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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: Environmental Aide

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Position Number : EA-0121 | Date Updated : February 18th, 2021

Environmental Aide – Casual: As a member of the environmental services team, the Environmental Aide will provide all user departments with adequate linen and patient care items for each 24 hour period Additionally, in-house laundry service for all non-standard linens will be provided as well as preparation of soiled linen for shipment and receive clean linen when delivered. The Environmental Aide will also maintain a clean environment and necessary clean supplies, and participate in Continuous Quality Improvement Program.

Application Deadline: March 4, 2021

Responsibilities Include:

  • Deliver adequate linen and patient care items to all nursing units, daily.
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment and practice infection control.
  • Unload clean linen from external laundry service, reload soiled linen containers for shipment (weigh all outgoing linen) on a daily basis.
  • Sort and restock all linen carts, as per quota; transport all clean linen to user department.
  • Deliver additional requests i.e. linen, patient care items, etc. and cleaning supplies
  • Support the Occupational Health and Safety Program, make health and safety a part of your daily routine, ensure you are following safe work methods and are complying with relevant legislation.
  • Soiled and clean linen handling
  • Cleaning and maintaining of patient care and non-patient care areas assigned by the manager
  • Dusting and damp mopping patient and non-patient rooms and washrooms
  • Dusting, washing and polishing furniture and fixtures
  • Wash and make discharged patient beds
  • Vacuuming of carpets
  • Window cleaning and changing of curtains
  • Gathering and disposing of garbage and bio-medical waste
  • Cleaning isolation rooms/Terminal cleaning
  • Required to use equipment: Auto-scrubber Machine, Burnisher,/project work

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications/experience:

  • Completion of secondary school or equivalent
  • Must be capable of pushing heavy carts, lifting heavy cartons and frequent bending
  • Must be able to stand and/or walk for the majority of the day
  • Good communication skills in both oral and written in English
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

Staff: RPN - Phlebotomy

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Position Number : RPN-1621 | Date Updated : February 17th, 2021

Registered Practical Nurse – Phlebotomy Dual Role - Temporary Part-Time: The Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) - Phlebotomy will join Runnymede Healthcare Centre Laboratory team and assist in delivering timely and accurate test results to improve patient outcomes. The Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) in collaboration with the inter-professional team will deliver care and treatment to 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: March 1, 2021 @ 16h00

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Preferred current registration as General Medical Laboratory Technologist with the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario (CMLTO)
  • Current Certificate of Competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario Diploma from a recognized RPN training program or equivalent.
  • If graduated prior to 1995, must have medication administration certificate from an approved community college
  • Physical assessment course preferred
  • Good understanding of the College of Nurses of Ontario, Standards of Practice
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support certification (BCLS) required
  • Minimum 2 years of nursing experience in a Rehabilitation/Complex Continuing Care Hospital or Acute Care Hospital preferred
  • Minimum one (1) year recent experience in venipuncture and ECG required
  • Hospital venipuncture and ECG experience will be an asset
  • Current Certificate of Competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario Diploma from a recognized RPN training program or equivalent. If graduated prior to 1995, must have medication administration certificate from an approved community college
  • Physical assessment course preferred
  • Good understanding of the College of Nurses of Ontario, Standards of Practice
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support certification (BCLS) required
  • Meditech experience preferred
  • Performs venipuncture (stat and routine)
  • Performs ECGs (stat and routine)
  • Facilitates procurement of miscellaneous specimens
  • Arranges for the transport of the specimens to the laboratory
  • Maintains required inventory and forms, maintains work areas
  • Collects and organizes documents as required
  • Provides assistance to address issues with patients, referring to appropriate team members for support
  • Collects and documents workload statistics and files safety reports as required
  • Assists in training of staff

Staff: Advanced Practice Nurse

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Position Number : APN-0221 | Date Updated : February 17th, 2021

ADVANCE PRACTICE NURSE – TEMPORARY FULL-TIME: 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. He/she provides supervisory support for managing professional practice of nursing staff.

Application Deadline: February 24, 2021 @ 16h00

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 best quality communication and customer excellence while dealing with patients, families, and the inter-professional team

• Mentor staff to manage challenging issues or patient and family needs.

• In collaboration with the patient care manager, achieves hospital’s goals pertaining to material, fiscal, & human resource utilization

• Assist patient care manager with management of unit staffing (i.e. vacation & shift change approval) to ensure appropriate staffing level and nursing skill mix ratio.

