Patient Care Manager, NICU, Pediatrics & WCP Outpatient Clinics

Mackenzie Health
Vaughan, Ontario
Closing date
Feb 12, 2023

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Patient Care Manager, NICU, Pediatrics & WCP Outpatient Clinics

Permanent Full Time

There's never been a better time to join Mackenzie Health! Mackenzie Health's two hospitals - Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital and Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital - and our community-based locations provide the ultimate in care to our community. We have opportunities available. Ultimately, this is where you want to be.

Reporting to the Program Director, the Patient Care Manager, NICU, Pediatrics & Woman and Child Program Outpatient Clinics is a member of the management team within the program/clinical area and is responsible for the coordination and direction of the Pediatrics, Neonatal intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Urgent Care Clinic, Genetics, and Maternal Fetal Medicine areas as well as the human and fiscal resources associated with each. The Patient Care Manager collaborates with the Program Director, Medical Director, Educator and other allied health members to ensure that high quality, effective and efficient services and care is provided. The Patient Care Manager is accountable for planning, implementing, and integrating plans that are in alignment with the organizations vision and strategic directions and the Woman and Child Program.

What must you have?
  • Completion of Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing or other regulated health professional field.
  • Nurse Certificate of Competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario or another regulated Health Professional College

What else do you bring?
  • Minimum of 2 - 5 years clinical leadership experience.
  • Demonstrates knowledge in clinical practice.
  • Demonstrates excellence in interpersonal, communication, coaching, mentoring and team building skills that facilitate positive interactions among all members of the health care team.
  • Demonstrates a clear understanding of the application of the RHPA legislation.
  • Demonstrates superior understanding of systems, systems analysis techniques, value analysis process and continuous improvement principles and tools.
  • Possesses highly developed analytical, problem solving, critical thinking skills.
  • Demonstrates a strong patient and customer focused philosophy in all interactions.
  • Possesses the ability to introduce and effectively facilitate change.
  • Demonstrates superior decision-making and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrates commitment to professional development.
  • Demonstrates ability to provide leadership, support and critical analysis in stressful, complex clinical and emotional situations.
  • Ability to analyze research and implement evident-based practice into Policy and Procedure development and clinical practice.
  • Demonstrates excellence in written and oral communication.
  • Experience with guiding staff experiencing performance and/or attendance problems.
  • Communicates effectively with the multidisciplinary team and external areas using timely, appropriate written, verbal and non-verbal means.
  • Utilizes effective listening skills to maximize understanding of issues.
  • Provides a comfortable, respectful, confidential environment for team members to discuss issues.
  • Facilitates an environment that expects team members to resolve issues in a respectful, non-confrontational manner.
  • Enhanced negotiating skills.
  • Enhanced knowledge and expertise in coaching, facilitation, listening, group and team skills.
  • Proven attendance record.
  • Demonstrates understanding and complies with patient and staff safety policies and procedures that foster a safe and inclusive environment for all.
  • Ability to perform the essential duties of the job.
  • Effectively uses empathy in interactions with others and demonstrates behaviours consistent with Mackenzie Health's Commitment to Caring.
  • Models behaviour that is aligned with the values of Mackenzie Health - Excellence, Leadership and Empathy.
  • Commitment to providing an exceptional experience for staff and clients within a challenging and exciting health care environment.

Preferably, your profile also includes:
  • Masters Degree in Nursing or related field.
  • Knowledge and experience in the NICU or Pediatrics area.
  • Certified Health Executive (CHE) with The Canadian College of Health Leaders.

*May be required to work at any site of Mackenzie Health.

*FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Mackenzie Health's Occupational Health and Safety Department.


Mackenzie Health is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer committed to providing accommodations for applicants upon request at any stage of the recruitment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code.

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