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Our innovative environment allows you the opportunity to help carve out the future of complex continuing care and make a difference in the lives of our patients and the community. If you have what it takes to be a part of our dedicated interprofessional team, check out our current career opportunities below: 

Whether you’ve seen a specific job opportunity in our current listings or want to send in your resume to inquire about potential or future opportunities, we’re happy to receive your application.

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Runnymede is committed to employment equity and recruitment and hiring practices will be modified to accommodate an applicant’s disabilities if requested.

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Staff: Project Management Assistant

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Position Number : PMA-1117 | Date Updated : November 22nd, 2017

Temporary Full-Time: The project management assistant (PM assistant) is to assist the senior project director to provide a professional project and design management service internally and externally. The PM assistant will work and liaise with internal and external stakeholders regarding design and construction issues. The PM assistant is the first point of contact for all project communication.

Responsibilities include:

  • Liase with internal and external clients and vendors to solve daily business problems
  • Prepare and minute the senior project director’s meetings
  • Support the senior project director, contractors and architects in successful project delivery
  • Contribute to the documentation of policies and procedures
  • Contribute, or otherwise assist, as required
  • Maintains hard copy, electronic files and various binders by ensuring the accuracy and being up-to-date, relocating and/or purging old files as appropriate
  • Distribute and track documents for appropriate authorization and approvals
  • Types, formats and edits various documents including presentations, memos, letters etc.
  • Prepares routine replies to incoming correspondence
  • Prepares reports
  • Adheres to Runnymede’s vision, mission and values
  • Follows Runnymede’s infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • Maintains confidentiality of personal health information
  • Actively participates in the continuous quality improvement/risk management program
  • Actively promotes a culture of safety for both patients and employees by participating in safety education, by reporting incidents or unsafe situations to his/her supervisor, and by complying with the hospital’s safe work procedures
  • Represents Runnymede in a positive manner

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • University degree or equivalent in project management, construction science, urban planning or architecture
  • 2-3 years experience in a hospital setting preferred
  • 3-5 years experience in project development, project management, construction oversight
  • Previous experience supporting corporate projects in a healthcare setting is an asset
  • Proficient in Windows Operating System, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Visio
  • Previous experience working with Microsoft Project or CAD an asset
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Able to prioritize duties, work under pressure and work to tight deadlines
  • Able to demonstrate initiative and a proactive approach to daily tasks
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and able to work independently as well as part of an effective team
  • Methodical, accurate and consistent attention to detail
  • Able to manage sensitive and sometimes confidential information
  • Able to build good relationships at all levels, internally and externally
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated critical thinking/problem solving skills
  • Excellent work performance, attendance record, punctuality and reliable


Staff: Senior Payroll Specialist

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Position Number : SPS-1117 | Date Updated : November 21st, 2017

Permanent Full-Time: The Senior Payroll Specialist, reporting to the Director, Finance, will be responsible for bi-weekly processing of payroll for all staff and will maintain the integrity of the payroll function. The Specialist will also assist with the hospital's budget and reporting requirements.

Responsibilities include:

  • Processes bi-weekly payroll for all Hospital employees while meeting all collective agreements and hospital policies using the QHR scheduling, Time & Attendance and payroll system.
  • Ensures timely completion of weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports for WSIB, CRA, EHT, RRSP’s and ensuring remittances including benefit carriers are processed in a timely manner.
  • Administer year-end adjustments in preparation of T4’s, T4A’s and any additional year-end summaries
  • Review all rate changes, calculates and processes retroactive payments.
  • Assist with the analysis and preparation of the income statement variance reporting; analyzing key accounts to ensure accuracy; working with department heads to analyze variances
  • Assist with the preparation of the hospital’s internal and external reporting requirements, including working with department heads in analyzing vacation balance, overtime, sick time balances and salary and benefits variances
  • Assists with the various government reporting submissions and other external reporting requirements
  • Maintain MIS Chart of Accounts
  • Completes records of employment as required
  • Communicates with insurance and benefits carries regarding new payroll deductions to ensure enrolments, adjustments, and requested changes have been completed accurately.
  • Participates in the development of improved payroll practices and procedures

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • Certified Payroll Manager (CPM) required
  • University Degree in Finance or Business preferred
  • Minimum 5 years progressive experience in payroll and benefit administration. Experience in the hospital sector an asset
  • Knowledge of current legislation, including but not limited to HRDC, CRA, ESA, WSIB, EHT
  • Knowledge of in-house QHR payroll, scheduling and time and attendance systems an asset
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to exercise tact and discretion along with good judgment and problem solving skills
  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office, database management, and spreadsheets


Staff: Registered Nurse

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Position Number : RN-2617 | Date Updated : November 21st, 2017

Temporary Part-Time, Temporary Full-Time and Casual: The Registered Nurse (RN), in collaboration with the interprofessional team, delivers care and treatment to acute and clinically unpredictable patients. This is accomplished through assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation, education, preventative measures, restoration and maintenance of health and functional abilities to a diverse, medically complex patient population.

