Homewood Health is Canada's leader in mental health and addiction services and we offer the most comprehensive and integrated continuum of services available in Canada. We are redefining mental health and addiction services to help Canadians live healthier, more productive and more fulfilling lives.
With over 130 years of experience, Homewood Health Centre is one of Canada's largest and leading facilities for medically focused, physician-led treatment of mental health and addiction disorders.
We are hiring a Nurse Manager for the Homewood Health Centre in our Elective Psychiatry Services. You’re a great fit if you thrive in a fast-paced environment, are passionate about innovation, foster collaboration, and are committed to service excellence.
As a Nurse Manager, you will be responsible for providing clinical leadership, mentoring, and coaching for nursing team members within the service and acting as a clinical resource for, and support to, frontline nursing staff.
What you'll be doing
? Manage, supervise, and monitor overall delivery of patient care on Elective Psychiatry Units (Eating Disorders Program, Assessment and Stabilization Unit, Comprehensive Psychiatric Care)
? Act as a resource and contact for community and family members as well as for clinical emergencies, codes and infection control issues
? Monitor and follow-up on critical incidents, patient and family complaints/concerns
? Direct the workflow, and oversee productivity and engagement of the charge nurse and nursing team, which will include staff development, orientation, recruitment, scheduling, performance management/progressive disciplinary process and union-related activities
? Act as a consultant in complex clinical decisions relating to patient care, admissions, transfers and discharges
? Facilitate problem solving, conflict resolution and integration/collaboration with the interdisciplinary team
? Evaluate nursing care and practices and ensure competency of nursing staff in accordance with Standards of Practice, Ethical Standards, Legislated Regulated Health Professions Act, Patient Care, Hospital Standards, and College of Nurses of Ontario
? Supervise implementation of, and adherence to, new policies, procedures and equipment related to team members and patient care
? Develop and implement nursing standards, policies, and procedures as well as protocols that address nursing treatment plans, in collaboration with the Sr. Manager of the unit and professional practice
? Support the learning needs of nursing students, in conjunction with their instructors or charge nurse
? Provide collaborative leadership and follow-up of all critical incidents that occur, in alignment with Sr. Manager
? Review, respond and take action to reduce risk management issues
? Participate in quality improvement activities within the nursing unit
? Ensure that necessary data related to the key quality indicators for the nursing unit is available and collected for analysis
? In collaboration with Sr. Manager, prepare the budget submission and maintain day to day, the approved budget relating to nursing
? Ensure ongoing compliance with accreditation standards
What we're looking for
? BScN is required; CPMHN (C) is strongly encouraged
? Health Management experience is required; Healthcare or Business related Masters is preferred
? 5-10 years’ experience working with patients who have a broad range of psychiatric and addiction diagnoses, including at least 2 years in a supervisory role with both union and non-union staff
? Up to 5 years’ medical experience
? Self-directed, sound decision maker with excellent organizational skills
? Sound clinical judgment based on current practices and patient/client centered care
? Excellent people management skills and experience motivating a performing team, in both union and non-union environments
? Excellent verbal and written communication skills
? Strong ability to problem solve and negotiate
? Solid understanding of the patient population, patient acuity and general management practices including budget management and healthcare budgeting
? Strong inter-personal skills and respectful communication style with staff, patients and families
? Excellent computer skills and experience with working with a number of systems and software applications
? Applied understanding of principles of health and safety in the workplace
? Demonstrated commitment to Homewood’s Core Competencies (Building Relationships, Living Our Values, Managing Self and Driving Team Performance)
Why work with us
We are driven by our values and are passionate about improving lives. We offer a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package and professional development opportunities. Our remarkable organizational culture also makes for an exceptional workplace environment. Join us and work along-side highly motivated people who are collaborative and focused on delivering seamless services and programs to our clients and customers.
Employment Equity & Closing Statement
In accordance with the various provincial legislations that we operate under, Homewood Health is committed to working in collaboration with any team member who may require workplace accommodation in order to successfully perform any or all aspects of their role.Join Homewood Health and be part of an exceptional team that is helping Canadians live healthier, more productive and fulfilling lives.