Headwaters is committed to creating an environment where we work collaboratively to ensure that we provide the best possible standard of care to our patients and their families. If you are interested in joining our team, contact us at careers@headwatershealth.ca
 
Current Opportunities
 
300-18 Temporary Part Time Registered Practical Nurse, Emergency Department
285-18 Temporary Part Time Ward Clerk, F-Wing/ICU
 
00-18 Part-Time Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
 
The Registered Nurse is accountable and responsible for the provision of general and specialized nursing duties and work assignments on a daily basis, according to the standards of Nursing Practice of the College of Nurses of Ontario, and approved standards of care of the Corporation.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Current certification with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current certification CTAS training/experience is preferred
  • Minimum 2 years of current Emergency Room experience is preferred
  • CTAS Triage Certified in 6 months is preferred
  • Medical Directives certification in 6 months
  • ACLS certification and experience
  • CPR certification
  • BIPAP/Vent training to be completed in 6 months
  • Delegated Controlled Act – Defibrillation
  • IV Therapy initiation and maintenance (Parenteral Therapy)
  • Trauma Management course (TNCC) or equivalent is preferred
  • Coronary Care course – Level 1 or equivalent
  • Critical Care or Emergency Room courses an asset
  • Able to work independently under medical directives
  • Experience with pediatrics (preferred)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Demonstrated critical thinking decision making skills
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 00-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
006-19 Casual Laboratory Assistant

The Laboratory Assistant performs phlebotomy and ECGs, and performs laboratory and clerical activities that do not require interpretation, assessment or the exercise of independent judgment. Demonstrates acceptance of the organization’s philosophy of management. Demonstrates willingness to undertake duties in a friendly, cooperative manner. Demonstrates a caring approach to patients, families, visitors and staff. Demonstrates good interpersonal skills, works as a member of the team in the laboratory, treats others with respect, and promotes team work with laboratory staff, physicians, hospital staff and other customers.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Graduate of approved Medical Laboratory Technician/Assistant course or 2 years Lab experience as a Laboratory Assistant
  • OSMT certified or eligible to write OSMT exams or CSLMS certified or eligible to write CSLMS exams
  • Must obtain OSMT Certificate or CSLMS Certification within 2 years of start date
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 006-19 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
004-19 Temporary Full-Time Respiratory Therapist

The Respiratory Therapist works both independently and collaboratively with all team members to assess the needs of patients, develop and implement plans of care in consultation with the patient and family members. Care may include duties such as respiratory therapy, pulmonary disorders and emergency care.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Active member of the College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario in good standing
  • Member of the Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists and Member of the Respiratory Therapy Society of Ontario is preferred
  • Certified in C. P. R. at the B. C. L. S. level
  • NRP
  • ACLS is required & PALS is preferred
  • At least two years acute care experience with neonate, adults and chronic conditions is preferred
  • COPD and Asthma ( CRE ) Educator Certification is an asset
  • Experience in PFT lab is preferred
The approximate duration of this temporary full-time position is one year. To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 004-19 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
003-19 Temporary Part Time Physiotherapist
 
The Physiotherapist will act as primary agent to identify and improve patient movement and function with physical difficulties resulting from illness, injury, disability or ageing. The position with help promote their patients' health and well being, and assist the rehabilitation process.
 
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Graduate of approved Baccalaureate or Masters of Physiotherapy Degree
  • Current Registration with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario
  • Membership in Canadian Physiotherapy Association (preferred)
  • Knowledge of Gentle Persuasive Approach (preferred)
  • Recent experience in either inpatient acute or rehabilitation physiotherapy (preferred)
  • Advanced computer skills (preferred)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
The duration of this temporary position is approximately 3 months. To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 003-19 to careers@headwatershealth.ca
 
While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
002-19 Part Time Registered Nurse, ICU
 
The Registered Nurse is accountable and responsible for the provision of general and specialized nursing duties and work assignments on a daily basis, according to the standards of Nursing Practice of the College of Nurses of Ontario, and approved standards of care of the Corporation.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Current certification with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Coronary Care Level 1 (required), Level II (preferred)
  • Current BCLS certification
  • ACLS Certification or to be completed within 3 months
  • Experience with arterial lines and central lines maintenance
  • Experience in a critical care setting (preferred)
  • Completion of Critical Care Certificate (preferred) or commitment to enrolment and completion within 6 months
  • Experience with mechanical ventilation (preferred)
  • Excellent communication skills, leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize care and adapt to unexpected change in patient acuity
  • Demonstrated critical thinking decision making skills
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 002-19 to careers@headwatershealth.ca
 
While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
001-19 Casual Registered Nurse, SADV