• Work collaboratively with Patient Care Manager and the HR 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

• Commitment to providing an exceptional experience for patients during their stay

• Ensure integrated care plans are completed and up to date and 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, inter-professional 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, Masters Degree in Nursing required. Candidates who are actively pursuing their Masters of Nursing 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: Lead Patient Accounts - Billing & Collections

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Position Number : LPAC-0221 | Date Updated : February 12th, 2021

Lead Patient Accounts-Billing and Collections – Permanent Full-Time: Reporting to Manager, Financial Services, the Lead, Patient Accounts (Registration & Billing) is responsible for the daily oversight of the Patient Accounts Team to ensure the accuracy, quality and integrity of overall Finance departmental functions.

Application Deadline: February 19, 2021

Responsibilities include:

  • Oversee and provide guidance to all staff within the Patient Accounts Team.
  • Ensure operations are in adherence with the hospital policies and practice.
  • Work closely with the Manager, Financial Services to ensure accuracy and timeliness of monthly financial results.
  • Assist with interim and year-end external audit.
  • Monitor and reconcile the aged receivables, approve writes offs and refunds to both physicians and patients.
  • Working with staff to ensure coverage and cross training for all duties within the office.
  • Identify and recommend opportunities for increased efficiencies within the department.
  • Ensure that the financial standards in accounts receivable are met by monitoring expenditures, implementing corrective steps and by identifying the variances.
  • Ensure accurate data for Accounts Receivable
  • Interface Lead with all departments to ensure maximum revenue generation
  • Aiding in the business development in clinical areas; providing financial support to ensure maximum success; creation of monthly reconciliation process and spreadsheets; training off all staff
  • Maintaining accounting ledgers by posting transactions
  • Compile month end A/R aging reports and distribute to corresponding accounting staff for collection and review
  • Prepare journal entries for GL
  • Ensure best practice through training of staff of all registration rules with respect to accuracy of primary insurance, and interprovincial -data Finance rules with regards to collection of patient payments for uninsured services, accurate data gathering and assisting physicians with OHIP reconciliation for submissions.
  • Maintenance of systems and dictionaries
  • Handling all patient complaints regarding financial disputes

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • College Diploma required
  • Working towards Accounting designation is preferred
  • 3 - 5 years of previous relevant systems experience in the hospital/health care environment.
  • Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records.
  • Solid experience in computerized financial programs and report writing
  • 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, MIS, and people Direct
  • Fully proficient with MS Office/Excel
  • Ability to handle a variety of concurrent assignments and to work independently.
  • Sound organizational and project management skills with the ability to multi-task and meet conflicting deadlines are essential.
  • Excellent problem recognition skills and ability to proactively achieve resolutions both through direction and negotiations.

Staff: Director, Patient Care

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Position Number : DPC-0121 | Date Updated : February 4th, 2021

Director, Patient Care, Full Time - Under the direction of the Vice President, Patient Care & Chief Nursing Executive, the Director, Patient Care will provide oversight to material, fiscal and human resource allocation as well as utilization for the nursing and interprofessional departments. The incumbent will lead the development and implementation of best practices through collaboration with professional practice leaders, clinicians, professional colleges, academic programs, engaging a network of colleagues and experts.

Application Deadline: February 19, 2021 @ 12h00

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Promote the mission, vision and values within the organization
  • Responsible in conjunction with other stakeholders for the development, communication and implementation of the organizational strategy, goals and objectives
  • Responsible, along with senior nursing leadership for the visioning and implementation of the department’s operational goals and objectives
  • Ensuring that daily fiscal and operational management of the Program inclusive of risk management, workload analysis and interdisciplinary patient care rounds
  • Communicates with direct reports/patients/families, provision of quality care and conflict resolution is ongoing/maintained and aligned with organizational standards
  • Provides leadership in the development and implementation of policies and procedures ensuring compliance with Standards, Acts, Legislations, including MOHLTC guidelines, Accreditation and relevant legislation
  • Demonstrate a commitment to leadership in gerontology and rehabilitation to ensure inter professional collaboration to achieve outcomes and efficiencies
  • Contribute to the organizations strategic planning process by identifying and implementing the necessary processes to meet resident, family and employee needs
  • Identify, coordinate and evaluate quality, risk and patient safety initiatives
  • In partnership with the stakeholders and the Vice President Patient Care & Chief Nursing Executive identify key indicators and outcomes that will improve the quality of interprofessional practice
  • Conduct annual performance appraisals on all direct reports, identifying performance deficits and implementing remedial measures, which may include progressive disciplinary action, suspension, or termination
  • Identifying educational needs of the Managers, staff/unit and collaboratively planning strategies with organizational stakeholders
  • Participating in regular meetings, planning sessions and information exchange with peer Directors
  • Meeting regularly with the Vice President Patient Care, Chief Nursing Executive , Patient Care Managers and direct care providers to ensure a timely communication of information and feedback
  • Endorsing effective communication between Programs, interdisciplinary Program team(s), the patient, the family and the community
  • Establishing, developing and maintaining collaborative, collegial and interdisciplinary partnerships with all internal/external stakeholders to facilitate care for patients across the continuum of care
  • Facilitating partnerships to; define the needs of the programs, identify needs of the populations served, problem solve common issues and formulate action plans to enhance the delivery of quality care

