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Perioperative Nurse (N2)

Requisition ID: 311945 

Position Number: 20045605

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Winnipeg

Site: Health Sciences Centre

Department / Unit: OR Relief Team 

Job Stream: Clinical 


Anticipated Start Date: ASAP 

FTE: 0.80 

Anticipated Shift: Days;Evenings;Weekends 

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015  


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.

Position Overview

Under the direction of the O.R. Manager of Patient Care, the incumbent is responsible for: promotion and compliance with the HSC mission, objectives, goals, policies and procedures for perioperative nursing; providing a continuity of care throughout the perioperative period, using scientific and behavioral practices with the eventual goal of meeting the individual needs of the patient undergoing surgical intervention. (Expected practice behaviours include assessment, planning, implementation of perioperative nursing interventions and evaluation.) In addition, the incumbent participates in continuing education activities directed towards personal and professional growth and development; participates in research activities that support and enhance perioperative nursing practice and in departmental Quality Assurance and Improvement activities.


  • Current related perioperative nursing experience/training required or successful completion of an accredited program in Operating Room Nursing.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Graduate of an approved Registered Nursing education program required.
  • CNA Perioperative Nursing Certification preferred.


  • 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.

  • CPR training at the Health Care Provider level required.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Requires effective communication skills to facilitate decision making and problem solving.
  • Preference will be given to those applicants competent in an Indigenous language and/or knowledge in Indigenous customs, traditions and values.
  • Ability to apply theoretical knowledge in clinical setting.
  • Ability to function in stressful situation.
  • Ability and willingness to take initiative and assume responsibility.

Physical Requirements

  • Good physical and mental health.
  • Moderate to heavy physical effort required.
  • Constant walking, standing, bending and stooping.
  • Pushing and pulling heavy objects such as beds, wheeled equipment such as microscopes, compressed gas tanks, etc..
  • Stands for sustained periods.


The Collective Agreement this position is covered under, is identified by the Union noted above.  As a result of The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act, the bargaining agent for this position may differ from the Union identified.  In the event you have any questions, please contact your site Human Resources Department.


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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