The S.A./D.V. Program of Dufferin-Caledon provides acute “on-call” care to women, men and children who have been recently sexually assaulted or experienced intimate partner abuse, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence nurse is a dedicated, specially-trained Registered Nurse who provides emergency medical and nursing care, crisis intervention, documentation of injuries, medications to prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections including HIV, forensic evidence collection, safety planning, and telephone follow-up to sexual assault and domestic violence victims/survivors according to the RN standards of College of Nurses of Ontario.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Current Certification – College of Nurses of Ontario
  • CPR certification or equivalent
  • Three years current nursing experience, with demonstrated skill and experience in physical assessment and trauma management
  • Physical assessment course
  • Demonstrated ability to organize work effectively and establish priorities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, computer literacy an asset
  • Ability to function independently as well as with team members
  • Interest in dealing with victims of violence – must complete training, as required, as well as ongoing staff development and team meetings
  • Crisis intervention course an asset
  • Demonstrated compassion, reliability and advocacy for victims of violence
  • Committed availability for on-call roster, minimum of ten (10) on-call shifts per month
  • Willingness to provide a minimum of two years commitment to the program
  • Opportunity for ongoing education in Forensic Nursing and SANE certification
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 001-19 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
339-18 Temporary Part-Time Registered Technologist, Ultrasound

The Ultrasound Technologist will organize and perform the ultrasound examinations assigned; maintain and document high quality images during the course of duties; actively participate in the implementation of strategies aimed at improving operational efficiency and effectiveness of the ultrasound service.
 
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Registered with A.R.D.M.S. and/or CARDUP
  • Certificate of registration with the CMRTO required by January 1, 2019
  • Credentials in Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN), Abdomen (ABD) and Vascular (RVT)
  • Recent experience in Diagnostic Imaging Department
  • Must be willing to maintain registry status by obtaining the required continuing education credits every three years
  • Venous and arterial Doppler experience including extremities, and breast imaging experience
  • Able to relate well with patients, physicians and co-workers
  • Good Computer skills and knowledge of Meditech (preferred)
  • Good organizational skills and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment and have the ability to assess patient capabilities and limitations and make practice adjustments as necessary
The duration of this temporary position is until approximately May 2019. To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 339-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
338-18 Part Time Ward Clerk F-Wing/ICU
 
The Ward Clerk performs clerical and administrative support functions to ensure smooth operation of the assigned unit.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Ward Clerk certificate or equivalent Ward Clerk experience
  • Medical terminology and an understanding of the health care system
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Ability to work unsupervised in a high pressure position
  • Ability to interact positively with physicians and the public
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi task
  • Experience with Meditech and order entry (preferred)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter by quoting job number 338-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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337-18 Part Time Ward Clerk, D-Wing Pool

The Ward Clerk performs clerical and administrative support functions to ensure smooth operation of the assigned unit.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Ward Clerk certificate or equivalent Ward Clerk experience
  • Medical terminology and an understanding of the health care system
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Ability to work unsupervised in a high pressure position
  • Ability to interact positively with physicians and the public
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi task
  • Experience with Meditech and order entry (preferred)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter by quoting job number 337-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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336-18 Project Manager, Operational Services & Renovations Projects (Temporary Full-Time for 6 Months)

The Project Manager will provide project management expertise and leadership in order to ensure project success and be responsible for overseeing and supporting multiple concurrent and cross-functional projects for the introduction of new service delivery models and renovation of our facilities. Reporting to the VP Corporate Services, the Project Manager will engage with, inform and support internal stakeholders (front line staff and leaders, physicians, volunteer, Shared Services West, procurement services and the Headwaters Foundation) and external stakeholders (architect and contractor, vendors and service providers and negotiate and facilitate consensus to realize successful projects. You will bring your passion for current and emerging best practices, hospital design, innovation and transformational changes.