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications/experience:

  • Masters degree in Nursing, Health Administration, Business Administration, Education or related disciplines
  • Must possess valid and current license from CNO
  • Experience in program management, strategic planning combined with a knowledge and understanding of the external health care environment and government legislation
  • Demonstrated commitment and competence with a minimum of 5 years in a formal leadership role and evidence of progressive management and leadership experience
  • Experience in advancing professional practice through shared leadership, mentorship, education and outcome measurement in a health care environment
  • Consulting, negotiating, strategic and critical thinking, and change management skills
  • Understanding of health care system, related issues and trends, policies and legislation
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with diverse leadership, management, employee groups and individuals
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent knowledge of quality improvement principles and practices

Staff: Occupational Therapist

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Position Number : OT-0121 | Date Updated : January 29th, 2021

Occupational Therapist - Permanent Part-Time & Casual - The Occupational Therapist assesses patients, interprets findings, implements and evaluates the impact or effectiveness of intervention strategies and educates patients and/or their caregivers.

Application Deadline: February 3, 2021 @ 16h00

Responsibilities Includes:

  • Assess physical, psychological, perceptual, cognitive and functional status of assigned patients
  • Formulates and implements individual treatment plans based on analysis of assessment findings and clinical reasoning
  • Assigns aspects of the treatment plan to the OT Assistants as appropriate
  • Monitors change in the patient’s functional status and adjust treatment programs accordingly
  • Educates patients, appropriate family members, students and other health care providers with regard to Occupational Therapy and the management of patient’s health problems
  • Orients and supervises Occupational Therapy and Occupational Therapy Assistant students
  • Collaborates with members of the inter-professional team through documentation and/or direct consultation to provide a coordinated program of patient care.
  • Attend and contribute to patient care conferences and meetings.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications/experience:

  • Post secondary degree from an accredited Occupational Therapy Program as recognized by the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario
  • Member in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario
  • FIM certification and experience with NRS an asset
  • Clinical experience in Rehabilitation/Complex Continuing Care Hospital or Acute Care Hospital preferred including discharge planning
  • Demonstrated expertise with geriatric, neurological and MSK conditions preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work co-operatively within an inter-professional team
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage workload
  • Demonstrated critical thinking/problem solving skills
  • Excellent work performance and attendance record

Staff: Night Service Desk Technician

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Position Number : NSDT-0121 | Date Updated : January 28th, 2021

Night Service Desk Technician– Permanent Full-Time: The Night Service Desk Technician will play a key role in providing prompt and courteous first level support for employees who might be experiencing computer technology-related problems. This includes but’s not limited to providing initial triage, troubleshooting, and support for all reported incidents/ events. The Night Service Desk Technician will follow established process for monitoring, escalation, tracking and follow-up on any reported problems. Collaborate with other members of the department on more complex support issues and projects. Provide training, repair advice and support to users in the areas of installation, configuration and end-user problem resolution. The Service Desk Technician will participate in user training to avoid recurring computer technology related problems.

