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Good Shepherd Centres - Emmanuel House Hospice

Manager of Hospice Palliative Care


Posted Apr 081569036

Company Information

Good Shepherd Centres of Hamilton is a ministry of the Hospitalier Order of St. John of God.  The organization strives to enhance the quality of life for all who seek assistance and support in our community.  A permanent full time position at Emmanuel House Hospice for a Manager of Hospice Palliative Care  is currently available.

Job Description

Role Specific Expertise:

  • Utilizes expert clinical evaluation skills to continually assess the needs of the resident and caregivers.
  • Proficiently provides and vigilantly evaluates education/orientation on complex advanced practices to ensure skill levels are aquired or maintained by team members to meet overall practice and care standards.
  • Effectively mentors staff by providing a work environment that fosters motivation and respectful relationships and enables decision-making.
  • Exhibits advanced verbal, written and technological communication and presentation skills when disseminating information/advice and/or promoting best practices.
  • Applies knowledge of a wide range of cross-cultural and diversity issues within a health care environment.
  • Effectively collaborates to build relationships that promote the achievement of cooperative goals and contributes to an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect.


  • Educational designation of Advanced Practice Nurse - CNS or NP.
  • Registration, in good standing, with the College of Nurses of Ontario required.
  • Palliative Care Certification required.
  • Minimum of 5 years recent experience working in a progressive leadership role in a health care setting with a focus in hospice palliative care.
  • Strong knowledge of the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Nursing Standards of Practice preferred.
  • A demontrated passion for advancing hospice palliative care and a commitment to the mission values of hospitality, responsibility, availability, adaptability, quality and dignity, including the marginalized populations is essential.
  • Proven ability to work effectively as a strong team player.
  • Superior written and oral communication skills.

Contact Information

Good Shepherd Centres - Emmanuel House Hospice
Maria Bau-Coote
Director Hospice Palliative Care Services