Date Posted: June 22, 2022
|Position:||Administrative Director, Surgical|
|Site:||Ramsey Lake Health Centre (RLHC)|
Provide clinical and administrative direction and leadership of the Surgical program in collaboration with the Medical Director. Direct the delivery of high quality, evidence-based, patient-focused, and fiscally responsible medical surgical service that is consistent with the corporate and program strategic direction.
Under the general direction of the Vice President, Surgical and Clinical Services.
- Direct and oversee the development, implementation, and evaluation of short and long-term plans, goals, and objectives for the Surgical Program that reflect the strategic direction and academic mission of HSN and respond to the needs of the organization and community.
- Collaborate with the Associate Vice President, Medical Director, and departmental Managers with input from the medical staff and interdisciplinary team to improve the program’s performance.
- Build a high performance team that exhibits interdependence within the group, good morale, and collaboration to achieve group and organizational goals.
- Develop annual operating plans which align with HSN’s programs and directives, and ensure that the program stays within budget; advocate and secure resources for initiatives/process improvement.
- Initiate and lead change effectively within the program and provide support across the organization for change that aligns with HSN’s strategic directions.
- Promote professional practice compliance with professional, accreditation, ethical, and legal standards.
- Work with various internal, external, and regional partners (e.g. North East Local Health Integrated Network (NELHIN), Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MoHLTC)) and the community, to influence the health care agenda as it relates to professional practice and improve access to surgical care.
- Ensure that patient, family, and clinical staff education programs are coordinated in partnership within the organization and the community.
- Research, identify, and oversee the implementation of best practice standards and innovative solutions to enhance patient care delivery.
- Create an environment that promotes evidence-based practice and implement improvements/changes as required.
- Promote and implement activities related to patient, family, and health care worker safety.
- Establish systems to ensure that the program and staff provide expected and satisfactory outcomes as outlined by HSN, comparator data, and evidence-based practice.
- Establish plans and processes for recruitment and develop succession plans for key positions within the program.
- Provide hospital wide, on-call coverage for problems and serious issues after hours and on weekends according to scheduled rotation.
- Ensure a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors; investigate, report, debrief and take or direct corrective action as appropriate on incidents.
- Oversee the work of others in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), its regulations and HSN policies.
- Determine and align improvement projects with HSN’s Strategic Plan; monitor and adjust to achieve goal outcomes.
- Participate in the accreditation process and work to ensure that the program and HSN achieve, maintain and continually improve upon their accredited status.
- Teach, coach and lead staff in the development and monitoring of quality indicators and improvement initiatives.
- Engage in and foster professional development of all staff and provide opportunities for learning within budgeted resources.
- Ensure a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors; investigate report, debrief and take or direct corrective action as required on incidents.
- Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders/organizations/community groups to achieve program objectives, integrate and link services and foster partnerships across the continuum of service delivery.
- Participate in education and training specific to current, relevant federal and provincial health and safety legislation, standards and
- Represent the department or program on various committees and in meetings as required.
- Perform other duties as required.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING:
- Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Health Administration, Business Administration, or equivalent, from an accredited university.
- Current Certificate of Registration in good standing or the ability to meet eligibility criteria as a Health Professional from an Ontario Professional Association or regulatory college.
- Ministry of Labour “Worker Health and Safety Awareness in 4 Steps” training certificate is required.
- Minimum of five (5) years’ working in a leadership/supervisory role or senior clinical position, preferably in a health care environment.
- Clinical experience working as a Regulated Health Professional.
- Experience working with individual physicians and physician groups.
- Training or recent experience with financial management and budget development.
- Demonstrated ability to execute and lead strategic initiatives by using lean methodology.
- Demonstrated knowledge of clinical workflow and change management implications.
- Demonstrated strategic business sense with a broad knowledge of clinical areas.
- Demonstrated superior critical thinking and program planning skills with the ability to use judgment in risk assessment.
- Demonstrated knowledge of health care system, trends, and issues.
- Demonstrated knowledge of Ministry direction to effectively lobby for programming band funding.
- Demonstrated knowledge of interrelationships between hospital, clinical, and support programs.
- Demonstrated ability to manage complex systems and Human Resources (HR) at the executive level.
- Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to foster relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
- Demonstrated ability to coach, advise and teach others using the principles of adult learning.
- Demonstrated training, experience or utilization of lean methodology for process improvement.
- Demonstrated ability to independently identify issues, plan improvements, measure success and continue improvement.
- Knowledge of relevant legislation and principles of management, hospital committee structure, conflict management and resolution, system needs analysis and organizational assessment.
- Ability to use tact and discretion in dealing with health care providers and employees.
- Demonstrated excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office software, e.g. Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook and patient information systems.
- Demonstrated superior interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
- Demonstrated commitment to the safety of co-workers and patients.
- Demonstrated ability to meet and interact with people in a professional, responsible, and reassuring manner.
- Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development.
- Demonstrated professionalism in dealing with confidential and sensitive issues.
- Demonstrated positive work record and excellent attendance record.
- Ability to meet the physical and sensory demands of the job.
- Ability to travel between local sites.
|Selection Process:||Candidates will be selected for this position on the basis of their skill, ability, experience and qualifications as identified in the resume and completed Application Form submitted. The Hospital reserves the right to conduct a formal interview where required.|
|Bilingualism is an Asset|
Note: This position will remain posted until filled.
HSN thanks all applicants.
Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
We will not accept applications after the closing date and time.