Opportunities for personal and professional growth through education and professional are important to Prairie Mountain Health and our staff. To meet the demand for skilled health care providers, there are a number of in-house training programs offered in Prairie Mountain Health. Watch our website for training opportunities.
The Nurses Recruitment and Retention Fund offers many opportunities for nurses to relocate to Manitoba. If eligible, you could receive up to $5,000 reimbursement toward your moving expenses.
Eligible nurses must agree to a 12 month return of service commitment in a permanent or term position (0.6 EFT or higher) for above grant.
For more information visit www.manitoba.ca/health/nurses for more information
Internationally Educated Applicants
Qualified international applicants are encouraged to apply for positions in Prairie Mountain Health. The process to immigrate here does require some time and effort. Your eligibility for employment depends on your occupational group, qualifications, and current Citizenship and Immigration (CIC) status, and Human Resources Skills Development Canada regulations (HRSDC).
Utilize the following links to obtain further information about living and working in Canada.
Further information on immigrating to Canada can be found by visiting the following website:
Permanent Residency Status through the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program
The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) is a government immigration program that selects skilled workers who demonstrate they have the potential and the desire to immigrate and settle themselves and their families in the Province of Manitoba.
In summary, the MPNP accepts applications from skilled workers who can make a positive contribution to Manitoba’s economy and society as permanent residents. This requires:
- Education and training
- Work experience
- Enough knowledge of English or French to start a job soon after arrival
- A connection to Manitoba (for example, friends or family or current employment)
- Settlement supports (enough money to maintain yourself and your family while you are becoming established)
- An intention to settle permanently in Manitoba
Professional Licensing Information
In Manitoba, to work in a regulated profession you must apply to the regulatory body. The regulatory body will assess your qualifications to see if they meet the licensing requirements. Generally, regulated professions require university education, supervised work experience, language ability, licensing exams and registration fees.
Each profession listed below has a link to the website of its respective regulatory body where you will find information about becoming employed in that profession.
- Audiologists – Manitoba Speech and Hearing Association
- Dietitians – College of Dietitians of Manitoba
- Emergency Medical Services (EMS) – Manitoba Health EMS Branch
- Licensed Practical Nurses – College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba
- Medical Laboratory Technologists – Canadian Society of Medical Laboratory Science
- Medical Radiation Technologists – Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists
- Midwifery – College of Midwives of Manitoba
- Nurse Practitioners – College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba
- Occupational Therapy – College of Occupational Therapists of Manitoba
- Physician Assistants – College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba
- Physicians and Surgeons – College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba
- Physiotherapists – College of Physiotherapists of Manitoba
- Registered Nurses – College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba
- Registered Psychiatric Nurses – College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Manitoba
- Respiratory Therapists – Manitoba Association of Registered Respiratory Therapists
- Pharmacists – Manitoba Pharmaceutical Association
- Social Workers – Manitoba Institute of Registered Social Workers
- Speech Language Pathologists – Manitoba Speech and Hearing Association