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Patient Care Manager - Surgical Services

Halton Healthcare Services
Milton, Ontario
Closing date
May 19, 2022

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Posting: # 2022-896526

Non Union

Position: Patient Care Manager, Surgical Services - OR, PACU, SDC, Pre-Op Clinic, MDR

Status: Full-time

Site: Milton District Hospital (MDH)

Hours: Monday to Friday days plus on-call nursing administration rotation

Halton Healthcare takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we are committed to being an innovative centre of excellence in community hospital care in the Halton and Peel Regions. We are a distinctive centre of healthcare excellence that offers first-rate care in an innovative environment that supports the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the community.

The Milton District Hospital expansion was recently built to meet the increasing care needs of Canada's fastest growing community and accommodate new technologies that are changing the way hospital care is delivered. The expansion provides Milton residents with improved access to the hospital services they need, close to home.

This is what you'll be doing:
  • The Manager of the Operating Room (OR)/ (Medical Device Reprocessing (MDR) for Surgical Services is responsible for all aspects of planning, organizing and directing the delivery of patient care services within the OR and MDR Departments
  • Develop and lead the implementation of the departmental strategic plans by setting goals, objectives and policies while adapting to the changes in the hospitals strategic direction in consultation/collaboration with the Program Leader, physician partners and team members.
  • In collaboration with the surgical team and Milton Family Practice Program sets standards for the OR and MDR that are reflective of the regulatory colleges or professional bodies and relevant legislation and works with the OR and MDR staff to ensure that these standards are met for each surgical specialty.
  • Monitor and report on compliance with relevant standards
  • Participate actively in the Milton Family Practice Program-specific projects and hospital wide initiatives through committee and task force membership and hospital planning and management forums.
  • Develops an environment where quality improvement principles are embraced and used on a continuous basis.
  • Prepare and monitor annual operating and capital budgets.
  • Administer the budget as allocated and strive to optimize the performance of resources to meet the financial budget targets.
  • Manage human resources for the relevant areas. Hire and manage staff performance as determined by human resource policies, union contracts, legislation and standards of practice
  • Direct, manage and sustain the provision of high quality sterile processing services and equipment maintenance.
  • Participate in Patient Care Administration on-call roster for MDH.
  • Develop, implement and audit quality assurance programs and quality indicators for the operating room and sterile processing activities.
  • Stay current and make recommendations related to changes in processes and technology, and finding opportunities to improve levels of service.
  • Align to the strategic direction and maintaining future focus for teams for the new hospital
  • Participate in select committees internally and externally in order to represent HHS perspectives, enhance integration across the continuum and maintain relationships
  • Promote a collaborative, respectful professional practice climate and fosters an interdisciplinary approach to patient care

This is what you'll need to do it:

Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes. This is what you'll need to do it:

  • BScN required
  • Masters preparation or evidence of substantial completion preferred
  • Current Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario required
  • Current BCLS certification required
  • A minimum of 5 years of current clinical experience in a similar setting required
  • A minimum of 3 years of recent experience as a Patient Care Manager or educator in a similar setting required
  • Demonstrates a current knowledge base regarding best practice for the surgical patient and draws upon contemporary evidence and/or research based practice methods and standards.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage; to motivate, delegate and operate in both structured and unstructured situations.
  • Strong planning skills, strategic and operational.
  • Demonstrated expertise in quality improvement for programs, new business and staff development; ability to develop an environment where quality improvement principles are embraced and used on a continuous basis.
  • Knowledge of SETP and ORBC data base an asset
  • Demonstrated leadership, planning and project management skills
  • Strong problem solving and change management skills
  • Consultative, collaborative leadership style which encourages commitment to a shared vision
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills
  • Innovative, creative and professional role model
  • Ability to prioritize/organize multiple projects with strict deadlines. Ability to work autonomously.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio
  • Satisfactory employment and attendance record required

Date Posted: April 7, 2022

Internal Applications due by: April 14, 2022

Please submit your application via our website at directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.

Halton Healthcare is committed to providing accommodations [for people with disabilities]. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Halton Healthcare is a smoke-free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on our hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals' health concerns arising from exposure to scented products. We ask for everyone's cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.
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