Nurse Manager - Visiting

Job Locations CA-ON-Collingwood
ID 2023-1643
Category
Management
Position Type
Contract

Who We Are

CarePartners is one of Ontario’s largest, most reputable and well-established accredited home health care providers, providing nursing, personal support, home support, palliative, therapy and rehabilitation support services for patients of all ages across urban and rural Ontario. We visit approximately 80,000 patients each year in homes, schools, clinics, workplaces and retirement homes, spread across 14 branches and 21 nursing clinics.

 

We continuously innovate to meet patient needs with specialized (award-winning) care programs and technology, including virtual care and Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Overview

As a progressive and creative organization, CarePartners is proud to be a leader in developing innovative programs to meet the changing needs of our patients, caregivers and the health care system.  

 

As a result of this growth, we are currently looking for someone to join our dynamic Management Team in the role of Visiting Nurse Manager.  As a member of the management team, you will work closely with the Director, along with other key internal and external stakeholders, in growing the nursing program within the region. 

 

The Nurse Manager will be accountable for the administration, organization and management of Community Nursing teams, ensuring the achievement of quality care standards that are consistent with the core values of the organization including patient-centeredness, excellence, partnership, and accountability. The Nurse Manager will also be responsible for operational and leadership functions including meeting performance targets, onboarding and orientation of new nurses, and continued mentorship, teaching, and performance management of teams. These responsibilities shall be carried out in accordance with company policies, procedures, mission, vision and applicable legislation. During the growth phase of the program, the Nurse Manager will operate in a working manager capacity.  This will include performing up to 20 nursing visits per week while also supporting current nurses and growing the nursing team to sustainably support the the community.

What We Offer

CarePartners offers a competitive compensation program, including tuition assistance, a variety of on-site-in service training, a comprehensive benefits package, and the opportunity for professional growth! We are innovators and partners seeking to make a positive difference in the lives of the people that we serve. We are keen to grow our nursing program with a leader who equally shares our passion, whilst balancing lifestyle and career goals!

 

This is a Full-Time contract position. Hours of work will be Monday-Friday as well as participation in some On-Call work, which includes evenings and weekends on a rotational basis.

  • Competitive salary, comprehensive health and dental benefits
  • Other employment perks such as Employee Assistance Program, Perkopolis, Rewards Points
  • Flexible work from home arrangements supporting employee work life balance
  • Inspiring leadership and opportunities for professional growth
  • Supportive & dedicated Safety Health & Wellness team & Pandemic Response team
  • Interprofessional collaboration with our Professional Practice Research & Education Team

What The Role Involves

Our leadership team plays a critical role in providing high quality patient care, mentoring our health care teams and inspiring others.

  • Providing professional and clinical leadership to direct report nursing staff (both visiting and shift nursing)
  • Acting as an ambassador for CarePartners, consistently representing the organization with professionalism, tact, and in alignment with its core values
  • As required, acting as a liaison between staff and the College of Nurses of Ontario regarding standards of practice etc.
  • Working closely with others both internally and externally, as well as independently
  • Building strong teams that consistently deliver excellent care that is patient- and caregiver-centered, grounded in evidence-based clinical practice, and in a fiscally responsible manner
  • Translating strategic goals into practical actions that are sustainable
  • Conducting objective and constructive performance reviews including clinical reviews as scheduled
  • Participation in the managers' on 24 hour/7day call rotation for the designated geographic area by carrying a pager and responding to pages promptly and appropriately
  • Identifying, monitoring and problem solving around  clinical and operational issues impacting the patient and caregiver experience; takes a quality lens to identify and implement solutions that are evidence-based, innovative and sustainable for the program
  • Being actively involved with all safety and quality issues in the branch and agency
  • Actively promoting and participating in the agency's Continuous Quality Improvement Program and Risk Management Program
  • In collaboration with the Director, is responsible for both short-and long range planning for the branch
  • In collaboration with the Director, looking for opportunities to support integrated care working closely with internal team members (i.e. Personal Support Managers) and external partners (i.e. local Ontario Health Teams) to drive a seamless experience for patients and caregivers
  • Demonstrating flexibility and ability to carry forward long term projects as well as deal with daily issues and crises
  • Performing other related work as assigned

What You Bring

  • Registered Nurse (RN) or Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) degree or diploma
  • 3 - 5 years of job-related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO)
  • Experience in a community healthcare environment considered an asset
  • Experience in a formal leadership role considered an asset
  • Proven computer skills, including email, word processing, work scheduling systems
  • Thorough knowledge of case management skills and nursing processes and practices
  • Vehicle is required and some regular travel is required
  • Leadership and people management skills are an asset
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
  • French language skills are an asset
  • Current CPR Certification
  • Clear Background and Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination*

CarePartners In Your Community

In addition to providing home-based health care, CarePartners also serves the community through clinics, transitional care units, and provides relief in retirement homes and shared care settings. Through our Community Nursing Services outreach program, we’ve been organizing staff-led medical care and clinics in countries with poor access to health care since 2009.

Accessibility

CarePartners welcomes and encourages applicants from people with disabilities. Candidates can request accommodations at any time in the hiring process.

 

*CarePartners promotes and facilitates, as appropriate, the immunization of employees in order to provide a safe working environment for its employees, to deliver safe care to patients and to fulfill its commitment to evidence- based health promotion.  In accordance with Public Health and Government directives CarePartners has implemented safety protocols to prevent the spread of infectious diseases such as COVID-19.  All employees will be required to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment as directed by CarePartners and mandated by public health authorities.  All new hires of CarePartners are required at this time to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, in accordance with our policies and procedures.

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