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Reporting to the Program Director, this position is responsible for providing creative and innovative leadership ensuring the delivery of quality patient care within the cardiovascular program. The scope of the role involves providing management, administrative and clinical leadership to all staff in a supportive and empowering manner, inspiring others, effectively managing financial and human resources, overseeing clinical operations, risk management, promoting excellence in patient care and advancing team effectiveness and efficiency of multidisciplinary Professional Practice Model.
As an integral member of the Cardiology program leadership team, the Manager will work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team including physicians, to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of patient care services within the program.
The Manager is responsible for the effective operation of Cardiology Inpatient care services, leadership and management which may include any or all areas within the Cardiovascular and Stroke Program-Coronary Care Unit, Catheterization Labs, Cardiac Diagnostics, Cardiac Rehabilitation and Stroke Care. Responsibilities include the ongoing development of the patient care teams, and serves as the link between staff, the physicians’ leaders, and other clinical service support areas. Also, to support and implement evidence based, best practices and continuing process improvements to meet unit, program and organizational goals. The manager participates in Cardiovascular and Stroke Program visioning, planning, and evaluation at both the local and regional level.
A highly motivated individual, you demonstrate effective leadership, planning and management skills combined with exceptional problem solving and change management abilities to meet the need of a demanding and challenging environment.
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- Bachelor’s degree and member of a regulated health care profession required, Master’s degree preferred
- Minimum 5 years clinical experience in Cardiovascular care and supports (i.e., inpatient units, catheterization lab, coronary care unit etc.), with demonstrated clinical and leadership skills, including previous supervisory or management experience
- Current registration with College of Nurse of Ontario
- Demonstrated commitment to evidence informed practice and patient and family-centred care
- Demonstrated ability to develop, implement, and manage quality improvement projects guided by LEAN and project management principles.
- Expert in financial analysis and budget management
- Effective and exceptional communication skills with internal (i.e. support services, other clinical programs) and external partners (i.e. Ontario Health Teams, Home and Community Care, CorHealth, Stroke Network etc)
- Demonstrated ability to take initiative and a commitment to continuing professional development
- Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal)
- Demonstrated team player and a strong ability to deal with a wide range of individuals tactfully and diplomatically
- Demonstrated strategic leadership, team building and conflict resolution skills
Proven solid program planning and organizational abilities
Strong and excellent knowledge of best practices related to patient care and expectations
- Proven strong problem-solving, negotiating, planning and decision making ability
- Demonstrates values consistent with SHN’s Code of Conduct and is committed to fostering a healthy and positive work environment in accordance with Health & Safety policy and legislation
- Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to SHN's comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff safety, patient safety, and environmental safety and participates in regular in-service education in this area
- Utilize protective equipment provided and identify and reports hazards
- Engages in ethical conduct and strives to understand and appreciate the diversity of our patient/staff population and community
- Excellent work performance and attendance
- Ability to speak another language
- Master’s Degree in a Health discipline preferred
Scarborough Health Network (SHN) embraces and celebrates our community’s unique multicultural heritage and diversity. SHN is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a culture of inclusiveness and diversity reflecting our diverse patients, staff and community alike. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs.
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