Covenant Health Alberta
The Unit Manager acts as a role model for staff and an advocate, coordinator and liaison for the patient. In the planning and organizing of day to day operations, coordinates, directs and monitors patient care and activities of the members of the team. The Unit Manager identifies needs and sets priorities in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team to provide holistic patient care. Provides leadership in enhancing a positive relationship with patient/family, members of the interdisciplinary team and internal/external resources and departments. A high degree of professionalism and promotion of learning of self and others is maintained.
The Unit Manager supports and participates in education and research that enhances quality improvement in patient care. The Unit Manager provides supervision to RNs, LPNs, HCAs, Service attendants and unit clerks.
Classification: Unit Manager
Union: COV OUT OF SCOPE
Department: 7 West Medicine MCH
Primary Location: Misericordia Community Hosp
Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
Posting End Date: 12-JAN-2022
Date Available: 22-JAN-2022
Temporary End Date: 29-JAN-2023
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 4
Shifts per cycle: 20
Shift Pattern: Days
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Salary: Covenant Health offers a competitive compensation and benefits package
Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Graduate of a Registered Nurse program or recognized equivalent required. Active registration with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA) required. Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider (Level C) required. Recent 3-5 years in acute care experience. Recent 3-5 years experience in management.
Additional Required Qualifications:
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Proven problem solving and critical thinking skills; including conflict resolution and negotiation abilities. Excellent assessment and organizational skills. Good problem solving and decision making skills. Recent 3-5 years acute medicine experience. Must be flexible, highly motivated, self directed role model.