Information for Nursing Professionals

Primary nurses are a valued part of CancerCare Manitoba’s health care team. This group of expert, professional oncology nurses is led by:

  • Director of Nursing
  • Unit Managers
  • Clinical Resource Nurses
  • Advanced Practice Nurses

Consistent with the patient-centred 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 the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) and certification in oncology (CONC).

Nurses at CancerCare Manitoba are actively involved in several nursing organizations including:

  • Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology (CANO)
  • Oncology Nursing Society (ONS)
  • Association of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (ARNM)

Nurses at CancerCare Manitoba participate in several committees that advance nursing practice and patient care.
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.

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

Contact Us

Nursing Services
Room ON1200
675 McDermot Avenue
Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
*Closed holidays *

General Inquiries:
Administrative Officer
Phone: 204-787-4155