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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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Staff: Site Operations and Practice Leader

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Position Number : SPL-1120 | Date Updated : November 2nd, 2020

SITE OPERATIONS AND PRACTICE LEADER – Temporary Part-Time Position: Reporting to the manager, operational effectiveness and excellence, this position assumes responsibility and accountability for hospital-wide management during evenings, nights, weekends and /or statutory holidays. The site operations and practice leader will ensures safe, effective utilization of systems, protocols and resources in the delivery of interprofessional, patient-centered care and is the senior administrative person on-site for the hospital during evenings, nights, weekends and/or statutory holidays.

Application Deadline: November 16, 2020

Responsibilities include:

  • Assumes a leadership role and takes appropriate action in emergency situations that may arise in the hospital (e.g. code red, code white etc.) and adheres to hospital protocols and procedures
  • Keeps VPs, directors and patient care managers abreast and informed of any issues and/or concerns occurring on the patient care floors and the hospital facility via verbal and/or written reports
  • Develops a positive climate among staff and provides support and assistance in managing conflict
  • Addresses patient/family concerns and facilitates resolutions as appropriate
  • Employs advance clinical assessments and interventions, guided by integration of clinical experience with theory and research, to guide nurses’ clinical decisions
  • Takes a lead role in resolving any clinically related issues or complaints that arise during the shift, documenting the incident for follow up as appropriate
  • Identifies issues related to staff performance and/or behaviour and takes immediate actions to address such issues
  • Assists with evenings, nights, weekends and/or statutory holidays orientation and other hospital-wide education
  • Monitors attendance of all staff and documents sick and absent calls by completing the record of absence form
  • Collaborates with managers on performance appraisals for staff working evenings, nights, weekends and statutory holidays
  • Demonstrates knowledge of existing collective agreements relevant government legislation and adheres to those requirements in the supervision of staff
  • Conducts evening/night/weekend meetings with staff as necessary
  • Ensures adequate staffing levels are maintained for next shift using the appropriate allocation of staff on the units and other departments as required for suitable coverage

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing or health discipline required. Master's degree in a related field preferred; candidates who are actively pursuing their master's will be considered
  • 2-3 years experience in a hospital setting, with evidence of previous experience at the supervisory level preferred
  • Good knowledge of the operation of hospital departments
  • Proficient in Windows Operating System, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint
  • High accuracy and attention to detail and excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • The ability to work independently and in a team environment

Staff: Stores Person

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Position Number : SP-0220 | Date Updated : October 13th, 2020

Stores Person – Casual: The primary focus of the stores person is to ensure that supplies are ordered, received and stocked in a timely fashion and that essential products are always available. The position controls and maintains inventory items efficiently from the receiving dock to the point just prior to consumption while conforming to overall customer requirements.

Application Deadline: October 27, 2020

Responsibilities Include:

  • Providing and maintaining good customer service, a smooth flow of goods and avoiding stock outs
  • Maintain a clean central supply room and ensure items are clean, organized and in functional condition
  • Responsible for the physical handling of all incoming shipments, the identification of material, verification of quantities and the routing of material to the place of use or storage
  • Scan Just In Time (JIT) clean supply rooms and upload to Cardinal Healthcare (twice weekly) averaging 350 lines per week
  • Replenish JIT rooms twice a week
  • Manage JIT application - print labels and adjust periodic automatic replenishment (PAR) levels
  • Receive monthly Cardinal JIT invoice and charge to units
  • Pick items, issue in Great Plains (GP) software and deliver internal scans including paper and forms
  • Receive all Purchase Orders (PO) for the centre in GP for accounting (service and supplies), and submit to finance every other day
  • Physically receive medical supply shipments delivered to the centre using powered material handling equipment when trained
  • Manage back orders/liaise with purchasing
  • Create purchase requisitions in GP for stores items
  • Processing phone requests from across the hospital (average 5 per day)
  • Reorder oxygen cylinders
  • Sort and deliver Grand & Toy orders to end users and prepare monthly invoice and submit to finance
  • Ship product returns and equipment for service to vendors
  • Deliver biomedical equipment as required (pumps, nebulizers, chair alarm monitors, etc.)

