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
 
William Osler Health System, Central West CCAC, and Headwaters Health Care Centre have committed to an innovative partnership to integrate non-clinical support functions across the three organizations to better serve patients and families, protect health care services and support a unified local health care system.
 
Career opportunities for Central West CCAC and William Osler Health System can be accessed at the following:
 
Current Opportunities
 
 
Regional Corporate Communications Manager - Communications and Marketing – one year maternity leave contract

William Osler Health System, the Central West Community Care Access Centre (CCAC), and Headwaters Health Care Centre have committed to an innovative partnership to integrate non-clinical support functions across the three organizations to better serve patients and families, protect health care services and support a unified local health care system.

Headwaters Health Care Centre (Headwaters) is an 83-bed acute and complex continuing care facility. Headwaters serves Dufferin County and the Town of Caledon including Caledon, Grand Valley, Orangeville and Shelburne and offers both inpatient and outpatient services, as well as an Emergency Department with 24/7 coverage. By providing care closer to home and putting patients first, Headwaters aims to provide an exceptional experience every time.

William Osler Health System (Osler) is one of Canada’s largest community hospital organizations with over 5,000 employees, 850 physicians and 1,100 volunteers delivering innovative health care with compassion through more than 5.3 million patient interactions every year. With three hospital sites: Brampton Civic Hospital, Etobicoke General Hospital and the new Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness (scheduled for completion in 2016), Osler is a dynamic organization that is ‘Accredited with Exemplary Standing’ and serves the 1.3 million people living in the Central West region and surrounding areas.

The Central West Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) helps ensure people have the health care and support they need to remain safe and independent at home for as long as possible. When appropriate, the CCAC aids people in transitioning to long-term care.

CCAC care coordinators are regulated health professionals who use their clinical and critical problem solving skills to assess patient needs, plan their care, and ensure the care and supports in place are making a difference. Care coordinators help patients and their families access the services and supports available in their community, including but not limited to: Assisted Living services, Adult Day Programs and a variety of medical and social services. The Central West CCAC serves Ontario’s high-growth Central West region, including northern Peel Region, parts of north-western Toronto, south-west York Region, and all of Dufferin County
 
As part of the regional communications team, the Regional Corporate Communications Manager is responsible for developing and implementing various communications responsibilities, including employee communications strategies, programs and vehicles, as well as corporate communications/reputation programs across the three regional partners (Headwaters, Osler and CW CCAC).
 
