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.
As the Senior Nurse Manager, you will be responsible for providing clinical leadership, mentoring, and coaching, and acting as a clinical resource for, and support to, Nurse Managers and front-line nursing staff.
What you'll be doing
? Manage, supervise, and monitor overall delivery of patient care and related unit activity including nursing model of care
? Act as a resource and contact for Nurse Managers and community and family members as well as for clinical emergencies, codes and infection control issues
? Monitor and follow-up on critical incidents as well as patient and family concerns
? Direct the workflow, and oversee productivity and engagement of the Nurse Manager, Charge Nurse and nursing team, including staff development, orientation, 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 CNO
? Supervise implementation of, and adherence to, new policies, procedures and equipment within your unit
? Develop and implement nursing standards, policies, and procedures as well as protocols that address nursing treatment plans
? Coordinate clinical placement of nursing students and facilitate learning needs of nursing students, in conjunction with their instructors or charge nurse
? Provide leadership in debriefing, reviewing and follow-up of critical incidents
? Review, respond and take action to reduce risk management issues
? Initiate, design and implement quality improvement activities
? Ensure that data related to key quality indicators for the nursing unit is available and collected for analysis
? Prepare the budget submission and monitor related expenses
? Ensure ongoing compliance with accreditation standards
What we're looking for
? BScN is required; CPMHN (C) is preferred
? 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 5 years in a supervisory role with both union and non-union staff
? 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 and interpersonal 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
? Excellent computer skills and experience working with a number of systems and software applications
? Applied understanding of principles of health and safety in the workplace
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.