Mar 04, 2020

Nurse Manager - Emergency, ICU, Cardiorespiratory & Regional Falls Program

  • Collingwood General & Marine Hospital
Full time Health Care Management Nurse

Job Description

The Opposturnity

Reporting to the Vice President of Patient Experience & CNE, the Nurse Manager of the Emergency, Intensive Care, Cardiorespiratory Department and Regional Falls is responsible for providing effective leadership in collaboration with the Chief of Emergency, to ensure efficient resource management (physical, human, financial) and the activities and focus on safe, efficient patient care is maintained, which includes ER, ICU, Cardiorespiratory, and Regional Falls Program. This role provides leadership to a multi-disciplinary team of professionals and fosters an environment of learning, teamwork and individual growth.  The manager leads an 18 stretcher ED, a five bed ICU as well as an eight person Cardiorespiratory response team and the regional falls program.



  • Accountable for the results and activities of the Emergency, Intensive Care, Cardiorespiratory Department and Regional Falls Program
  • Accountable for the direction and leadership of the Department - while working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Directs all nursing and allied health functions, processes and activities of the Department
  • Provides leadership in optimizing patient flow, inter-professional standards of practice
  • Responsible for non-clinical support services staff working in the Department
  • Plans, directs, controls the design and implementation of policies, operating plans and processes affecting quality improvement, risks, regulatory compliance, satisfaction and safety
  • Accountable for the human, fiscal, material resources, and technical/administrative support
  • Demonstrated focus on patient and staff safety through quality management 
  • Responsible and accountable for setting the context of employees’ work and ensuring they have what they need to provide required services
  • Establishment and achievement of objectives for the department/service in accordance with the vision, mission, values and goals of the Hospital
  • Develop effective communication strategies that ensures timely information flow throughout the Emergency Department, between staff and physicians and with key stakeholders internal and external to the hospital.
  • Collaborate with all areas within the hospital and have many key interactions with internal and external partners and stakeholders
  • Contributes to corporate strategic direction, long-term planning, and capital expenditures through participation on key organizational committees
  • Commitment to excellence in exceptional patient care and continual focus on quality improvement and results driven outcomes
  • Work collaboratively and communicate with staff, patients, families, physicians, interdisciplinary team members and personnel from other hospital departments
  • Recruitment, performance management and development of multidisciplinary team to ensure resources and skill levels are in place to meet program needs.
  • Plan for and manage staff schedules and daily staffing needs based on planned and emergent patient activity
  • Monitoring and analysis of operational budgets, implementing strategies to address variances and increase efficiencies.



  • Exhibits the core values of CGMH: Caring, Accountable, Respect, Excellence, Adaptable, Teamwork
  • A Degree in Nursing
  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • 5 - 10 years’ related Nursing experience
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in a leadership role
  • Demonstrated clinical leadership skills, human resources management skills, and financial management skills
  • Previous experience and knowledge of Studer, process mapping and implementing LEAN methods within a department is an asset
  • Proficient computer skills with working knowledge of Meditech, computerized charting, Excel, Word, PowerPoint


 Recent certifications that would be viewed as an asset:

  • BLS for Healthcare Providers

  • ECG certification

  • CTAS certification, ENC (C), ACLS, TNCC, non-violent crisis intervention and PALS certification


If this sounds like you and you’re interested in exploring this unique opportunity, please contact

Matthew Dyck, Recruitment Consultant at LHH Knightsbridge.  Matt can be reached directly by telephone at 416-640-4315 or email at  


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