Unit Manager - Acute Care

Unit Manager - Acute Care

06 Jan
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Alberta Health Services
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Saint Paul

06 Jan

Alberta Health Services

Saint Paul

Your Opportunity:

St. Paul is growing and attracting many businesses, offering affordable living and a short commute to work, making this a great opportunity to come and see what we have to offer! Beautiful St. Paul is located approximately 200 km northeast of Edmonton, located centrally in the Lakeland Region with a population of over 5,800. The county of St. Paul is abundant with lakes and rivers, forests and rolling hills for the outdoor enthusiast. Renowned for the Iron Horse Trail that crosses throughout the Lakeland Region, quadding and sledding are family-friendly activities that span all seasons. Here in St. Paul, we also offer a swimming pool, two arenas, a public library, fitness centres,





and a UFO landing pad to keep community members very active, supporting St. Paul's motto that we're "a people kind of place." St. Paul hosts many different cultures, making us rich in culinary experiences. Education and family is very important to our community, where we offer education in French as well as English. For those looking to continue their post-secondary education, St. Paul is home to Portage College and Blue Quills University. We are looking for an experienced Acute Care, Registered Nurse to join our team as our Unit Manager. Our unit provides care to all patients including Med/Surg; Labour & Delivery; Palliative and SCU. You will play an important role in facilitating effective working relationships within our interdisciplinary setting. You will provide and apply evidence based knowledge and critical analysis of patient care needs, demonstrating the ability to anticipate and problem solve concerns while initiating effective solutions. You will mentor and act as a clinical resource to the team, and proactively take responsibility for maintaining competence through professional development activities.



Description:

Reporting to the Site Manager, the Acute Care Unit Manager is responsible and accountable for direction, team leadership and organization over the activities of the Acute Care depatrment, as well as supporting the vision, mission and business plan of Alberta Health Services. The position is responsible and accountable for making unit-level decisions and having direct leadership responsibility for contributing to the achievement of patient and family centred care. As the Manager, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining strong working relationships with key stakeholders, facilitating change management, promoting team development, teamwork and coordinating staffing and clinical work. You will be responsible for maintaining an effective framework for the operations of patient care services in order to facilitate the delivery of quality assurance and utilization of information. We are looking for someone who has the ability to develop creative approaches to patient care and who demonstrates sound critical thinking and ethical decision making.



Classification: Unit Manager

Union: Exempt

Department: NZ STPAUL HC NU09 CombMedSurg

Primary Location: St. Paul Health Centre

Employee Class: Regular Full Time

FTE: 1.00

Posting End Date: 12-JAN-2022

Date Available: 24-JAN-2022

Hours per Shift: 7.75

Length of Shift in weeks: 2

Shifts per cycle: 10

Shift Pattern: Days

Days Off: Saturday/Sunday

Minimum Salary: $36.68

Maximum Salary: $62.91

Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable



Required Qualifications:

Completion of an accredited nursing education program. Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA). Current Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP).



Additional Required Qualifications:

Effective communicator with strong organizational skills, a focus on patient & family centered care and commitment to providing quality services. Leadership skills, including demonstrated ability and comfort with decision making responsibilities, change management, coaching and teaching, and the ability to inspire and build confidence in others. Ability to manage human, financial, and physical resources within an operating environment. Proven ability to foster partnerships and to achieve organizational goals within an organization and ideally managing within a unionized sector. Evidence of initiative, flexibility and creativity. Promote an environment that fosters quality improvement and a culture of safety for staff and patients.



Preferred Qualifications:

1 year experience in a leadership capacity (i.e. charge nurse or team lead) is preferred. Previous management experience. Recent participation in MoreOB; certification in STORK, ALARM, NRP, ACLS. Current or recent experience in Obstetrics. Basic 12 lead interpretation.

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