General Duty Nurse

Posted on May 16, 2018. Region: Brandon, MB


General Duty Nurse
NN1 Nurse 1
Manitoba Justice
Brandon Correctional Centre, Community Safety Division
Brandon MB
Advertisement Number: 34056

Salary(s): NN1 $35.55 - $41.92 per hour
Closing Date: June 5, 2018

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary civil service that is inclusive and reflective of the population it serves. We encourage applicants to voluntarily self-declare in the cover letter, résumé or application if they are from any of the following employment equity groups: women, Indigenous people, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.

Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition.
Consideration will be given to Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.

Licensed Practical Nurses may be considered at the rate of: $28.98 to $33.45 hourly.
Registered Psychiatric Nurse may be considered at the rate of: $35.55 to $41.92 hourly.

Relocation Assistance of up to $5,000 is available for eligible nurses willing to relocate to Manitoba to work. More information is available on the Nurses Recruitment and Retention Fund website

Consider a career in Correctional Nursing - this unique opportunity will be of interest to a dynamic and broadly-experienced nurse who would like to become a member of a professional medical unit that provides assessment and treatment to clients within a correctional environment.

We offer a competitive salary in addition to overtime. We have a substantial benefits package which includes extended health, health spending, dental, vision, long term disability, supportive employment, maternity and parental leave, and a defined pension plan (pension plan has a reciprocal transfer agreement which provides portability of accrued pension benefits and service between the Civil Service Superannuation Board and eligible employers). You may also qualify for additional education and relocation assistance from the Nurses Recruitment and Retention Fund.

Brandon Correctional Centre (BCC) is located in the northeast corner of the City of Brandon. It is primarily a medium-security centre, with cells for adult males. BCC also provides western Manitoba with short-term holding for up to 10 young offenders and 8 adult females.

BCC is currently searching for an experienced Registered Nurse (RN/RPN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to work on a term part-time basis. Candidates are asked to consider the following before applying; nurses are required to work days, evenings and weekends. This environment is highly autonomous and requires nursing staff to work independently and in consultation with the on-call physician. The successful candidate will have the ability to make critical decisions, utilize standards of practice, policy and procedure as well as access resources while working alone. This is a challenging, fast paced environment providing a unique experience not seen in traditional nursing roles.

Conditions of Employment:
Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
Nursing Licensure with the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM), the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Manitoba (CRPNM), or the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba (CLPNM)
CPR-HCP Certification
Satisfactory Certificate of Medical Fitness
Satisfactory Criminal Record Check - Vulnerable Sector
Satisfactory Child Abuse Registry Check AND Satisfactory Adult Abuse Registry Check
Satisfactory Security Check
Ability to work days, evenings and weekends is required


Experience performing clinical assessments
Experience with patient care planning
Effective verbal communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Experience working independently
Ability to work as part of a team

Experience in a similar environment such as emergency, medical, surgical or community program
Knowledge of communicable diseases, main signs and symptoms of alcohol or drug misuse
Knowledge of Indigenous culture

The incumbent will be a member of the health care team reporting to the Health Service Manager in a correctional centre.

Responsibilities include: responding to emergency situations; assessment of immediate acute and chronic health care needs including health stabilization; medical examinations; resident/staff education; administering of medication; treatment of illness/injuries; and crisis intervention. Triages and refers clients to appropriate health care professionals; develops treatment plans for residents; implements, assesses and refers to programs and interventions in cooperation with other professionals. As a member of the medical team, the incumbent must be able to work with considerable independence and without direct supervision.

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Advertisement # 34056
Civil Service Commission
Human Resource Services
608-330 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB, R3C 0C4
Phone: 204-945-4394
Fax: 204-948-2193
Email: [email protected]

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
Your cover letter, résumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.


Brandon, MB

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Contact Information

Recruitment Support Services
Email: [email protected]

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