Revitalize your nursing career: Bid farewell to night shifts, enjoy Sundays off, and savour the holidays, including Christmas and New Year’s Day, with your loved ones.
Requisition ID: 339601
Profession / Occupation: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Trainee – Renal Health Program (Clinical)
Homebase Facility / Site: Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg (Shared Health)
Department / Unit: Renal Health Program
Employment Type: Full Time and Part-Time positions available.
Shift Details: Day, Evening & Weekend shifts (every other Saturday, clinic closed on Sundays).
Standby coverage/On Call: 1 out of every 6 weeks.
Hours Worked: Day shifts (8-hour: 0700-1545, 12-hour: 0730-1945). Evening shifts (8-hour 1515-2330, 12-hour: 1115-2330)
Annual Base Hours: 2015
Union: Manitoba Nurses Union (MNU)
Anticipated Start Date: ASAP
Posting End Date: Positing will remain Open until Filled.
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.
Discover a rewarding career as a renal health nurse by joining our exceptional Renal Health Program at Health Sciences Centre (HSC Winnipeg). We are proud to offer a comprehensive nine-week training program, where we cover all training expenses and provide compensation during this period. As part of the Manitoba Renal Program, our renowned Manitoba Nephrology Nursing Course (MNNC) will equip you with the essential skills for hemodialysis treatments, serving as your gateway into nephrology nursing in Manitoba. Experience the opportunity to make a real difference in patients’ lives and thrive in a supportive environment with flexible shifts and convenient parking facilities.
Join our team and experience the exceptional benefits:
Achieve Work-Life Balance: Say goodbye to night shifts and enjoy Sundays off! We understand the importance of personal time, which is why we prioritize your well-being. With us, you’ll enjoy Christmas and New Year’s days off, celebrating these special occasions with your loved ones. Our carefully designed schedule offers day and evening shifts, with 8-hour and 12-hour rotations, ensuring predictability and allowing you to plan ahead. Most rotations consist of three consecutive shifts, providing a consistent schedule to rely on. We value your time outside of work, which is why you’ll only be on call for one week out of six. Additionally, working every second Saturday provides you with plenty of time to nurture personal relationships and indulge in self-care, and your loved ones.
Forge Meaningful Connections: Are you seeking a career that allows you to form deep, lasting bonds with your patients? Look no further than nephrology nursing. Here, you’ll have the incredible opportunity to develop strong bonds with your long-term patients and build enduring relationships with individuals in need. Whether you’re caring for children, adults, or the elderly, your unwavering compassion will profoundly impact their lives.
Diverse Patients, Comprehensive Care: Nephrology nursing offers an exciting opportunity to work with patients spanning all age groups. From children to the elderly, you’ll encounter a varied patient population requiring specialized care. With kidney diseases presenting in a wide range of forms and causes, your expertise will be crucial in delivering comprehensive, tailored care. Gain proficiency in treating diverse conditions, from rare hereditary diseases to those arising from infections or other factors. Your knowledge will empower you to support patients of all ages in managing kidney issues and leading fulfilling lives.
Embrace Rewards and Challenges: Nephrology nursing, despite kidney disease’s chronic challenges, presents significant rewards. Join a dedicated team and witness patients’ remarkable journeys towards recovery. Your invaluable support will help them maintain their health amid chronic conditions. As a caregiver, your role will leave a lasting impact, providing fulfillment like no other.
Under the general supervision of the Manager, Patient Care, the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for providing professional practical nursing services to designated patients, including independent nursing services, administration of prescribed medical treatments, collaboration and interaction within the health care team and participation in the coordination of patient care and discharge. Demonstrates a commitment to the vision, values, goals, and objectives of the region/facility/unit.
- One year of acute clinical care experience required within the last 3 years.
- Satisfactory employment record required.
- Graduate of an approved Licensed Practical Nursing Education program required.
- Successful completion of the MB Nephrology Nursing Course within 6 months of hire.
- Responsible for maintaining and providing proof of active registration with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba (CLPNM).
- Current B.L.S. registration at the Targeted Responder Level is required.
- SPECIAL TRAINING: Certification in IV Therapy; IV Medication Administration.
Qualifications and Skills
- Knowledge of:
- College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba Standards of Practice for Licensed Practical Nurses.
- College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba Code of Ethics for Licensed Practical Nurses.
- Scope of practice as documented in the Licensed Practical Nurses Act.
- Regional/Facility/Unit policies, procedures, protocols, and guidelines.
- Nursing care knowledge related to the clinical area.
- Personal Health Information Act (PHIA), Protection of Persons in Care Act, Mental Health Act, Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS), Principles of Routine Practices (Universal Precautions) and other legislated acts.
- Roles and responsibilities of members of the health care team.
- Principles of delegation. Roles and responsibilities of m Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills.
- Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills.
- Demonstrates critical thinking/problem-solving skills.
- Ability to prioritize care for an individual patient or group of patients.
- Ability to delegate care appropriately and monitor outcomes of delegated care.
- Ability to respond to a variety of simultaneous demands.
- Ability to recognize and pursue self-development opportunities.
- Ability to perform independently and as a member of the health care team.
- Ability to adapt quickly to changing situations.
- Ability to maintain concentration with frequent interruptions.
- Ability to function in a demanding and stressful environment.
- Excellent command of the English language (both oral and written).
- Preference will be given to those applicants competent in an Indigenous language and/or knowledge in Indigenous customs, traditions and values.
- Good physical and mental health.
- Moderate to heavy physical effort required.
- Rotating shifts and weekends may be required.
Ready to Make a Lasting Impact in the field of Renal Health Nursing?
Step up to the challenge and rewards of nephrology nursing by joining our team at HSC Winnipeg. Be at the forefront of renal care and make a profound difference in the lives of individuals with renal health needs. Take the leap today and apply to join our extraordinary team. Your dedication and expertise will transform lives and shape the future of nephrology nursing. Don’t miss this opportunity to create a lasting impact. Start a fulfilling and rewarding career as a Renal Health Nurse at HSC, Apply now!
To learn more about this opportunity and Shared Health, please contact Andrew Clark at 431-294-0374 or email email@example.com.
For more information about working at Health Sciences Centre | Manitoba Renal Program, please visit https://www.kidneyhealth.ca/about-us/locations/health-sciences-centre/.
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.