CancerCare Manitoba


CancerCare Manitoba located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada is a provincial agency which provides clinical and academic services and leadership for cancer control and the treatment of blood disorders. We invite applications for the position of:

Nurse III - Clinical Resource Nurse (CRN)

Permanent Full-time (1.0FTE)
Competition #: 35-18-713505513

Under the general supervision of the Unit Manager the CRN is responsible for the coordination of all aspects of patient care with respect to clinics and/or systemic therapy services at CancerCare Manitoba - Winnipeg Ambulatory Oncology Sites - Victoria, Concordia, Grace, Seven Oaks and St. Boniface. The CRN provides direct nursing care and assumes a leadership role within the day to day operations of the designated units within the Winnipeg Ambulatory Oncology Sites to ensure optimal patient care outcomes and resource utilization. The CRN acts as a clinical resource, using his/her clinical expertise to guide and mentor the unit staff (nurses and support staff) at the specified Winnipeg Ambulatory Oncology Sites to promote evidence informed best practice and patient safety. The incumbent must be able to travel between sites and work a variable shift. Nursing staff work with cytotoxic and hazardous medications on a regular basis. Personal protective equipment (PPE) and training are provided.



  • Current registration with College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM)
  • Current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)
  • Minimal five (5) years recent Oncology Nursing experience
  • Strong understanding of patient-centered care
  • Proficient with MS Word/Excel/Outlook and internet use
  • Ability to perform physical activities (i.e. lifting and transporting of patients, equipment to other areas, etc.)
  • Ability to work a variable schedule
  • Ability to travel between the various Winnipeg Ambulatory Oncology sites
  • Satisfactory employment record

Will be assessed during the intervew:
  • Strong critical problem solving, decision making, and quick intervention skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work both independently and to facilitate patient/family functioning throughout their cancer experience
  • Demonstrated teaching and leadership skills

  • Preferred:
    • Bachelor of Nursing
    • Certified Oncology Nurse [CON(C)]
    • Experience in ambulatory and chemotherapy treatment unit settings
    • Experience with electronic charting

    • Commitment to ongoing professional development

    For selection purposes, CancerCare MB asks that all applicants self-identify as current employees from the following facilities: Health Sciences Centre, St. Boniface Hospital, Grace, Seven Oaks, Concordia, Victoria, Misericordia, Riverview, Deer Lodge, WRHA Public Health, WRHA Home Care, Breast Health Centre, WRHA CNS, Pan Am Clinic, Primary Care, Nurse Practitioners and Regional Programs.

    CancerCare Manitoba is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free recruitment processes and work environment. If you are contacted by CancerCare Manitoba regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if accommodation measures must be taken to enable you to apply and be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

    This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, an Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.

    Salary: As per MNU Collective Agreement

    Please submit a detailed cover letter outlining how you meet the requirements for this position along with a current resume which references the Competition Number:

    CancerCare Manitoba
    Human Resources Services
    675 McDermot Avenue
    Winnipeg, MB R3E OV9

    or Fax: (204) 786-0181

    Closing Date: February 20, 2018