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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Adult Operating Room - Repost

Requisition ID: 346217     

Position Number: 20044833    

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Winnipeg    

Site: Health Sciences Centre    

Work Location: Health Sciences Centre JJ271    

Department / Unit: Patient Care Adult OR     

Job Stream: Clinical     

Union: MNU

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP     

FTE: 1.00     

Anticipated Shift: Days;Nights;Weekends;Standby coverage as required;On Call

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75    

Annual Base Hours: 2015       


Shared Health leads the planning and coordinates the integration of patient- centered clinical and preventive health services across Manitoba. The organization also delivers some province-wide health services and supports centralized administrative and business functions for Manitoba health organizations.


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 Clinical Manager, the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides professional nursing services for patients, including those with complex and unpredictable health needs. These services include independent nursing services, administration of prescribed medical treatments, a leadership role within the health care team, and facilitating coordination of patient care.

The LPN works to full scope of practice, engages in ongoing education and maintains competency with Professional Standards of Practice, College of Licensed Practical Nurse of Manitoba Code of Ethics, Competency Profile for Licensed Practical Nurses in Manitoba and the Regulated Health Professions Act.

The LPN demonstrates a commitment to the vision, values, goals, and objectives of the facility/program.


  • Satisfactory employment record.
  • Applicants without previous operating room training/experience must successfully complete the AORN Periop 101 online course*

*Shared Health and the WRHA Surgery Program offer basic operating room education/orientation through the Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Periop 101 Didactic course to successful applicants with no previous perioperative experience. This is an online, evidence-based, accredited course for new operating room nurses to learn the basic, core principles of practice. The successful candidate may be required to purchase the required textbook and reading material for this orientation course. Successful completion of the course is a requirement within the new hire probation period. (This can be up to three months for a full-time new employee).

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Graduate of an approved Licensed Practical Nursing program.
  • Post-basic education in perioperative nursing preferred.


  • Responsible for maintaining and providing proof of registration with the Current active registration with the College of License Practical Nurses of Manitoba (CLPNM)
  • Current Basic Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation certificate required.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Knowledge of:
    • Adheres to the Professional Standards of Practice, Competency Profile for Licensed Practical Nurses in Manitoba and Code of Ethics.
    • 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. 
  • Adheres to the expectations within the Job description.
  • Preference will be given to those applicants competent in an Indigenous language and/or knowledge in Indigenous customs, traditions and values.
  • Demonstrated ability to foster a collaborative interdisciplinary environment that supports quality services, quality improvement and staff empowerment
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships
  • Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills.
  • 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.
  • Responsible for communicating effectively, consulting and collaborating with members of the health care team.
  • Provides leadership and contributes to a respectful workplace.
  • Provides direction, mentorship, preceptorship, orientation and teaching opportunities to students and new members of the health care team.
  • Ability to recognize and assume responsibility for own professional growth, development, competency, as well as pursues 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.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements

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


We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.

Interested candidates should select the "Apply" icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification.

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 in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE.

Shared Health values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We welcome applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.

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