Alberta Health Services
The University of Alberta Hospital Campus (UAH) is seeking an energetic, creative and enthusiastic individual for the position of Assistant Manager Rehabilitation & Allied Health. In this role, you will lead a team of PTs, OTs, TAs, SLPs & support staff working in numerous specialized ambulatory clinics and programs at the UAH and KEC, including Plastics, Rheumatology, Orthopaedics, Transplants & Renal services. This role encourages you to not only do your best, but also provides you with plenty of room for personal and professional development. If among your many strengths, you describe yourself as an innovator, reformer and agent of change, this position is for you.
Reporting to the Program Manager of Rehabilitation & Allied Health, and working with a strong, service-oriented Rehabilitation & Allied Health leadership team, you are responsible for operational management of human, financial and physical resources of your team. An efficient clinical leader, coach and mentor, you foster high quality and innovative patient-centric care with a lens on efficiency and optimal functional outcomes. You are known for your drive to improve, grow and develop your team and services, consistently fostering innovative clinical practice, quality improvement, research and best practices. Visibly modeling the values of AHS, you garner the trust, respect and loyalty of your team. An effective communicator, you are adept at building relationships and enjoy collaborating with all members of the healthcare team on local, zone and provincial clinical and operational initiatives. The University of Alberta Hospital is one of Canada’s leading clinical, research, and teaching hospitals, treating more than 700,000 patients annually from western and northern Canada The hospital offers a wide range of diagnostic and treatment services, including specialized adult services within cardiac sciences, neurosciences, surgery, medicine, orthopedics, renal, critical care, burns, transplant and trauma inpatient programs as well as a vast number of ambulatory clinics. This position is part of the centralized Rehabilitation and Allied Health Program responsible for the adult patient population. The University of Alberta Hospital is centrally located in the capital city, the heart of the academic campus, Old Strathcona and the beautiful river valley.
Classification: Assistant Manager
Department: OT Ambulatory/Transplant
Primary Location: U of A Hospital
Negotiable Location: Within Edmonton Zone
Employee Class: Regular Full Time
Posting End Date: 12-JAN-2022
Date Available: 22-JAN-2022
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 2
Shifts per cycle: 10
Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends, On Call
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $36.68
Maximum Salary: $62.91
Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Baccalaureate degree in an allied health profession required; Masters preferred. Active registration with the provincial College/Association of their profession. Strong clinical skills in an allied health discipline with experience in clinical practice, leadership, facilitation, coaching, people management, change management and quality improvement. Minimum of 5 years in a clinical role; demonstrated experience in clinical practice, of which at least 3 years demonstrated experience in a leadership role (e.g. Occupational Therapist II, Physiotherapist II, Team Lead, Professional Practice Leader, etc.). Knowledge and experience working in acute care; preferably in critical care and/or a tertiary level facility. Knowledge of AHS, Alberta’s healthcare structure and collective agreements.
Additional Required Qualifications:
Current (BLS-HCP) certification is required. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated critical thinking, planning and organizational skills essential. Adult acute care hospital experience, preferably in a tertiary level facility. Flexibility, ability to act quickly and decisively using critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Strong judgment and analytical skills, seeking counsel when necessary. Reliable, efficient, organized and gets the job done. Ethical, reliable and accountable.
Basic computer skills, and familiarity with Netcare, Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel) and other electronic medical records are preferred. Experience in Connect Care is desirable.