Manager - Medicine

  • Collingwood General and Marine Hospital
  • Feb 06, 2020
Full time Manager

Job Description

Choose Collingwood General & Marine Hospital:

Explore a role with Collingwood General & Marine Hospital (CGMH) and live your ideal lifestyle. Located on the shores of Georgian Bay, you have the opportunity to enjoy the 4-season recreational community. 

CGMH is a 74-bed facility serving more than 60,000 permanent residents and 3.5 million annual visitors to the communities of Wasaga Beach, Collingwood, Clearview and the Blue Mountains. CGMH is an acute care hospital providing emergency care, diagnostic services including lab, imaging and cardio respiratory therapy, as well as two inpatient units (medicine and surgery). In addition, CGMH provides care in specialty areas including obstetrics, orthopaedics, intensive care and surgery. The Hospital also provides outpatient care including dialysis and a wide range of clinics including mental health and rehabilitation services. There are endless opportunities for families, adventure seekers, boaters, foodies and so much more.

Corporate Culture:

At Collingwood General & Marine Hospital, we are anchored by our vision, mission and values and guided by our strategic directions. If you exhibit the core values of CGMH; Inclusive, Caring, Accountable, Respect, Excellence, Teamwork, Adaptable, we want you to join us in providing exceptional services to our patient and their families.

The Opportunity:

Reporting to the Director, Patient Experience,, the Manager of Medicine is responsible for providing effective leadership in collaboration with the Chief of Medicine, to ensure efficient resource management (physical, human, financial) and the activities and focus on safe, efficient patient care is maintained, which includes Inpatient Medical Unit and Dialysis.. This role provides leadership to a multi-disciplinary team of professionals and fosters an environment of learning, team work and individual growth.


  • A Degree in Nursing
  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • 5 - 10 years’ related Nursing experience
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in a leadership role
  • Demonstrated clinical leadership skills, human resources management skills, and financial management skills
  • Previous experience and knowledge of Studer, process mapping and implementing LEAN methods within a department is an asset
  • Knowledge and experience with Change Management is desired.
  • Proficient computer skills with  working knowledge of Meditech, computerized charting, Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • BLS for Healthcare Providers would be an asset 
  • Must strive to continuously provide a safe and supportive environment for patients, staff, physicians, and volunteers
  • Must adhere to the duties of workers, as stipulated in the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Must have an ability to effectively communicate (written and verbal) in the English language in order to provide excellent communication with team members, patients and families. Ability to communicate in additional language(s) is considered an asset.
  • Must have basic computer skills
  • Must be dedicated to professional growth & development
  • Must be able to perform all bona fide and essential duties of the position, which may include physical demands such as moving/transferring patients, pushing, pulling, bending, etc.
  • Must have demonstrated excellent attendance/performance record
  • Excellent organization and prioritization skills
  • Ability to work independently and effectively communicate with other members of the health care team 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for the results and activities of the Inpatient Medical Unit, Dialysis,.
  • Accountable for the direction and leadership of the Departments - while working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Directs all nursing and allied health functions, processes and activities of the Departments
  • Provides leadership in optimizing overall patient flow, inter-professional standards of practice
  • Responsible for non-clinical support services staff working in the Departments
  • Plans, directs, controls the design and implementation of policies, operating plans and processes affecting quality improvement, risks, regulatory compliance, satisfaction and safety
  • Accountable for the human, fiscal, material resources, and technical/administrative support
  • Demonstrated focus on patient and staff safety through quality management
  • Responsible and accountable for setting the context of employees’ work and ensuring they have what they need to provide required services
  • Establishment and achievement of objectives for the department/service in accordance with the vision, mission, values and goals of the Hospital
  • Develops effective communication strategies that ensures timely information flow throughout the Inpatient Medical Unit, Dialysis, and organization as it relates to Patient Flow, between staff and physicians and with key stakeholders internal and external to the hospital.
  • Collaborate with all areas within the hospital and have many key interactions with internal and external partners and stakeholders
  • Contributes to corporate strategic direction, long-term planning, and capital expenditures through participation on key organizational committees
  • Commitment to excellence in exceptional patient care and continual focus on quality improvement and results driven outcomes
  • Work collaboratively and communicate with staff, patients, families, physicians, interdisciplinary team members and personnel from other hospital departments
  • Recruitment, performance management and development of multidisciplinary team to ensure resources and skill levels are in place to meet program needs.
  • Plan for and manage staff schedules and daily staffing needs based on planned and emergent patient activity
  • Monitoring and analysis of operational budgets, implementing strategies to address variances and increase efficiencies.

More Information:

Location: Medicine

Employment Group: Non-Union

Employment Type: Perm. FT

Start Date: February 2020

Hours of Work: Please be reminded that as a Hospital, in order to provide the necessary patient care, our operations run 24/7. Therefore, depending on the program for which you are applying, it may be an expectation that you are available to work week days and weekends, as well as all shifts - days, evenings, and nights 

Wage: $89,752.07-$112,367.02

Benefits: This position includes a comprehensive non-union benefit plan, including but not limited to extended health and dental coverage, life and accident insurance, paid vacation and sick days, short/long term disability plans, HOODIP pension plan, Employee & Family Assistance Program and access to CGMH Perkopolis discounts.


If you are interested in joining our inspiring team, please apply online before 11:59pm EST on the posting close date by submitting an updated copy of your resume and cover letter in PDF or Word format.

Due to the volume of applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please be advised that as part of the mandatory screening process CGMH requires professional references, verification of academic training, professional accreditation, plus a current Police Vulnerable Sector Check.

Collingwood General and Marine Hospital is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. We encourage all qualified individuals including visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2s+ persons, and others who may contribute to a diverse workplace to apply. If contacted regarding a competition, please advise Human Resources of accommodation measures you may require during our selection process. Information received relating to accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

Job Category

Manager, Nurse Manager


Collingwood, ON