On a practical level, you will:
  • Develop and maintain collaborative relationships at all levels of the organization to ensure the most effective services are provided.
  • Collaborate with all stakeholders to create successful project implementation plans, including developing project charter, scope, schedule and budget
  • Provide project and change management leadership and guidance to project teams and leaders responsible for impacted services and operations during all stages of the project lifecycle (Concept through Close-Out)
  • Assigns tasks to subject matter experts and other project resources; monitors their work and provides assistance as required to ensure work is completed on time and the project is delivered successfully
  • Conduct and attend project team meetings (Steering Committee, Project Working Groups, Owner-Architect-Contractor)
  • Develop, track and maintain project documentation during all stages of the project lifecycle (Concept through Close-Out): business case, project charter, project status report, close out report, project plan, risk registry and contingency plan, resource matrix, cost estimates and budgets, cost and productivity analysis, lessons learned, etc.
  • Lead project teams, including external contributors, in the planning, design and implementation of projects in accordance with hospital requirements and applicable codes, standards, and pertinent legislation
  • Lead the engagement of stakeholders in informing all aspects of these projects.
  • Reports on project status to the project sponsor, provides support to leadership assessment of risk and recommends mitigation and prioritizing of projects based on risks, resources and potential for quality improvement
  • Work with Director Engineering and Facilities for planning, design, execution and coordination of multiple concurrent to ensure the safe and successful delivery of the renovation projects, with consideration for constructability, phasing, infection prevention and control and other applicable codes, standards and legislation
  • Ensure compliance with current hospital policies and that health and safety requirements are followed to provide for a healthy environment for patients, staff, physicians, volunteers and families.
  • Manage space relocation projects, including procurement of equipment, furniture and supplies.
  • Maintain current knowledge on all project related issues regarding procurement, practices, and risks
  • Engage with the procurement team (Shared Services West) as required in the Request for Qualifications (RFQ), Request for Proposal (RFP), and Request for Tender (RFT) documents for consulting and construction services
  • Develop innovative solutions to complex operational and facilities challenges.
  • Ensure project deliverables are met, on time, within budget, scope and according contractual obligations and hospital policies
  • Prepare regular reporting on project scope, costs and schedule throughout the project lifecycle, including to the Project Sponsor, Communications team and the funders of the projects, escalating for resolution and approval of unanticipated elements of the projects.
  • Monitor actual expenses to budget and explain any variances.
  • Participate in patient safety initiatives and take action to address unsafe conditions and procedures to ensure a healthy and safe environment.
  • Assume other duties and responsibilities as assigned
Who you are:
  • You are an innovative and patient centered individual who provides excellence within their profession
  • You are a team player with excellent communication, facilitation, critical thinking and customer service skills
  • You have excellent organizational, time-management and negotiation skills.
  • You also have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • You have the ability to multi-task, deal with change and to coordinate resources.
  • You have vision, flexibility, transparency, honesty and practicality
  • You are organized, accurate, solution oriented to multi task and meet deadlines
  • You support your colleagues and all members of the Headwaters team
What you bring to Headwaters:
  • A university degree or college diploma in engineering, architecture, project management, construction management with equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP®) designation preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience managing projects including programming, concept development, implementation and construction and managing multiple concurrent projects.
  • Experience in healthcare is an asset.
  • Understanding and working knowledge of strategies and practices related to the planning, design, construction, and renovations of buildings, including procurement practices.
  • Understanding of internal and external policies and guidelines (e.g. Broader Public Sector Procurement Directive, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, Ontario Fire Code, Ontario Building Code, hospital’s infection prevention requirements etc.)
  • Strong awareness of the complexities associated with the ongoing hospital programs, services, facilities and systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to build consensus and foster teamwork among a variety of stakeholders.
  • Proven proficiency in computing skills, especially with Microsoft Office and Project applications is required, with knowledge of facility management principles with exposure/experience in partnering in construction projects would be an asset.
  • Previous experience and demonstrated ability to work effectively within time deadlines.
  • Exceptional communication, interpersonal, organizational, and planning skills required, along with the ability to analyze, negotiate, and solve problems with a continuous improvement mindset in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work independently or in a team setting.
  • Demonstrated good attendance and performance records with the ability to maintain these same standards.
  • Demonstrated commitment to a healthy and safe workplace for self and others by taking all reasonable precautions and working in compliance with hospital related policies, health and safety legislation and best practices and completing relevant mandatory education as required.
  • Flexibility with working hours
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 336-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
333-18 Temporary Part-Time Registered Nurse, Obstetrics
 
 The Registered Nurse is accountable and responsible for the provision of general and specialized nursing duties and work assignments on a daily basis, according to the standards of Nursing Practice of the College of Nurses of Ontario, and approved standards of care of the Corporation.
 
 Below qualifications are required unless otherwise noted:
  • Current certification with the College of Nurses of Ontario 
  • Recent experience in obstetrics including labour and delivery  
  • Fetal Health Surveillance in Labour Program completed within last 2 years
  • Maternal Newborn Nursing Certificate complete or in progress (preferred)
  • Breastfeeding course (20 hour INFACT/WHO completed or in progress)
  • Current Neonatal Resuscitation certification
  • Current STABLE certification (preferred) 
This temporary position is expected to end in approximately 6 months. To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter by quoting job number 333-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca.  
 
While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
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332-18 Temporary Part-Time Registration Clerk

The Registration Clerk is accountable and responsible for the general and specialized duties required to support the daily activities of patient registration.
 
