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Regional Nurse Educator - Repost

Requisition ID: 335495 

Position Number: 20003460

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled 

City: Winnipeg

Site: WRHA Corporate

Work Location: 650 Main St

Department / Unit: Collaborative Practice 

Job Stream: Clinical Support 


Anticipated Start Date - End Date: ASAP - 09/26/2024 

Reason for Term: Maternity Leave

FTE: 0.50 

Anticipated Shift: Days 

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015


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Position Overview

The Surgery Regional Nurse Educator is an integral part of the WRHA surgery teams. This individual works closely with regional staff and site educators to create and deliver educational sessions and educational tools/resources. The Surgery Regional Nurse Educator is involved in regional and site OR training programs, nursing practice standards including ORNAC standards and continuing education for perioperative staff within WRHA.
Under the general supervision of the Director of Collaborative Practice and the WRHA Change Lead for Surgery, and in collaboration with the site Surgery Program Educators, the incumbent is responsible for:

  • Regional and site OR training program development for OR nursing staff including R.N.s, HCA’s
  • Regional and site teaching and learning activities
  • Nursing practice standards including ORNAC standards. 
  • Identifying priority learning needs and implementing strategies to address them for surgery staff
  • Modeling nursing excellence and providing clinical knowledge in collaboration as part of the clinical excellence team to enhance the care provided
  • Developing and implementing the required learning modules to support the strategic vision of surgery within the WRHA
  • Engaging in collaborative activities to promote and enhance evidence informed clinical practice with the goal of excellence and improved organizational effectiveness/efficiency
  • Modeling and supporting inter-professional practice
  • Modeling commitment to continuous professional development and responsibility

Note: The priority and percentages of each of the above functions will vary throughout the year. Time spent at individual sites will vary depending on need as assessed from time to time.


  • Minimum of four years recent perioperative nursing experience required.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing required.
  • Master's Degree in Nursing preferred (equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered).


  • Registration with or eligibility for registration with the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (C.R.N.M.) required. Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) certification in a related clinical area preferred.
  • Current CPR (Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers) certification.
  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required, Instructor level preferred.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Competency in applicable digital technology application and in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Power Point, LMS training systems and/or other presentation software.
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to problem-solve in complex situations.
  • Knowledge of the principles of adult learning and teaching strategies.
  • Ability to function creatively and independently.
  • Ability to initiate and support change.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability.
  • Commitment to continued professional development.

Physical Requirements

  • Good physical and mental health.
  • Hours of work are flexible and may include evening, night or weekend shifts as required.

This term position may end earlier as outlined in the Employee Handbook


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.


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

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