Currently we are recruiting for a one year maternity-leave contract for this role.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations or similar discipline
  • 10+ years of experience in corporate communications or public relations
  • Superior writing skills, ability to take complex and clinical information and quickly translate it to compelling messages to reach varying audiences
  • Experience in hospital or health care setting preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in communicating complex issues to multiple audiences an asset
  • Experience providing services to, working with, and influencing senior internal stakeholders (professionals and leadership)
  • Solid knowledge of marketing, corporate communications and public relations principles combined with superior writing and project management skills
  • Ability to quickly synthesize complex and sensitive material in order to craft persuasive recommendations and creative copy
  • Desire to find creative solutions to barriers and turn challenges into opportunities
  • Superior writing skills, ability to take complex and clinical information and quickly translate it to compelling messages to reach varying audiences
  • Excellent critical thinking and judgment skills
  • Ability to work effectively across all levels of the organization
  • Proven ability to mentor and coach junior staff to grow into emerging leaders
  • Ability to work on a broad scope of projects ranging from enterprise-wide initiatives to single-focus issues
  • Ability to work and travel between all hospital sites
KEY RESPONSIBILITES:
  • Drive the development and implementation of proactive regional and organization-specific internal communications plans across the three partner organizations (Osler, Headwaters and CW CCAC) including the creation and management of messages and themes to align stakeholders and employees. Continuously improves and refines the regional and site specific internal communications strategies. Ensures the alignment of internal communications to overall corporate strategies.
  • Drives thought leadership on internal communications best practices and participates in strategy development within the Strategic Communications portfolio.
  • Manages, mentors and oversees internal communications staff and their work at each partner organization.
  • Responsible for production and management of all internal communications across the three partner organizations, including executive communications, organization wide announcements, newsletters and other internal communications vehicles. Outputs could include communications plans, key messages, scripts to support staff, physicians, volunteers or members of senior leadership, internal (print and electronic) publications and bulletins, memos, core sections on partner intranets, e-mail pushes/updates to employees, etc.
  • Monitors issues, emerging trends and themes in the community and within the organization and develops communications plans or counsels on how to manage these developments. Develops and implements proactive strategic plans aimed at specific audiences to address business issues or threats
  • Establish metrics for the evaluation of internal communications efforts in order to measure impact around employer reputation management, overall brand awareness and positioning, as well as success in utilizing traditional and new/social media channels where appropriate
  • Develop, implement and evaluate communications plans, products and strategies for issues management and stakeholder relations to address and respond to the needs of diverse internal audiences and to promote Osler/Headwaters/CW CCAC programs and services in a proactive and positive manner.
  • Manage and lead communications planning, development and execution for department priorities or projects.
  • Manage communications for a broad range of corporate initiatives including strategic priorities, annual business planning, long range planning, major clinical announcements, crisis management and more.
  • Manage and/or contribute to communications programs, including corporate events, communications projects and initiatives
  • Serve as a key team member in supporting/implementing major corporate branding activities, patient and family communications and executive communications
  • Support employee engagement with Osler Foundation and Volunteer programs, fundraising activities and events
Interested applicants are invited to apply online at hr@headwatershealth.ca to job posting A-4628-16. Applications will be accepted until May 3, 2016.
 
 
 
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 & CSA 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-4569-16 to hr@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
Hospital Supervisor (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.
While we appreciate all resumes, we can only contact those applicants selected for an interview.
 
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number A-4609-16 to hr@headwatershealth.ca
The shifts for this position are primarily evenings, nights and weekends.
 
 
SPD Aide (Part-Time)

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 CSAO Technician certification course or a recognized college reprocessing course and have passed it successfully. Recertification every five years is mandatory.
  • A minimum of 2-3 years of current SPD experience.
  • 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
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter by May 2, 2016 quoting job number S-4632-16 to hr@headwatershealth.ca
 
 
Housekeeping Aide (Temporary Part-Time)

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-task
This temporary position is until approximately September 2016. To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter by May 3, 2016 quoting job number S-4630-16 to hr@headwatershealth.ca.

While we appreciate all resumes, we can only contact those applicants selected for an interview.
 
 
Registered Nurse, Dialysis (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
  • Current BCLS certification
  • 2 years in-centre hemodialysis experience required, recent experience preferred
  • Applicants who have recently completed a Nephrology Nursing Program or equivalent from an accredited college or university, and who also have 2 years recent acute medical experience will be considered
  • CNA Nephrology Nursing Certification is preferred
  • Strong physical assessment skills
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrated excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient computer skills
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number N-4602-16 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.

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
The duration of this position is approximately one year.  To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number N-4595-16 to hr@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
Registered Nurse, Emergency Department (Various Positions - Part-Time, Temporary & Full-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
  • 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
  • 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 RNER-16 to hr@headwatershealth.ca

While we appreciate all resumes, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
 
Registered Nurse, Dialysis (Part-Time, Level 2 Commitment)

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 BCLS certification
  • 2 years in-centre hemodialysis experience required, recent experience preferred
  • Applicants who have recently completed a Nephrology Nursing Program or equivalent from an accredited college or university, and who also have 2 years recent acute medical experience will be considered
  • CNA Nephrology Nursing Certification is preferred
  • Strong physical assessment skills
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrated excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient computer skills
To confidentially explore this opportunity, please e-mail your resume and cover letter quoting job number N-4504-15 to hr@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.