforcement taping after completing a mandatory assessment of the areas to be taped and after treatment in the clinics. Massage therapists will work in the polyclinic only.  They will be responsible for soft tissue manipulation.

Skills:

  • Physiotherapist should have a  Degree (BMR PT or MPT) in physiotherapy or a (CAT(C)) certification from CATA for athletic therapists. They should be a member in good 

Dentist

Duties: Dental services including emergency dental care, pain relief, infections, fractures, and broken appliances will be available 24 hours a day as an on-call service.

Skills: Healthcare professionals from the above-noted consultative services, will provide health care within their discipline and as per their Scope of Practice, on a physician referral basis via the Poly Clinic or Satellite Clinic.  Services will be provided on an on-call urgent or emergent basis. Dentists will be Licensed in their home province and in Manitoba by their respective licensing bodies. Clinical experience in the management of athletes and athletic injuries a definite asset. 

Optometrist

Duties:   The following optometry services will be available to games participants:  eye injury treatment, infections, any other eye health concerns, eye glasses repair, and contact lens concerns. Optometry services will be available as an on-call service daily during the games.  

Skills: Healthcare professionals from the above-noted consultative services, will provide health care within their discipline and as per their Scope of Practice, on a physician referral basis via the Polyclinic or Satellite Clinic. Services will be provided on an on-call urgent or emergent basis. Optometrists will be Licensed in their home province and in Manitoba by their respective licensing bodies. Clinical experience in the management of athletes and athletic injuries a definite asset.

Specialist

Duties:   TBC

Chiropractor

Duties: Chiropractors will be responsible for assessing and treating the injury for which a participant has been referred for chiropractic services. Treatment will be confined to manipulations for the specified injury and a consent form must be signed prior to any treatments.

Skills:  All chiropractors must be licensed by the Chiropractors’ Association of Manitoba (MAS).  Out-of-province chiropractors must obtain temporary licensure from the MAS.

Pharmacist

Duties: Pharmacy services provided include stocking the Infirmary, prescription dispensing, and replenishing physician supplies for use at the venues and provision of drug information.  

Skills: Pharmacist licensed in the province of Manitoba.  Experience at sporting events and familiarity with Canadian Centre of Ethics in Sport Guidelines a definite asset

Medical Admin Clerk

Duties: The Medical Administration Team members are responsible for the daily medical administration at the Polyclinic in the Athlete’s Village.  This may include, but is not limited to, inquiries at the reception/admitting desk, ensuring intake forms of the athletes are completed, being familiar with medical software to access participant information and enter medical injury reports, organizing paperwork, filing, responding to phone inquiries, and referring inquiries regarding medical issues to appropriate individuals.  

Skills: Experience in the medical field a definite asset.  Pleasant and inviting demeanor dealing with people.   Strong organizational skills, able to deal with multiple tasks at one time.  

Data Entry Clerk

Duties: The Medical Administration Team members are responsible for the daily medical administration at the Polyclinic in the Athlete’s Village.  This may include, but is not limited to, inquiries at the reception/admitting desk, ensuring intake forms of the athletes are completed, being familiar with medical software to access participant information and enter medical injury reports, organizing paperwork, filing, responding to phone inquiries, and referring inquiries regarding medical issues to appropriate individuals.

Skills: Experience in the medical field a definite asset.  Pleasant and inviting demeanor dealing with people.   Strong organizational skills, able to deal with multiple tasks at one time.  Computer skills required. Familiarity of GEMS.pro an asset.  

Medical Reception Clerk

Duties: The administration team will be responsible for admitting, processing and directing participants upon arrival at the polyclinic.  They will also be responsible for data entry, filing and answering all general inquiries.

Skills: Experience in the medical field a definite asset.  Pleasant and inviting demeanor dealing with people.  Strong organizational skills while dealing with multiple tasks at one time.  

Supply

Duties: The Supplies Team members are responsible for assisting with the storage, organization and distribution of medical supplies.  Responsibilities include setting up supply storage areas, maintaining accurate records of incoming and outgoing supplies, organizing requested outgoing supplies, and ensuring all supplies are accounted for and secure at all times., restocking supplies for the Polyclinic and venues, answering any phone calls with respect to medical personnel, dispatch of the medical vans and/or extra ambulance and any extra data entry that must be complete.

Skills: Driver’s license class 5.  Experience with medical supply management a definite asset.  

 

Venues

Nurse

Duties: Nurses will be responsible for the medical care and comfort of all participants. Nurses will assist with medical coordination at the venues  by providing care to non-competing participants as well as back up medical care in the event of a major injury on the field of play.    

All nurses will provide care in accordance with the standards of practice established by the CRNM (College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba).

  • All nurses will have a Bachelor of Nursing degree
  • All nurses who reside in Manitoba must be registered to practice in Manitoba.
  • Individuals with TNCC or triage trained/emergency nurses would be preferable but not necessarily required.

Doctor 

Duties: Physicians will respond to field of play injuries, assess, treat, refer and prescribe as outlined by their governing body.  It is the responsibility of physicians to withdraw and reinstate participants while the participant’s health remains the top priority.  

Skills: Physicians must be licensed with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba.  Out-of-province physicians must obtain a temporary license from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba and will require a letter of good standing from their own provincial association.

Therapist

Duties:

  • Assessment and primary first aid care of the injured athlete on the field of play and in the Athlete Medical Area.
  • Taping modification or reinforcement of existing tape job, taping for an acute injury and taping between competitions at the discretion of the therapist treating the athlete.
  • Referral and transportation of participants to the Polyclinic for continued treatment services if more extensive treatment is required.   

Skills: Physiotherapists should have a  Degree (BMRPT or MPT) in physiotherapy or a (CAT(C)) certification from CATA for athletic therapists. They should be a member in good standing of the provincial/territorial or national association and must hold valid malpractice insurance.  

Anti-doping Assistant

Duties: To support the Certified Doping Control officer in drug testing protocol.  To supervise selected athletes, stock required supplies and manage drug testing station. All participants will be selected, notified, tested and their samples will be processed following the policies and procedures set out by the CCES.  

Skills: Valid Class 5 drivers’ licence, knowledge of all CCES rules and procedures.