About Us

St.Amant supports over 2,200 people in Manitoba with developmental disabilities, autism and acquired brain injury. We are a not-for-profit organization that offers a wide range of supports for adults, children and their families. Our over 2,000 staff follow a person centered approach and adapt to the needs of each person and each family. St.Amant is guided by its core values of Collaboration, Hospitality, Excellence and Respect.

Position Summary:

The Licensed Practical Nurse provides direct nursing services to individuals with physical and intellectual disabilities that focus on health promotion, restoration, maintenance, and prevention of illness and disability and palliative care. The Nurse is responsible for providing total patient care but may delegate some aspects of care to other health care team members in a staff mix model – e.g. Resident Assistants. In addition to providing direct practical nursing services, the Nurse functions as a key member of the professional health care team and is responsible to provide day-to-day instruction and feedback to the Resident Assistants assigned to their care team.

Current positions available: Part-time 0.4N, 0.7N


- Graduate of an approved LPN educational program

- Holds current active practicing membership with the CLPNM
- Responsible to maintain competency in CPR/Code Blue
- Practices within the professional, ethical, legal and legislative parameters of the Licensed Practical Nursing Act, CLPNM Standards of Practice and Canadian Nurses Association Code of Ethics
- Adheres to PHIA guidelines of confidentiality of client/family health information and respects the confidentiality of personal staff information
- Assumes responsibility for remaining current in their area of professional nursing practice and seeks opportunities for professional growth and learning
- Recognizes limitations of own abilities and seeks direction and consultation as necessary and accepts accountability for own actions and decisions
- Supports and participates in research related to clients and the development of evidence based nursing practice
- Models professional behavior with residents, families and other members of the health care team
- Ability to make effective use of computer technology necessary for effective care planning, documentation and communication (e.g. MDS Software, Microsoft Office software)


- Demonstrates ability to function effectively as a team leader and team member and possess the emotional stability necessary to serve as a model regarding cooperative teamwork, conflict resolution and quality improvement
- Demonstrates strong leadership and organization skills including the principles of delegation and supervision of care delivery by other members of the health care team (i.e. Resident Assistants)
- Demonstrates effective written and verbal communication skills
- Demonstrates knowledge of and support for the mission and philosophy of the St.Amant and the goals and objectives of Health & Transition Services.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Client Care Management: LPN’s provide comprehensive direct nursing services to assigned clients, in keeping with the scope of Nursing Service’s mandate and the full scope of clinical practice identified by the CLPNM, in the following areas:

Assessment duties include:
- Assess clients using a variety of resources and focusing on biological, emotional, socio-cultural, spiritual and quality of life factors
- Use knowledge from practical nursing and data from other members of the health care team to analyze and interpret the data necessary to identify potential and actual health needs/problems
- Perform ongoing assessment to identify changes in client’s health status

Planning duties include:
- Develop individualized plan of client care in collaboration with other health team members
- Include the resident and their family, as possible, in developing the individual, focused nursing/health plan of care
- Supports individual health and growth and development by building on personal, family and community strengths and established support systems
- Supervises the implementation of the individualized plan of health and personal care for assigned clients

Treatment duties include:
- Organize work for the efficient delivery of client care
- Provide direct nursing care to assigned group of clients
- Provide health information to clients, family and legal decision makers in an appropriate and timely manner
- Facilitate a least restrictive environment and promote awareness of resident/clients rights and a client focused approach to care
- Delegate care appropriately based on assessment of client needs and competence/role of care providers and monitor outcomes of delegated care
- Communicate health care concerns to the physician and coordinates residents to be seen at the regularly scheduled medical rounds
- Demonstrate competence in the performance of technical skills e.g. administration of medications, treatments and use appropriate technology to provide safe effective nursing care
- Promotes and supports a living and learning environment that focuses on the individual’s abilities and promote physical, mental, social, emotional and spiritual health
- Work with all members of the health care team in implementing the individual resident care plan.

Evaluation duties include:
- Objectively evaluate the effectiveness of nursing interventions by comparing actual outcomes to anticipated outcomes
- Participate in coordinating the appropriate links with physicians, nurses and other health care disciplines at Health & Transition Services to ensure continuity of care
- Work with clients, families, legal decision makers and other members of the health care team to reevaluate and modify interventions according to changes in health status and assessment findings
- Advise the Resident Care Coordinator of any significant changes in resident health status
- Maintain complete and accurate documentation of all relevant health care concerns, observations and interventions in the health care record using the approved method of documentation

In order to be eligible for a vacant position, an employee must first possess the qualifications prescribed by the Employer for the position concerned, meet the physical requirements of the position in question and have a satisfactory employment record.

The above information is intended to describe the general nature of this position and is not considered to be a complete statement of duties and responsibilities. Additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned provided they are consistent with the qualifications identified and fall within the parameters of this role.

St.Amant is a bilingual organization. Proficiency in both official languages (French/English) would be considered an asset.

As a condition of employment, successful candidates will be required to provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening, Adult Abuse Registry Check, Child Abuse Registry Check and Prior Contact Check.

As a Condition of Employment, new hires must complete a series of Occupational Health checks. This includes the requirement to confirm immunization or immunity of specific communicable diseases. Successful applicants will also be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to start date.

St.Amant supports equitable employment practices and promotes an inclusive workforce representative of the people we support including diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, and identities. Applicants can request reasonable accommodations in all aspects of the selection and hiring process.