Come join our amazing Central Zone Rural Team as a Unit Manager in Daysland. Reporting to the Area Manager, the Unit Manager is a key leadership role responsible for providing guidance, mentorship and day to day supervision of nursing staff within the department and play a key role in supporting an integrated and holistic approach to patient care, health promotion and health maintenance, while providing safe, quality patient and resident and family centered care. The Unit Manager collaborates with site and medical staff, area leaders, regional programs, direct care providers and external organizations in order to coordinate and integrate care and services, and ensure that patients receive quality care in a safe, competent and ethical manner. Your role will also include responsibility for the recruitment and performance management of human resources in a unionized environment and responsibility for monitoring and maintaining budget. To be successful in this position, you must have strong communication, problem solving and decision making skills. Daysland is a small friendly town in east Central Alberta with quiet streets lined with stately trees, and open space areas that include a golf course, beautiful parks and the scenic “Crocus Trail” walking path. Daysland is located in a productive agricultural area and is equipped with almost any kind of business you will need. Close to major centers such as Camrose, Red Deer and Edmonton, but with a safe, small town atmosphere, you will love the friendly people.
As the Unit Manager, you will be responsible for providing leadership to an interdisciplinary team of healthcare professionals dedicated to providing leading care to Albertans. In this leadership position, you will be making key decisions in establishing and contributing to the achievements and goals for Acute Care, Emergency Department, OR and endoscopy and Rehab units as well as responsible for developing and maintaining strong working relationships with key stakeholders, facilitating change management, promoting team development, teamwork and coordinating staffing and clinical work as identified by the Area Manager & Area Director. You will be responsible for developing and maintaining an effective framework for the operations of patient care services in order to facilitate the delivery of efficient, effective and safe patient care. These activities may include providing day to day direction to the staff working on the unit, daily assignment of patients, rounds, staff scheduling, interdisciplinary rounds, identifying and attempting to resolve patient, family and staff concerns, and participating in the discharge planning process. In addition, you will be implementing and monitoring your portfolio’s budget while undertaking risk management, quality assurance and utilization activities. Your leadership, direction and organization of the units will be in support of the vision, mission and business plan.
Classification: Unit Manager
Department: Medical Nursing Unit
Primary Location: Daysland Health Centre
Employee Class: Regular Full Time
Posting End Date: 03-FEB-2022
Date Available: 13-FEB-2022
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 4
Shifts per cycle: 20
Shift Pattern: Days
Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
Minimum Salary: $36.68
Maximum Salary: $62.91
Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Active registration and practice permit with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA). Minimum of five years’ nursing experience in Acute Care & Emergency. Current Basic Cardiac Life Support – Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP).
Additional Required Qualifications:
Desired nursing experience in rural nursing, including emergency department and surgical/ endoscopy programs. Minimum of 2 years management experience in an acute care setting.