Application Deadline: February 11, 2021 @ 16h00

Responsibilities Includes:

  • Acts as a single point of contact for service portal, phone calls and emails from staff regarding technology related issues and queries;
  • Records all Incident, Service, and Change Requests in ticket system
  • Takes ownership of user problems and follows up the status of problems on behalf of the user and communicates progress in a timely manner
  • Maintains a high degree of customer service for all support queries and adhere to all service management principles
  • Maintains and provides Service Desk related statistical reports on call trends.
  • Monitors all ‘High’ and ‘Major’ priority ServiceDesk issues to ensure prompt resolution.
  • Monitors ServiceDesk records and analyse reports, taking preventative action to ensure Service Levels are met across the IT operational group.
  • Documents and conducts system monitoring/reporting on hardware, software, phone system and network resources and data centre operations to ensure a high level of availability, performance, security and integrity
  • Carries out hardware and software relocations and re-configuration as directed.
  • Assists in the administration of the Local Area Network including data management and printing facilities, eg: printer, print queue, Active Directory, running of SQL script
  • Provides resolution of basic security related issues such as malware detection, password reset.
  • Provides end-user technical support for PCs, peripherals, telecom devices, and audio visual equipment
  • Participates in disaster recovery activities and special projects as required
  • Maintains and protects confidentiality with regard to all aspects of patient care and employee information.
  • Assumes ‘on-call’ responsibilities as per Hospital policy

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications/experience:

  • Primary role will be night shift (12:00AM – 8:00AM) Monday to Friday however the support schedule may encompass other shifts (days nights, weekends and holidays) if required.
  • Diploma or post-secondary education in Computer Science
  • 1-3 years of IT Service Desk customer service experience in the healthcare industry
  • 1-3 years of related experience in Microsoft Active Directory and security group policy, Windows Server and desktop operating systems.
  • 1-3 years of experience in configuration support for smart mobile phones such as BlackBerry, Android and Iphone.
  • 1-2 years’ experience in Citrix XenApp or similar remote access systems
  • Exposure to telecom (PBX / voicemail support) would be an asset
  • Understanding of networking concepts such as TCP/IP, DNS, IPV6, Routing, Firewalls, Network Security.
  • Active Directory, IIS, MS SQL 2008, MS Exchange 2010, SharePoint,
  • Citrix XenApp, VMware Virtualization, NEC VOIP PBX, Backup Tools with Libraries/Autoloaders, Storage Area Networks (iSCSI), MS Office & Tools:Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, and Visio
  • Strong customer service skills and telephone support experience;
  • Detail oriented and strong commitment to data/process accuracy and integrity
  • Demonstrated experience in extracting information, identifying and troubleshooting problems.
  • Experience with Helpdesk tracking Database software an asset

Staff: Evening Service Desk Technician

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Position Number : ESDT-0121 | Date Updated : January 28th, 2021

Evening Service Desk Technician– Permanent Full-Time: The Evening Service Desk Technician will play a key role in providing prompt and courteous first level support for employees who might be experiencing computer technology-related problems. This includes but’s not limited to providing initial triage, troubleshooting, and support for all reported incidents/ events. The Evening Service Desk Technician will follow established process for monitoring, escalation, tracking and follow-up on any reported problems. Collaborate with other members of the department on more complex support issues and projects. Provide training, repair advice and support to users in the areas of installation, configuration and end-user problem resolution. The Service Desk Technician will participate in user training to avoid recurring computer technology related problems.

Application Deadline: February 11, 2021 @ 16h00

Responsibilities Includes:

  • Acts as a single point of contact for service portal, phone calls and emails from staff regarding technology related issues and queries;
  • Records all Incident, Service, and Change Requests in ticket system
  • Takes ownership of user problems and follows up the status of problems on behalf of the user and communicates progress in a timely manner
  • Maintains a high degree of customer service for all support queries and adhere to all service management principles
  • Maintains and provides Service Desk related statistical reports on call trends.
  • Monitors all ‘High’ and ‘Major’ priority ServiceDesk issues to ensure prompt resolution.
  • Monitors ServiceDesk records and analyse reports, taking preventative action to ensure Service Levels are met across the IT operational group.
  • Documents and conducts system monitoring/reporting on hardware, software, phone system and network resources and data centre operations to ensure a high level of availability, performance, security and integrity
  • Carries out hardware and software relocations and re-configuration as directed.
  • Assists in the administration of the Local Area Network including data management and printing facilities, eg: printer, print queue, Active Directory, running of SQL script
  • Provides resolution of basic security related issues such as malware detection, password reset.
  • Provides end-user technical support for PCs, peripherals, telecom devices, and audio visual equipment
  • Participates in disaster recovery activities and special projects as required
  • Maintains and protects confidentiality with regard to all aspects of patient care and employee information.
  • Assumes ‘on-call’ responsibilities as per Hospital policy

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications/experience:

