Clinical Leader Manager Cancer Care - Therapeutic Endoscopy

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Unity Health Toronto, Oncology and Endoscopy Program, St. Michael's Hospital site is currently recruiting for Clinical Leader/Manager to lead our Therapeutic Endoscopy department. We are looking for a results-oriented individual that demonstrates a leadership style that is visionary, creative and collaborative and demonstrates a commitment to corporate and program priorities in keeping with the vision, mission and values of Unity Health Toronto.

In this pivotal role, you will draw upon your team building and change management skills to lead multi-disciplinary teams in advancing organizational priorities including the provision of excellent patient-centred care. You will be responsible for the seamless integration of new models of patient care delivery while ensuring that roles, responsibilities and functions continue to evolve to meet changing corporate needs. You will be accountable for the quality of patient care, utilization of resources, professional practice and staff development and for developing innovative, team based approaches to the day-to-day management of multiple units. You will support your teams to adapt course as needed to meet corporate and program related objectives.

 DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Being responsible for clinical, financial and human resources management with a focus on quality outcomes for Therapeutic Endoscopy patients associated with ambulatory procedural setting
  • Developing business relationships with external endoscopy vendors
  • Being accountable for the development, implementation and management of quality improvement initiatives to ensure best possible patient care and outcomes
  • Supporting organizational strategies and staff initiatives that promote the development of a motivated, cohesive team through educational support strategies to enhance staff knowledge, professional nursing practices and patient care
  • Being accountable for the equality of patient care
  • Being responsible for staff development and for developing team-based approaches for the day to day management of the units
  • Demonstrating a patient/family focused approach to all care practices
  • Understanding of infection control standards regarding scope reprocessing, and all related infection control standards.
  • Understanding of procedural bookings to align with required staffing and resources
  • Responsible for managing utilization of endoscopy equipment and accessories
  • Understanding procedural booking practices and post case data information
  • Familiar with quality based funding model
  • Working in collaboration with physicians to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of patient care services
  • Effectively introducing and managing change within the units and supporting staff through the changes
  • Developing and fostering positive internal and external relationships with clients, community partners and internal and external service providers
  • Participating actively in program specific and hospital wide initiatives through committee and task force membership, hospital planning and management forums

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Completion of a recognized Master’s Degree in Nursing or other health discipline
  • Current certificate of licensure/registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario required
  • Experience with therapeutic endoscopy patient population and knowledge of endoscopy diagnostics and interventions preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years of recent management experience or evidence of progressive leadership roles in a relevant health care field.
  • Experience with Therapeutic Endoscopy procedures including General Anesthetic use, preferred.
  • Completion of a Basic Cardiac Life Support (B.C.L.S.) program, required
  • ACLS, preferred
  • Familiar with ORNAC standards, preferred
  • Proven experience as a clinical resource/expert for staff and demonstrated success in leadership of a multidisciplinary team in their professional and interdependent practice
  • Demonstrated human resources management, financial management, utilization management and risk management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to deal effectively in a team environment including group facilitation, mediation, team building and conflict resolution skills
  • Proven success in providing visionary leadership in a team environment and ability to encourage innovation and creativity among staff and physicians
  • Proven experience developing and implementing care delivery models based on best practices and proven experience developing policies and developing and implementing education plans for nurses and multidisciplinary staff
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills and the ability to analyze and utilize clinical and management data for planning purposes and program development and evaluation
  • Organizational skills to manage competing priorities and balance multiple tasks

As a condition of employment, all external hires will be required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination or documentation unless a valid accommodation under the Ontario Human Rights Code exists.  All internal candidates must be in compliance with Unity Health Toronto’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.