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
 
107-18 Full-Time Senior Administrative Assistant
105-18 Casual Physiotherapy/Occupational Therapy Assistant
104-18 Full-Time Communication Specialist
103-18 Temporary Part-Time Registered Technologist, Ultrasound
099-18 - Part Time Hospital Supervisor 
041-18 Full-Time Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
022-18 Temporary Part Time Porter, Housekeeping
 
107-18 Full-Time Senior Administrative Assistant

Reporting to a Chief Officer (Vice President or Chief of Staff), the Senior Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing direct administrative support to a Chief Officer(s). This position supports through detailed calendar management, meeting management and day-to-day administrative oversight associated with running the portfolio. In addition, this role provides interim coverage and support to other Administrative Assistants as required.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Three (3) to five (5) years’ experience providing support to senior level executive staff.
  • University Degree preferred, completion of post-secondary education in administrative studies required or equivalent combination of education and experience supporting senior level administration.
  • Understanding of executive office procedures and processes.
  • Sound knowledge of medical terminology minute-taking (including action items) and transcription
  • Superior oral and written communication, report writing and proofreading skills.
  • Solid understanding of business objectives, strategy and programs is an asset but not mandatory
  • General understanding of issues and priorities within the healthcare sector
  • Good knowledge of administrative practices and procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to work with limited supervision, with proven skills in organization and time management.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information in a discreet and professional manner.
  • Advanced key boarding skills and the ability to use a variety of software programs (including MS Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.); advanced knowledge of internet searching and navigating; Ability to work with HHCC-specific databases to find and retrieve information.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure with tight timelines in a fast-paced environment
  • Board of Directors and Board Committee experience would be considered a definite asset
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 107-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
105-18 Casual Physiotherapy/Occupational Therapy Assistant 
 
The PT/OT Assistant provides patient care for inpatients under the supervision of the Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • College Diploma in Physiotherapy Assistant Program. Preference will be given to candidates with combined Occupational and Physiotherapy Assistant qualifications
  • General inpatient treatment experience
  • Recent experience in a Rehabilitation or Complex Continuing Care (preferred)
  • Knowledge of Gentle Persuasive Approach (preferred)
  • Advanced computer skills (preferred)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Must be a strong team player
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 105-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca
 
While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
104-18 Communications Specialist

Reporting to the Senior Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Partner, the Communications Specialist is on the front lines of developing and executing internal and external communication, and engagement strategies to advance Headwaters Health Care Centre’s internal and external communication initiatives. The Communications Specialist has superior written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills and is extremely organized and detail oriented, capable of simultaneously managing multiple projects and client expectations.
 
As a member of a small team, the Communications Specialist values team work and collaboration and has a flair for “productive innovation,” meaning he/she brings new ideas for content and communication approaches to the table, but uses intuition and a keen sense of observation to understand what will work for leaders, adapt on the fly, and consistently meet deadlines.
 
The ideal candidate for this role is a dynamic self-starter capable of prioritizing competing deadlines, confidently delivering sound communication advice to operational leaders, and proactively identifying opportunities for internal and external communication, as well as potential communication risks.
 
The role requires everything from big picture planning to execution of all tactics that make for a successful communication campaign or initiative. Past experience in organizational or corporate communications is a must, and experience with change management would be an asset.
 
Equally important, the person in this role should have a sense of humour, loads of empathy, a willingness to pitch in to support colleagues, and lots of experience in creating simple, yet effective communication tools and messages that help operational leaders connect with frontline employees, physicians and volunteers.
 
The Communications Specialist, as part of the Communications and Stakeholder Engagement team, works with internal partners such as the Headwaters Health Care Centre’s Foundation and Hospital Auxiliary to collaborate on joint initiatives.
 