  • Primary role will be evening shift (4:00PM – 12:00AM) Monday to Friday however the support schedule may encompass other shifts (days nights, weekends and holidays) if required.
  • Diploma or post-secondary education in Computer Science
  • 1-3 years of IT Service Desk customer service experience in the healthcare industry
  • 1-3 years of related experience in Microsoft Active Directory and security group policy, Windows Server and desktop operating systems.
  • 1-3 years of experience in configuration support for smart mobile phones such as BlackBerry, Android and Iphone.
  • 1-2 years experience in Citrix XenApp or similar remote access systems
  • Exposure to telecom (PBX / voicemail support) would be an asset
  • Understanding of networking concepts such as TCP/IP, DNS, IPV6, Routing, Firewalls, Network Security.
  • Active Directory, IIS, MS SQL 2008, MS Exchange 2010, SharePoint,
  • Citrix XenApp, VMware Virtualization, NEC VOIP PBX, Backup Tools with Libraries/Autoloaders, Storage Area Networks (iSCSI), MS Office & Tools:Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, and Visio
  • Strong customer service skills and telephone support experience;
  • Detail oriented and strong commitment to data/process accuracy and integrity
  • Demonstrated experience in extracting information, identifying and troubleshooting problems.
  • Experience with Helpdesk tracking Database software an asset

Staff: Administrative Assistant

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Position Number : ADM-0121 | Date Updated : January 22nd, 2021

Administrative Assistant: The Administrative Assistant provides professional administrative support to the multiple teams. The incumbent will provide support where required to ensure that the administrative functions are carried out in an efficient, effective and timely manner and maintains confidentiality in all aspects of the position.

Application Deadline: January 29, 2021 at 12h00

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Schedules appointments and organizes meetings according to specific requests
  • Understands and anticipates the priorities and needs and provides support materials and assistance when necessary.
  • Manages the appointment schedule, including scheduling internal and external appointments and utilizing professional judgment in establishing priorities and resolving conflicts
  • Prepares routine replies to incoming correspondence.
  • Creates monthly on-call calendars and circulates to staff
  • Performs fact-finding, literature/internet research, screens and compiles information as requested.
  • Attends meetings as required, prepares agenda, takes minutes in a timely basis and prepares other materials/attachments for circulation.
  • Types, formats and edits various documents include presentations, memos, letters, etc.
  • Prepares catering requests and ensures prompt delivery for meetings as required.
  • Creates and maintains efficient administrative processes with a consistent focus on quality improvement i.e. development of administrative best practices.
  • Schedule staff accordingly based on approved schedules.
  • Maintains hard copy, electronic files and various committee binders by ensuring the accuracy and being up-to-date, relocating and/or purging old files as appropriate.
  • Creates purchase requisitions based upon quotes and hospital operational needs.
  • Actively promotes a culture of safety for both patients and employees by participating in safety education and training, by reporting incidents or unsafe situations to his/her supervisor, and by complying with the hospital’s safe work procedures.
  • Any other support for requests and tasks as required.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications/experience:

  • Post-Secondary Diploma or equivalent work experience
  • Proficient using Windows Operating System.
  • 2 - 5 years of experience in administration or a related area
  • Experience supporting physicians is considered an asset
  • Proven strong organizational skills required
  • Ability to manage multiple calendars and organize meetings and agendas
  • Experience taking meeting minutes for committees
  • Experience in healthcare setting and project management preferred.
  • Understanding of medical terminology preferred.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to successfully work with all levels of the organization.
  • Able to multi task and work in a fast-paced environment.

Staff: Activationist

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Position Number : ACT-0121 | Date Updated : January 8th, 2021

Activationist – Permanent Full-time : The activationist is responsible for managing a patient caseload including assessment, interpretation of findings, designing, implementing and evaluating therapeutic related participation programs (individual, small group and hospital wide) that meet the specific needs of the patient. The activationist will be responsible to actively participating in the development and implementation of new programs and quality improvement initiatives.

