Mount Sinai Hospital
Jun 26, 2019Seasonal
In 2015, Bridgepoint Active Healthcare, Circle of Care, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute and Mount Sinai Hospital, came together to form Sinai Health System – 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: 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. To support us on our journey, Sinai Health System is looking for a Nursing Clinical Manager. The role is primarily located at our Mount Sinai Hospital campus. Position Summary: The Clinical Manager will be responsible for administrative coverage on nights, evenings and weekends. This coverage will include responsibility for: maintaining standards of nursing practice, patient relations, management of patient-flow/bed management, staffing issues, incident management and on site administrative support in emergency /disaster situations. Responsibilities: Supports and mentors staff nurses in critical thinking and decision making in clinical situations. This is achieved through a highly visible presence on the nursing units. Provides administrative support to the Admitting Department on evenings/nights/weekends. Co-ordinates inter-unit patient flow and access to beds as needed (ER admissions, closures, resolving issues between units, etc.). Manages staffing issues (reassignment of staff, instituting bed closures, etc.) Establishes, promotes and maintains good public relations and patient relations Communicates effectively using appropriate lines within the organization. Collaborates with the Nursing Unit Administrators, Program Directors, Nursing, Manager of Risk Management and Patient Relations Office to manage risk and patient complaints. Assumes administrative on site responsibilities within the IMS Framework. Responsible for liaising and escalating situations to the Administrator On-Call. Provides supervision and guidance in emergency situations (e.g. Code Yellow) Qualifications: Current CNO Certificate of Registration. BScN required, Master’s degree in nursing preferred Demonstrated clinical expertise and experience. Recent leadership experience and specialty certification an asset. Membership in professional nursing and other related organizations. Demonstrated leadership qualities and superior critical thinking and interpersonal skills. Ability to establish effective working relationships. Computer skills in MS Office, Excel. Demonstrated satisfactory work performance. Demonstrated satisfactory attendance history.