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:

75 - Referral Assessment Nurse (RNII)

Provincial Central Referral & Navigation Office – MacCharles

Competition #: 75 – 19 -715098010

Closing Date: March 21, 2019

  • Term
  • Full-Time
  • (1.0 EFT)

ASAP – November 15, 2019 (may expire with 2 weeks’ notice)


Under the general supervision of and in collaboration with the Provincial Central Referral & Navigation Office Team Coordinator and the Director of the Community Oncology Program, the Referral Assessment Nurse works within the centralized referral team using nursing knowledge and skills to triage, assess and coordinate new patient referrals to CancerCare Manitoba.

The Referral Assessment Nurse communicates and collaborates with the Referral Office team, multidisciplinary team, referring community and patients to ensure patients referred to CancerCare Manitoba are seen in a timely manner by the appropriate Disease Site service provider, undergo appropriate diagnostic tests and have access to support as they enter CancerCare Manitoba. The Referral Assessment Nurse will participate in wait time data collection processes. The successful incumbent must have the flexibility to move between the MacCharles and St. Boniface sites as assigned.



  • Current registration with College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM)
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Strong understanding of patient-centred care
  • Basic computer skills including keyboarding, data entry, email and internet use
  • Physical and mental health to fulfill the responsibilities of the position
  • Satisfactory employment record
  • Legally able to work in Canada


  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Three (3) years nursing experience within ambulatory/oncology
  • Knowledge of CancerCare Manitoba Referral process and triage experience
  • Proficient with MS Word/Excel/Outlook
  • Experience with electronic charting
  • Experience within the referral office or a referral office setting
  • Ability to speak French


  • Certified Oncology Nurse [CON(C)]
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development.
  • Leadership and self-development

Salary: As per MNU Collective Agreement


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.

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.

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

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