Application Deadline: January 31, 2021 @ 16h00

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assesses the psycho-social, physical, intellectual, emotional and spiritual status of assigned patients.
  • Designs and implements individual or group activation programs based on the needs and goals of each patient.
  • Monitors change in the patient’s functional status and adjusts the patient’s Activation program accordingly.
  • Implements daytime, evening and weekend hospital-wide activation programs.
  • Provides education to the patient regarding recommended interventions and expected outcomes
  • Collaborates with members of the inter-professional team through documentation and/or direct consultation to provide a coordinated program of patient care.
  • Supports the Activationist Assistant as he/she carries out assigned tasks.
  • Maintains accurate and up to date assessment, treatment, goals and other relevant administrative records for each patient according to Runnymede Healthcare Centre guidelines.
  • Attends and contributes to patient care conferences, meetings and patient rounds.
  • Completes timely MDS Assessments for each patient.
  • Plans individual and group session and ensures supplies are prepared prior to the program.
  • Coordinates and participates in the transportation of patients to and from
  • Participates in ongoing educational opportunities both internally and externally to maintain clinical competencies.
  • Educates patients, appropriate family members, students and other healthcare providers with regard to Activation Therapy and the management of the patient’s health problems.
  • Orients and supervises Activation students and volunteers.
  • Monitors supplies and reports needs to the Coordinator, Activation Services.
  • Maintains tidiness and safety of the department and equipment.
  • Actively promotes culturally sensitive and senior friendly patient care.
  • Actively promotes a culture of safety for both patients and employees by participating in safety education and training, by reporting incidents or unsafe situations to his/her supervisor, and by complying with the hospital’s safe work procedures.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications/experience:

  • Activation/Recreation Diploma from a recognized Community College
  • Membership in the Activity Professionals of Ontario an asset
  • Minimum two years previous experience as an Activationist/Recreation Therapist, or equivalent, preferably in a Rehabilitation/Complex Continuing Care Hospital or Acute Care Hospital setting
  • Demonstrated expertise with geriatric, neurological and musculoskeletal conditions
  • Effective verbal and written communication to successfully work with all levels of the organization
  • Experience with Windows Operating System, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint

Staff: Activationist Assistant

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Position Number : ACTA-0121 | Date Updated : January 8th, 2021

Activationist Assistant – Permanent Full-time - The activationist assistant provides support and assistance with the implementation of various activation programs within a group setting as well as on a one-to-one basis. The activationist assistant is also responsible for taking an active role in the development and implementation of new programs and quality improvement initiatives.

Application Deadline: January 31, 2021 @ 16h00

Responsibilities Include:

  • Conducts individual and group programs under the direction and delegation of the Activationist.
  • Assists the Activationist with a variety of day, evening or weekend programs.
  • Assists to implement one-to-one and group programs to meet individual needs of specific patients.
  • Supports all patient education initiatives
  • Collaborates with members of the inter-professional team.
  • Maintains regular contact with the Activationist and promptly reports any change in the patient’s status.
  • Provides input to the Activationist regarding patient progress or participation in various programs.
  • Assists to set up for group and individual programs.
  • Assists the Activationist to prepare supplies and other administrative duties related to patient programs.
  • Maintains and records patient attendance.
  • Transports patients to and from the department.
  • Actively participates in staff education within Runnymede Healthcare Centre (RHC).
  • Participates in ongoing educational opportunities both internally and externally.
  • Supervises Volunteers.
  • Assists in monitoring of supplies.
  • Assists in maintaining tidiness and safety of the department and equipment.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications/experience:

  • Working towards Activation/Recreation Diploma/Certificate from a recognized Community College
  • Experience in a Rehabilitation/Complex Continuing Care Hospital or Acute Care Hospital preferred
  • Previous experience working with seniors an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and above average ability to relate with patients, families and staff members
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage workload
  • Demonstrated ability to provide culturally sensitive patient care
  • Excellent attendance record
  • The ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Experience with Windows Operating System, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint

Staff: Physiotherapist

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Position Number : PT-1220 | Date Updated : December 31st, 2020

Physiotherapist - Permanent 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: February 26, 2021 @ 16h00

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 inter-professional 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 co-operatively within an inter-professional team
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage workload
  • Demonstrated critical thinking/problem solving skills
  • Excellent work performance and attendance record

Staff: Patient Accounts Coordinator

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Position Number : PAC-1220 | Date Updated : December 23rd, 2020

Patient Accounts Coordinator-Billing and Collections – Permanent Full-Time - The Patient Accounts Coordinator – Billing and Collections will create and process transactions for patient charges, receipts, adjustments and refund. The Patient Accounts Coordinator will work with the Registration team; assist with Accounts Payable transaction and assist with Payroll data entries etc.

