As part of the Cornwall Community Hospital, you will uphold the mission, vision and ICARE values in order to create a safe environment for patients/clients, families, staff, physicians and volunteers, recognizing 'Patient Safety' and our hospital's 'Senior Friendly Strategies' as a top priority in creating a culture of safety and 'The Workplace of Choice'. Cornwall Hospital is committed to providing an accessible work environment. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in the recruitment/selection process.
The Clinical Manager, Operating Room, along with the Director of Surgical Services, will oversee the operations of the Perioperative Services programs including OR, PACU, Pre-Admission Clinic, Day Surgery and the Medical Device Reprocessing Department. Under the general direction and in collaboration with the Program Director, and working in close collaboration with the Chief of Surgery and Chief of Anesthesia, the Clinical Manager provides leadership for the multidisciplinary Health Care team in providing an exceptional experience for all. The Clinical Manager, Operating Room oversees clinical direction, daily operations and resources ensuring that a high-level of staff engagement and satisfaction is balanced with efficiency.
• Current Registration with appropriate College required, for example College of Nurses • Undergraduate degree in Health Related Field(required). • Minimum of 2 years experience in Perioperative services in an acute care hospital setting • Knowledge of the Operating Room Association of Canada (ORNAC) and the Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses (AORN) standards and recommended practices • Knowledge of the National Association of Perianesthesia (NAPAN (C)) standards and recommended practices. • Knowledge and experience with healthcare systems, including applicable provincial legislation and related regulations, including PHIPA and Occupational Health and Safety Act • Flexibility and capacity to manage numerous and diverse activities, organizing and prioritizing appropriately to meet demands and expectations • Demonstrated ability to engage staff in identifying and implementing process improvements that lead to exceptional care and a strong team • Enthusiasm for researching and implementing quality practices to ensure the best possible experience of patients • Working knowledge of Quality Based Procedures and best practice guidelines relevant to health care initiatives and Required Organizational Practices as defined by Accreditation Canada • Computer literacy (MS Office, Excel, Outlook) and superior communication skills that permit ease with presentations and sharing of information • Demonstrated commitment to patient safety and continuous quality improvement Asset: • Functional level in both official languages • Previous supervisory/management experience of an inter-professional team in a unionized environment • Minimum 1-year management/charge nurse/specialty coordinator experience (asset) • Graduate Degree or a Perioperative certificate • Other relevant education in leadership or business management
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