Job title: Education & Liaison Nurse – Health Equity

Company: Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

Job description: CancerCare Manitoba is a provincial agency which provides clinical and academic services and leadership for cancer control and the treatment of blood disorders. Our shared vision of a world free of cancer drives every member of our team. CancerCare Manitoba is the perfect place to thrive if you’re seeking a fulfilling career in an organization that is committed to its employees’ well-being and professional development.Competition # 097-24-7150986Posting End Date: March 26, 2024City: WinnipegWork Location: MacCharlesDepartment: Community OncologyUnion: MNUHiring Status: TermReason for Term: OtherAnticipated Start and End Date: May 06, 2024 – June 02, 2025 (may expire with two weeks’ notice)FTE: 1.00Anticipated Shift: Days/Modified daysDaily Hours Worked: 7.75Annual Base Hours: 2015Salary: $42.124 /$43.683 /$45.245 /$46.947 /$48.898 /$50.789 /$52.855 /$55.007Job Summary:Reporting to the Program Manager Education and Community Relations the Education & Liaison Nurse – Health Equity (ELNHE) provides direct support to individuals and their family who are experiencing inequities in the health care system along the cancer continuum, working together towards receiving the right care for equitable outcomes for that individual and family. As an integral member of the multidisciplinary team, contributes clinical recommendations that are person-centred and lead to collaborative cancer care planning.The Education & Liaison Nurse – Health Equity applies advanced skills and knowledge of applying actions toward health equity to enhance awareness and understanding within the context of cancer and Manitoba’s population that includes the distinct experiences and voices of First Nations, Metis, Inuit, Newcomers, and other underserved populations are guiding principles for this role. Building capacity of health equity principles and actions within staff and physicians working at CancerCare Manitoba (CCMB), Community Cancer Programs, and our partners.The ELNHE is focused in the following areas: education, consultation, advanced clinical practice, and leadership. The incumbent will support the creation of a culturally safe and equitable care environment at CCMB and will also collaborate to improve cultural safety and equity among partner organizations working with patients with cancer, their families, communities, and their providers.Qualifications:Education

  • Post secondary degree in Nursing required from an accredited educational institution
  • Master Degree in Nursing, Public Health, or other related area preferred

Skills and Abilities

Game Presenter - French Speaking - Customer Service
  • Familiar with the Manitoba cancer system and cancer patient journey is considered an asset
  • Must be able to establish and maintain equitable, inclusive, and effective working relationships with all levels of staff, the general public, as well as internal and external stakeholders and partners
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of health equity and how it impacts patient care, experience and outcomes
  • Able to show an awareness of underserved populations such as First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, newcomers, sexual and gender diverse, older adults, and individuals who are geographically isolated.
  • Must have strong problem solving, critical thinking, and organizational and time management skills.
  • Must have strong written and oral communication skills, including public speaking and presenting, as well as strong attention to detail.
  • Must be able to work in independent and team environments.
  • Must be skilled in working with the internet, Windows platforms and Microsoft programs including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project.
  • Experience with electronic health records (EMR)
  • Experience using web-based communications and video-conferencing, such as MB-Telehealth and Microsoft Teams/Zoom.

Required Licenses, Registrations, Designations

  • Registered or eligible for registration with College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM)
  • Completion of an oncology related program or willingness to complete a recommended course within 12 months of starting the position

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

  • Up to date immunization record
  • The incumbent may need to be available to work evenings and weekends as required. This position may require travel within Winnipeg and to other Cancer Care Manitoba (CCMB) sites and Communities
  • Travel to other sites/facilities will require a valid Manitoba driver’s license and use of a personal motor vehicle


  • Must have satisfactory employment record
  • Must be legally able to work in Canada
  • Ability to speak French

Interested and qualified applicants are invited to submit a detailed and current resume, plus a cover letter demonstrating how you meet the above qualifications and the above competition number.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.

Location: Winnipeg, MB

Job date: Thu, 21 Mar 2024 07:34:26 GMT