Current Opportunities

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 hr@headwatershealth.ca

Current Opportunities Available
 
 
Laboratory Manager (Full-Time)

Reporting to the Laboratory Medical Director and the Director Quality, Practice and Patient Services, 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 by November 7, 2014 quoting job number A-4243-14 to hr@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
 
Hospital Supervisor (Temporary Part-Time)

In keeping with the mission, vision and values of Headwaters Health Care Centre, the Supervisor is responsible for the Hospital general administration and management of all departments and staff in the absence of the Management and Administrative teams. He/she provides an environment that supports professional practice and leads the team in implementing evidence-based practices within a patient centred care philosophy. He/she creates an environment that supports staff and patient safety and quality improvement. He/she also communicates with patients and families and community resources to facilitate patient-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 3-5 years recent and relevant leadership experience
  • 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
  • Experience with adult learning principles
  • Demonstrated patient centred philosophy
  • Experience with unionized environment an asset
  • 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 shifts for this position are primarily evenings, nights and weekends.  To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter by November 4, 2014 quoting job number A-4241-14 to hr@headwatershealth.ca.

While we appreciate all resumes, we can only contact those applicants selected for an interview.
 
 
Registered Nurse ICU (Part-Time)

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. Headwaters is currently seeking a Part-Time Registered Nurse in our ICU unit.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Current certification with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Coronary Care Level 1 is required and Level II is preferred
  • Experience in a critical care setting is preferred
  • ACLS Certification or to be completed within 6 months
  • Experience with arterial lines and central lines maintenance
  • Experience with mechanical ventilation is 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 by October 27, 2014 quoting job number N-4231-14 to hr@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
 
Registered Technologist – Ultrasound (Casual)

You 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
  • 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
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter by October 31, 2014 quoting job # T-4240-14 to hr@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, we can only contact those applicants selected for an interview.
 
 
Registered Nurse, Operating Room (Temporary Part-Time)

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 – C.N.A. is preferred
  • Completion of O.R. training courses
  • Recent operating room experience
  • BCLS/C.P.R. Certification
  • Recovery Room experience
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter by quoting job number N-4183-14 to hr@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
 
Charge Nurse, Surgical Suite (Full-Time)

The Surgical Suite Charge Nurse is accountable and responsible for the provision and operation of the 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 in Day Surgery, Operating Room, Recovery Room, Endoscopy, Minor Procedure & Sterile Processing Department.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Current certification with the College of Nurses of Ontario (Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred)
  • Perioperative nursing certificate – C.N.A is preferred
  • Completion of Perioperative Nursing Program
  • BCLS Certification required, ACLS Certification is preferred
  • Minimum 5 years Operating Room experience and previous leadership experience is preferred
  • Effective interpersonal, organizational abilities to promote team work with physicians and staff
  • Working knowledge of Day Surgery, PACU, Endoscopy and SPD including ORNAC, OPANA & CNA standards
  • Experience in staff scheduling
  • Experience in data collection
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number N-4181-14 to hr@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
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Registered Pharmacy Technician (Part-Time & Casual)

The Registered Pharmacy Technician practices in the hospital environment in accordance with the Standards of Practice set out by the Ontario College of Pharmacists and with the Mission, Vision and Values of Headwaters Health Care Centre. These standards are developed for Registered Pharmacy Technicians who assist pharmacists performing the controlled acts for Pharmacy practice as follows: dispensing, selling and compounding drugs and/or supervising the part of a pharmacy where drugs are kept.
 
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Member of the Ontario College of Pharmacist (OCP) in good standing
  • Graduate of a Pharmacy Technician Program through a recognized Community College
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a hospital/retail setting (working with Oncology drugs an asset)
  • Proven proficiency with computers including word processing, spreadsheet applications and e-mail systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Skilled in following specific instructions with a high degree of accuracy
  • Demonstrates the skills of an excellent team player
  • Motivated and self-directed
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number # T-4220-14 (part-time position) or T-4188-14 (casual position) to hr@headwatershealth.ca

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