Key Accountabilities:
  • Provides strategic communications consultation, planning and evaluation for senior leaders to proactively achieve strategic priorities, manage reputation risks, support change and transition initiatives, and positively impact corporate operations and engagement.
  • Advises senior leaders and physicians on best use of communication tools and practices to achieve operational priorities.
  • Works with senior leaders and managers to help employees, physicians and volunteers understand corporate goals and objectives through strategic use of established and emerging communications channels.
  • Provides advice, guidance and communications direction both internally and externally to support the successful implementation of communications strategies.
  • Collaborates on developing the team’s strategic plan, including master project list to achieve the organization’s communication objectives.
  • Anticipates, identifies and responds to incidents and emerging issues with background information and messaging and collaborates on strategic external communications with various stakeholders including news media, government, foundations, community stakeholders and other publics.
  • Conducts research and evaluations, including surveys and focus groups, to benchmark and measure the effectiveness of the organization’s communications strategies.
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline such as Journalism, Public Relations, Mass Communications, English plus 3-5 years of progressive related corporate/organizational communications, employee engagement and stakeholder relations experience, or equivalent combination of experience and education.
  • Knowledge of the health care industry and/or public sector experience is a significant asset.
  • Demonstrated solutions focus, positive attitude, maturity and ability to engage a variety of busy stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and coordinate events and forums to advance stakeholder engagement with organizational initiatives.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to independently research, prioritize and assemble details for all aspects of a project or initiative.
  • Demonstrated excellent writing, command of grammar, knowledge of Canadian Press (CP) writing style, editing and proofreading skills, with exemplary attention to detail.
  • Thorough understanding of writing strategies and tactics
  • Demonstrated critical thinking coupled with the ability to produce effective products and campaigns
  • Advanced computer skills in organizational electronic communication technology, publishing and web-based communications.
  • Advanced expertise with content management systems, including WordPress and Microsoft SharePoint, familiarity with Hootsuite for managing social media networks, and working knowledge of graphic design and photo/video editing tools, including Adobe Creative Suite and Final Cut Pro.
  • Skillfully prepares written communications content and materials utilizing knowledge of applicable computer applications.
  • Skilled at collaborating within and outside the department and organization
  • Ability to work with sensitive information and oversee high-visibility projects and processes
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 104-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
103-18 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 approximately one year. To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 103-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
099-18 - Part Time Hospital Supervisor
 
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. The successful candidate will create 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.
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 099-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca
 
 
095-18 Temporary Full-Time Registered Nurse, ICU
 
The Registered Nurse (RN) is accountable and responsible for the provision of general and specialized nursing duties and work assignments on a daily basis, according to the Practice Standards of the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO), 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)
  • Experience in a critical care setting (preferred)
  • Current BCLS certification
  • ACLS Certification or to be completed within 3 months
  • Completion of Critical Care Certificate (preferred) or commitment to enrolment and completion within 6 months
  • Experience with arterial lines and central lines maintenance
  • 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
  • Required to be cross trained in the Emergency department and regularly scheduled in order to maintain competency
The approximate duration of this temporary full-time position is 11 months. To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 095-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

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

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093-18 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 7 months. To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 093-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
091-18 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
  • Recent experience on a medical or rehabilitation unit (preferred)
  • Surgical Asepsis course (preferred)
  • Parenteral Therapy certification (preferred)
  • Current C.P.R. certification
  • IV certification completion or current enrolment
  • Certificate in Gentle Persuasive Approach (preferred)
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 091-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca
 
While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
089-18 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) – C.N.A. (preferred)
  • Completion of O.R. training courses
  • Recent OR. Experience
  • Current BCLS/C.P.R. Certification
  • Recovery Room experience
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 089-18 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.
 
 
085-18 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, 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 085-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
084-18 Part Time Tech Aide, Operating Room
 
The OR Tech Aide is accountable and responsible for the provision and operation of the general and specialized duties of the Operating Room on a daily basis.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Previous hospital/Operating Room/SPD experience (an asset)
  • Knowledge of Environmental Services within the Surgical Suite (an asset)
  • Organizational and flexible abilities
  • Caring, respectful and pleasant manner in dealing with patients, families, visitors and staff
  • Willingness to undertake duties in a friendly, cooperative manner
  • Team player with an ability to work unsupervised, prioritize and multi task
  • Knowledge of disinfecting and cleaning methods
  • Demonstrated evidence of adherence to standards of practice in aseptic techniques
  • Demonstrated evidence of accuracy and organization of the work assigned
  • Medical knowledge (an asset)
  • Completion of Medical Device Reprocessing training and / or experience an asset
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 084-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca
 
While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
075-18 Part-Time Technologist, Laboratory

The Laboratory Technologist is accountable and responsible for the provision of patient test results, in accordance with the goals and objectives of the department and the needs of the health care providers.
 
