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Registered Nurse (N2) - Operating Room - Repost

Requisition ID: 29829 

Position Number: 20070843

Posting End Date: Open until filled

City: Winnipeg

Site: St. Boniface Hospital

Department / Unit: OR Clinical 

Job Stream: Clinical 

Union: MNU-005

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP 

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days; Evenings; Standby coverage as required; On Call

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 Program Team Manager, and while demonstrating a commitment to the Mission, Values and Management Philosophy of St. Boniface General Hospital, the CLINICAL PRACTICE NURSE - REGISTERED NURSE (RN) provides professional registered 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 coordination of patient care and discharge. 

  • Recent O.R. nursing experience required
  • Invasive Pressure monitoring experience preferred
  • Preference will be given to those with demonstrated current perioperative nursing experience
  • Successful completion of the AORN Periop 101 on-line course or equivalent Operating Room training/experience is preferred


Applicants without previous Operating Room training/experience must successfully complete the AORN Periop 101 on-line course* within three months of the date of employment.  Extensions to complete the course may be granted up to six (6) months in special circumstances.


*The WRHA Surgery Program offers basic orientation through the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Periop 101 Didactic course to successful applicants with no previous perioperative experience.  This is an on-line, 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 within three months of their start date (prior to the end of their probationary period where applicable) is a requirement.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)
  • Graduate of an approved Registered Nursing education program required.
  • WCCNEP EKG course or equivalent preferred**
  • Conscious Sedation training preferred**


**NOTE: Successful completion of the WCCNEP EKG Course must be obtained when the opportunity to take the course is scheduled by the employer, or as otherwise mutually agreed to between the nurse and employer.


**NOTE: Adult Conscious Sedation/Procedural Sedation Education validation must be obtained when the opportunity is scheduled by the employer, or as otherwise mutually agreed to between the nurse and employer.

  • Current CRNM registration required.
  • Active participation in professional associations e.g. Association of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (ARNM) preferred.

  • Annual BLS Level C Registration/Re-Registration is required.
Qualifications and Skills
  • Scope of practice as documented in the Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA).


Nurses currently working on the Unit will be deemed qualified.


Please be advised this unit has standby and on call shifts.


If there are no applicants meeting the qualifications, the employer may consider an applicant who does not meet the above 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.


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