Position:  Clinical Nurse Specialist
Job Posting No:  #2020-26
Date:  July 16, 2020
Closing Date:  August 2, 2020
Status: Full Time, Indefinite Term
Department: Primary Health
Reports to: Director, Primary Health
Hours of Work: *Monday – Friday: 845am-5pm
Salary: $38.259 – $46.134/hourly

*These hours can vary depending on operational requirements of the program


Mount Carmel Clinic is committed to equity and inclusion.  Candidates are asked to self-declare at the time of application.


Position Summary

The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) provides leadership in promoting excellence in the delivery of relevant nursing services through the application of advanced knowledge of nursing care, research methodologies, evidence based practice and program evaluation. The CNS addresses key clinical issues and program priorities by participating in and directing clinical practice, consultation, education, research, support of systems and professional leadership.

The CNS participates in the planning, implementation and evaluation of new clinical and educational programs and will champion clinic wide continuous quality improvement, health education and care within the scope of nursing practice.




Master’s of Nursing (a combination of Bachelor’s of Nursing with additional relevant certification/qualifications may be considered)

Membership in good standing with the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba


Skills, Expertise and Experience

A minimum of five (5) years’ clinical experience relevant to the position

A minimum of three (3) years’ experience working in a community health setting

Current CPR Certification

Proficient in Microsoft Office programs, Community EMR/Accuro, and eChart


Critical Skills

Proven critical thinking, decision-making, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills

Proven management skills, including case management, scheduling, organizational communication, and connection to other MCC programs


Focus on Results

Demonstrated ability to prioritize and focus work-related activities to effectively and efficiently achieve service goals and produce expected results/outcomes


Alignment with Organizational Values

Commitment to the principles that guide Mount Carmel Clinic, as reflected in the history, vision, mission and values


Commitment to Reconciliation

Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous culture and traditions and the impact of colonization on the health and well-being of Indigenous individuals and families


Interdisciplinary Team, Collaboration

Proven ability to work within an interdisciplinary team environment with respect, professionalism, cooperation, sensitivity and cultural awareness


MCC Philosophies

Demonstrated ability to apply diversity, equity, cultural safety, pro-choice, social determinants of health, population health, harm reduction, trauma-informed and community development principles in all aspects of the work



Excellent verbal and written communication skills and proficiency in the use of computer systems

Ability to communicate effectively, honestly and respectfully within the team and with other MCC staff and to deal with disagreement and conflict constructively



  • Strong working relationships with Community Partners and resources
  • Fluency in additional languages relevant to the client population
  • Experience working with Students and/or Volunteers


All positions are subject to Criminal Record and Child Abuse Registry checks. Applicants may be required to undergo testing to determine the knowledge, skill and ability required for position.


Mount Carmel Clinic is committed to equity and inclusion and has undertaken to increase responsiveness to Indigenous people by promoting a workforce that is representative of the participants and communities we serve. We encourage applications from Indigenous persons, those with lived experience and members of equity-seeking groups. Applicants are encouraged to self-declare in their application.


Please submit Application Form or cover letter and resume, quoting job posting #2020-26 to:

Human Resources

Mount Carmel Clinic

886 Main Street

Winnipeg, MB R2W 5L4

Fax # (204) 582-4733