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications/experience:

  • Completion of secondary school or equivalent and current certification with Ontario Supply Chain Management
  • Two (2) years of experience in inventory control, preferably in a hospital setting
  • Working knowledge of all aspects of inventory control as it relates to payables, purchasing and supply chain
  • Basic knowledge of the rules of statistics and performance measurement
  • Working knowledge of integrated computerized inventory control systems

Staff: Security Service Associate

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Position Number : SSA-1020 | Date Updated : October 7th, 2020

SECURITY SERVICES ASSOCIATE - TEMPORARY CASUAL POSITION - (DAYS&NIGHTS): The security service associate is responsible for ensuring the safety and security of all members of the facility and for safeguarding hospital occupants and property. In addition, the security associate acts as a first point of contact for visitors, families and patients always with a focus on providing outstanding and friendly client service.

Application Deadline: October 21, 2020

Responsibilities include:

  • Monitors the closed circuit TV system and performs regular preventative security patrols, escorts, and standby
  • Responds to all emergency situations as per policies and procedures
  • Responds, intervenes in and/or investigates incidents of violence, crime, accident and other undesirable events
  • Maintains a detailed notebook of shift activities and completes detailed incident reports
  • Routinely inspects safety hazards on patrols
  • Completes maintenance requisitions for equipment deficiencies or property damage
  • Participates in department and hospital quality improvement initiatives
  • Completes continuing education requirements as necessary

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • Licensed by the Province of Ontario under the Private Security and Investigative Services Act, 2005
  • Diploma or degree program in Law & Security Administration, Police Foundations, Criminology or other law-based field of study at a recognized community college or university
  • 2-3 years of security experience
  • Valid certification in CPR, first aid, and crisis intervention required
  • Knowledge of Criminal Code
  • Knowledge of emergency procedures
  • Ability to deal with emergency situations in a calm, efficient and prompt manner
  • Must be available to work days, nights and weekends

Staff: Communications Specialist

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Position Number : COM-1020 | Date Updated : October 5th, 2020

Communications Specialist–Permanent Part-Time- Reporting to the Director, Client Relations and Community Engagement; this position will primarily support hospital-wide corporate initiatives that align with our strategic directions and/or legislative requirements. This position develops and evaluates communication strategies to effectively target audience(s), promoting the hospital’s profile and initiatives while supporting Runnymede in maintaining a leadership position in the healthcare environment.

Application Deadline: November 13, 2020 @ 16h00

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders (including senior leadership team) to communicate the hospital’s vision, strategic directions and progress on results
  • Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of a communications strategy and associated activities using consistent processes, templates and tools which support achievement of Runnymede’s strategic directions and organizational priorities
  • Produce and edit highly creative written, visual and broadcast content for the hospital's web site and intranet as well as, community outreach, government, media and employee communication vehicles
  • Prepare key messages, backgrounders, speeches, presentations, promotional items, executive briefing notes, story pitches, media releases, fact sheets and press kits
  • Identify specific or unique communication delivery channels needed for stakeholder groups and champion communication solutions
  • Produce and distribute a regular electronic newsletter for internal audiences, coordinating information submitted from stakeholders
  • Ensure quality of communications and their compliance to corporate standards; ensure all necessary approvals are secured prior to publication
  • Liaise with external vendors and the purchasing department to ensure purchasing and publications policies and procedures are followed
  • Provide photography services for internal/external publications, events and websites and work with health information services and hospital departments to ensure the appropriate media consents and HR approvals are in place for all subjects
  • Ensure all internal communications are focused on maintaining and strengthening Runnymede’s culture through strategic fit and appropriate tone and content
  • Maintain public bulletin boards, brochure holders and communications boards on a bi-weekly basis, ensuring engagement with up to date messaging
  • Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of a social media strategy using consistent processes, templates and tools

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, public relations or similar discipline required
  • Work or volunteer experience in the not-for-profit or health care sector preferred
  • Minimum two years related work experience in a strategic communications role
  • Proven track record of success in developing and implementing internal communications programs that reach a diverse employee base
  • Ability and flexibility to manage multiple and changing deadlines. Solid project management skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software suite, Adobe CS5
  • Experience managing or supporting development and maintenance of an intranet
  • Knowledge of marketing and public relations principles
  • Must be able to attend functions outside normal business hours, as required

Staff: Team Lead, Branding, Communications and Marketing

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Position Number : TLCOM-0920 | Date Updated : September 30th, 2020

Team Lead, Branding, Communications & Marketing–Permanent Full-Time: The Team Lead, Branding, Communications and Marketing is responsible for daily oversight of the hospital’s corporate communications department. This role supports and functions in the capacity for generating staff, public and stakeholder interest in and knowledge of the hospital’s unique role in Ontario’s healthcare system. This role supports and works collaboratively with key stakeholders both within and outside of the organization to develop and implement targeted communication strategies for Runnymede Healthcare Centre.

