Program Manager-Operating Room

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Work Type: Full Time

St. Mary’s General Hospital’s renewed vision of ‘Inspiring excellence. Healthier Together’ lays out a plan for growth, and innovation that will keep pace with the community and region that it serves. It also reflects our strong culture and values of compassion, respect, inclusion, integrity, collaboration and innovation that we bring to each interaction with patients and each other within the hospital and extends that commitment to how we will work with our partners across the health system. When you join St. Mary’s, your contribution will make a positive impact to the quality of life for patients and families. You will contribute to our mission: Living the legacy – Compassion. Faith. Discovery.

New employees must provide documentation/proof of full COVID-19 vaccination status, a 2-step TB screening, as well as proof of immunity to measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella (chickenpox) prior to their start date at St. Mary’s General Hospital. Staff will require clearance from Employee Health and Wellness before they are able to begin any position within SMGH.

Position Summary:

The Perioperative Services Program Manager is an innovative, self-directed, results orientated individual with a visionary and collaborative style. The Program Manager holds leadership responsibilities for the Main and Cardiovascular Operating Rooms, PACU, Day Surgery, and Minor Out Patient (MOP) areas. The Program Manager is responsible for the overall management of the human, fiscal, and material resources required to meet patient needs for the Programs.As a leader, the Program Manager provides, facilitates and promotes the best possible professional service to the patients and employees of the department, the organization and the community we serve.

Position Requirements:

  • Successful completion of an Undergraduate Degree in a related field.
  • Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of recent, successful Management and Leadership experience.
  • Proven competency working with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook.
  • Previous experience navigating and using Cerner, and general healthcare program software.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply LEAN thinking in a healthcare environment.
  • Demonstrated leadership with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with stakeholders to achieve project goals
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate the successful achievement of outcomes.
  • Proven competency working with Microsoft Office and general software.
  • Successfully able to perform their function in accordance with prescribed standards that focuses on the priority of People Safety and the delivery of the highest standard of Quality Care.
  • Demonstrate the physical and mental capabilities necessary for proper and efficient performance of the essential duties of the position.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Completion of a Masters Degree.
  • Minimum of 10 year’s healthcare related experience.
  • Proven ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Knowledge of health care system in Ontario and Canada.
  • Experience in managing professionals and providing guidance in areas of problem solving and conflict resolution.
  • Experience in writing, interpretation and application of policies and procedures.

Application Instructions:

As per the collective agreement, the internal recruitment process will be completed prior to the consideration of external applications.

Accommodations are available during all stages of the recruitment process in accordance with the Human Rights Code.  SMGH is committed to complying with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) to provide an inclusive, barrier free workplace. We will accommodate the accessibility needs of individuals with disabilities to support participation in all aspects of the recruitment process. Should you require this accommodation, please contact

We would like to thank all candidates in advance for their interest and only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to confirm the receipt of individual applications or resumes.