Program Manager - Perioperative Services

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Kingston, ON 


Health Care, Management


$96,287.56 to $117,929.18 per annum Yearly

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K7L 2V7

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Full time

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Business-Strategic Management: General-Other: Business-Strategic Management
Medical-Health: General-Other: Medical-Health
Project-Program Management: Program Management

Job Description:

DEPARTMENT: Perioperative Services
TITLE: Program Manager (Full-Time Position)
ROLE LEVEL: MSIV $96,287.56 to $117,929.18 per annum
LOCATION: Kingston General Hospital site
Accountable for the coordination, delivery and evaluation of patient care, risk management, continuous quality improvement, for the unit/program. Develop and implement policies and procedures, pre-printed orders; develop, implement and evaluate collaborative care plans, unit based education programs, coordinate patient care with other departments/programs. Develop, manage and evaluate the operations of a service or program, ensuring efficient and effective deployment and use of human, financial, and material resources.
Develop program/unit budgets, analyse budget variances and capital requests, develop and maintain staffing schedules and daily changes, ensure that adequate and appropriate medical equipment and supplies are available; lead a variety of teams, internal and external to the program, eg. Joint Patient Care Teams.
  • Foster an environment that supports the organization’s mission, vision and values.
  • Ensure goals and objectives are developed and executed in alignment with KHSC’s vision, values and strategic priorities.
  • Manage the operations of a service or program, ensuring efficient and effective deployment and use of human, financial and materiel resources.
  • Manage staff resources, ensuring appropriate balance of skills and capabilities, assessing service quality, providing performance feedback and discipline, prioritizing workloads and schedules, handling grievances and managing training and development needs.
  • Manage the logistics to enable the response to day-to-day operational and patient care needs and initiatives.
  • Develop, manage, evaluate and improve patient care/service delivery and programs.
  • Manage quality assurance ensuring compliance with all statutory and regulatory requirements, professional and service quality standards, organizational policies and health and safety standards and protocols.
  • Ensure regulatory and operations reporting requirements are achieved through the management of data, statistical and financial information and analyses.
  • Ensure appropriate policies, practices and procedures are in place to support safe and efficient operations and work environment.
  • Ensure development, preparation and implementation of emergency and disaster response plans.
  • Identify and develop improvement initiatives, processes and procedures, assessing viability, implementation risks, cost impacts and effectiveness.
  • Establish professional, service quality and operational performance indicators, assessing performance outcomes against standards and benchmarks.
  • Manage strategic alliances with members of the healthcare industry, community organizations, government agencies, regulatory bodies, educational institutions, and other stakeholders.

*A full job description is available upon request from People Services
  • Undergraduate degree in Nursing or an Allied Health Profession Nursing, Allied Health, Eligibility for registration as a regulated health care professional.  Masters degree in Nursing, Allied Health, Health Administration or equivalent an asset.
  • 2 years management experience preferred.  Demonstrated communication, organizational, interpersonal and leadership skills. Must have a minimum of three years of recent, related clinical experience.
  • Computer skills (MS Office, Outlook)
  • Established, outstanding and respected reputation within communities of practice
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate
  • Proven effectiveness managing and coaching
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in relationship-building and working with peers
  • Proven sound judgment, integrity and strategic vision
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to influence others positively, through effective interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to attend work on a regular basis
  • Satisfactory criminal record check required
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The applicant must be able to meet the physical demands of this position.
We thank all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Kingston Health Sciences Centre is committed to inclusive and accessible employment practices.
If you require an accommodation to fully participate in the hiring process, please notify the Recruitment Team.
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Kingston Health Sciences Centre 76 Stuart Street
Kingston, ON, Canada

Phone: 613-549-6666
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