Location: Whitecourt, Alberta, Canada
Requisition #: ALB00231038
Salary Range: $40.32 - $69.09 per hour
Job Type: Regular Full Time
We currently have an opportunity for an experienced leader looking to join a great team in a dynamic and diverse portfolio. Whitecourt (population approx. 10,000) lies in a forested area at the meeting of four waterways about 177 kilometres northwest of Edmonton. It's easy to plan a weekend getaway to Jasper National Park, only 267 kilometers away. Live among numerous green parks and open spaces while having nearby all the essential amenities and services, including several K-12 public and Catholic schools. Join a sports team or arts and cultural club in town, or enjoy numerous outdoor pursuits in the rich natural playground at your doorstep. Known as the "Snowmobile Capital of Alberta," Whitecourt also has great hiking trails including Hard Luck Canyon, golfing, and lakes that have been rated as having the best fishing according to some fishing reports. Carson-Pegasus Provincial Park is home to a wide variety of mammals and numerous bird species and is one of Alberta's most popular trout fishing spots. Grow your career in a beautiful, forested community in Alberta's Forest Capital of Canada. This position also covers the Mayerthorpe Healthcare Centre as Site Manager and therefore the successful candidate could also be based out of Mayerthorpe and it is a close knit and quiet community.
Reporting directly to the Area Operations Director, the Site Manager along with the Unit Managers for Whitecourt and Mayerthorpe are responsible for strategic and operational leadership for both hospitals in these communities. The portfolio for this position includes operational leadership for acute care, emergency departments, operating room and dialysis. The Site Manager would also be joining an extremely supportive, innovative and fun group of leaders within the Area 4 corridor. We are looking for a compassionate leader who is both patient and staff focused, with a commitment to providing quality services. Ideally, this person would also have a keen interest in healthcare system and service delivery improvement and innovation. If this sounds like a good fit for you, please apply today!
Completion of bachelor's degree in Nursing. Active or eligible registration with the College of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA). Three (3) years of direct operational management experience in health care environments within the last 10 years. Proven ability to manage a complex department with multiple goals and competing interests. Requires understanding of the inter-dependencies within the zone and broader health care system.
Additional Required Qualifications:
Effective communicator with proven ability to network and collaborate with multiple stakeholders. Successful candidate will also have strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize as challenges arise. Effective leadership abilities combined with a strong commitment to operating within the team environment and the ability to motivate and inspire other to achieve common goals. Leadership skills, including demonstrated ability and comfort with decision making responsibilities, coaching and teaching and the ability to inspire and build confidence in others. Demonstrated ability to manage human, financial and physical resources within an operating environment. Demonstrated ability to foster partnerships and to achieve organizational term and long term plans and projects and deliver customer focused results.
Experience working in a rural healthcare facility an asset but not required.