Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Feb 21, 2020Full time
POSITION SUMMARY CHEO is the pediatric health center in Canada’s capital -- providing outstanding patient care, pioneering breakthrough research, and training the health care professionals of tomorrow. We are is seeking a strong clinical leader to fill a key role in the hospital -Director of Medical In-patient and Emergency Services. In this position, you’ll manage and oversee daily clinical, administrative and human resource activities for the medical inpatient units and Emergency Department services including trauma, sexual assault team, float team, night managers and flow coordinators – ensuring the delivery of high quality care in a patient and family-centered setting. The role will have a strong orientation towards enhancement of child, youth and family partnership. You will work in close collaboration with families, medical directors, clinical leaders and front line staff. The person in this role would be instrumental in defining a clear vision of how to leverage changes in healthcare and best practices to improve clinical and patient and family satisfaction, and strengthen health outcomes. She/he would be operationally strong, while also capable of being a true champion for the staff on his/her team. She/he would also need to be a strong coach and mentor, preferably one familiar with Lean human development system and with coaching experience This position reports into the SVP of Acute Care and Chief Nursing Executive. RESPONSIBILITIES Work with the Interim Director of Medical Inpatient and Emergency Services to create a seamless transition plan Monitor the Medical Inpatient and Emergency services stragetic/operations plan in alignment with CHEO’s strategic plan Monitor key performance indicators and take action as required Lead the planning, development, deployment, operation and maintenance of the specific team work plans, resources and services to be aligned with the strategies agreed to by the leadership team and CHEO Promote and integrate a Lean philosophy i.e CHEOWorks Define and manage the budget, including both revenues and expenses in alignment with hospital and provincial policies and best-practices Oversee the development and submission of proposals as required Represent CHEO at provincial and national forums as required Identify and prioritize opportunities for growth Develop and maintain stakeholder relationships to ensure the information required by and provided is available and used by those in a position to improve care Work with the leadership team to ensure medical and administrative perspectives are appropriately balanced to support the success of the programs Develop and implement communication and change management strategies Oversee the submission of required reporting to CHEO Quality Committee of the Board of Directors, Ministry of Health and others as required Perform work in accordance with the provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations and all CHEO corporate/departmental policies and procedures Oversee quality and patient safety improvements Promote education, teaching and research activities Recruit, develop and retain staff Foster a culture built on respect, trust, wellbeing and life-long learning Participate in the on-call Director’s roster to facilitate operations in the off-hours Perform other duties as assigned by the Senior Vice-President, Acute Care and Chief Nursing Executive Working with the medical director co-leads oversee work of the Patient Care Leadership team QUALIFICATIONS Criminal Record Check (Essential) Masters Degree in relevant discipline. (Essential) Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (Essential) Knowledge in Pediatric Nursing (Essential) Approximately eight (8) years of relevant experience which must include five (5) year’s experience in a management/leadership role or other evidence of outstanding relevant abilities and accomplishments. (Essential) Knowledge of hospital organization and health care delivery system with a focus on (Essential) Experience in a high acuity hospital environment Knowledge of Lean methodology (Preferred) Knowledge of PHIPPA privacy and security requirements (Essential) Knowledge of database and reporting solutions (Essential) Knowledge of strategic and operational planning, management principles and research-based practices (Essential) Knowledge of quality improvement, financial practices and risk management principles (Essential) Demonstrated leadership skills that can be employed in a complex environment with multiple stakeholders (Essential) Excellent oral and written communication skills (Essential) Demonstrated experience in supervising professionals and team-building (Essential) Change and project management skills (Essential) Comprehensive knowledge of relevant computer technology (Essential) Ability to analyze, plan or coordinate major interrelated activities (Essential) Ensure timely completion of tasks by adjusting priorities as required (Essential) Bilingualism (Preferred) Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for stipulated academic requirements. Should the applicant require any accommodations during the application process please notify Human Resources as per the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.