Client Organization: CHEO
Position Title: Clinical Manager, Perioperative (OR/SDU/PACU/PAC& Anesthesia Assistants, Surgical Administrative Assistants)
Reports to: Director, Critical Care and Surgical Services
CHEO is redefining what it means to be a hospital. Dedicated to the best life for every child and youth, CHEO is a global leader in pediatric health care and research and is committed to partnering with families, children and youth, and the community to provide care – where, when and how it’s needed.
CHEO is at the forefront of integrating health care services for kids and families. Regionally, CHEO partners with families and providers to build a more connected health care system through joint program delivery and planning. Provincially, CHEO is a co-founder of the Kids Health Alliance, a network of partners working to create a standardized and coordinated approach to pediatric health care. CHEO also plays a leading role in numerous provincial pediatric entities and is home base for several provincial programs that support kids, families, health care providers and other organizations.
THE ROLE AND OPPORTUNITY
Reporting directly to the Director, Critical Care and Surgical Services the Clinical Manager is a key member of the program’s leadership team. Leading an interprofessional team of passionate and highly skilled clinicians and team members, the Clinical Manager is responsible for provide day-to-day clinical leadership, management and coordination of perioperative services, consisting of; 8 Operating Rooms as well as 2 procedure rooms that see approximately 7000 surgeries per year that range from open heart, ortho, ENT, urology, plastics, ophthalmology and neuro. This unit also has a 12 bay PACU and a 20 bed same day surgery unit, both newly renovated. The manager oversees a budget of approximately $9,000,000 and over 100 employees. This manager will have two care facilitators (assistant managers), an educator, 1 team leader for the anesthesia assistants and a coordinator for the surgical admin group. The unit also has a dedicated Child Life Specialist for the OR.
The Incumbent will collaborate with the Medical and Operational Directors in planning, delivery and evaluation of services in line with CHEO’s strategic objectives and corporate directions. The successful incumbent will demonstrate knowledge and support for a family-centered approach to care and excellence in clinical practice within an interdisciplinary environment. She/he will support a culture of continuous learning, professional development, adherence to standards and support of research activities.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
The successful candidate will be an inspirational leader, with a vision to create a learning culture, empower staff, develop processes and remove barriers that will enable best in class patient care and experience. We are looking for a critical thinking leader that has a strong business acumen, supports innovation and has an appetite for data and analytics to support strategic priorities as well as the expansion of service delivery through business case development and advocating for funding.
We are seeking a dynamic clinical operations leader who has a demonstrated history of achieving results from the perspective of quality, operations and developing high-performing teams, in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will have strong understanding and working knowledge of OR best practices and will be tasked with raising the bar with respect to practice standards and operational processes. Further, the successful candidate will consistently demonstrate our values of; respecting each other, supporting people on their journey, innovating and challenging the status quo and creating new knowledge and opportunities to learn and teach.
Should you have an interest in confidentially exploring this further or have any questions regarding this initiative, please contact LHH Knightsbridge search team below:
Lead Partner : Collin MacLeod
Phone number: 416-928-4534
Research Consultant: Erica Tsui
Phone number: 416-928-4554
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