    Applies the appropriate knowledge, skill, judgment and competencies required for safe practice, by adhering to the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) Practice Standards, Runnymede Healthcare Centre (RHC) policies and procedures as well as other relevant professional associations
  • Utilizes nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation) including observation, listening and physical assessment skills to plan the provision of nursing care for complex, acute and unpredictable patients
  • Initiates and updates the integrated care plan for his/her assigned patients
  • Uses critical thinking to identify current and potential complications that arise due to the patients medical conditions. Identifies interventions, priorities and target dates to achieve patient centered goals.
  • Promotes patient’s independence by establishing nursing rehabilitation goals, teaches patients/families to understand health conditions, medications and answers questions
  • Identifies and coaches patient to reach their maximum potential for self care and independence
  • Administers medications according to CNO standards and RHC established policies, procedures and medical directives. Communicates and documents as required by RHC policies/procedures, CNO and other legislated requirements.
  • Meets the ethical and legal requirements for professional practice within the policies and procedures of RHC and the CNO Standards
  • Mentors and provides orientation to newly hired RNs and Registered Practical Nurses (RPNs)
  • Collaborates with the interprofessional team, the patient, Substitute Decision Maker (SDM) and family with setting patient centered goals and objectives
  • Seeks out opportunities to maintain competency and continued education through internal resources and external opportunities

    Undergraduate degree in nursing is preferred
  • Current certificate of registration as a registered nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario is required
  • Good understanding of the College of Nurses of Ontario Standards of Practice
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Certification required
  • Active involvement in own/our continuing education
  • Two (2) years of nursing experience in a rehabilitation/complex continuing care hospital or acute care hospital preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage workload
  • Experience with Windows Operating System, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated leadership and decision-making skills
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and the ability to work well with the interprofessional team, patients and their families
  • Demonstrated ability to provide culturally sensitive and senior friendly patient care

Staff: Registered Practical Nurse

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Position Number : RPN-8817 | Date Updated : November 21st, 2017

Temporary Full-Time, Temporary Part-Time and Casual: The Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) in collaboration with the inter-professional team will deliver care and treatment to stable; non-acute patients whose care needs are well defined and established; with predictable outcomes and manageable responses. This is accomplished through assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation, education and preventive measures for the maintenance of health and functional abilities, to a diverse patient population. the RPN provides excellent care by demonstrating compassion, professionalism and respect.

The successful candidate will posses the following qualifications/experience:

  • Current certification of competence as a Registered Practical Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Diploma from a recognized RPN program or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years of nursing experience in a Rehabilitation/Complex Continuing Care Hospital or Acute Care Hospital preferred
  • If graduated prior to 1995, must have medication administration certificate from an approved community college
  • Physical Assessment course essential
  • Good understanding of the College of Nurses of Ontario, Standards of Practice
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification (BCLS) required
  • Active involvement in own/our continuing education
  • Good organizational skills and ability to management workload
  • Experience with Windows Operating Systems, Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with the inter-professional team, patients and their families
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Demonstrated ability to provide culturally sensitive and senior friendly patient care
  • An excellent attendance record is a prerequisite

Staff: Building Operator

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Position Number : BDO-1017 | Date Updated : October 24th, 2017

Permanent Full-Time: The building operator contributes to the ongoing operation and maintenance of the hospital to ensure the facility is managed in a safe, efficient and environmentally responsible manner. The building operator operates, assembles, installs, tests, adjusts, troubleshoots, and repairs hospital machinery and equipment including, but not limited to, pumps, motors, fans, and various other mechanical and electronic components. The building operator adheres to the procedures, guidelines and standards which govern assigned activities, responds in a timely manner to all emergency code scenarios, and assists the director, facilities in various projects and directives related to the department.

