Career Opportunities

Ref #:894299

Specific Department and Program:Rehab and Geri and Flow


Number of positions required:1

Posted Date:Jun 23, 2022


Posting #: 2022-894299

Non Union

Position:  Clinical Operations Manager

Department:  Rehab & Geri

Status:  Casual

Hours:  Various rotating shifts--- 8 and 12--Weekday evenings (1600-2400) and weekends (0800-2000) -- Hours subject to change based on operational requirements.

Site:  Multi-site

Halton Healthcare takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we take healthcare to a new level to meet the urgent needs of our community's growing and aging population. We are a distinctive centre of healthcare excellence that offers first-rate care in an innovative environment that supports the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the community.

Halton Healthcare’s vision of Exemplary patient experiences, always, goes beyond just the patient experience; it has shaped our entire culture and remains at the core of every interaction in our organization, from our patients & families to our staff, physicians and volunteers.  We believe in exemplary PEOPLE experiences always!

Reporting to the Program Director, the Clinical Operations Manager (COM) is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations after normal business hours. The COM creates an environment on the units that promotes collaborative teamwork, patient satisfaction, professional and skill development of staff, innovative thinking, constructive debate and greater autonomy in decision making. The COM embodies the mission, vision, values and supports achieving the strategic directions of Halton Healthcare. 

The COM is responsible for the implementation of the clinical program priorities identified by the Program Planning Group and the Board, as they affect these units. The COM is responsible for the quality of care provided on the units and continuously seeks to improve that care.

This is what you'll be doing:

  • Provides support and leadership for the day to day operations of patient care departments after hours and on weekends.
  • Acts as an on-site resource to provide leadership and support to staff, physicians, patients and families during other emergency situations and/or difficult situations which may arise.
  • Execute the day-to-day activities of bed allocation after hours and on weekends.
  • Liaises with on-site supervisors in support services and police & ambulance services as required.
  • Escalates issues to the Leader on-call or Senior Leader on-call where appropriate.
  • Ensures follow-up and communication with Manager/Directors on any relevant issues.
  • Ensures care is safe, evidence based, competent, caring, and comprehensive in complying with professional, regulatory and hospital standards of practice.
  • Ensures compliance with interdisciplinary patient care plans that include patient/family collaboration.
  • Conducts regular rounds on all nursing units to maintain visibility, continuously tracks and determines alternate options for bed placements to mitigate congestion in ED and other admitting sources.
  • Optimize resource utilization (including staffing resources) within the organization, re-organizing staff where appropriate to ensure safe and efficient workflow
  • Provide co-ordination and supervision of patient admissions, discharges, and transfers utilizing HH flow and access tools, standards, protocols and current awareness of each unit’s status within the hospital.
  • Develop and maintain a strong, effective liaison with members of the health care team in order to facilitate discharge and admission planning.
  • Assess and make recommendations where process is not effective in facilitating flow.
  • Responsible for tracking use of over census beds using developed tracking tool.
  • Facilitates timely two-way communication of information among all stakeholders through regular staff, care team and program meetings as well as memos and committee work.
  • OH&S compliant with demonstrated safety awareness and leadership.
  • Identifies opportunities for cost savings and revenue generation within areas of responsibility.
  • Develops policy and procedures related to patient care both corporately and unit based to provide guidelines to promote critical thinking and autonomy by front line caregivers.

This is what you’ll need to do it:

Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviors and attitudes.

  • Undergraduate degree in a healthcare related field required (nursing preferred)
  • Masters prepared or evidence of substantial completion preferred
  • Current member and in good standing with a professional college required
  • A minimum of 3 years of recent experience as a Manager in a similar hospital environment
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Track record of advancing quality of care and achievement of performance targets
  • Excellent human resource management skills including recruitment and retention of staff
  • Excellent budgeting and financial management skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuing education
  • Ability to motivate and inspire others towards professional excellence
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated change management skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Demonstrated ability to foster team building
  • Strong conflict resolution skills
  • Patient and family engagement approach
  • Satisfactory employment and attendance record required

Date Refreshed: June 23, 2022

Note for internals: Initial internal deadline passed. New applicants welcome to apply.

Please apply if you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are. Please submit your application via our website at directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.

We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.

In accordance with Directive #6, Halton Healthcare has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination and Management Policy.  All new hires must be fully compliant with our Policy as a condition of employment with Halton Healthcare.  Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of vaccination or proof of a documented medical exemption as part of the hiring process.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.

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Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented products.  We ask for everyone's cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.