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Utilization Facilitator (N4)

Requisition ID: 311882 

Position Number: 20039271

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Winnipeg

Site: Health Sciences Centre

Work Location: Health Sciences Centre

Department / Unit: CCoord Supervisors/Clinicians 

Job Stream: Clinical Support 


Anticipated Start Date - End Date: ASAP - March 31, 2023

Reason for Term: Other Leave

FTE: 0.70 

Anticipated Shift: Evenings;Weekends 

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: $41.298, $42.826, $44.358, $46.026, $47.939, $49.793, $51.819, $53.928


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 general direction of the Utilization Manager and Facility Program Director(s) - Medicine/Family Medicine and in close collaboration with the Facility Vice President responsible for Utilization, Physician Bed Manager(s), and Clinical Manager(s), the Utilization Facilitator is responsible for: Facilitating and coordinating the movement of patients through the admission, transfer, and discharge processes primarily within the Adult Medicine/Family Medicine Program, ER Program, and other clinical programs as required. Liasing between internal and external programs and agencies on matters related to patient movement. Participating in the development of guidelines and educational strategies related to patient movement. Participating in decision-making that results in an effective admission process and the optimal utilization of Program and facility resources.


  • Minimum 4 years recent nursing experience.
  • Recent acute clinical experience preferred.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Graduate from a recognized program in Nursing.
  • Bachelor of Nursing Degree required.
  • Educational preparation in utilization an asset.


  • Responsible for maintaining and providing proof of active 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.
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training requirements for this position shall be in accordance with the applicable policy.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Scope of practice as documented in the Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA).
  • Demonstrated ability in utilizing computerized applications, such as Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Demonstrated ability to function in a pivotal role, as facilitator in the patient admission / discharge / transfer process between patient, family, physician, Clinical Manager, members of the Interdisciplinary Care Team, other programs, community resources, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate and maintain effective resource contacts.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with all levels of staff (direct care, interdisciplinary team members and management)
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and problem-solve
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with co-workers, management, patients and families.
  • Preference will be given to those applicants competent in an Indigenous language and/or knowledge in Indigenous customs, traditions and values.

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


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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