This is a temporary full-time assignment for up to twelve (12) months.
In 2015, Bridgepoint Active Healthcare, Circle of Care, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute and Mount Sinai Hospital, came together to form Sinai Health - and leverage our collective expertise and create a system that better responds to the changing needs of our patients, families and clients. Sinai Health has a bold vision and strategy for the future: To create Canada's leading integrated health system pushing the boundaries to realize the best health and care from healthy beginnings to healthy aging for people with complex health needs.
A key enabler of this vision is Sinai Health’s People Plan – which provides an explicit commitment to our people about our commitment to creating a workplace culture and environment that is safe, caring, equitable, compassionate and accountable in order to ultimately provide optimal care to patients and their family caregivers.
As a member of the nursing Leadership team, the Clinical Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the daily operations of the PAU/PACU with the support of an NUA and will report directly to the Senior Clinical Program Director for Surgical Serivces. . As a key member of the nursing leadership team, the Clinical Coordinator will participate in and support the development and implementation of departmental goals and quality and safety programs; professional development initiatives, performance management and recruitment/selection process, and program development. In collaboration with the Nursing Unit Administrator, she/he is responsible for staff scheduling, payroll submissions, and day-to-day operations and staff support.
Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Supports and maintains the philosophy, goals, objectives and standards of the Department of Nursing
Responsible for the daily co-ordination of Unit activities, flow, safe assignments, ensuring break coverage etc.
Supports Team Leaders of each area with issues regarding patient flow, patient complaints, risk issues, supply and/or equipment needs
Orders required supplies and equipment as approved by the covering NUA
Responsible for scheduling of Registered Nurse and Clerical support staff and for ensuring short-term and long-term staffing needs are addressed. Ensures NUA is up to date on any issues
Responsible for the maintenance and monitoring of information technology systems that support practice (e.g. clinical documentation and workload measurement systems, including those related to new or existing equipment). Ensures NUA is up to date on any issues
Participates with Nursing Unit Administrator and other members of the leadership team in professional development initiatives, performance management of staff nurses, recruitment and hiring and facilitates return to work plans
Works collaboratively with members of the leadership team to ensure improvements in patient care through the application of standards of practice, research and evidence-based practice; promotes development of critical thinking and analytical skills
Collaborates with the Nursing Unit Administrator to achieve a balanced budget and to ensure fiscally responsible product management; works with staff and others in the implementation of new products and technologies
Responsible for equipment management and maintenance. Ensures environmental issues are addressed. Ensures NUA is up to date on any issues
Participates in development, implementation and evaluation of quality and safety initiatives
In collaboration with the Nursing Unit Administrator, participates in Occupational Health and Safety Unit assessments and interventions, and in Quality and Risk Management as it relates to safety reporting and managing patient/family concerns
Participates in Nursing Department and unit-based committees such as the Unit Council, Magnet and Accreditation
Participates in process improvement activities for the units
Performs other position related duties as required
Current certificate of registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
3 - 5 years recent experience in Perianesthesia nursing
Previous leadership experience preferred (e.g. formal leadership role, team leader or resource nurse)
Demonstrated competence with clinical/system computer applications (i.e. Cerner); Ability to utilize information technology
Membership in professional nursing organizations and evidence of continuing education
Demonstrated knowledge of patient and family centered care and customer service principles
Demonstrated evidence of mentoring skills
Effective verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal and customer services skills
Excellent organization and time management skills
Excellent decision making, problem recognition, problem solving skills, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
Commitment to collaborative practice
Ability to work effectively and independently under stressful conditions
Demonstrated commitment to Patient Experience, Quality and Safety, Financial Health, and Access and Efficiency
Demonstrated satisfactory work performance and attendance history