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • CSMLS Certification in Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT)
  • Current registration with CMLTO
  • Demonstrates an understanding of operational theory/procedures, performance characteristics of instruments/equipment to facilitate the effective and efficient operation of the laboratory
  • Ability to lift reagent and specimen containers
  • Ability to sit, stand, walk, bend, reach, push, lift, carry, climb without physical discomfort
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 075-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
073-18 Part-Time Registered Nurse (RN), 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 073-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
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059-18 Temporary Part Time Aide, Housekeeping

The Housekeeping Aide is accountable for cleaning and maintaining assigned areas of the hospital in a neat, clean and sanitary manner. The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Experience in cleaning health care institutions or equivalent
  • Ability to lift and pull heavy or awkward objects that weigh 20 kilos or more several times a day
  • Knowledge of disinfecting and cleaning methods
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Team player with an ability to work unsupervised, prioritize and multi-tasking
The approximate duration of this temporary position is 6 months. To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 059-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

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

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058-18 Temporary Part Time SPD Aide
 
Under the supervision of the Manager Surgical Services, the SPD Aide will provide the function of sorting, cleaning, assembly, wrapping, sterilizing reusable medical devices and supplies for Headwaters Health Care Center. The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • The SPD Aide will be required to have the MDRAO Technician certification course or a recognized college reprocessing course and have passed it successfully. Recertification every five years is mandatory.
  • A minimum of 1-2 years of current MDRD experience (preferred)
  • Excellent communication and critical thinking skills.
  • To be mechanically and technically inclined.
  • Must possess the physical capacity to stand and walk within a limited area most of the working day, to handle supplies and equipment of moderate and heavy weights, to travel short and long distances in the hospital and to stoop, bend when storing and issuing supplies, and to stand for long periods.
  • Ability to handle delicate materials with multiple parts.
  • Must possess a memory for details and a willingness to perform routine, repetitive tasks according to established procedures and sequences.
  • Knowledge of aseptic and sterilization techniques.
  • Able to work a variety of shifts and weekends
The approximate duration of this temporary position is 4 months To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 058-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca
 
While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
051-18 Temporary Full-Time Registered Nurse (RN), 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
The approximate duration of this temporary position is one year. To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 051-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
048-18  Part Time Registered Nurse (RN), 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 enrolment 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)
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 048-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

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

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041-18 Full-Time Registered Nurse (RN), 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)
  • Required to be cross trained in the ICU department and regularly scheduled
  • 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 041-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
039-18 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
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 039-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
037-18 Casual Registered Nurse (RN), 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 is required, Level II is preferred
  • Experience in a critical care setting is preferred
  • Current BCLS certification
  • ACLS Certification or to be completed within 3 months
  • Completion of Critical Care Certificate (preferred) or commitment to enrolment and completion 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 quoting job number 037-185 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

Application deadline: position will remain open until filled.

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
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033-18 Part Time Ward Clerk, F-Wing
 
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 healthcare 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 quoting job number 033-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca
 
While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
031-18 Temporary Part Time Porter, Housekeeping

The Porter is accountable for cleaning and maintaining assigned areas of the hospital in a neat, clean and sanitary manner.
 
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Experience in institutional/commercial cleaning (preferred)
  • Ability to lift and pull heavy or awkward objects that weigh 20 kilos or more several times a day
  • Knowledge of disinfecting and cleaning methods (preferred)
  • Team player with an ability to work unsupervised, prioritize and multi-task
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
This is a temporary part time position and the duration is approximately 4 months. To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 031-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

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

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030-18  Temporary Part Time - Registered Nurse (RN), 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 enrolment 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 part-time position is approximately 11 months. To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 030-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

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

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025-18 Temporary Part Time Registered Nurse (RN), 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 is required, Level II is preferred
  • Experience in a critical care setting is preferred
  • Current BCLS certification
  • ACLS Certification or to be completed within 3 months
  • Completion of Critical Care Certificate (preferred) or commitment to enrolment and completion 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
  • Required to be cross trained in the Emergency department and regularly scheduled in order to maintain competency
The approximate duration of this temporary part-time position is up to 6 months. To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 025-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

Application deadline: position will remain open until filled.