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Recent patient registration experience
  • Recent diagnostic imaging registration experience in a hospital setting (preferred)
  • Meditech admissions as well as staffing and scheduling required. Experience using Community-wide scheduling, Windows NT Workstation, MS Word/Outlook
  • Medical terminology certificate or equivalent
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills dealing with both internal and external clients
  • Ability to work collaboratively with physicians and other allied health professionals in a very dynamic work environment
  • Ability to multi-task and work with a minimum of supervision. Flexibility with scheduling of shifts to meet team needs
This temporary position is anticipated to end August 2019. To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 332-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
330-18 Part-Time Registered Practical Nurse, Telemedicine

The Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) is a health care professional who is responsible and accountable for providing quality patient/family focused nursing care to a patient population with predictable outcomes. As part of the interdisciplinary health team, the RPN will practice within their full scope in accordance to the nursing philosophy and standards set by Headwaters Health Care Centre (HHCC), the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) and the Regulated Health Professionals Act (RHPA) legislation. The position currently supports the Telemedicine Program and supports the delivery telemedicine services at Headwaters Healthcare Centre. As well as serves as a contact for Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN).

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Current Certificate of Registration as a Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) from the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Completion of an accredited Telemedicine Certification Program
  • Completion of OTN clinical certification (preferred) or within1 year of hire
  • Recent experience with Telemedicine
  • Strong in-depth knowledge in a variety of clinical areas. Previous experience in mental health, chronic disease management, wound care, and infectious diseases
  • Ability to work independently, self-directed and motivated
  • BCLS Certified
  • Good computer skills: Proficient in Meditech Patient Registration and MSM medSchedule; Proficient in Word/Excel and other Microsoft applications
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Comfortable working within the healthcare environment and with health care partners
  • Self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit comfortable working in a rapidly changing environment
  • Innovative with the ability to problem solve quickly, strategically, and creatively
  • Superior organizational skills and ability to set priorities.
  • Flexibility to respond to a fluctuating workload and changing environment
  • Commitment to quality and customer service
  • Excellent attendance record essential
  • Interest in application of technology in health care environment.
  • Ability to advocate for the integration of telemedicine across the organization.
  • Understanding of the field of telemedicine, its use and potential application in a clinical or community environment.
  • May be required to travel between Headwaters and family health teams, Central West LHIN, and other healthcare partners
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 330-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
328-18 Temporary Part  Time Hospital Service Coordinator (Clinical) 
 
In keeping with the mission, vision and values of Headwaters Health Care Centre, the HSC is responsible for patient access and flow management 24/7 and will lead an interprofessional team daily at bed management meetings. After hours, weekends and holidays the HSC will also be accountable for the general administration and management of all departments and staff in the absence of the Management and Administrative teams. The HSC will ensure an environment that supports professional practice and leads the team in implementing evidence-based practices within a patient centred care philosophy when able. The HSC will create an environment that supports staff and patient safety and quality improvement. The HSC will also communicate effectively in all interactions with an interprofessional team and our community partners to facilitate patient and family-centered care. 
 
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Current registration from an Ontario Health Professions College
  • Baccalaureate Degree in a health related discipline or equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years recent (within the last 5 years) and relevant leadership experience
  • Previous clinical experience of 3-5 years
  • Professional association membership as appropriate
  • Strong interpersonal, coaching, mentoring and team building skills that facilitate positive interactions among all members of the health care team
  • Possesses highly developed analytical, problem solving, critical thinking skills and the ability to introduce and effectively facilitate change
  • Demonstrated patient and family centred philosophy
  • Demonstrated focus on patient and staff safety through quality management.
  • Experience within a unionized environment an asset
  • Strong clinical decision-making and organizational skills with a commitment to professional development.
  • Flexible, organized and self-directed; has initiative and independent judgement
  • Ability to provide leadership, support and critical analysis in stressful, complex,clinical and emotional situations
  • Possesses effective communication and conflict management skills.
The duration of this temporary position is approximately 6 months.To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter by quoting job number 328-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca
 
While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
326-18 Part-Time Pharmacist

To work in the capacity of a hospital Pharmacist with an expectation of strong clinical abilities and leadership. Pharmacists rotate through different specialties (i.e. paediatrics, ICU, general medicine). Daily functions include dispensary activity, clinical services, participation in committee work and supervision of Pharmacy Technicians.

