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Optimum Talent is pleased to be partnering with Georgian Bay General Hospital (GBGH) in their search for a new Manager, Emergency Department. Located in Ontario’s historic Huronia Region on the shores of beautiful Georgian Bay, GBGH is just 90 minutes north of Toronto. This 116-bed hospital presently has two sites located in the municipalities of Midland and Penetanguishene. GBGH was established in 2008 following the voluntary integration of Huronia District Hospital and Penetanguishene General Hospital with a long history of providing medical services to the community dating back to the early 1900’s.
GBGH is embarking on a transformative process to grow in alignment with the needs of our community. A community that is passionate about their hospital. A community that wants safe, high quality care. With a leadership team committed to quality and safety, GBGH is focused on delivering a great patient experience and a positive patient outcome.
We have a renewed focus on our people, investing in skill development, leadership growth and engaging our team. At GBGH, we are committed to people because we know they are the ones who have the biggest impact on our patients. We continually seek team members who work with a purpose – to make a difference in the lives of our patients and their families.
Our dedication to our patients, our commitment to quality and safety, and our belief in an engaged and informed team are how GBGH delivers Exceptional care, every person, every time.
|Job Title:||Manager, Emergency Department|
|Reports to:||Director, Clinical Services|
|Reports:||70-80 people – 32 FTE, 10 PT, 17 casual, 2 RPMs, 3 clerks|
Reporting to the Director, Clinical Services, the Manager, Emergency Department will be responsible for the quality of patient care, utilization of resources, staff development and day-to-day nursing clinic operations for Georgian Bay General Hospital’s ER department. In collaboration with the Physician Chiefs of Service, the Manager will provide leadership and direction for the planning, development, implementation, execution, and evaluation of patient care services, and will have overall accountability for the provision of expert and compassionate care consistent with the strategic plan, values, and mission of Georgian Bay General Hospital. As the senior nursing leader on site, the Manager will work closely with all clinical areas to support smooth, effective hospital operations.
As a people leader, the Manager will mentor and coach Team Leads in effective decision-making and team engagement and will provide direction to a team of over 70 nursing professionals, while ensuring that staff are trained, equipped, supported, and developed. The Manager will provide continuity in management, care, and services by liaising with Unit Managers, Directors, and the Administrator on-call, and will make decisions regarding the best use of resources to optimize patient flow, achieve an excellent quality of care, and maintain patient satisfaction.
This role will address issues that arise among patients, families, staff and other stakeholders related to the provision of patient care, including providing support and initial investigations to ensure optimal management and communication of issues, conducting effective event debriefs and enacting change. The Manager will also lead client safety and quality improvement in the Emergency Department through consultation and education on quality methodologies and client safety through knowledge of clinical best practices, legislative requirements, and policies.
Ensures proper resource management by:
Provides leadership in Patient Care Delivery System by:
The successful candidate will have the following: