Our current CAVC/LTV is expanding to a 23 bed unit adding to our existing 36 bed unit with an additional 4 beds dedicated to Transitional Home Ventilation (THV) program. Patients are ventilator dependent requiring total patient care. Patients are cared for by Registered Nurses and Registered Practical Nurses with the support of the inter-professional team. In addition, our Enhanced Living Unit (ELU) is a 6 Bed unit geared towards stable ventilated patients who are able to direct their care with Care Assistants are supported by registered staff to provide ADLs and other care needs. Recreational Therapy Services provide a range of services to both patient populations to enhance the quality of life in a fun and safe environment. In addition, Respiratory Therapy is embedded into the day to day working in collaboration along with the associated clinics.
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (required)
Master’s degree in Health Administration or a related field preferred
Certification with the College of Nurses of Ontario
Member of relevant professional association/networks preferred
Minimum of 5 years clinical experience as a health professional
Demonstrated leadership ability including strong coaching and mentoring skills
Effective interpersonal and communication skills
Excellent decision making and conflict resolution abilities
Sound understanding and commitment to the Interprofessional service delivery model
Strong working knowledge of labour/management practices
Strong attention to detail, budget analysis and resolution
Excellent time management skills and organizational skills
Demonstrated ability to motivate others and be an exceptional role model
Strong computer skills (MS Office Suite)
Management experience in a unionized healthcare environment preferred
Evidence of satisfactory attendance record
An employee’s disciplinary record will be reviewed as part of the assessment of qualifications
Ability to work in a manner that exemplifies the centre’s core values and helps patients get their life back
Should be aware of conditions and measures that may affect the safety of patients, residents, students, employees, volunteers, physicians and visitors
Lead and develop services that utilize evidence informed practices to deliver quality patient care in collaboration with Professional Practice, Human Resources and Risk Management. Optimize patient outcomes within available resources while reaching targets set internally and externally including those established through the Hospital Service Accountability Agreement (H-SAA) with the Toronto Region (formerly LHIN), identified on the West Park Healthcare Balanced Scorecard and the Quality Improvement Plan.
Provide managerial coverage to all nursing units in the absence of managers as well as on-call coverage
Develop and motivate the inter-professional team by; supporting, coaching and monitoring performance, ensuring staff is oriented to clearly defined roles, conducting performance appraisals on a regular basis. Knowledgeable about SEIU and ONA collective agreements, Occupational Health & Safety Act, College Standards and relevant legislation.
Responsible for staffing the service in collaboration with Staffing Office through the establishment and periodic (monthly) review of master schedules, skill mix, and identifying staffing needs. Recruit and interview staff with assistance from Human Resources. Daily review of payroll exceptions in the Kronos and ANSOS systems. Actively addressing staff absences through the attendance management program.
Review and manage annual budgets by providing detailed analysis on budget variances and addressing variances. Responsible for Capital and Foundation submissions for funding in collaboration with their respective Director of Programs.
Responsible for program planning and development including developing models of care and other strategic planning initiatives, leading the inter-professional care team in accreditation preparation and preparing proposals for new services, revenue generation and additional funding.
Fosters collaborative working relationships within the inter-professional team which optimizes patient care and develops a healthy workplace.
Enhance the patient experience with a focus on person and family centered care by strengthening relationships between staff and patients. Continually improve processes by promptly investigating all patient, family and staff concerns and patient and staff incidents. Effectively utilize change management techniques.
Foster a safety culture that encourages individuals to share their ideas. Identify and mitigate risks that may affect the safety of patients, students, employees, volunteers, physicians and visitors. Comply with the safety standards and applicable legislation.
At West Park Healthcare Centre, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment, an important part of living our brand. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community. Our accessible employment practices are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodation during any phase of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter. For further assistance please contact the Human Resources Department at (416) 243-3600 extension 4633.