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Nurse 3 - CSU

Requisition ID: 316601 

Position Number: 20041427

Posting End Date: Open until filled

City: Winnipeg

Site: Shared Health

Work Location: Crisis Stabilization Unit

Department / Unit: Mental Health Crisis Stabilization Unit 

Job Stream: Clinical 

Union: MNU

Anticipated Start Date - End Date: 09/02/2022 - 09/02/2023

Reason for Term: Maternity Leave

FTE: 0.60 

Anticipated Shift: Nights;Weekends;Non-Repeating (non-conforming) 

Daily Hours Worked: 8.00

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: $38.965, $40.271, $41.665, $42.998, $44.233, $45.564, $46.983


Shared Health leads the planning and coordinates the integration of patient-centred 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

The Shared Health Mental Health and Addictions program provides a range of mental health and addiction services across the healthcare continuum that support and promote recovery. Through collaboration and partnership across various health, social service and community sectors the program strives to promote mental health and well-being for all, to reduce inequities and the impact of mental health and addiction problems and to work towards sustainability of mentally healthy individuals and communities.


Under the general direction of the CSU Clinical Team Leader, and in collaboration with the Crisis Unit Practitioner and Crisis Workers, the incumbent is responsible for providing individualized assessment including a mental status exam and psychosocial assessment, and development of a treatment plan for individuals in psychosocial or mental health crisis. In addition, the incumbent functions in a supportive role to families and acts as a role model and clinical resource with respect to working with clients in psychosocial and mental health crisis toward their goal of recovery from mental illness. Provides leadership and direction to Crisis Workers in collaboration with the Crisis Unit Practitioner.


  • Minimum of 3 years recent related nursing experience in crisis intervention, acute care psychiatry or community psychiatric nursing, required.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Graduate of an approved School of Nursing or Psychiatric Nursing required.
  • BN, or BScMH or BScPN degree preferred.


  • Must be registered or eligible for registration with the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (C.R.N.M.) or College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Manitoba (C.R.P.N.M.).
  • Active participation in professional associations e.g. Association of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (ARNM) preferred.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Scope of practice as documented in the Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA)/Registered Psychiatric Nurses Act.

  • Knowledge of computer systems and proficiency in the use of various common software applications including spreadsheets, word processing and database programs, internet and e-mail applications.

  • Expertise and competence in nursing practice and advanced clinical knowledge and expertise in crisis intervention and psycho/social assessment.
  • Knowledge of and/or experience with clients who have co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders.
  • Knowledge of those community resources available to clients with co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders.
  • Displays initiative, accountability, good time management, decision-making ability, leadership and strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and English communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Demonstrated ability to function as an effective leader and as a collaborative member of a multidisciplinary team.

Physical Requirements

  • Good physical and mental health required.
  • Moderate to heavy lifting and restraining may be required.


This term position may end earlier as outlined in your collective agreement.


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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