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Clinical Resource Nurse (N3)

Requisition ID: 318206  

Position Number: 20048321

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Winnipeg

Site: Misericordia Health Centre

Department / Unit: Clinical Resource - MHC  

Job Stream: Clinical  


Anticipated Start Date: ASAP

FTE: Casual 

Anticipated Shift: Days;Evenings;Nights;Weekends 

Daily Hours Worked: 11.63

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: $40.726 , $42.098 , $43.534 , $44.932 , $46.230 , $47.646 , $49.109 , $50.091


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 Overview

Under the general supervision of, and in collaboration with the Chief Nursing Officer, and while demonstrating a commitment to the Mission, Values and Management philosophy of the Misericordia Health Centre, the Clinical Resource Nurse (CRN) is responsible for providing clinical expertise to clinical team members. The CRN is responsible for assuming a leadership role in coordinating patient care within the healthcare facility to ensure quality patient care outcomes by providing expert nursing care to patients by promoting an interdisciplinary patient centred approach to care based on best practice; teaching nursing staff; performing charge nurse functions; advancing nursing practice and performing other related duties as assigned.


The CRN will be responsible for ensuring quality eye intake processes; will act as the nursing lead for Code Blue Response Team as well as providing clinical leadership and problem solving for all MHC Clinical Programs.


  • Minimum three (3) years of recent experience required in Acute or Long Term Care.
  • Previous experience in ophthalmology an asset.
  • Charge nurse experience required.
  • Leadership experience preferred.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Graduate of an approved Registered Nursing program required.
  • Bachelor of Nursing preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • A recognized course in Healthcare Management is an asset.


  • Responsible for maintaining and providing proof of active registration with the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM).
  • Active participation in professional associations e.g. Association of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (ARNM) preferred.
  • Current CPR training at the ACLS level is required.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Knowledge of:
    • College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba Standards of Practice for Registered Nurse.
    • Canadian Nurses Association Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses.
    • 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 clinical area.
    • 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.
  • Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize care for an individual patient or a group of patients.
  • Ability to delegate care appropriately and monitor outcomes of delegated care.
  • Ability to respond to a variety of simultaneous demands.
  • 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.

  • Demonstrates effective organizational, interpersonal, critical thinking/problem-solving and decisionmaking.

  • Ability to implement change.

  • Basic computer skills, including Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word.

Physical Requirements

  • Good physical and mental health.

If there are no applicants meeting the posted qualifications, the Employer MAY CONSIDER an applicant who does not meet the posted qualifications


This 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, 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.

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