Duties include:
  • Participates in the review and monitoring of compliance with all relevant policies related to medications, including medication administration.
  • Makes recommendations to the Manager of Pharmacy Services on the ongoing review and improvement of policies and procedures relative to the safe, effective and economical use of medications.
  • Participates in the compilation and maintenance of the hospital formulary.
  • Participates in the development of drug-related policies and procedures within the hospital.
  • Participates in the processing of medication orders for appropriateness using the Pharmaceutical Care concept to include pharmacotherapy and pharmacokinetic monitoring.
  • Checks and participates in the compounding and dispensing of prescriptions and other pharmaceuticals during daily routines, as well as participates in order entry and verification.
  • Utilizes the HHCC Electronic Medical Record (EMR) to obtain patient and medication-related information for the purpose of assessing prescribed medication.
  • Monitoring adherence to the drug regimen.
  • Identifying and assessing the significance of any possible drug-related problems and taking appropriate action through the patient, the patient’s agent or the prescribing physician.
  • Selects the appropriate drug product/brand of medication.
  • Assists the physician in the selection of alternate therapy.
  • Queries and/or refuses to fill questionable orders, according to the pharmacist’s professional judgment.
  • Provides written and/or verbal drug information to physicians, nurses and other allied health professionals upon request.
  • Participates monthly in the Continuous Quality Improvement initiatives of the department through projects
  • Performs other duties, as required.
  • Participates in patient safety initiatives and takes action to address unsafe conditions and procedures to ensure a healthy and safe environment.
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from a recognized university pharmacy program
  • Licensed and registered with the Ontario College of Pharmacists, Part A
  • Hospital order entry and verification experience
  • Ability to use effective time management skills to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to problem solve and use critical thinking skills
  • Committed to continued professional development
  • A minimum of 1500 hours of experience in an inpatient hospital setting over the last two years
  • Chemotherapy and Oncology experience using OPIS and verifying orders
  • Meditech computer experience is an asset
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 326-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
325-18 Casual Registered Nurse, Ambulatory Care

The Registered Nurse is accountable and responsible for the provision of general and specialized nursing duties and work assignments on a daily basis, according to the standards of Nursing Practice of the College of Nurses of Ontario, and Mission and Values of Headwaters Health Care Centre. Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates patients’ needs relative to nursing care of a patient with a Cancer/Hematological diagnosis. Responsible for the administration of IV and Oral Chemotherapy/Biotherapy/Blood products and initiates and maintains the patient care plan according to the patients goals and expected outcomes utilizing tools such as Your Symptoms Matter (YSM).

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Current certification with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current CNA Certification in Oncology (completed or in progress)
  • deSouza institute provincial standardized chemotherapy certification or Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) chemotherapy/biotherapy certificate or equivalent
  • deSouza institute chemotherapy maintenance course or ONS chemotherapy/biotherapy renewal course yearly
  • 2-3 years recent experience in Ambulatory Care setting including Oncology and administration of systemic therapy (Chemotherapy/Biotherapy)
  • Health/Physical Assessment Certificate is preferred
  • Active member of CANO is preferred
  • Knowledge of Best Practice Guidelines in management of Central Vascular Access devices, PICC, Port a Cath & Hickman
  • Current Health Care Provider BCLS Certification
  • ACLS Certification an asset
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and professional development as it applies to the profession and related field
  • Effective interpersonal, communication and organizational abilities; ability to relate well with patients and families as well as all members of the health care team
  • Ability to organize and prioritize patient care activities with flexibility and adaptability to changing situations
  • Demonstrates effective problem solving/critical thinking skills
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 325-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
324-18 Temporary Full-Time Registered Technologist, Radiography

The Registered Technologist Radiography is accountable and responsible for the effective Diagnostic Radiography Services for the Corporation.
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Current Registration – College of Medical Radiation Technologist of Ontario (CMRTO) – Radiography
  • B.Sc. in related field (an asset)
  • Minimum one year experience is preferred
  • Working knowledge of Safety Code 35
  • Working knowledge of RHPA
  • Working knowledge of standards of practice for related field
The duration of this temporary position is approximately 6 months. To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 324-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
320-18 Temporary Part Time Personal Support Worker, E-Wing

The PSW performs assigned functions as unregulated care providers, that support the health care team in assisting patients in activities of daily living, and supports the effective operations of patient care areas.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Successful completion of a 1-year Personal Support Worker Diploma from a community college
  • Recent experience (preferred)
  • Demonstrated ability to read, understand and follow written instructions and routine written reports
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills & ability to deal with the public in a courteous manner
  • Current CPR certification
  • Certificate in Gentle Persuasive Approach
  • Ability to function as a team member in a collaborative environment
  • Ability to work independently
The duration of this temporary position is approximately 6 months.To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter by quoting job number 320-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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317-18 Temporary Part-Time Dietary Aide

