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We are currently looking for someone to join our management team in the role of Nurse Manager within our Waterloo-Wellington branch. The position would require flexibility as schedules may change. The Nurse Manager is responsible for ensuring that the performance of the visiting nurses and shift nurses meets the standards of the nursing agency, the LHIN and the College of Nurses of Ontario. The Nurse Manager may organize and develop educational vehicles to meet staff learning needs (i.e. in-services, education, orientation, clinical support visits etc.). This position works closely with the partnered Nurse Managers, sharing management tasks as appropriate.
As a member of the senior management team, you will be accountable for the administration, organization and management of Community Nursing teams ensuring the achievement of service standards and financial targets. These responsibilities shall be carried out in accordance with company policies, procedures, mission, vision and applicable legislation.
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This is a FULL-TIME position!
Provides professional and clinical leadership to direct report nursing staff (both visiting and shift nursing) in the division
As required, acts as a liaison between staff and the College of Nurses of Ontario regarding standards of practice etc.
Is a self-directed leader who is able to work closely with others as well as independently, if required
Ensure qualified and adequate staffing to facilitate appropriate care in a fiscally responsible manner
Ensure a functioning system for staff to fill in vacant shifts when necessary
Translate strategic goals into practical actions
Conduct objective and constructive performance reviews including clinical reviews as scheduled
Functions as a pivotal communicator in the agency, acting as a direct link between nursing staff and all other members of management
Actively facilitates communication between nursing staff, management team members and all customer and client groups
Is responsible, in conjunction with senior management, for cost management within the division
Demonstrates consideration and awareness of financial costs
Participates in the managers' on 24 hour/7day call rotation for the designated geographic area by carrying a pager and responding to pages promptly and appropriately
Identifies, monitors and problem solves around issues of productivity
Is actively involved with all safety and quality issues in the division and agency
Actively promotes and participates in the agency's Continuous Quality Improvement Program and Risk Management Program
Is responsible for both short term and long range planning for the division
Will demonstrate flexibility and ability to carry forward long term projects as well as deal with daily issues and crises
Demonstrates initiative by creatively solving problems and actively looking for innovative solutions
Perform other related work as assigned
Qualifications and Position Requirements
Graduation from an approved Registered Nursing Program
Current College of Nurses RN Certificate of Competence
Proven computer skills, including email, word processing, work scheduling systems
Able to review clinical work according to professional standards and practice guidelines
Current CPR Certification
Regular travel is required
Total Compensation and Benefits
Specific details on compensation and benefits to be discussed at time of interview.