Application Deadline: November 13, 2020

Responsibilities include:

  • Oversee the hospital’s corporate communications function and departmental operations
  • Act as a role model and ambassador for the mission, vision, values and communicate the strategic directions of the hospital
  • Develop and implement appropriate communication materials to convey key messages, organizational positioning and objectives, for example, responsible for the development of key messages; writing, editing, photography and production of these materials
  • Write news articles for targeted trade publications such as Hospital News, OHA publications, etc.
  • Act as a primary public relations contact for Runnymede Healthcare Centre
  • Support strategic planning and development of the hospital’s external communications program to effectively communicate the hospital’s activities and corporate objectives
  • Maintain a media relations and outreach program with focus on raising the hospital’s profile among government, healthcare and community audiences
  • Provide corporate communication assistance to the Director, Client Relations and Community Engagement for crisis communication and issues management
  • Support strategic planning, development and oversight of the hospital’s internal communications program to build employee awareness and enthusiasm regarding the hospital’s objectives, plans and activities
  • Oversee the development, distribution and evaluation of the employee newsletter, internal communications vehicles and promotional materials, and hospital intranet
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with policies and procedures related to communications and public relations
  • Work collaboratively with employees across the organization, ensures that communication issues are addressed, and implement ongoing feedback mechanisms to test the ongoing effectiveness of the communication strategies
  • Participate in special projects and key hospital initiatives as they relate to communications and public relations campaigns

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • University Degree in corporate communications, journalism, marketing, public relations or related
  • Minimum of 5 years in a supervisory role, developing and implementing a corporate communications program is required
  • Excellent people management and project management skills
  • Ability to use good judgement and manage multiple priorities effectively
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Preferred candidates will have worked in a healthcare, non-profit environment
  • Windows Operating System, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated graphic design, web publishing and general office computer skills
  • Demonstrated outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Superior interpersonal skills are required in order to deal effectively with both internal and external people and organizations at all levels and from diverse backgrounds

Staff: Team lead, Capital Project Finance, Planning and Analysis

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Position Number : TLCF-1020 | Date Updated : September 18th, 2020

Team lead, Capital Project Finance, Planning and Analysis – Permanent Full-Time- The team lead, capital project finance, planning and analysis provides financial, analytical and decision support to capital redevelopment projects finance, hospital financial planning and analysis across the organization. The incumbent will also be responsible to ensure data assurance on the Meditech system implementation, including data repository, BI tool, and post go-live stabilization.

Application Deadline: November 13, 2020 @ 16h00

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead the Runnymede long-term care construction project finance including but not limited to tracking progress payments, vendor contracts, monthly reporting to the PMO office
  • Lead the financial reporting of hospital redevelopment projects
  • Provide financial directions to project manager, external subcontractors, other relevant project leads to capture all projects cost for internal/ external reporting
  • Lead the HIRF funding business case and reporting requirements with various internal and external stakeholders
  • Primary financial advisor providing corporate strategic and expert financial analytics, planning, management and control services and corporate financial oversight
  • Provides leadership role during the annual operating budgets and capital planning process developing inflation assumptions, projecting the budget deficit, providing management with analytical trending data and developing an effective method of tracking identify initiatives
  • Perform financial modelling for various strategic initiatives and business case analysis
  • Drive the case costing initiative at Runnymede, working in collaboration with information services and clinical leadership, ensuring compliance with the Ontario Case Costing Guidelines
  • Analyze, interpret, consult, present and make recommendations on information to support strategic evidence-based decision making and knowledge development
  • Develop and maintain a central data repository for storage of key corporate information, including database design, dictionary maintenance and the development of a user interface
  • Prepare reports to assist with the committee functions, corporate priorities, projects and decision making while ensuring these are completed in an accurate and timely manner
  • Contributes to the development of the balanced scorecard, ministry reporting, the operating plan, accreditation and, as required, to other routine and special reports for Executive Advisory Committee, Board and corporate/departmental committees
  • Other duties/Lean projects as assigned to support departmental and corporate initiatives

