Health Sciences North (HSN) is a regional resource and referral centre for over 600,000 residents across northeastern Ontario. It features state-of-the-
art technology with over 3,900 employees, 800 volunteers and a medical, dental and midwifery complement of 260. HSN has become a Research and
Academic Health Science Centre affiliated with the Northern Ontario School of Medicine and the Advanced Medical Research Institute of Canada.
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Coordinator, Regional CorHealth
Posting #: 19-1318
STATUS: Permanent Full-Time position
Location: Sudbury, Ontario
A dynamic and growing health care environment awaits you in Sudbury Ontario: Canada’s
happiest city! Surrounded by provincial parks and over 200 lakes, Greater Sudbury has over
160,000 residents and is a rich mix of urban, suburban, rural and wilderness environments. Just
a one hour flight or four-hour drive from Toronto; here, you will experience the balance of a
challenging clinical career and a comfortable lifestyle, right in the heart of Northern Ontario’s
Health Sciences North (HSN) is seeking an innovative leader with relevant experience working in
a Professional Health department in a healthcare environment. Under the general direction of the
Administrative Director, Medicine; the incumbent will monitor patients on the Cardiac Diagnostic
and Intervention waiting list, triage urgent internal and external patients and provide education
and support to patients and their families. In addition, they will maintain data management and
analysis and act as a link between patients/referring centres and the Cardiac specialists. The
successful candidate will play an important regional role and participate as a member on
provincial committees, representing the needs of the northeastern patients.
The successful candidate should have a four (4) year Bachelor’s Degree in Science of Nursing
(BScN) from an accredited university and current Certification of Registration in good standing
with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO). We are looking for a minimum of five (5) years’
experience in cardiac care and a minimum of two (2) years’ working in a leadership/mentorship
The full job description can be viewed on the HSN Careers Website.
We offer competitive salary and vacation, extended health and dental benefits, a pension plan through HOOPP
and relocation allowance to assist with moving expenses.
Interested applicants are asked to apply directly to posting #19-1318 by January 8, 2020 at 4:00 pm
on the HSN Careers Website at hsnsudbury.ca/careers. External applicants can learn more about
Sudbury by viewing the Relocating to Sudbury link on our careers portal.
Date Posted: December 11, 2019
Posting #: 19-1318
Position: Coordinator, Regional CorHealth
Status: Permanent Full-Time
Department: Regional CorHealth
Site: Ramsey Lake Health Centre (RLHC)
Monitor patients on the Cardiac Diagnostic and Intervention waiting list, triage of urgent internal and external patients,
educate and support patients and families, maintain data management and analysis, and act as a link between
patients/referring centers and the Cardiac specialists.
Under the general direction of the Administrative Director, Medicine.
1. Maintain a current, complete, and accurate database of patients awaiting Cardiac procedures.
2. Assist referring physicians in triage of patients for Cardiac procedures within HSN and between institutions.
3. Serve as a primary contact for all patients and their families on the Cardiac procedure waiting lists.
4. Track patients’ waiting times and provide current waiting lists weekly or as required to Cardiologist/Cardiac
5. Ensure patient and family focused support and educational information is provided to those patients awaiting
a Cardiac Diagnostic procedure, intervention, or Cardiac surgery.
6. Inform patients and families of available options to facilitate procedure to be done within their recommended
wait time guidelines.
7. Identify problems and deficiencies in the delivery of optimal patient care and facilitate a multidisciplinary
approach to the formulation of solutions.
8. Participate in institutional program development and implementation of activities
9. Participate as a member of the Cardiology and Medicine Councils, collaborate and communicate with other
health care professionals, and act on behalf of the patient.
10. Act as a spokesperson for HSN’s Cardiac Services to other hospital programs and regional stakeholders.
11. Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to ensure integrity and accuracy of data quality.
12. Provide leadership during performance measurement, including data quality, analysis, and dissemination of
findings of key reports.
13. Review and revise policies and procedures to ensure excellent delivery of service and ensure administrative
policies and procedures are followed.
14. Participate in ongoing quality assurances at HSN and at the provincial level.
15. Develop annual budgets and assume fiscal accountability of the departmental operation according to
16. Manage human resources which include: recruitment, selection and training.
17. Guide, motivate, monitor and supervise staff, develop standards of performance, evaluate performance and
make recommendations on disciplinary action if required.
18. Oversee the work of others in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), its
regulations, and HSN policies.
19. Evaluate patient care and satisfaction on an ongoing basis and formulate solutions for improvement
regarding cardiac care.
20. Determine and align improvement projects with HSN’s Strategic Plan; monitor and adjust to achieve goal
21. Participate in the accreditation process and work to ensure that the program and HSN achieve, maintain and
continually improve upon their accredited status.
22. Ensure the team is prepared for site visits and surveys by licensing/accrediting agencies. (e.g. Echo
23. Teach, coach and lead staff in the development and monitoring of quality indicators and improvement
24. Engage in and foster professional development of all staff and provide opportunities for learning within
25. Ensure a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors; investigate report, debrief and take or direct
corrective action as required on incidents.
26. Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders/organizations/community groups to achieve program
objectives, integrate and link services and foster partnerships across the continuum of service delivery.
27. Participate in education and training specific to current, relevant federal and provincial health and safety
legislation, standards and guidelines.
28. Represent the department or program on various committees and in meetings, internally as well as
externally, as required.
29. Perform other duties as required.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING:
1. Minimum of a four (4) year Bachelor’s Degree in Science of Nursing (BScN) from an accredited university.
2. Current Certificate of Registration in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO).
3. Ministry of Labour “Worker Health and Safety Awareness in 4 Steps” training certificate is required.
1. Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in cardiac care.
2. Minimum of two (2) years’ working in a leadership/mentorship role, preferably in a health care environment.
1. Demonstrated superior knowledge and understanding of a variety of groups of stakeholders, both within and
outside the hospital.
2. Demonstrated time management, prioritization, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
3. Demonstrated ability to coach, advise and teach others using the principles of adult learning.
4. Demonstrated training, experience or utilization of lean methodology for process improvement.
5. Demonstrated ability to independently identify issues, plan improvements, measure success and continue
6. Knowledge of relevant legislation and principles of management, hospital committee structure, conflict
management and resolution, system needs analysis and organizational assessment.
7. Ability to use tact and discretion in dealing with health care providers and employees.
8. Demonstrated excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office software, e.g. Word, Excel,
Power Point and Outlook and patient information systems.
9. Demonstrated superior interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
10. Demonstrated commitment to the safety of co-workers and patients.
1. Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment.
2. Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development.
3. Demonstrated professionalism in dealing with confidential and sensitive issues.
4. Demonstrated positive work record and good attendance record.
5. Ability to meet the physical and sensory demands of the job.
6. Ability to travel between local sites.
Selection Process: Candidates will be selected for this position on the basis of their skill, ability,
experience and qualifications as identified in the resume and completed
Application Form submitted. The Hospital reserves the right to conduct a formal
interview where required.
Bilingualism is Required. In accordance with the FLS Plan, if no bilingual
candidates (both internal and external) meet the qualifications, unilingual
candidates may be considered.
N.B. Applications for this position must be submitted to the Human Resources Department before 1600
hours on January 8, 2020.