Over the past 40 years CHEO has established itself as a world-class center providing leading-edge treatment and compassionate care for children and youth. CHEO’s large service area includes not only Ottawa, but also Eastern Ontario, Western Quebec, Nunavut and parts of Northern Ontario. CHEO is the second largest hospital in the Champlain Local Health Network (LHIN) and more that 2,500 doctors, nurses and additional staff dedicated to providing the best care possible for all the children and youth of our community. CHEO is one of only a few stand-alone pediatric hospitals in Canada and has more than 6,600 admissions, 7,700 surgeries and 171,000 clinic visits each year. It also has one of the busiest pediatric emergency rooms in the country, treating more than 72,000 patients a year. In addition to its clinical mandate, CHEO is an academic health sciences center. CHEO also extends its expertise outside of its walls, providing training for doctors and nurses in the community hospitals on best-practices for pediatric care. We are seeking an exceptional nurse leader to join our team as
Clinical Manager, Inpatient Hematology/Oncology, MDU
The Clinical Manager coordinates administrative and logistical operations for the 21 bed inpatient Hematology/Oncology Unit and the Medical Day Unit (MDU) including Oncology Day Unit, Oncology Outpatient clinic, Hematology Outpatient clinic and the Outpatient Dialysis Unit. The Clinical Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management and leadership for all aspects of the units’ services and operations, evaluation and outcome measurement. Together with the Operations and Medical Directors, s/he will facilitate and enable the interdisciplinary processes and functioning of the units ensuring effective delivery of patient and family centered care and services, including oversight of scheduling, bed management and patient flow. The Manager will be involved in continuous quality improvement utilizing skills and tools like Lean methodologies and Six Sigma to analyze internal processes within unit operations, and help to build capacity at CHEO. They will provide overall human resources leadership through the recruitment and scheduling of staff, performance management, as well as assess and manage the staff learning needs. Other key responsibilities include managing budget and expenses, participating in the development of departmental goals and strategies, and ensuring staff have the resources to carry out their functions. As required they will ensure cross functional issue resolution and escalations are enables, ensuring safe, high quality and efficient patient centered care is delivered successfully.
We are looking for a fluently bilingual, highly talented, results oriented, and passionate nurse leader with strong analytical, leadership and communication skills. Possessing superior relationship –building talents, the successful candidate will hold a BScN, combined with 5 years progressive experience leading and coaching teams through continuous improvement, process re-engineering and organizational development. Knowledge and understanding of technology, systems, and experience with analytics will be desirable assets. Project management experience combined with Lean and Six Sigma or other process improvement certification is also desired. Previous leadership experience in a unionized environment would be desirable. Please visit the website at www.cheo.on.ca.
Should you wish to learn more about this outstanding leadership opportunity, please call Mike Lupiano, Morgan Leadership Search, in strictest confidence, at 613-566-7035, or email your CV and letter of introduction to: