Cannabinoid Therapy Nurse Educator, Winnipeg (LPN)

About Us


We are creating culture based on our values and we want to hire people who feel a sense of ownership and responsibility to demonstrate that cannabis can enhance the lives of Canadians and their communities. 

National Access Cannabis (NAC) is a unique health care service provider that specializes in prescribing medical cannabis and provides members with ongoing education and care. We work alongside Health Canada and licensed producers to help qualifying patients gain access to their license, as well as provide resources and support on using medical cannabis in their day-to-day routine. NAC has developed a strong history of effectively delivering secure, safe, and responsible access to legal cannabis for thousands of Canadian patients and our business model will be effectively replicated for the recreational cannabis retail space with a new brand, Meta Cannabis Supply Co (META™). 

At NAC/META our philosophy is simple. Creating a customer experience that is unique and tailored to you. We offer customers a safe and responsible journey. We aim to educate and raise awareness about cannabis and the products we stock. Our stores are our homes, we take pride in our appearance and creating a welcoming space for our guests to have access to our knowledge, experience and advice. 

Job Purpose

Our Cannabinoid Therapy Nurse Educators is responsible for nurturing a partnership with their patients to ensure the provision of high-quality medical assessments and educational support; facilitating the patient experience journey, whilst providing a great customer experience. 

What you will be doing: 

  • become a vital component of a cannabis-friendly team implementing knowledge of cannabinoid therapy
  • being active and attentive listener with excellent communication skills,
  • a strong critical thinker who can confidently make evidence-based decisions
  • working to benefit the overall health and well-being of your patients.
  • Educate and advise patients on strain selection, consumption methods, appropriate treatments for corresponding conditions, LP products, availability and pricing
  • assisting patients with Licensed Producer selection and applications
  • whilst remaining patient focused, promote the use of LPs by appropriately communicating their service
  • connect with clients either by phone or email to provide cannabis education and confirm LP selection
  • strive to stay apprised of medical cannabis information, staying current with anything cannabis related
  • complying with data integrity and security policies 

What you bring:  

  • a Licensed Practical Nurse, in good standing and eligible to practice in the province of Manitoba
  • Top notch confidentiality
  • Nursing knowledge of medical cannabis and/or cannabinoid therapy is a strong asset.
  • Exceptional administrative, time management and organizational skills
  • Sound judgment and excellent analytical thinking, planning, prioritization and execution skills
  • Proven business acumen and negotiation skills
  • Professional demeanor with excellent communication skills both written and verbally
  • Tactful and discreet; ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Flexible with a “can-do” and “no task is too big or too small” attitude
  • Excellent problem-solving capabilities
  • Strong command of the English language
  • Strong written, communication, computer, and organizational skills
  • Superior attention to detail and accuracy and excellent follow-up skills
  • Highly motivated and detailed orientated
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision 

 

This Job might be for you if:

  • you enjoy helping people, by offering first class customer service
  • you love challenges and offering creative solutions
  • educating people makes you feel warm and fuzzy inside
  • when things change, you know how to roll with the punches
  • you have exceptional organizational skills to handle multiple competing priorities
  • you can think on your feet
  • you can stay focused, so nothing falls through the cracks on your watch
  • you can work with people positively in a fast paced, high expectation environment
  • you feel, if anything is worth doing, it’s worth doing right, every single time
  • you pay attention to all the details, no matter how minor
  • you can deal appropriately with confidential and sensitive information
  • you stay cool under pressure and don’t get flustered easily
  • you do not know the answer, you will dig until you find it 

 

We would love to hear from you if: 

  • you can communicate clearly and speak eloquently
  • you can explain just about anything, to anyone
  • you are motivated and driven
  • you volunteer for new challenges, without waiting to be asked
  • you will take ownership of the time you spend with us and truly make a difference 

 

Working Conditions

National Access Cannabis welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities, as such reasonable accommodations are available upon request from a candidate with a disability, thus ensuring you can take part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. If you wish to make a request, please provide a cover letter stating that you will require an accommodation to be made. If as a qualified job applicant, National Access Cannabis will consult with you and provide reasonable accommodations according to your accessibility needs. 

The working conditions for this position are in a Medical Clinic environment with some computer and office machinery work required.

 How to Apply

Unless otherwise stated, applications will only be considered from those eligible to work in Canada, without the need of sponsorship.

 If you are interested in this position and can demonstrate that you meet the requirements defined in the job description, please put #chooseme on your resume in the top right corner, then click apply.

 Previous applicants to this position need not apply.

 Statement on Diversity & Inclusivity

National Access Cannabis (NAC) provides services in one of the most diverse countries in the world. The diversity of our communities takes many forms. It includes differences related to race, ethnicity, national origin, gender identity, gender expression and presentation, sexual orientation, religion, age, ability and socioeconomic status. We see diversity as an asset to our organization and communities and strive to be reflective of the communities that we serve, in all our hiring efforts. We commit ourselves to promoting better understanding and appreciation of our human diversity; a commitment which is best realized through our individual and collective effort.

NAC is professionally and personally committed to celebrating the rich diversity of people who work in our company, to those who live in our communities, and to those who access our services and resources.  We believe that it is critical that our services empower freedom of thought and opinion in an environment of mutual respect. All of our activities and interactions are enriched by accepting each other as we are and by celebrating our uniqueness as well as our commonality. We are guided by the principle that celebrating diversity enriches and empowers the lives of all people.

Statement on Staffing Agencies

National Access Cannabis does not accept unsolicited telephone calls, referrals or resumes from any source other than from candidates directly. We will not consider unsolicited telephone calls, referrals and/or resumes from vendors including and without limitation, search firms, staffing agencies, fee-based referral services and recruiting agencies. The submission of referrals or resumes by anyone other than a candidate directly to National Access Cannabis employees is not welcome. Unsolicited referrals and resumes sent to National Access Cannabis are deemed gratuitous, and the company will have the right to pursue and hire that candidate not be obligated or bound in any way to pay any referral or other fee to a search firms, staffing agencies, fee-based referral services and recruiting agencies. 

Notwithstanding the foregoing, resumes will be accepted from approved vendors who have written agreements in place with National Access Cannabis, and then only to the extent such agreement covers a specified position and, if required by such agreement, the submission of resumes by the vendor has been authorized in writing by National Access Cannabis for such specified position. Any resume submitted in the absence of a signed agreement will become the property of National Access Cannabis and no fee shall be due for any candidate that may be subsequently hired.

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