Northern Nurse

Northern Nurse

NF1 Northern Nurse 1


12 months 

Manitoba Justice

The Pas Correctional Centre, Community Safety Division

The Pas MB

Advertisement Number: 37546

Salary(s):   NF1 $2,886.36 – $3,402.80 bi-weekly Plus Remoteness Allowance and Qualification Pay, if applicable.

Closing Date:   May 21, 2021

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).

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: $2,246.18 to 2,592.12 bi-weekly Plus Remoteness Allowance and Qualification Pay, if applicable.

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

To be considered for this competition you must submit an application form.  Complete the application form at the link below or contact Human Resource Services under “Apply to” to request a copy of the application form.  The selection board will rely only on information provided in this form to determine whether a candidate will be invited for further assessment. 

Note: You are not required to submit a cover letter, but may be asked to submit a resume, references, or other documentation at a later point if invited for further consideration. 

Click here to access the application form.

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. We also offer remoteness allowance.

TPCC is currently searching for a Northern Nurse (RN/RPN/LPN) to work on a term full-time basis. Candidates are asked to consider the following before applying: the work schedule is Monday to Friday, and it includes day shifts only. This environment is highly autonomous and requires nursing staff to work independently and in consultation with the Health Services Manager. 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 Criminal Record Check – Vulnerable Sector
  • Satisfactory Child Abuse Registry Check
  • Satisfactory Adult Abuse Registry Check
  • Satisfactory Enhanced Security Check
  • Satisfactory Certificate of Medical Fitness


  • Experience performing clinical assessments and crisis interventions
  • 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 suicide prevention and intervention
  • Experience in a similar environment such as emergency, medical, surgical or community programs
  • Knowledge of communicable diseases, main signs and symptoms of alcohol or drug misuse


  • Knowledge of Indigenous culture

Reporting to the Health Service Manager, this position will be reponsible for 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, you must be able to work with considerable independence and without direct supervision.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 37546

Service Centre 1

Human Resource Services

1130-405 Broadway

Winnipeg, MB , R3C 3L6

Phone:  204-945-3204

Fax: 204-948-7373

Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

Please be advised that job competitions may be grieved and appealed. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor’s representative or the grievor, if unrepresented. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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