Application Deadline: Feburary 5, 2021

Responsibilities include:

  • Perform all accounting functions related to billing, adjustments and collections for all types of hospital related revenues, including OHIP, Insurance, WSIB, Federal government, other province billing, ambulance billing, and other patient and sundry billing on a timely basis.
  • Create and process transaction batches for customer charges, receipts, adjustments, refunds. Answering patient and client inquiries in a calm, patient and courteous manner.
  • Update patient demographics and insurance information to ensure accurate billings.
  • Obtain credit/debit card payments over telephone upon patient request.
  • Reconcile and provide information to clients, explaining account transactions and/or resolves accounting issues and discrepancies
  • Process credit card and pre-authorized payments charges for patient billings
  • Apply cash receipts to the correct aged patient receivable balance
  • Print bills, statements and checks for accuracy prior to sending to patients/ clients.
  • Sort mail and distribute to Finance staff.
  • Cover other Finance clerk tasks as per operational requirements.
  • Cross train with other team members.
  • Work with other team members to coordinate responsibilities, and prioritize tasks, ensuring all important deadlines are met.
  • Provide excellent customer service to patients, families, hospital staff, Doctors’ offices and employers, internal and external stakeholders, using appropriate communication methods to respond in a timely, helpful, and courteous manner.
  • Respond to all types of billing and payment inquiries in a calm, patient, and courteous manner. Inquiries may be professional, personal or on the phone for patients, families and insurance companies.
  • Share with other Finance clerks the responsibility of Accounts Payable, and Payroll
  • Other duties as assigned.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • College Diploma or degree from a recognized Accounting program.
  • Accounts Receivable/Payable/Payroll experiences required.
  • 2 years work experience in Accounting with experience dealing with customers and billing issues, preferably in a hospital /Healthcare environment
  • Data Entry and Mathematical aptitude required
  • Demonstrated effective communication, interpersonal skills, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and co-operatively as part of a team
  • Working knowledge of Accounting
  • Ability to work with high accuracy and to pay close attention to details
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks through highly developed time management skills;
  • Admissions experience preferred.
  • Fully proficient with MS Office/Excel
  • Must be available to work days, afternoons, evenings and weekends

Staff: Manager, Food Services

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Position Number : MFS-1220 | Date Updated : December 4th, 2020

Manager, Food Services – Permanent Full-Time: Reporting to the Director, Support Services, the Manager, Food Services is responsible for providing direct supervision of all staff in Patient Food Services and will provide leadership in the development of a superior customer service culture within Food Services. Working in collaboration with the Director, Support Services, this role will ensure the smooth operation of the Food Services Department. This role is responsible for supervising the daily operations of the Food Services Department, including but not limited to meal service to patients, sanitation, warewashing and food security. Our commitment is to provide safe, appetizing food of optimum nutritional quality to facilitate an enjoyable mealtime experience for patients, residents, staff and visitors.

Application Deadline: December 21, 2020

Responsibilities include:

  • Manages and provides best quality operational leadership to the Patient Food Services staff through maintaining records of work schedules
  • Ensure full compliance with all necessary sanitation and food safety standards
  • Ability to train, mentor and motivate staff
  • Remain up to date with the latest innovative trends in patient food services
  • Provide direct supervision to all staff in Patient Food Services
  • Provide leadership in the development of a superior customer service culture in Food Services
  • Responsible for the successful daily operations of the Food Services Department
  • Manage the costs of the department and for working within an established budget
  • Ensure that the highest quality service standards are maintained
  • Promotes a positive labour relations environment in accordance the collective agreement and works in collaboration with Human Resources on all labour, employee relations and recruitment activities.
  • Maintain compliance with health and safety policies and procedures, and legislative standards
  • Adheres to RHC’s vision, mission, and values.
  • Follows RHC’s infection prevention and control policies and procedures.
  • Maintains confidentiality of personal health information.
  • Actively promotes culturally sensitive and senior friendly patient care.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • Current member of the Canadian Society of Nutrition Management
  • Degree or diploma in Food and Nutrition Management preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years food service management experience in a hospital/healthcare environment
  • Previous experience working with unionized staff within a healthcare environment
  • Knowledge of food preparation, sanitation, food safety, therapeutic and allergies preferred
  • Proven ability to effectively supervise staff
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Proficient in the use of a computer for data entry
  • Satisfactory employment and attendance record required
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Must be able to work occasional weekends as required

Staff: Registered Practical Nurse

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Position Number : RPN-0121 | Date Updated : January 4th, 2021

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: February 26, 2021

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