JOB POSTING #897861
Position: ADMINISTRATOR ON SITE
Site: Toronto General Hospital
Department: TGH Management Office
Salary Range: $44.95 - $56.19 per hour
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Status: Permanent Full-Time
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At University Health Network, which consists of Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret and Toronto Rehab hospitals, nothing is more important to us than our team of dedicated employees. UHN focuses on creating and maintaining a workplace of choice, where our people are recognized and valued. We focus on creating a workplace where people enjoy the challenge of their career, create and engage in best practices and are treated with respect.
Providing care to the community for more than 200 years, UHN is a major landmark in Canada’s health care system and a teaching hospital of the University of Toronto. Building on the strengths and reputation of each of our four hospitals, we bring together the talent and resources needed to achieve global impact and provide exemplary patient care, research and education.
The ADMINISTRATOR ON SITE (AOS) is a key member of the hospital administrative team providing administrative and clinical support for staff within the site during non business hours. The AOS role is an opportunity for individuals who seek leadership challenges to learn about all facets of hospital operations and clinical programs within the hospital. The AOS has a high level of authority and autonomy and is expected to use judgement in making decisions which support attainment of Hospital goals and objectives, while creating an environment that supports the Mission, Vision, Purpose, Principles and Values of the Hospital. The AOS is tasked with addressing emergent issues and facilitating the care of patients across services, other UHN sites or in other facilities.
Principal responsibilities include: managing patient flow and hospital capacity; liaising with all units / areas to support hospital/nursing operations with emphasis on assigning and directing clinical and non-clinical staff as necessary; ensuring the appropriate delivery of care utilizing theory and evidence based practice as a basis for clinical and administrative system decisions; ensuring effective communication and acting as a consultant to internal/external health care professionals within/outside the Hospital setting and to family/community members; maintaining professional development of self and facilitates professional development of staff; ensuring staff complies with quality improvement programs and other quality initiatives; respond to codes and act as site commander for any emergent issues; performing cross-functional and other duties consistent with the job classification, as assigned and/or required.
Hours are evenings, nights and weekends.
Willingness and ability to make effective decisions with regards to operations, after consider existing protocols and the current situation.
Demonstrated commitment to learning and implementing positive change
Completion of a Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing, Master's preferred
Basic Cardiac Life Support (B.C.L.S.) program, Level II: Basic Rescuer certification
Current certificate of competence with the College of Nurses of Ontario
Up to five (5) years of relevant experience; including 3 years of experience within an acute care setting
Demonstrated leadership experience
Two (2) years progressive administrative experience in a nursing setting preferred
Critical Care experience an asset
Excellent verbal/written communication, interpersonal and negotiating skills
Effective time management and organizational skills with the ability to organize work and set priorities
Effective problem solving and analytical skills based upon a broad general knowledge of the Hospital
Ability to make effective decisions
Effective interpersonal and negotiating skills
Knowledge of professional standards and Quality Assurance guidelines (College of Nurses of Ontario)
Knowledge of legislation provision, i.e. Employment Standards Act; Substitutes Decision Act; Social Contract Act; Human Rights legislation, etc., which impact on work performed
Knowledge of team dynamics with the ability to work effectively as a team leader and team member
Knowledge of relevant collective agreements
Demonstrated ability to make appropriate decisions, exercise sound judgment and use considerable initiative
Demonstrates commitment to continuing education
Ability to work independently and function effectively in a constantly changing work environment
Ability to be flexible and adapt to change quickly and effectively
Experience working in a unionized environment preferred
Critical care experience preferred
Membership in a specialty related organization preferred
Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.
POSTED DATE: April 28, 2022 CLOSING DATE: Until filled
For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications will be given first consideration.
University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.