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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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Disclaimer: Runnymede Healthcare Centre may use and disclose your personal information collected and/or obtained during the hiring process for the purpose of determining your suitability for employment. If hired, your personal information will be incorporated into your employee file and may be disclosed for the purpose of administering your employment.

Staff: Rehabilitation Assistant

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Position Number : REHA-1020 | Date Updated : January 15th, 2020

Rehabilitation Assistant – Temporary Full-Time - Runnymede Healthcare Centre is expanding the services that we are providing to the community and are looking to increase the number of occupational therapy/physiotherapy assistants within the hospital to help support the patient care areas with this new program. If you would like to work with a team of professionals who are committed to enriching the lives of patients we invite you to join Runnymede Healthcare Centre as a rehabilitation assistant.

Application Deadline: January 29, 2020

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conducts individual and group therapy sessions under the direction of the occupational therapist (OT) and/or physiotherapist (PT)
  • Monitors and progresses patients' therapy programs as needed within the range directed by the OT and/or PT
  • Transfers and ambulates patients, and supervises exercise programs as assigned by the OT and/or PT
  • Positions patients and performs range of motion exercises directed and assigned by the OT and/or PT
  • Trains and instructs patients in completing Activities of Daily Living under the supervision of the OT
  • Assembles and installs assistive technology and devices and trains patients in their use under the direction of the OT
  • Provides assistance to the OT/PT during treatment
  • Prepares and applies modalities as directed by the OT/PT
  • Transports patients to and from the therapy area

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications/experience:

  • Graduate from a recognized occupational therapist assistant/physiotherapist assistant program
  • Experience in a rehabilitation/complex continuing care or acute care hospital preferred
  • Previous experience working with seniors in a healthcare setting under the direction of an OT/PT an asset
  • Demonstrated experience with geriatric, neurological and MSK conditions
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support certification
  • Effective verbal and written communication to successfully work with all levels of the organization

Staff: Financial Analyst

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Position Number : FAR-0120 | Date Updated : January 15th, 2020

Financial Analyst – Reporting - Temporary Full-time (2 year contract) - The function of the Financial Analyst - Reporting is to work collaboratively within the Finance department delivering consistent, accurate, and timely information while providing excellent customer service to all internal and external stakeholders. The Financial Analyst - Reporting will ensure the preparation of monthly financial statements accurately reflect the financial health of the organization. This position will provide a leadership role in the hospital’s annual operating planning process, decision support and case costing functions. In addition, the Financial Analyst - Reporting will support all Ministry of Health and Long Term Care reporting requirements and support an environment of continues improvement in order to achieve operational efficiencies.

Application Deadline: January 29, 2020 @ 16h00

Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare and post all necessary journal entries in accordance with Public Sector Accounting Standards
  • Maintain the general ledger financial reporting structure
  • Coordinate, plan and develop the monthly financial statement package provided to internal users
  • In collaboration with the General Accounting team ensure that transactions are in keeping with identified reporting requirements
  • Manage the full-cycle accounting for the Hospital Foundation
  • Coordinate, plan and submit timely Ministry of Health and Long Term Care reports such as MIS Trial Balance, SRI, Annual Hospital Consolidation, HOCC, other ad-hoc Ministry and LHIN submissions
  • Monitor and interpret financial and statistical data and trends
  • Prepare and present educational material to the management team to advise how decision making will impact the hospital’s cost per case
  • Lead the financial benchmarking data validation process to ensure data quality and integrity in an efforts to enhance Hospital-Wide operating efficiency
  • Liaise with external auditors and prepare audit working papers, such as lead sheets, etc.
  • Act as the in-house subject matter expert on MIS guidelines and OHRS reporting standards

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • University Degree in Accounting, Business or Commerce with Professional accounting designation (CPA-CGA, CPA-CMA, CPA-CA) required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Dynamics/ Great Plains
  • Previous, relevant experience in the hospital/healthcare environment
  • Solid experience in computerized financial programs and report writing
  • Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and collaboratively with a positive customer service focus

Staff: Registered Nurse

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Position Number : RN-1020 | Date Updated : January 5th, 2020

Registered Nurse – Permanent Part Time : The Registered Nurse (RN), in collaboration with the interprofessional team, will provide care and treatment to patients undergoing rehabilitation to achieve restoration of their abilities.This is accomplished through delivery of assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation, education, preventive measures and maintenance of health and functional abilities to diverse patient population within our hospital.