The Dietary Aide is responsible for the preparation of hot food/cold food for patient meals of breakfast, lunch and dinner and all patient nourishments. The Dietary Aide reports to the Manager, Nutrition and Food Services with direction from the Food Services Supervisors.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Current Food Handler’s Training Certificate
  • Previous food service experience
  • Experience in cold plating is an asset
  • Previous experience in a cafeteria environment is preferred
  • Willingness to be trained to work in both the cafeteria and the patient side
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to deal with the public in a courteous manner
  • Ability to function as a respectful team member in a collaborative environment
  • Ability to accept direction and work independently
The duration of this temporary position is up to 6 months. To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter by quoting job number 317-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
306-18 Temporary Part Time Registered Practical Nurse, D-Wing

The RPN is responsible and accountable for providing quality patient/family focused nursing care to a patient population with predictable outcomes. As part of the interdisciplinary health team, the RPN will practice within their full scope in accordance to the nursing philosophy and standards set by HHCC, the College of Nurses of Ontario and the Regulated Health Professionals Act legislation.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Diploma from a two year recognized College program, minimum completion of certificate in nursing
  • Current BCLS certification
  • Management of Aggressive Behavior or equivalent preferred
  • Certificate in Gentle Persuasive Approach (GPA) preferred
  • Recent Medical Surgical Experience preferred
  • Demonstrated sound judgment, good observation and patient assessment skills
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills
The duration of this temporary position is approximately 3 months.To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter by quoting job number 306-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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303-18 Part Time Registered Nurse, Operating Room
 
The Registered Nurse is accountable and responsible for the provision of general and specialized nursing duties and work assignments on a daily basis, according to the standards of Nursing Practice of the College of Nurses of Ontario, and approved standards of care of the Corporation.
 
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Current certification with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Perioperative certificate (required) – CNA. (preferred)
  • Completion of OR training courses
  • Recent OR Experience
  • Current BCLS/CPR. Certification
  • Recovery Room experience
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter by quoting job number 303-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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302-18 Casual Health Records Technician

The Health Record Technician is responsible for ensuring all coding is carried out accurately and that information is ready for submisison to CIHI in a timely fashion.
 
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Graduate of an approved Health Information Management Program
  • Must be an active member of Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA)
  • Minimum of 3 years in an acute hospital DAD/NACRS coding and abstracting required
  • Proven knowledge of Ontario Hospital Funding Reform including HBAM and QBP required
  • Active member of the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA) (Associate level).
  • Knowledge in ICD-10 & CCI Coding methodology.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel and Word) required and demonstrated experience and knowledge of MED2020, Winrecs abstracting system and Meditech preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of privacy, security and confidentiality in health information practices.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills combined with attention to detail skills and the ability to run reports.
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 302-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
300-18 Temporary Part Time Registered Practical Nurse, Emergency Department
 
The RPN is responsible and accountable for providing quality patient/family focused nursing care to a patient population with predictable outcomes. As part of the interdisciplinary health team, the RPN will practice within their full scope in accordance to the nursing philosophy and standards set by HHCC, the College of Nurses of Ontario and the Regulated Health Professionals Act legislation.
 
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Current Registered Practical Nurse certification from the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • 1-2 years recent RPN working experience (within the last 5 years) on a medicine/surgical unit and/or an Emergency Department required (preference will be given to those candidates with Emergency Department experience).
  • IV certification completion
  • Current C.P.R. certification
  • Emergency Nursing Certification for RPN’s preferred
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to practice in a self-directed manner and to work independently under medical directives
The duration of this temporary position is approximately 6 months.To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter by quoting job number 300-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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288-18 Temporary Part Time Registered Practical Nurse, E-Wing
 
The RPN is responsible and accountable for providing quality patient/family focused nursing care to a patient population with predictable outcomes. As part of the interdisciplinary health team, the RPN will practice within their full scope in accordance to the nursing philosophy and standards set by HHCC, the College of Nurses of Ontario and the Regulated Health Professionals Act legislation.
 
 The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Current Registered Practical Nurse certification from the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • One year recent (within 1-2 years) experience on a medical or rehabilitation unit
  • Previous palliative experience an asset
  • LEAP training preferred
  • Certificate in Gentle Persuasive Approach preferred
  • Current C.P.R. certification
The duration of this temporary position is approximately 6 months.To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter by quoting job number 288-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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285-18 Temporary Part Time Ward Clerk, F-Wing/ICU
 
The Ward Clerk performs clerical and administrative support functions to ensure smooth operation of the assigned unit.
 
