Manager Clinical Program Medicine/Respirology (2018-7005)

  • Humber River Hospital
  • Oct 31, 2018
Full time Manager

Job Description

Position Profile

Provide operational leadership and direction in the delivery, availability and continuous improvement of interdisciplinary clinical programs and services that provides consistently high-quality, safe care in our in Patient Medicine/Respirology Unit (8 East and 8 West). 

 At Humber River Hospital, the Clinical Manager plays a key role in establishing and driving a the approach to how we provide care to patients in their assigned clinical area in accordance with legal and regulatory requirements, professional best practices and operational policies and processes.

We are currently seeking a Clinical Manager for our Medicine/Respirology Unit. This individual will be responsible for the development, coordination and monitoring of activities that promote clinically effective and efficient patient care. The Medicine/Respirology Manager will be responsible for the operational, financial and administrative success of our busy inpatient Medicine/Respiratory unit. The Medicine/Respirology Manager will direct, supervise and coordinate all operations, including clinical and administrative staffing/supervision, budgeting, strategic planning, marketing, physician recruitment and relations, equipment purchases and upgrades and facility development. This individual will own the planning, organization and direction of patient care activities in the Medicine/Respirology program. They will demonstrate leadership competencies and values through development and coaching of direct reports. The Clinical Manager will also monitor employee retention, recruitment and employee satisfaction. They will consult and collaborate with other health care team members to provide safe appropriate patient care, while ensuring a culture of accountability.

Are you a passionate Clinical Manager with special interest, knowledge and experience in a Medicine/Respirology? If you answered yes, we invite you to read the details below and apply to this exciting career opportunity at Humber River Hospital.

Reporting Relationship: Program Director, Critical Care, Medicine/Respirology, Respiratory, and Oncology

Hiring Salary Range: $95,883 - $107,817

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide operational leadership and direction in the 7/24/365 delivery, availability and continuous improvement of Medicine/Respirology program and services that provide patient centered care.
  • Lead and direct human resources required for departmental and program operations.
  • Provide operational and clinical processes and guidance to staff.
  • Manager direct and indirect reports in collaboration with interdisciplinary teams.
  • Promote and encourage a collaborative staff and patient environment for patient-centered care that adapts to the needs of the diverse internal and external communities.
  • Oversee staff scheduling to include a mix of staff based on a variety of skills, experienced and other factors.
  • Identify required organizational support services, structures and resources in collaboration with Clinical Practice Leaders for the safe and efficient operation of the department.
  • Initiates, guides, and directs the coordination of all functions for the Medicine/Respirology department.
  • Functions as a resource person for staff members and assists in necessary education of individual members of the nursing staff.
  • Assumes responsibility for the overall quality of nursing care provided in the assigned unit.
  • Identification of areas of improvement to promote ongoing quality assurance, plans, implements, evaluates and reports on outcomes.


  • Master’s in Nursing, Health Administration or an MBA
  • Membership in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO)
  • Membership with Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO)
  • Five years (5) Management experience in the Intensive Care/Critical Care Unit, Medicine or Respirology Unit
  • BCLS required
  • Demonstrated strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with physicians, inter-professional team members, and other stakeholders
  • Possesses highly developed analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills, with demonstrated competency in information and communication technology
  • Demonstrated excellent organizational and coordination skills and the ability to prioritize multiple competing workload demands
  • Demonstrates an ability to provide leadership, support and critical analysis in stressful, complex clinical and emotional situations
  • High level of initiative and self-direction.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of leaders and stakeholders with demonstrated success in moving key stakeholders to positive resolution and to facilitate and coach clinical areas on change initiatives
  • Strong interpersonal skills are important to achieve success in this role.
  • Self-directed, courageous, and highly motivated with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience managing competing demands in a fast-paced, multi-site, multi-disciplinary health care environment 

Why Humber? Why Now?

Humber River Hospital is on an exciting transformation journey of redefining patient care as we leverage the most advanced technologies to enhance all aspects of delivering high-quality, safe care. We continue to build a people-centered workplace with excellent staff and physician engagement by hiring passionate, diverse and inclusive healthcare professionals. People who care and live our values of CompassionProfessionalism and Respect. People who are committed to making a positive difference.

We are a Studer Group hospital, focused on building our evidence-based leadership practice and hardwiring a culture that WOWs.

Why? Because at Humber River Hospital, we know it’s our people and our ability to innovate that allows us to consistently deliver a great patient experience and the best quality outcomes. After all, we are the hospital that believes exceptional care...healthier community.

To express your interest in this exciting opportunity, please complete the online application in confidence at

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this position. However, the actual responsibilities, duties, qualifications and experience may vary. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. Information contained in this job posting/description is subject to change.

Note: This is a non-union position

Humber River Hospital is committed to inclusion and diversity. We believe that diversity drives our culture of innovation. By bringing together a variety of different perspectives, it fuels our creative thinking, generates new ideas and creates solutions designed to address tomorrow's healthcare challenges today. We take pride in providing professional development and career advancement opportunities for our employees including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with physical and developmental disabilities. We also provide accommodation to applicants and all of our employees - from hire to retire.

Let us know what we can do to help you be successful during your recruitment experience at Humber River Hospital.  

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