Responsibilities include:
  • Supports the development and monitoring of the maintenance department's standards of performance and productivity levels
  • Supports departmental activities and implements changes to improve services
  • Acts as a resource to general maintenance staff with complex and non-routine requests and/or tasks
  • Follows the corporate preventative maintenance program to decrease equipment downtime
  • Maintains appropriate maintenance and repair logs
  • Assists the facilities manager in diagnosing operational problems and suggests corrective action
  • Consults with the facilities manager regarding the status of preventative maintenance objectives and gives feedback and recommendations
  • Inspects and performs safety tests on all electrical systems e.g. electrical, lighting, generators, alarm systems, HVAC, communication and medical equipment
  • Performs various chemical tests on hydronic systems and makes the necessary chemical feed adjustments as required
  • Conducts inspections, checks for unlocked doors, broken and unlocked windows, malfunctioning of security equipment, blocked doors, fire exits, property damage, unusual odours, and smoke

The successful candidate will posses the following qualifications/experience:

  • 4th Class Stationary Engineering Certificate, or BES 1 and 2 certificate from a recognized Canadian institution, or completed apprenticeship for a journeyman certification
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a similar role
  • Extensive knowledge of building HVAC, plumbing, electrical and mechanical maintenance, boiler systems, machinery and engineering systems (e.g. fans, pumps and motors), preferably in a hospital setting
  • Experience with BAS is preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics is preferred
  • Ability to read and work from blueprints, circuit diagrams, and schematics
  • Working knowledge of methods and procedures used in performing evaluations on electrical equipment
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

Staff: Advance Practice Nurse

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Position Number : APN-0917 | Date Updated : September 19th, 2017

Various positions: The advance practice nurse provides support for the overall day-to-day operationalization and coordination of patient care and patient transition on the patient care floor. Under the direction of the associate director of nursing, he/she provides supervisory support for managing professional practice of nursing staff.

Responsibilities include:

    Assign, supervise, and guide staff in providing high-quality care
  • Provide leadership and support to nursing staff
  • Provide supervision to the patient care administrator of the assigned patient care floor
  • Collaborate with clinical educators to utilize and apply current specialized knowledge and expertise on recent advances in nursing practice
  • Participate in the development and review of policies, procedures and protocols
  • Demonstrate excellence in communication, coaching, mentoring and team building skills
  • Lead the implementation of quality improvement initiatives and best practices in collaboration with clinical educators
  • Serve as clinical resource for complex continuing care and rehabilitation nursing
  • Exemplify high-quality communication and customer excellence while dealing with patients, families, and the interprofessional team
  • Mentor staff to manage challenging issues or patient and family needs
  • In collaboration with the patient care manager, achieve the hospital’s goals pertaining to material, fiscal and human resource utilization
  • Assist patient care managers with management of unit staffing (i.e. vacation and shift change approval) to ensure appropriate staffing level and nursing skill mix ratio
  • Work collaboratively with patient care managers and the human resources department to provide oversight and accountability for the attendance management program and labor relation issues
  • Identify and communicate professional practice related issues to the nursing leadership team and collaboratively support staff professional development
  • Participate in hiring, orientation, performance evaluation and termination of RNs, RPNs and patient care administrators
  • Provide an exceptional experience for patients during their stay
  • Ensure integrated care plans are completed and up-to-date, and that deficiencies are followed up with the RN or RPN assigned to the patient and unresolved issues are reported appropriately
  • Manage and lead transfer of accountability (shift hand-over) processes, purposeful rounding, interprofessional rounds, shift reports and patients’ concerns

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • Current registration with College of Nurses of Ontario in good standing
  • Minimum of 3 years of clinical experience in a Hospital. In addition, a minimum of two years of supervisory experience is preferred
  • Registered nurse with baccalaureate degree required, Master's degree in nursing, health science or related field required. Candidates who are actively pursuing their Master's will be considered
  • Specialty certification in gerontology or rehabilitation nursing is an asset
  • Education in clinical leadership, project management or management is preferred
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification required
  • Evidence of good performance history and attendance record

Staff: Hospital Wide Supervisor

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Position Number : HWS-0717 | Date Updated : July 27th, 2017

