Date Posted: May 242023
Closing Date: June 42023
Salary: $86,000-$108,000 annually plus benefits (1.0 EFT)


1.0 EFT —  2‑Year Term Position (possibility of extension)

Doctors Manitoba is looking for an experienced Nurse Therapist to provide therapeutic counselling and support for physicians and medical learners in Manitoba. This position will also lead group counselling, facilitate educational sessions, and work with other service providers as required. 

To be an excellent Nurse Therapist you must be an active practicing member of the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM) and/​or the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Manitoba (CRPNM). You must be compassionate, organized and detail-oriented, and comfortable working with diverse teams. If you have further experience and skills in providing services to physicians or other health care professionals, we would like to meet you.

Doctors Manitoba is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognizes that a diverse staff benefits and enriches the work environment and is essential to organizational excellence. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive team that reflects the diversity of the physicians and medical learners we work to support. We welcome applications from all individuals and encourage women, racialized persons, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons to confidentially self-identify at time of application.

Do you have what it takes? Then join our cause, to help ensure every physician in Manitoba has what they need to deliver exceptional care to their patients.

Nurse Therapist Responsibilities

  • Respond to the intake phone line calls and messages. 
  • Triage calls as appropriate including referrals to other physician and medical learner supports and other services as required. 
  • Crisis intervention as needed.
  • Brief and longer-term therapeutic counselling for individuals on issues related to mental health and addictions. 
  • Couples counselling.
  • Group-based counselling including co-addiction/co-dependency support, and psychoeducational sessions.
  • Preparing compliance reports as required for CPSM or employers.


  • Graduate from an approved School of Nursing or Psychiatric Nursing required.
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing or Family Therapy is preferred.
  • Must be an active practicing member of the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM) and/​or the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Manitoba (CRPNM).
  • Scope of practice as documented in the Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA).
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to problem-solve effectively in complex situations.
  • Independent decision making and assessment of patients and families/​significant others where direct access to supervision is not immediately available.
  • Previous experience counselling physicians, medical learners, or other health care professionals is an asset.
  • Personal experience with social, economic, political, and historical realities impacting BIPOC Manitobans, familiarity with Indigenous Cultural Safety and anti-racism, and a thorough understanding of accompanying reports (ex: TRC, United Nations Declarations for the Rights of Indigenous Peoples) is considered an asset.

Work Environment

In-office daytime, evening, and some weekend hours in Winnipeg.

Compensation & Benefits

Doctors Manitoba offers competitive compensation, a range of benefits (including RRSP, insurance, and extended health), and an environment committed to wellness. If you’d like to join our team, please submit your information, and introduce yourself.

How to apply

Send your cover letter and CV to us at careers@​doctorsmanitoba.​ca by June 42023.

About Doctors Manitoba

We see our members — physicians and future physicians — as heroes. While they are busy taking care of their patients, we help take care of them. We are their fiercest supporter, leader, advocate, and ally.

Our mission focuses on strengthening and supporting the whole physician, including not only their economic well-being, but also their physical and mental health and their professional interests. Every day, we are working to ensure every physician has what they need to deliver exceptional care to Manitobans.

Founded in 1908, Doctors Manitoba (formerly known as the Manitoba Medical Association) is the professional association of Manitoba physicians, resident-physicians, and medical students. Doctors Manitoba supports and administers numerous programs for physicians, including Physician Health & Wellness, Mentorship, Continuing Medical Education, Maternity/​Parental Benefits, Professional Liability Insurance Fund and Physician Retention. For more information, please visit www​.doc​tors​man​i​to​ba​.ca.

Contract length: 24 months (with possibility of extension)

Application deadline: June 42023