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business
  • Professional accounting designation required (CMA/CPA/CGA/CA)
  • 5-7 years of previous relevant systems experience in the hospitalIhealthcare environment
  • 3-5 years of managerial experiences required
  • Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records
  • Solid experience in computerized financial programs and report writing: Windows Operating System, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated strong report writing skills using tools such as SQL server reporting services, SQL queries, and Crystal Reports
  • Advanced proficiency in hospital information systems, database management
  • Proficiency in Decision Support Tool application administrative functions
  • Experience with CIHI databases (CCRS,NRS), WTIS/CCO datasets, and MIS

Staff: Logistics, Contracts & Inventory Coordinator (Buyer)

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Position Number : LCIC-0820 | Date Updated : September 4th, 2020

Logistics, Contracts & Inventory Coordinator (Buyer) – Permanent Full-Time: This role will operationalize and coordinate the procurement, inventory and supply chain management. This position will also liaise with the supervisor, logistics, contracts and inventory in making sure the hospital policy, government guidelines, Broader Public Sector (BPS) Supply Chain Directives and best business practices are followed. The logistics, contracts and inventory coordinator will establish and maintain relationships with stakeholders and suppliers as well as seek opportunities for streamlining and continuous quality improvement of supply chain transactions.

Application Deadline: November 11, 2020 @ 16:00

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure prompt and accurate entry of purchase order date (e.g. FOB, payment terms, unloading point, accounting classification) into the business system and transmittal of orders electronically
  • Monitor vendor acknowledgements to ensure orders are filled accurately and in a timely manner
  • Good understanding of EMR (Meditech Expanse module)
  • Develop material management workflows for EMR
  • Communicate regarding product changes or additions to existing contracts, and identification of high volume, direct purchase products for evaluation as potential inventory items
  • Ensure the application of the hospital’s policies and procedures continuously and equitably by all representatives and personnel
  • Help create standard operating procedures pertaining to logistics, contracts and inventory
  • Assist in analyzing data to identify new opportunities for cost savings or increased service coverage
  • Communicate vendor compliance issues and/or contract issues to remove internal and external roadblocks to contract execution and focus stakeholders toward problem resolution
  • Represent the department on multidisciplinary committees, cost saving task forces and redevelopment task forces
  • Perform inventory analysis to avoid stock shortages/overstock and analyze root cause of inventory issues and provide resolutions
  • Develop initiatives to reduce slow-moving inventories and to improve inventory turns
  • Assist in inventory risk assessment and mitigation activities
  • Track purchasing activities and KPI metrics such as PO activity, open PO’s and turnaround time
  • Ensure compliance to Ontario Government purchasing directives, vendor policies and internal customer specifications

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • Degree in related field (i.e. business) or equivalency in education and recent/related logistics experience required
  • Recognized professional supply chain designation (CPP/SCMP) is an asset
  • Minimum 3-5 years of direct work experience in a logistics or supply chain function required
  • Healthcare logistics experience preferred
  • Proven experience in inventory management
  • Demonstrated understanding of healthcare supply chain leading practices
  • Past experience working with Meditech systems preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Staff: Physiotherapist

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Position Number : PHY-0920 | Date Updated : August 19th, 2020

PHYSIOTHERAPIST – TEMPORARY PART-TIME: The primary functions of the physiotherapist include the assessment of patients; interpretation of findings; implementing and evaluating the impact or effectiveness of intervention strategies and education of patients and/or their caregivers. The successful candidate may be required to work weekends.

Application Deadline: November 1, 2020

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
  • Collaborate with members of the interprofessional team through documentation and/or direct consultation to provide a coordinated program of patient care and discharge plan
  • Assign aspects of the treatment plan to the physiotherapy assistant as appropriate
  • Recommend equipment for patient use e.g., mobility devices, foot orthoses
  • Attend and contribute to patient care conferences and meetings
  • Orientate and supervise PT and PTA 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
  • FIM certification and experience with NRS an asset
  • Experience in a rehabilitation/complex continuing care hospital or acute care hospital preferred, including experience with discharge planning
  • Demonstrated expertise with geriatric, neurological and MSK conditions preferred
  • Completion of ongoing post-graduate professional development
  • 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: Registered Practical Nurse

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Position Number : RPN-1120 | Date Updated : October 29th, 2020

Registered Practical Nurse – Permanent Part-Time and Temporary Part-Time Positions: 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 preventative 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.

Application Deadline: November 11, 2020

The successful candidates will posses the following qualifications/experience:

  • Current certificate 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 manage 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