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Ingrid Manoosingh

Ingrid Manoosingh

Ingrid Manoosingh has been a nurse since 1990, beginning her career in acute care at Health Sciences Centre and later transitioning to the community - first as a service coordinator with PACT from 2002 to 2014, and more recently as the team lead for PACT Leila.

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Chief Nursing Officer, Mary Anne Lynch

We would like to welcome Mary Anne Lynch to the role of Chief Nursing Officer and Health Operations Officer, Acute Care and Hospitals for the WRHA.

Mary Anne has been practicing nursing for  30 years in Winnipeg working in roles that include direct care, education and resource as well as management and directorial roles. Most recently, Mary Anne has worked as the Director of Medicine, Patient Access and Transition for the WRHA. She has previous experience as interim Chief Nursing Officer for the WRHA during a term in 2015.

Mary Anne has led many regional initiatives and is committed to improve the care of patients and improving collaboration across the system to enhance care. Mary Anne is excited to be in the role and to be able to support our nursing staff during these challenging times


Introducing NEW Incentives for Nurses working Full Time or in ICU

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

  • ICU Nurses* will receive a one-time payment of up to $3,000
  • 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

*Please note, the one-time ICU Incentive applies to ICU nurses or General ICU nurses who hold a position in a critical care unit before March 1, 2022. General ICU nurses must complete the CCNOP by December 31, 2022.

**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.

Nursing Incentives – Health Careers Manitoba

COVID-19 Relief Positions

We know you have all been working hard to support our efforts to combat the presence of COVID-19 in our community but did you know that opportunities exist in a variety of paid roles to provide your support directly to that work?

These paid positions are available immediately for nurses AND NURSING STUDENTS, depending on your year of study, as well as new graduates and retired nurses. While there is an immediate need for additional nursing and health care aide support in Manitoba's personal care homes, opportunities also exist in other areas vital to protecting our community, including testing sites, contact tracing and call centres. For details, click here.

The Critical Care Nursing Orientation Program

If you enjoy working in an intense, fast paced environment and have a minimum of one year acute care experience (such as surgery, medicine emergency or cardiac care), consider becoming a Critical Care nurse – a highly specialized profession caring for our sickest patients.

The Critical Care Nursing Orientation Program (CCNOP) prepares registered nurses through a supportive, blended learning environment to work with critically ill patients in our intensive care units.

You will work with a multidisciplinary and collaborative team of nurses, physicians, pharmacists, respiratory therapist, dieticians, physiotherapists and support staff with critical care expertise who have the complex skills and knowledge needed to provide round-the-clock care to patients with life-threatening illnesses or injuries.

Orientation Program Highlights:

  • Hired directly into Critical Care: Registered nurses apply directly to their preferred ICU as a Critical Care nurse trainee and receive up to a full-time salary throughout the orientation period.
  • Course length: The program is 16 weeks.
  • Comprehensive education delivery: The program is a blended model of online and classroom learning followed by hands-on supported clinical experience in the unit of hire. Lab and clinical (buddied and specialized) is part of this comprehensive program.

For more information visit https://wrha.mb.ca/critical-care/orientation-program/


Rhythm Analysis Course (For more information or to register, contact the program Administrative Assistance at 204-787-4988.)

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