Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Winnipeg


Requisition ID: 36883

Position Number: 20029182

Posting End Date: December 10, 2019

City: Winnipeg

Site: St. Boniface Hospital

Department/Unit: Y2 Cardiac Specialty Care

Job Stream: Clinical

Union: MNU-005

Anticipated Start Date - End Date: ASAP - Indefinite

Reason for Term: Other Leave

FTE: 0.70

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

Grow your career in the Winnipeg Health Region! Our team provides a spectrum of health care services through an integrated network of sites, services and organizations. We're united by a shared commitment to excellent and equitable health care.

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 REGISTERED NURSE - Y2 CARDIAC SPECIALTY CARE is responsible for providing continuous, comprehensive, coordinated and patient centered nursing care to all patients to include: providing pre and post care and procedural care and assistance for patients undergoing cardiac specialty procedures including, but not limited to: cardiac catheterization, Electrophysiology studies, device implantation, dobutamine stress echoes, cardioversion, and TEEs. Staff will be responsible for preparing and employing sterile techniques; establishing I.V. routes and administering I.V. bolus and infusions, and contrast media under supervision of the attending physician; monitoring the progress of the patient; assisting in any emergency situations that might arise and initiating life support measures; providing any required technical assistance/support for various electrophysiology diagnostic and therapeutic procedures including: electrophysiology studies, cardiac ablations, and temporary and permanent pacemaker or ICD implantation; and performing other related duties as assigned.


- Minimum two (2) years recent nursing experience in Cardiology or Cardiac Surgery or Emergency or experience in Cardiac Special Procedures and/or Cardiac Catheterization Lab required.
- Previous experience in ICU, EP Lab, Device Implant Lab and/or Pre/Post is considered an asset.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

- Advanced Assessment or the WRHA resuscitation course (or equivalent program/training) required.

*NOTE* SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION of the following course(s) will be required: Essentials of Critical Care Orientation (ECCO) Program developed by the American Association of Critical Care Nursing (AACN) if no previous ICU experience or ICU course; and Concepts in Electrophysiology when the opportunity to take the course(s) is scheduled by the employer, or as otherwise mutually agreed to between the nurse and the employer.


- CRNM registration required.

- Active participation in professional associations eg Association of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (ARNM) preferred.

Qualifications and Skills

- Scope of practice as documented in the Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA).

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

Physical Requirements Note: Please be advised that there are staggered start and finish times for day and evening shifts on this unit:

- Day shifts are between the hours of 0600 and 1715
- Evening shifts are between the hours of 1530 and 2345
- There are also standby on call shifts on this unit

NOTE: The term position will expire upon the required notice as per the MNU Collective Agreement.

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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