Job title: Nurse 2 – URIS

Company: Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

Job description: Requisition ID: 362515Position Number: 20018360Posting End Date: July 11, 2024City: WinnipegEmployer: Winnipeg Regional Health AuthoritySite: WRHA Community Health Services – Access River EastDepartment / Unit: Public Health River EastJob Stream: ClinicalUnion: MNUAnticipated Start Date: 08/05/2024FTE: 0.60Anticipated Shift: Days;Evenings;WeekendsWork Arrangement: In PersonDaily Hours Worked: 7.75Annual Base Hours: 2015Salary: $39.233, $40.604, $41.977, $43.407, $44.809, $46.260, $47.185, $48.129Please note that this position requires flexibility with hours.Grow your career in the Winnipeg Health Region! Our team provides a spectrum of health care services through an integrated network of sites, services and organizations. We’re united by a shared commitment to excellent and equitable health care.Position OverviewThe Winnipeg Regional Health Authority is seeking an innovative individual with strong community health skills for the position of Community-Based Direct Service Nurse. The Unified Referral and Intake System (URIS) is a provincial program that assists community programs in providing safe and supportive environments for children with physical health care needs. The Community-Based Direct Service Nurse works collaboratively to provide community programs with health care plans for children with physical health care needs. The nurse also provides training and monitors community personnel that are responsible for these children.Experience

  • Minimum 2 years recent pediatric nursing experience with experience in the delivery of services in community health preferred.
  • Satisfactory employment record required.
  • A combination of education and experience may be considered.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

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  • Graduate of an approved Registered Nursing education program required.
  • Successful completion of a relevant post basic program may be required.


  • Responsible for maintaining and providing proof of registration with the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM).
  • Active participation in professional associations e.g. Association of Regulated Nurses of Manitoba (ARNM) preferred.
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Training requirements for this position shall be in accordance with the Employer policy.
  • Subject to Immunization and Tuberculin testing as per WRHA policy.
  • Valid Manitoba Class 5 driver’s license and vehicle are required.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Knowledge of:
  • College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba Standards of Practice for Registered Nurses.
  • Canadian Nurses Association Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses.
  • Scope of practice as documented in the Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA).
  • Community Health Nurse Standards of Practice & Home Health Competencies Scope of practice as documented in the Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA).
  • Regional/Facility unit policies, procedures, protocols, and guidelines.
  • Nursing care knowledge related to community nursing.
  • Personal Health Information Act (PHIA), Protection of Persons in Care Act, Mental Health Act, Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS), Principles of Routine Practices (Universal Precautions) and other legislated acts.
  • Roles and responsibilities of members of the healthcare team.
  • Principles of delegation/assignment.
  • Principles of adult learning and teaching strategies.
  • Understanding of the Unified Referral and Intake System preferred.
  • Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking/problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize care for an individual or group(s).
  • Ability to respond to a variety of simultaneous demands.
  • Ability to recognize and pursue self-development opportunities.
  • Ability to perform independently and as a member of the healthcare team.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing situations.
  • Ability to maintain concentration with frequent interruptions.
  • Ability to function in a demanding and stressful environment.
  • Proficient with computers, software programs, and applications such as Windows and Word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.

Physical Requirements

  • Moderate to heavy physical effort required.
  • Willingness to work variable hours over the school year with a guaranteed annual EFT equivalent.
  • Physically able to provide service in a wide variety of community settings under varying weather and environmental conditions.
  • Use of a reliable motor vehicle suitable for all environmental conditions.

If there are no applicants meeting the posted qualifications, the Employer MAY CONSIDER an applicant who does not meet the posted qualificationsThis position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.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, Golden West Centennial Lodge, Grace Hospital, 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.We welcome applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.

Location: Winnipeg, MB

Job date: Sat, 06 Jul 2024 03:57:58 GMT