CancerCare Manitoba
Information for Nursing Professionals

Nursing Services
ON1200 - 675 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB
R3e OV9
  Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 4:15 PM
Closed holidays
General Inquiries:
Ellie Wiebe, Administrative Officer
Chief, Director of Nursing:
Nina Kostiuk

Unit Managers:
Kathy Kyryluk, MacCharles Site

Tracey Schlamb, MacCharles Site

Ximena DeCaire, MacCharles Site

Cathy Schwindt, St. Boniface Site

Patient Services Coordinator:
Michele Williams

Central Referral Office Coordinator:
Sandi McFall

Advance Practice Nurses:
Pam Johnston, RN NP
(CNS, Pain & Symptom Management)

Jayne Kasian, RN NP
(Multiple Myeloma, Hematology)

Dr. Anne Katz CNS

Kristie Morydz RN NP
(Thoracic, GI, GU, Smoking Cessation)

Tracy Robinson CNS
(Bone Marrow Transplant)

Christa Slatnik, RN NP

Erin Streu CNS

Margaret Weiss, RN NP

Nurse & Support Staff Educators:
Barbara Hues

Michelle Rosentreter

Primary nurses are a valued part of CancerCare Manitoba’s health care team. This group of expert, professional oncology nurses is led by:
  • Chief Nursing Officer
  • Unit Managers
  • Clinical Resource Nurses
  • Advanced Practice Nurses

Consistent with the patient-centered mission and values of CancerCare Manitoba, our nurses strive for excellence in the care of people living with cancer and blood disorders. Nurses foster interdisciplinary relationships that ensure patient health care needs are met throughout the disease continuum.

Nurses work together with patients, their families and other health care professionals to provide:
  • nursing assessment
  • treatment
  • counselling
  • healthcare information

CancerCare Manitoba supports and encourages ongoing education. The nurse educator oversees orientation and continuing education at CancerCare Manitoba sites. Many nurses at CancerCare Manitoba have acquired Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) and certification in oncology (CONC).

Nurses at CancerCare Manitoba are actively involved in a number of nursing organizations including:
  • Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology (CANO)
  • Oncology Nursing Society (ONS)
  • College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM)

Nurses at CancerCare Manitoba participate in a number of committees such as:
  • Nursing Practice Council
  • Policies & Procedures Committee
  • Best Practices and Nursing Research Group

These committees are actively engaged in the development of policies, procedures and practice improvement initiatives. CancerCare Manitoba is committed to the development of nursing research potential.

The caring community of nurses at CancerCare Manitoba aspires to nurture each other in ongoing personal and professional growth. This supportive community provides a work-life environment that promotes positive outcomes for all stakeholders. Nurses at CancerCare Manitoba offer:
  • case-management
  • “hands-on care” education
  • emotional support
  • symptom management
  • seamless co-ordination of interdisciplinary services

If you are interested in becoming part of the synergy of nursing at CancerCare Manitoba, please visit our web page in Human Resources to learn more about available positions.