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

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022-18 Temporary Part Time Porter, Housekeeping
 
The Porter is accountable for cleaning and maintaining assigned areas of the hospital in a neat, clean and sanitary manner.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • Experience in institutional/commercial cleaning (preferred)
  • Ability to lift and pull heavy or awkward objects that weigh 20 kilos or more several times a day
  • Knowledge of disinfecting and cleaning methods (preferred)
  • Team player with an ability to work unsupervised, prioritize and multi-task
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
This is a temporary part time position and the duration is approximately 6 months.  To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 022-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

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

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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.
 
 
014-18 Temporary Part-Time 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 014-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca
 
While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
010-18 Temporary Part-Time Dietary Aide (weekend worker)

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 approximate duration of this temporary part-time Dietary Aide position up to 8 months and is for primarily weekends. To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number 010-18 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
5106-17 Temporary Part-Time Registered Practical Nurse, Ambulatory Care

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 surgical clinics and medical clinics in ambulatory care. The Ambulatory Care RPN will provide assistance to the physician as they carry out various minor procedures and provide patient care for medical procedures. Work includes pre-clinic preparation, organizing patient flow, and the management of supplies/materials.
 
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
  • Current Health Care Provider BCLS certification
  • Minimum 2 years recent clinical experience
  • OR course module 1 and 2
  • Coronary Care for RPNs or equivalent rhythm interpretation course is preferred
  • Demonstrated Physical Assessment skills
  • Courses/certifications related to services provided in the Ambulatory Care setting an asset. (Oncology, Wound Care, , Orthopedics’, Intravenous Therapy Course Sterile technique)
  • Laser Safety certificate completion or to be completed within 6 months of hire date
The duration of this temporary part-time RPN position is approximately 3 months. To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter by quoting job number S-5106-17 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
5063-17 - Temporary Full Time Project Manager
 
Reporting to the Director of Facilities, the Project Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day management and oversight of the
implementation of the HHCC redevelopment project. The Project Manager will manage activities including liaison with hospital user groups, hospital management, contractor, municipality, Headwaters Foundation, Ministry of Health Capital team, and other stakeholder groups to ensure the project remains within developed project parameters.
 
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • College/University education required; PMP® certification preferred.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of healthcare construction project management relevant experience.
  • Understanding of and experience with the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care capital planning processes preferred
  • Understanding of CCDC 2 and standard hospital supplemental conditions.
  • Demonstrated project management skills, including development and monitoring of budgets and schedules.
  • Understanding of CSA Z317.13 Infection control during construction, renovation, and maintenance of health care facilities 
  • Outstanding organization, priority setting and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated work in a team environment.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated computer skills, specifically Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Project. Auto-Cad would be an asset.
The approximate duration of this temporary position is up to 10 months. To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number S-5063-17 to careers@headwatershealth.ca
 
While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
  
 
5041-17 - Casual Registered Nurse (RN), 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 enrolment 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 approximate duration of this temporary part-time position is up to one year. To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number N-5041-17 to careers@headwatershealth.ca
 
Application deadline: position will remain open until filled.
 
While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
5083-17 - Part Time Registered Nurse (RN), 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 is required, Level II is preferred
  • Experience in a critical care setting is preferred
  • Current BCLS certification
  • ACLS Certification or to be completed within 3 months
  • Completion of Critical Care Certificate (preferred) or commitment to enrollment and completion 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
  • Required to be cross trained in the Emergency department and regularly scheduled in order to maintain competency
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number N-5083-17 to careers@headwatershealth.ca
 
Application deadline: position will remain open until filled.
 
While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
5014-17 - 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 N-5014-17 to careers@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
5044-17 - Temporary Part 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 Respiratory Therapist will primarily provide support for pulmonary function testing.
 
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 is preferred
  • Member of the Respiratory Therapy Society of Ontario is preferred
  • B. C. L. S.
  • 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 as asset
  • Experience in PFT lab is preferred
The approximate duration of this temporary position is one year. To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number T-5044-17 to careers@headwatershealth.ca
 
Application deadline: Position will remain open until filled
 
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.