Operations Supervisor
Lakeridge Health
Oshawa, ON


Days/Evenings/Weekend Schedule; 4, 8, & 12 hour shifts (subject to change)
Lakeridge Health Oshawa - Will be required to work at all Lakeridge Health locations

This position is open to qualified staff throughout Lakeridge Health commencing September 27, 2019 and closing at 11:59 p.m. on October 4, 2019.

Reporting to the Director, Women's and Children & Patient Flow, the Operations Supervisor is accountable for providing corporate supervision, guidance, direction and mentorship, efficient and effective utilization of human, material resources and facilitating bed allocation/bed control.

The Operations Supervisor provides: consistent and timely responses to front line staff across all sites, recommending strategies and overseeing their implementation; making rounds to patient care units to assess workload and distribute workload if required; facilitating the triaging of calls on a corporate basis to the Administrator on-call and Physician Administrator; recommending plans to increase bed flexibility; coordinating requests for external or intra-site transfers; managing an effective bed tracking process; compiling relevant data for patient flow activities. In addition, provides visible clinical leadership and demonstrates responsibility, accountability and commitment to the development of a work environment that exemplifies inter-professional and ethical practice; professional autonomous decision making; empowerment; integrative thinking; appreciative inquiry; a shared governance philosophy; and positive recognition through the support of professional development and continuing education opportunities.

  • Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (in good standing);
  • B.Sc.N;
  • Current B.C.L.S.;
  • Demonstrated commitment to maintaining Reflective Practice Standards as outlined by the (College of Nurses of Ontario);
  • Proven experience and understanding of effective and efficient patient flow management;
  • Proven recent supervisory/leadership, conflict resolution, and negotiation abilities;
  • Proven significant hospital experience with a varied clinical background;
  • Demonstrated computer skills in order to manage the bed dictionary;
  • Demonstrated understanding of bed and clinical utilization process;
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Demonstrated effective problem-solving, prioritization critical thinking skills and conflict resolution;
  • Proven ability to perform appropriately in emergency situations;
  • Able to provide own transportation for travel to all Lakeridge Health sites site;
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and be self-directed;
  • Ability to respond to a large number of simultaneous/competing demands from patients, families, staff, physicians, and other programs and departments.
  • Masters of Nursing or related health field is an asset;
  • Demonstrated commitment to our core values of Inclustion, Compassion, Innovation, Teamwork and Joy;
  • Must have a satisfactory performance record;
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to Lakeridge Health's comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff, patient and environmental safety and participation in regular in-service education in this area; and,
  • Proven good attendance record with capability of maintaining this same standard.
SALARY: $42.88 - $53.59 per hour

This position is open to all qualified staff throughout Lakeridge Health.

The terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with Lakeridge Health's policies and procedures.

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process as required under Lakeridge Health's Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.