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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Emergency

Requisition ID: 351093    

Position Number: 20043065   

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Winnipeg   

Employer: Winnipeg Regional Health Authority 

Site: Grace Hospital   

Department / Unit: Emergency GGH - B    

Job Stream: Clinical    

Union: MNU    

Anticipated Start Date: 01/08/2024    

FTE: 1.00    

Anticipated Shift: Days;Evenings;Weekends  

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75   

Annual Base Hours: 2015   

Salary: $30.033, $31.017, $31.987, $33.167, $34.245, $35.455, $36.715, $37.817


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.


The successful applicant may be eligible for an annual full-time incentive of up to $2,000 each year until 2024 as per MOU #31 of the current MNU collective agreement.


Position Overview

Under the general supervision of the Manager of Patient Care, the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for providing professional practical nursing services to designated patients, including those with complex and unpredictable health needs. These services include independent nursing services, administration of prescribed medical treatments, collaboration and interaction within the healthcare team and participation in the coordination of patient care and discharge.  Demonstrates a commitment to the vision, values, goals, and objectives of the region/facility/unit.


  • Recent, related, experience is an asset. 
  • Current Emergency nursing experience preferred.
  • Satisfactory employment record required.

**Emergency Nursing Orientation is a full-time program. Orientees are required to participate on a full-time basis during Level 1, 2, and 3 training periods. 

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Graduate of an approved Licensed Practical Nursing Education program required.



  • Successful completion of WRHA Emergency Nursing Orientation (ENO) training Level 1 within (2) months of date of hire with remaining level 2 and 3 completed within (12) months of hire and all other required training within 24 months.**
  • Certification in IV Therapy; IV Medication Administration.


  • Responsible for maintaining and providing proof of active registration with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba (CLPNM).
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Training at the Healthcare Provider level required. 
  • In accordance with WRHA policy. 
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) training an asset.
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) training an asset.
  • Trauma Nursing Core course (TNCC) an asset.
  • Emergency Nursing Pediatric course (ENPC) an asset. 
  • Emergency Practice, Interventions and Care (EPICC) Foundations course an asset.
  • Emergency Practice, Interventions and Care (EPICC) Trauma course an asset.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Knowledge of:
    • College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba Standards of Practice for Licensed Practical Nurses.
    • College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba Code of Ethics for Licensed Practical Nurses.
    • Scope of practice as documented in the Licensed Practical Nurses Act.
    • Regional/Facility/Unit policies, procedures, protocols, and guidelines.
    • Nursing care knowledge related to the 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.
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  • Demonstrated critical thinking/problem solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize care for an individual patient or 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 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. 
  • Proficiency with computers, software programs, and applications such as Windows and Word processing, spreadsheets, and databases. 

Physical Requirements

  • Good physical and mental health.
  • Moderate to heavy physical effort required.


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. Effective April 1, 2024, Golden West Centennial Lodge will also be part of the WRHA legal entity. 


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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