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
 
 
Professional Practice Coordinator (Temporary Full-Time)

Reporting to the Director of Quality, Practice & Patient Services, the Professional Practice Coordinator is accountable for the development of a Patient Centred, Interprofessional Practice environment at Headwaters Health Care Centre. He/she advances professional practice across all programs and departments consistent with the Regulated Health Profession Act (RHPA). Collaborates with Clinical Leaders to provide clinically based education and research within the hospital and liaises with Regulatory Colleges and Professional Associations to maintain knowledge related to standards and best practices.

The Professional Practice Coordinator leads the identification, coordination and evaluation of opportunities for continuous improvement to ensure excellence in practice, patient safety and patient centred care across the organization. He/she supports and, in some cases, leads interprofessional initiatives intended to improve quality and patient safety; works collaboratively to support and advance quality improvement throughout the hospital.

Qualifications:
  • Regulated Health Professional in good standing with their College
  • Minimum 3 years combined clinical and/or management leadership role with demonstrated Managerial and Clinical leadership abilities
  • Professional baccalaureate degree; Master’s degree is preferred
  • Excellent working knowledge of relevant practice legislation (RHPA, Health Care Consent Act, Privacy Act etc.), standards and scope of practice
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience regarding principles of Patient Centred Care
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work effectively with Senior Administration, Managers, Staff, and Physicians
  • Demonstrated conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent facilitation and presentation skills
  • Experience in coaching and mentoring
  • Excellent critical thinking and analytic abilities
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and professional development
  • Proficiency in computer applications required (Microsoft Office Suite, Meditech, Safety Quality Information System)
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects with variable timelines
  • Knowledge of the quality improvement processes and quality indicators
  • Experience working in a unionized environment
  • Knowledge of Risk Management principles and practices
The duration of this temporary position is until approximately January 2015. To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter by August 1, 2014 quoting job number A-4180-14 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.

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 by August 12, 2014 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.
 
 
 
Director, Finance
 
The Director, Finance is responsible for providing leadership / business partnership supporting successful operations and the financial health of Headwaters Health Care Centre.

This position reports to the Executive Director of Finance which is a joint role supporting both Headwaters Health Care Centre and William Osler Health System. The Director, Finance is therefore the Headwaters full-time finance leader on-site.

This individual will provide financial leadership by supporting programs and stakeholders in managing the business, including budgets, overseeing all accounting functions controllership and compliance, conducting forecast analysis, assessing business plans and monitoring of corporate credit.

Qualifications:
  • University degree in Accounting, Business, or Finance: an MBA, CA/CPA/CMA/CGA designation is preferred.
  • A minimum of five years progressive hospital management experience is required
  • Extensive experience and knowledge in dealing with financial planning & analysis, accounting, internal controls, external audits, business planning and asset management.
  • Creative and critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrated strong leadership skills and ability to influence and inspire teams, resolve conflicts, drive strategic direction and create energy and enthusiasm for progressive change
  • Impeccable attention to detail, with highly-developed project management, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision as a dedicated team player
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter by July 18, 2014 quoting job number A-4178-14 to hr@headwatershealth.ca

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

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 August 12, 2014 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.
 
 
 
SPD Reprocessing Technician (Temporary Part-Time)

Under the supervision of the Director of Acute Care Programs, the SPD Reprocessing Technician will provide the function of sorting, cleaning, assembly, wrapping, sterilizing reusable medical devices and supplies for Headwaters Health Care Center.

Qualifications:
  • The SPD technician will be required to have the CSAO Technician certification course or a recognized college reprocessing course and have passed it successfully. Recertification every five years is required and ongoing in service mandatory
  • Current relevant experience in SPD is 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
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter by August 12, 2014 quoting job number S-4182-14 to hr@headwatershealth.ca

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