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Ward Clerk certificate or equivalent Ward Clerk experience
  • Medical terminology and an understanding of the health care system
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Ability to work unsupervised in a high pressure position
  • Ability to interact positively with physicians and the public
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi task
  • Experience with Meditech and order entry (preferred)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
The duration of this temporary position is approximately 3 months.To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter by quoting job number 285-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca
 
While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
271-18 Part Time Level 2 Registered Nurse, D-Wing

The Registered Nurse is accountable and responsible for the provision of general and specialized nursing duties and work assignments on a daily basis, according to the standards of Nursing Practice of the College of Nurses of Ontario, and approved standards of care of the Corporation.

The commitment for regular part-time Level 2 Nurse will be as follows:
  • Is available for fifty two (52) weeks per year minus vacation entitlement; and
  • Could be pre-scheduled a minimum of 33.75 hours per month, which includes 1 weekend; and
  • Is available to work either Christmas or New Year’s period; and
  • Is available to be pre-scheduled a minimum of 45 hours/month from June to September and must include a minimum of 1 weekend/month; and
  • Submits additional availability in the manner prescribed by the Hospital.
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Registered Nurse in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • BScN preferred, minimum completion of Diploma in Nursing
  • Minimum 1 year recent (within 1-2 years) medical-surgical and/or pediatric experience
  • NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program)
  • Current BCLS certification
  • ENPC (Emergency Nursing Paediatric Course) or PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) preferred
  • Management of Aggressive Behavior or equivalent preferred
  • Certificate in Gentle Persuasive Approach (GPA) preferred
  • Pediatric Nursing Certificate preferred
  • Baby Friendly Initiative 20-hour breastfeeding course preferred
  • Recent Medical/Surgical and Paediatric experience preferred
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 271-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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268-18 Temporary Full Time Registered Nurse, F-Wing
 
The Registered Nurse is accountable and responsible for the provision of general and specialized nursing duties and work assignments on a daily basis, according to the standards of Nursing Practice of the College of Nurses of Ontario, and approved standards of care of the Corporation.
 
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Current certification – College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current BCLS certification
  • Parenteral Therapy
  • Completion of Coronary Care 1 or enrollment in Coronary Care 1 (completion is preferred)
  • IV Therapy certification
  • E.C.G. interpretation (an asset)
  • Recent experience in Telemetry and medical nursing
  • Recent Acute care experience
  • Certificate in Gentle Persuasive approach (preferred)
The duration of this temporary position is approximately 6 months. To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter by quoting job number 268-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca
 
While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
252-18 Full-Time Laboratory Manager

Reporting to the Laboratory Medical Director and the Director of Emergency, Ambulatory Care, and Clinical Support Programs, the Laboratory Manager will be responsible for:
  • Directing and coordinating technical, quality, legislative and administrative activities of the laboratory to meet the needs of patients, stakeholders and personnel responsible for patient care.
  • Ensuring quality service in timely and cost effective manner.
  •  Assuming responsibility for general management of the laboratory including: strategic planning, quality management, financial management, human resource management, compliance with all accreditation and regulatory bodies, the medical community and professional associations.
  • Communicating with external government, accreditation and regulatory bodies, the medical community and professional associations.
  • Holding active membership in relevant scientific, technical and administrative associations.
  • The Laboratory Services Manager is responsible for fostering the collaborative working relationships necessary amongst staff, hospital departments, customers and Laboratory Medical Director to achieve and maintain an Exceptional Experience Every Time
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Graduate of the Canadian Hospital Association’s Administrative Course in Departmental Management, or has the equivalent in relevant education and administrative experience.
  • Advanced Registered Technologist (A.R.T.) Certification and/or BSc, MLS and/or equivalent
  • Member of College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario (C.M.L.T.O.)
  • Minimum of five (5) years Clinical Laboratory experience and two (2) years supervisory experience required (including years as a Senior)
  • Demonstrated high standards of character and integrity.
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills as well as strong communication and presentation skills in English both written and verbal.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with other managers and directors.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize work for self and others.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills including ability to direct, lead, mentor and motivate.
  • Demonstrated strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel required, knowledge of Visio, PowerPoint is an asset).
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment to achieve focused goals and objectives.
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 252-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
231-18 Casual Pharmacist

To work in the capacity of a hospital Pharmacist with an expectation of strong clinical abilities and leadership. Pharmacists rotate through different specialties (i.e. paediatrics, ICU, oncology). Daily functions include dispensary activity, clinical services, participation in committee work and supervision of Pharmacy Technicians.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from a recognized university pharmacy program
  • Licensed and registered with the Ontario College of Pharmacists, Part A
  • Self-motivated team player, demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to use effective time management skills to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to problem solve and use critical thinking skills
  • Committed to continued professional development
  • Meditech and computer experience is an asset
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 231-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
188-18 Temporary Part Time Registered Nurse, F-Wing
 
The Registered Nurse is accountable and responsible for the provision of general and specialized nursing duties and work assignments on a daily basis, according to the standards of Nursing Practice of the College of Nurses of Ontario, and approved standards of care of the Corporation.
 
