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Providence Care

Clinical Supervisors, Full and Part Time Positions


Providence Care Hospital1505104

Company Information

Located in Kingston and its surrounding communities, Providence Care Centre (operating as ‘Providence Care’) is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and sponsored by the Catholic Health Corporation of Ontario.

Providence Care is a major teaching and research centre for Queen’s University, an educational partner to St. Lawrence College and other post-secondary institutions, and is also a member of the Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario.

Providence Care operates a long-term care home (Providence Manor) and several community-based rehabilitation and mental health services across southeastern Ontario.

Providence Care also operates two public hospital sites in Kingston (St. Mary’s of the Lake Hospital and Mental Health Services). In 2017, the care and services provided at these hospitals will move to the new Providence Care Hospital, which is currently under construction.

In order to provide the best care possible, Providence Care works with many health organizations and academic institutions across Ontario.

Providence Care’s Mission is to enhance quality of life by meeting the physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs of each person.

Read our Declaration of Values.

Job Description

The Clinical Supervisor provides clinical and site administrative leadership during the evening and night shifts, weekend day shifts and statutory holidays. The Clinical Supervisor uses clinical experience, knowledge and leadership skills to promote quality care,  utilization of best practices   consistent with current legislation,  organizational policies and procedures, and the organization’s Mission, Vision, Values, Ethics and strategic directions.


Education & Experience:

  • Current unrestricted registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Baccalaureate degree in Nursing preferred
  • Education and experience in managing and mentoring clinical unionized staff, preferred
  • Three years of experience in a nursing supervisor role with relevant clinical practice with target populations such as Complex Medical Care, Palliative Care, Seniors Rehabilitation and/or Rehabilitation, Seniors Mental Health, Adult Mental Health, Forensic Mental Health

Key Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • In-depth knowledge of related legislation (e.g. Public Hospitals Act, Mental Health Act, Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, Personal Health Information Protection Act, Consent, ect.) 
  • In-depth knowledge of DSM-IV TR diagnostic criteria, psychiatric/mental health assessments and emergency evaluations, crisis management and supportive counselling, somatic therapies, community-based and regional mental health and other relevant resources
  • Basic level proficiency using word processing and communications/scheduling applications (including Microsoft Outlook and Word)
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage a crisis situation
  • Demonstrated commitment to the Mission, Vision, Values, Ethics and strategic directions of Providence Care
  • Demonstrated ability to create an inclusive and welcoming environment that values each individual; respects their values, preferences and unique abilities; and mitigates against the experience of stigma
  • Demonstrated positive approach and resilience toward innovation and change, and ability to quickly adapt to evolving workplace standards of practice
  • Demonstrated understanding and alignment to, experience and deliverables of the organization, department and team goals; effective stewardship of resources
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and ability to demonstrate tact and diplomacy with diverse groups of stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work independently with proven reliability and trustworthiness
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize work effectively, manage a full work-load and meet deadlines in a busy environment with frequent interruptions
  • Demonstrated trouble shooting skills and ability to problem solve issues that may arise in carrying out the duties of this position
  • Demonstrated commitment to continued learning and professional growth
  • Demonstrated effectiveness as a team member through collaboration, respect and effective communication
  • Demonstrated understanding and commitment to health and safety policies, procedures and applicable legislation, promoting a physically and psychologically safe environment for everyone
  • Demonstrated good physical condition to meet the physical demands of the position and attend work on a regular basis
  • Bilingual in French and English language, preferred
  • Satisfactory Criminal Reference Check & Vulnerable Sector Screen for external candidates if hired; must be an original copy, current within last six months

Please send your updated resume and cover letter in one document, quoting "Non-Un 16-061" for consideration for full time, or, "Non-Un 16-062" for consideration for part time in the subject line to: Contact Katie Belisle, Recruitment Staffing Specialist, 613.548.5567 x 1346 (or 613-544-4900 ext. 53454 after April 17) for a complete list of duties, responsibilities or inquiries.  We are committed to inclusive and accessible employment practices – Please notify the above if you require an accommodation to fully participate in the hiring process or require recruitment documents in French.

Contact Information

Providence Care
Katie Belisle
Recruitment and Staffing Specialist
Posting Date: 07-Apr-2017Nursing/Healthcare Permanent, Full-Time Open 3 ASAP
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