Renal Nurse Navigator

Full Time
11 months ago

Requisition ID: 340876

Position Number: 20060026

Posting End Date: July 17, 2023

City: Winnipeg

Site: Health Sciences Centre

Department / Unit: Renal Education

Job Stream: Clinical Support


Anticipated Start Date: ASAP

FTE: 0.80

Anticipated Shift: Days

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: $42.124, $43.683, $45.245, $46.947, $48.898, $50.789, $52.855, $55.007



Shared Health leads the planning and coordinates the integration of patient-centered clinical and preventive health services across Manitoba. The organization also delivers some province-wide health services and supports centralized administrative and business functions for Manitoba health organizations.



Position Overview

  • The Renal Nurse Navigator is a health care professional with specialized knowledge of renal disease who provides guidance, support, and self-management capacity to patients and families with chronic kidney disease and transitioning to end stage renal disease and coordinating seamless transitions of patients moving thought the Regional Chronic Kidney Disease Program.
  • The Renal Nurse Navigator assists with identifying and helping to overcome health system and individual patient level barriers to care, provide health education, work to increase self-management skills, improve coordination of care, facilitate communication among members of the health care team, and provide psychosocial support through their journey.
  • The Nurse Navigator will foster collaboration and knowledge sharing with the care team in order to provide informational continuity and person-centred care.


  • Four years' experience within the last five (5) years in Renal Health.
  • Knowledge with dialysis modalities including Hemodialysis (HD), Peritoneal Dialysis (PD), Home Hemodialysis (HHD), Renal Transplant, and Conservative/Palliative Care.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Baccalaureate of Nursing required.
  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • Completion of Manitoba Nephrology Nursing Course Required (or equivalent).
  • Completion of a Nephrology Related program preferred (Canadian Nurses Association.
  • Certification – Nephrology (CNEPH).
  • Completion of Manitoba Indigenous Cultural Safety Training (MISCT) required.
  • Completion of a recognized Patient Navigation course or willingness to complete within 12 months of taking the position is required.


  • Must be registered or eligible for registration with the College of Nurses of Manitoba (C.R.N.M.).
  • This position is subject to a Criminal Records Check and Child Abuse Registry Check.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Demonstrated evidence-based knowledge of Renal disease process, treatments, side effects and complications.
  • Advanced level of communication, facilitation, and presentation skills.
  • Experience in adult education principles.
  • Demonstrated competence in team building, conflict management, and interpersonal effectiveness.
  • Leadership skills and ability to work within a multidisciplinary team setting.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to respect a culturally diverse population through knowledge of a broad spectrum of cultural values, beliefs, and health issues.
  • Working knowledge of computers required.
  • Up to date immunization record.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and in multiple environments.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint).
  • Develop and maintain data base and reports.

Physical Requirements

  • Good physical and mental health to meet the demands of the position.




We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.

Interested candidates should select the "Apply" icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification.

This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE.

Shared Health values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We welcome applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.