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Current certification – College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Current BCLS certification
  • Parenteral Therapy
  • Completion of Coronary Care 1 or enrollment in Coronary Care 1 (completion is preferred)
  • IV Therapy certification
  • E.C.G. interpretation (an asset)
  • Recent experience in Telemetry and medical nursing
  • Recent Acute care experience
  • Certificate in Gentle Persuasive approach (preferred)
The duration of this temporary position is approximately 9 months. To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 188-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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162-18 Part Time Registered Practical Nurse, Operating Room
 
The Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) is a health care professional who is responsible and accountable for providing quality patient/family focused nursing care.As part of the interdisciplinary health team, the RPN will practice within their full scope in accordance to the nursing philosophy and standards set by Headwaters Health Care Centre (HHCC), the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) and the Regulated Health Professionals Act (RHPA) legislation. This position rotates through Day Surgery, Operating Room, & Endoscopy areas as required.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Current Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) certification from the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Minimum 2 years recent combined clinical experience (within the last 3 years) in Day Surgery, Operating Room and / or Endoscopy required (preference will be given to candidates with varied experience)
  • Perianesthesia Certificate
  • Perioperative Certificate
  • Current C.P.R. certification
  • Other courses considered an asset for this role: IV Therapy, Basic ECG interpretation, Medication Administration, Wound Care (preference will be given to candidates with most suitable courses)
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 162-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca
 
While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
 
087-18 Casual Orthopaedic Technician

As an active member of a high functioning interdisciplinary team, the Orthopaedic Technician provides client-centred clinical care to support the delivery of the service for orthopaedic patients in the clinic setting
 
Carries out responsibilities and assists in the care of patients in the orthopaedic and related clinics. Functions under the direction of the Orthopaedic Surgeon. Works with the health care team in providing a safe environment for patients, staff, physicians, volunteers and others. Works within Headwaters current policies and guidelines maintain corporate vision.
 
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Orthopaedic Technician Certification and registration with the CSOT or Regulated Health Professional in good standing with their college
  • Current B.C.L.S. Ontario Heart Foundation Standards;
  • 1-2 years of work experience working directly in the care of orthopaedic patients
  • Demonstrated understanding of anatomical structures and relationships with one another and the ability to describe orthopaedic conditions;
  • Ability to apply, adjust and remove all common orthopaedic devices;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the theory and application of skin and skeletal traction;
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to Headwaters comprehensive safety programs and practices, including staff safety, patient safety, environmental safety, and participates in regular in-service education in this area;
  • Demonstrated effective communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Physically capable of performing all aspects of orthopaedic technician’s duties
  • Energetic, highly motivated, detail oriented individual with strong work ethic
  • Demonstrated strong organizational skills
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 087-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca
While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
 
015-18 Temporary Full-Time Senior Technologist (Pathology)

The Senior Technologist is responsible for performing the range of tests and procedures related to the section and department, as well as providing technical guidance and general oversight to staff. The Senior Technologist is responsible for the daily workload of others including the use of appropriate procedures and the measurement of work output against department standards.
 
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Current registration with the College of Medical Technologists of Ontario
  • CSMLS Certification in Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) – General
  • 3 years of recent laboratory experience in grossing of small pathology specimens
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of the Accreditation standards and requirements for Pathology
  • Demonstrates strength in pathology with a working knowledge of general specimen procurement and processing
  • Demonstrates a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of operational theory/procedures, performance characteristics of instruments/equipment to facilitate the effective and efficient operation of the laboratory
  • Excellent leadership skills with the proven ability to mentor staff
  • Effective organizational/ prioritization skills
  • Demonstrated superior problem identification and solving skills
  • Ability to perform work with accuracy, efficiency and independence
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to work in quality management system
  • Demonstrated interest in continuing education
  • Demonstrated willingness to take on projects
  • Computer skills in Word, Excel, and Power Point
  • Knowledge and understanding of Supervisory Obligations under the Occupational Health & Safety Act
  • Ability to perform low level physical demands of position
This temporary full-time position is for 25 hours per week and the approximate duration is up to one year. To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 015-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
    Please note that Headwaters Health Care Centre maintains an inclusive, barrier-free selection process for job applicants under the Accessibility Policy. Applicants must notify the Human Resources department in advance should they require any additional accommodations. These are handled on an entirely confidential basis.