Manager, Patient Care Services

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Kirkland and District Hospital | Englehart and District Hospital

The Hospitals are fully accredited and have a 92 bed complement with additional services such as emergency departments, an active surgical program, a full range of outpatient services and a busy visiting Specialist Program.  The Hospitals serve over 20,000 residents combined across the Kirkland Lake, Englehart and surrounding areas.

Manager, Patient Care Services

Permanent Full-time

Reporting to the Vice President of Clinical Services/Chief Nursing Officer, the Manager, Patient Care Services will be a member of the leadership team.  This position is responsible for the delivery of safe, high quality patient care, fiscal management, human resource management, staff development and advancing professional practice.  The Manager, Patient Care Services works in tandem with the Manager, Patient Care Services of In Patient Services and the Manager, of Patient Care Services of the Englehart and District Hospital. All Nursing Management positions will be responsible for cross coverage during absences. The Nurse Managers will work collaboratively in the development of nursing skills and knowledge, ensuring best possible nursing care at both Kirkland and Englehart District Hospitals.  

To qualify for the role of Manager, Patient Care Services, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Current Certificate of Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario in good standing
  • Bachelors’ Degree in Nursing required.  Preference will be given to candidates who are pursuing their Masters’ in Nursing.
  • Minimum 5 years recent nursing management experience (candidates with significant experience in formal nursing leadership roles may be considered)
  • Minimum 5 years recent and related clinical experience in; Critical Care Nursing, Emergency Department Nursing, Medical/Surgical Nursing, Operating Room Nursing.
  • Assists in the promotion and monitoring of quality and patient safety initiatives to build a culture where quality of care and safety is valued and demonstrated
  • Membership in professional nursing and other related organizations
  • Respected and progressive leader with the ability to inspire, motivate and develop a high performance team
  • Significant experience in quality improvement; success leading, monitoring and evaluating process/systems to identify and achieve efficiencies
  • Proven experience in data interpretation and analysis as a means to support strategic decision making
  • Proficient in computer skills; advanced understanding of the value of information technology and experience in the implementation and integration of strategies for systems and technologies
  • Proven experience, successfully leading and facilitating change with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Excellent decision making, problem recognition, problem solving, communication, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Flexible with the ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced, multitasking and dynamic environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; professional, diplomatic and confident with a proven ability to work with all individuals within the organization and external stakeholders
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the proven ability to manage competing demands
  • Models collaborative, cross-portfolio engagement to build consensus and create solutions to complex issues
  • Experience leading and/or supporting program development initiatives that align departmental goals with organizational strategic direction
  • Program planning and evaluation methodology skills are an asset
  • Proven excellent work performance and attendance history

 

To apply to this unique and exciting opportunity, submit your resume, in confidence, specifying the reference number NU20-06, by August 31, 2020, to Debra Schenk, CHRL, RPR- Human Resources via email to dschenk@kdhospital.com.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.  Kirkland and Englehart District Hospitals are equal opportunity employers.  We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.