Nursing Incentives

Introducing NEW Incentives for Manitoba Nurses working Full Time or in ICU

Manitoba Nurses: Our Teams Want You! Join Us and take advantage of the following financial incentives:

  • Full time** RN2, RN3 and LPNs will receive an additional $2,000 each year until 2024
  • ICU Nurses are currently eligible for an additional $6/hr COVID-19 pay

** Full time nurses are those who hold a position = 1.0 EFT.

How to apply for an ICU Nurse position

To become an ICU Nurse, you are required to complete the Critical Care Nursing Orientation Program. To begin, apply directly to the facility of your choice for a Critical Care Nurse Trainee position (A minimum of one-year acute care experience working in surgery, medicine, emergency or cardiac care is preferred).

If you have already completed the CCNOP, have ICU training or have worked in critical care in the last five years, please apply for a nurse position (Nurse 2 – Critical Care) at the facility and/or critical care unit of your choice. For more information, visit the CCNOP webpage, speak with your manager or Chief Nursing Officer, or contact the site you wish to work at in the expanding Site Contact Menu below.

How to apply for a General ICU Nurse position

General ICU Nurses provide care for patients in ICU, acting as an extension of the units’ critical care nurses. General ICU nurses must complete a two week orientation and are offered ongoing support to succeed in their role.

If you are interested in joining our team, please apply for a General ICU Nurse position at the facility and/or critical care unit of your choice. For more information, visit the CCNOP webpage, speak with your manager or Chief Nursing Officer, or contact the site you wish to work at below.

For opportunities in Winnipeg, visit the Job search page and type in “ICU” in the “Search by Keyword” field. Scroll through the results for the facility/unit and role
that interests you.

For opportunities in Brandon, contact:
Seema Roberts
204-578-4170
sroberts@pmh-mb.ca

Site Contacts

Grace Hospital
Trudy Nernberg
204-792-9109
tnernberg@ggh.mb.ca

Health Sciences Centre
Catherine Campbell
204-787-4755
ccampbell3@hsc.mb.ca

St. Boniface Hospital
Sarah Gilchrist
204-235-3084
sgilchrist@sbgh.mb.ca

Brandon Regional Health Centre
Seema Roberts
204-578-4170
sroberts@pmh-mb.ca

Annual Full Time Incentive

  1. Manitoba nurses are eligible for a Full Time Employment Incentive, payable in a lump sum annually to a nurse (LPN, RN2 or RN3) employed in a full-time (1.0 EFT) position during the following periods:
    • April 1, 2021 – March 31, 2022
    • April 1, 2022 – March 31, 2023
    • April 1, 2023 – March 31, 2024
  2. Once a nurse’s full-time employment has been confirmed for the above periods, the nurse shall be paid $2,000. Payments will occur on the first off-cycle pay period in May following the completion of each qualifying period. For clarity, eligibility depends on being employed in an eligible full-time position on March 31st in each year.
  3. Nurses going on an approved leave of absence during the year shall receive the pro-rated amount based on the number of full months the nurse has worked full-time during the periods identified above.
  4. In the event a nurse secures a full-time position after April 1 in any of the above periods, the incentive payment will be prorated based on the number of full months the nurse is employed full-time up to March 31 of the qualifying year.
  5. Full details are outlined in Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) #31 in the MNU Collective Agreement.
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