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Heart Cath Lab Nurse (N2) - Repost

Requisition ID: 9157 

Position Number: 20016940

Posting End Date: Open until filled

City: Winnipeg

Site: WRHA Corporate

Department / Unit: Regional Cath Lab 

Job Stream: Clinical 


Anticipated Start Date: ASAP 

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days; Evenings

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: $35.669, $36.914, $38.163, $39.464, $40.736, $42.056


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Position Overview

Under the general supervision of the Manager, Cath Lab, the incumbent is responsible for assisting the Cardiologist with various cardiac diagnostic and interventional procedures including: coronary angiograms; PTCA/CAS; RHC/LHC, shunt calculations and aortic and mitral valve areas; rotoblation, intraaortic balloon pump insertion, use of intravascular ultrasound, and temporary pacemaker implantation.


  • Minimum two years recent ICU or ER experience managing critically ill patients required; preference will be given to applicants with recent ICU experience.
  • Prior experience using Mac Lab or related software preferred.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Graduate of an approved Registered Nursing education program required.
  • Successful completion of either the WCCNEP Program (or equivalent ICU program/training) or WRHA resuscitation course (or equivalent program/training) required.
  • Successful completion of the following courses required when the opportunity to take the courses is scheduled by the employer or as otherwise mutually agreed to between the nurse and the employer: Cardiac Pathophysiology; ECG Interpretation; Principles of Cardiac Catheterization.


  • 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 Registered Nurses of Manitoba (ARNM) preferred.
  • Current B.L.S. certification required; current A.C.L.S. certification preferred.

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).
    • 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.
  • Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Preference will be given to those applicants competent in an Indigenous language and/or knowledge in Indigenous customs, traditions and values.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking/problem solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize care for an individual patient or group of patients.
  • 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

  • Good physical and mental health, manual dexterity and visual and aural acuity required.
  • Moderate to heavy physical effort required.
  • Employees working in this area are required to wear a Lead Apron weighing approximately 15-20 lbs. for prolonged periods during hours of work.


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.


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, Health Sciences Centre, 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.

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