Permanent Full-Time: As a member of the clinical operations team reporting to the Vice President, Human Resources and Organizational Development, the Hospital Wide Supervisor assumes responsibility and accountability for hospital-wide management during days, evenings, nights, weekends and/or statutory holidays. The hospital wide supervisor ensures the safe, effective utilization of systems, protocols and resources in the delivery of inter-professional care to patients and is the administrative person on-site for the hospital at the scheduled periods.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assumes a leadership role and takes appropriate action in emergency situations that may arise in the Hospital and adheres to the Hospital protocols and procedures as outlined in the emergency measures manual in these situations (i.e. emergency situations, code blue, code red, etc.) and follows up as appropriate
  • Leads to resolve any issues or complaints that arise during the shift and documents as appropriate
  • Addresses patient/family concerns and facilitates resolutions as appropriate
  • Completes safety walkabouts on the patient care units in conjunction with staff and take action to address issues identified
  • Manages access to safe clinical equipment through regular safety checks
  • Coordinate availability and documentation of clinical supplies and equipment
  • Is accessible to staff, patients and families to provide support and assistance
  • Monitors attendance of all staff, documents sick and absent calls and arrange for replacement staff
  • Provides written and verbal feedback on a regular basis to the appropriate Managers regarding issues that arise with their staff
  • Provides administrative supervision to all staff and services on the shifts
  • Leads or participates in projects, committees, working groups or councils pertaining to strategic and operational significance
  • Conducts hospital wide training sessions, education and audits as required

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • A university degree in health administration or relevant discipline from an accredited university
  • Post graduate degree would be an asset
  • Member in good standing with the respective regulatory college is an asset
  • Knowledge of standards of practice and applicable health care legislations
  • 5 years relevant management experience in a clinical setting
  • Experience in a complex continuing care preferred
  • Current Standard First Aid Certificate Level A (or willing to become certified)
  • Expert problem-solving, dispute resolution and communication skills
  • Demonstrated excellent leadership skills
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and team building skills
  • Proficient with MS Office, MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and staff scheduling software
  • Availability to work days, weekends, evenings, nights and statutory holidays

Staff: Physiotherapist

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Position Number : PHY-0517 | Date Updated : May 12th, 2017

Casual - The primary functions of the physiotherapist include assessing patients; interpreting findings; implementing and evaluating the impact or effectiveness of intervention strategies; and educating patients and/or their caregivers. The successful candidate may be required to work weekends.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Assess assigned patients through the administration of formal and informal assessments
  • Determine and monitor appropriate transfer and mobility status
  • Formulate and implement individual treatment plans based on analysis of assessment findings and clinical reasoning
  • Establish goals in collaboration with the patient and/or substitute decision maker
  • Develop the physiotherapy program considering the overall health care plan of the patient
  • Monitor change in the patient’s functional status and adjust treatment programs accordingly
  • Participate in the provision of a therapeutic setting
  • Collaborate with members of the interprofessional team through documentation and/or direct consultation to provide a coordinated program of patient care
  • Assign aspects of the treatment plan to the physiotherapy assistant as appropriate
  • Recommend equipment for patient use e.g., mobility devices and foot orthoses
  • Attend and contribute to patient care conferences and meetings
  • Orientate and supervise PT and PT assistant students

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications/experience:

    Baccalaureate degree from an accredited physiotherapy program
  • Member in good standing with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario
  • Assistive devices program authorizer an asset
  • Experience in a rehabilitation/complex continuing care hospital or acute care hospital preferred including discharge planning
  • Demonstrated expertise with geriatric, neurological and MSK conditions preferred
  • Completion of ongoing post-graduate professional development
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively within an interprofessional team
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage workload
  • Demonstrated critical thinking/problem solving skills
  • Excellent work performance and attendance record

Staff: Maintenance General - Permanent- Full-Time

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Position Number : GM-0417 | Date Updated : April 20th, 2017

Permanent Full-Time: The Maintenance - general is responsible for all repairs and maintenance of machinery and equipment according to specified guidelines, standards and procedures as applicable. The incumbent will contribute to the ongoing maintenance of the hospital building to provide a safe and dependable environment. The incumbent will also respond and act on all emergency measures and code procedures according to hospital policy.

Qualifications:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma and has completed, or is in the progress of completing, an apprenticeship for a journeyman certification
  • Experience and knowledge in basic plumbing, electrical and mechanical maintenance, boiler systems, machinery and engineering systems such as fans, pumps and motors
  • Exposure to a hospital environment is an asset
  • Must be able to work with minimum supervision
  • Ensures safe handling of all tools and equipment in the workplace and maintains all equipment in a safe manner and ensures that work areas are safe
  • Good communication skills with the ability to read, write, understand and speak English
  • An excellent attendance record is a prerequisite

 

Please send your cover letter and resume, quoting the job title and number in the subject line, to human.resources@runnymedehc.ca.

Runnymede Healthcare Centre values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. We are committed to employment equity and providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities (AODA).

While we thank all applicants, only those under consideration for the position will be contacted. If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources.

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