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 Health Sciences North Research Institute (HSNRI).
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Clinical Manager, Surgical Inpatient Unit
Posting #: 21-0230
Status: Permanent Full-Time
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 300 lakes, Greater Sudbury has over 160,000 residents and has
a rich mix of urban, suburban, rural and wilderness environments. Only a one-hour flight or four-hour drive
from Toronto, here you will experience the balance of a challenging career and a comfortable lifestyle,
right in the heart of Northern Ontario’s largest city.
Under the general direction of the Administrative Director, Surgical, Health Sciences North (HSN) is
seeking an innovative, strategic thinker with a business mindset and leadership experience in health care
and who is capable of managing the demanding, multifaceted job expectations of the Clinical Manager,
Surgical Inpatient Unit position. The incumbent will continuously strive for quality and excellence in
patient care, provide leadership and direction to staff, and will plan and organize the day-to-day operations
of the General Surgery, Vascular, Thoracic, and Urology units. The role operates within a continuous
improvement culture using Lean principles focused on improving work and care at HSN.
The ideal candidate should have a four (4) year Bachelor’s Degree with a specialization in a health-related
field, and a current Certificate of Registration in good standing with an applicable regulatory college. A
Master’s Degree in Business or in a health-related discipline is preferred. We are looking for a minimum of
five (5) years’ experience working as a Health Professional and a minimum of two (2) years working in a
leadership/supervisory role, preferably in a health care environment.
If you enjoy working in a fast-paced, team environment and are looking for a rewarding career opportunity, you
are encouraged to view the full job description 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 #21-0230 on the HSN Careers Website at
hsnsudbury.ca/careers. The screening committee will begin reviewing resumes on February 17, 2021. The
opportunity will remain posted until filled. External applicants can learn more about Sudbury by viewing the
Relocating to Sudbury link on our careers portal.
Date Posted: February 3, 2021
Posting #: 21-0230
Position: Clinical Manager, Surgical Inpatient Unit
Status: Permanent Full-Time
Department: Surgical Inpatient Unit
Site: Ramsey Lake Health Centre (RLHC)
Provide leadership and direction through planning and organizing of the day-to-day operations of the General
Surgery, Vascular, Thoracic, and Urology units. Promote the delivery of optimal care to patients through day-to-
day planning and the management of human and material resources.
Under the general direction of the Administrative Director, Surgical.
1. Design, promote, and facilitate the use of systems to ensure that the provision of patient care is
consistent with program and professional standards.
2. Identify problems and deficiencies in the delivery of optimal patient care and facilitate a multi-
disciplinary approach to the formulation of solutions.
3. Coordinate day-to-day utilization of human and material resources to achieve program goals and
4. Determine and document space, equipment, supply, and service requirements; select and purchase
equipment and supplies as budgeted/approved.
5. Provide hospital wide, on-call coverage for problems and serious issues after hours and on weekends
according to scheduled rotation.
6. Develop and implement goals, objectives, and procedures for department operation using lean
7. Develop annual budgets and assume fiscal accountability of the departmental operation according to
8. Ensure a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors; investigate, report, debrief and take or direct
corrective action as appropriate on incidents.
9. Evaluate patient care and satisfaction on an ongoing basis and formulate solutions for improvement.
10. Manage human resources which include: recruitment, selection and training.
11. Guide, motivate, monitor and supervise staff, develop standards of performance, evaluate
performance and make recommendations on disciplinary action if required.
12. Oversee the work of others in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), its
regulations, and HSN policies.
13. Determine and align improvement projects with HSN’s Strategic Plan; monitor and adjust to achieve
14. Participate in the accreditation process and work to ensure that the program and HSN achieve,
maintain and continually improve upon their accredited status.
15. Teach, coach and lead staff in the development and monitoring of quality indicators and improvement
16. Engage in and foster professional development of all staff and provide opportunities for learning within
17. 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
18. Participate in education and training specific to current, relevant federal and provincial health and
safety legislation, standards and guidelines.
19. Represent the department or program on various committees and in meetings as required.
20. Perform other duties as required.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING:
1. Minimum of a four (4) year Bachelor’s Degree with a specialization within a health-related field (e.g.
Medical Science), from an accredited university.
2. Master’s Degree in Business or in a health-related discipline is preferred.
3. Current Certificate of Registration in good standing with an applicable regulatory college is required.
4. Ministry of Labour “Worker Health and Safety Awareness in 4 Steps” training certificate is required.
1. Minimum of five (5) years’ experience working as a Health Professional in a health care environment.
2. Minimum of two (2) years’ working in a leadership/supervisory role, preferably in a health care
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. Proven ability to develop, monitor, administer and report on budgets.
4. Demonstrated ability to coach, advise and teach others using the principles of adult learning.
5. Demonstrated training, experience or utilization of lean methodology for process improvement.
6. Demonstrated ability to independently identify issues, plan improvements, measure success and
7. Knowledge of relevant legislation and principles of management, hospital committee structure, conflict
management and resolution, system needs analysis and organizational assessment.
8. Ability to use tact and discretion in dealing with health care providers and employees.
9. Demonstrated excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office software, e.g. Word, Excel,
Power Point and Outlook and patient information systems.
10. Demonstrated superior interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
11. Demonstrated commitment to the safety of co-workers and patients.
1. Demonstrated initiative, self-direction, and innovative approach to problem-solving.
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.
Shift: As Assigned
Bilingualism is an Asset
N.B. Applications for this position must be submitted to the Human Resources Department before 1600
hours on February 17, 2021.
Note: This position will remain posted until filled.