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Somerset West Community Health Centre

Manager Primary Health Care


Central Posted Jan 041554562

Company Information

Somerset West Community Health Centre (SWCHC) is a non-profit, community-governed organization that provides primary health care, health promotion and community development services using interprofessional teams of health and social service providers. These teams include physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers, dietitians, health promoters, early childhood educators, counsellors and others. We are sponsored and managed by an incorporated non-profit community board made up of members of our community.


SWCHC is well known for its excellent Community Health Centre (CHC) model and its professional health services team, but it has also become a leader in offering a wide range of community-building activities and advocacy programs.

Job Description

Position Title:   Manager, Primary Health Care

Classification:   Manager - Program

Job Type:          Regular, Full Time Employee (35 hrs/week)

Pay Band:         $69,066 to $81,259 annually

Benefits:           Excellent benefits package including Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)

Department:    Primary Health Care

Reporting to:   Director, Primary Health  and Regional Programs

Application Deadline: Monday, January 15th, 2018 at 4:00 pm

Job Summary:

The Manager Primary Health Care is responsible and accountable for the day to day operations of the primary health care clinics as well as supervision of the outreach and clinic nursing staff and allied health professionals.  The Manager provides budget and policy development and assists in the development and successful achievement of programming goals.  The Manager works closely with the Director of Primary Health Care and Regional Programs to ensure the delivery of quality, timely, and competent Primary Health Care. 



  • Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing, or diploma with equivalent amount of experience
  • Current licensure with College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Minimum five (5) years management experience, two years in a community based setting
  • Strong critical analysis, problem solving, planning, decision-making, leadership, organizational and change management skills
  • Experience in program/service development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in use of computers and various software applications
  • Strong promoter and enhancer of teamwork

Skills and Abilities:

  • Bilingual, English and French preferred, other languages an asset
  • Experience working within a collaborative inter-professional team
  • Ability to effectively work with diversity and appreciates that people with different opinions, backgrounds and  characteristics  bring richness to each situation
Please submit your resume and coverletter as one document to:  

If at any stage in the selection process you require special accommodation, please let us know the nature of the required accommodation.

Somerset West Community Health Centre is an equal opportunity employer who values the diversity of individuals in our programs and services.

Due to the high volume of applicants, we can neither confirm receipt of nor respond to inquiries regarding your application. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact Information

Somerset West Community Health Centre