Application Deadline: January 31, 2020

Responsibilities include:

  • Applies the appropriate knowledge, skill, judgment and competencies required for safe practice, by adhering to the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) Practice Standards, Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) Rehabilitation Nursing Clinical Competencies Domain, 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.
  • Partner with the patients and families, in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, to facilitate appropriate, timely and effective discharge/transition planning, beginning at the time of admission.
  • Incorporates information on the effects and outcomes of comorbid health conditions, identifying interventions, priorities and target dates to achieve patient centered goals.
  • Adhere to therapist’s recommendations regarding patient’s treatment plan.
  • 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.
  • Attends and participates patient care conference and interdisciplinary rounds for assigned patients with other members of the interprofessional team by preparing verbal and written reports as per RHC policy and procedures.

The successful candidate possesses the following qualifications/experience:

  • Undergraduate degree in nursing is preferred
  • Current certificate of registration as a registered nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario is required
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Certification required
  • Completion of the Canadian Nurses Association Rehabilitation Nursing Certification – CRN (C) credential preferred
  • Good understanding of the College of Nurses of Ontario Standards of Practice
  • Two (2) years of nursing experience in a rehabilitation/complex continuing care hospital or acute care hospital preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage workload, 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


Staff: Registered Practical Nurse

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Position Number : RPN-1020 | Date Updated : January 5th, 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: January 31, 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

Staff: Occupational Therapist

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Position Number : OT-0120 | Date Updated : January 5th, 2020

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST – 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: January 19, 2020 @ 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: Physiotherapist

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Position Number : PHY-0120 | Date Updated : January 2nd, 2020

PHYSIOTHERAPIST – PERMANENT FULL-TIME POSITION: 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: January 16, 2020 @ 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: Security Service Associate

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Position Number : SSA-1219 | Date Updated : January 22nd, 2020

SECURITY SERVICES ASSOCIATE - TEMPORARY PART-TIME POSITION (18 MONTH CONTRACT): 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 service associate acts as a first point of contact for visitors, families and patients always with a focus on providing outstanding client service.

Application Deadline: January 31, 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 detailed notebook of shift activities and completes detailed incident reports
  • Routine inspection for safety hazards on patrols
  • Completes maintenance requisitions for equipment deficiencies on 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 nights and weekends

Staff: Clinical Supervisor and Nurse Practitioner

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Position Number : CSNP-1219 | Date Updated : December 30th, 2019

Clinical Supervisor & Nurse Practitioner – Permanent Part-time - The clinical supervisor and nurse practitioner (CS-NP) will practice within all of the domains of advanced nursing practice as outlined in the Canadian Nurses Association Framework: direct comprehensive care; health system optimization; education; research; leadership; and consultation and collaboration. Working as a leader of the interprofessional team, the CS-NP will provide comprehensive direct care for medically complex inpatients. Working collaboratively with the medical staff, the CS-NP will provide high quality and safe direct patient care, within their full legislated autonomous scope of practice; ensure a timely response to patients changing health status and needs. The CS-NP will lead interprofessional patient and family conferences, liaise with community based care providers, and act as a patient and family advocate. The CS-NP will participate in team and program meetings, quality improvement initiatives, and policy and procedure development. The CS-NP will report to the manager, interprofessional practice, programs, and education & research and will work closely with the chief of medical staff, physicians, chief nursing executive, patient care managers, advanced practice nurses, clinical educators, and the inter­professional team.

Application Deadline: January 31, 2020 @ 16h00

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with all members of the interprofessional team to plan and deliver holistic, comprehensive, patient- and family-centred care
  • Perform complete, dynamic, and ongoing assessments of patients and develop treatment plans based on the best available evidence and patient needs
  • Demonstrate accountability in the provision of high quality and excellent patient care
  • Ensure integrated care plans are completed and up to date, and support nursing and interprofessional staff in delivering high quality care according to a determined care plan and assessment findings
  • Maintain clear, accurate, and appropriate records of all patient care delivered
  • Lead and participate in the evaluation of models of care, including processes and delivery
  • Participate in hiring, orientation, performance evaluation, investigations and termination of nursing and interprofessional staff
  • Supervise, guide, coach, and mentor nursing and interprofessional staff in providing high-quality care
  • Contribute to the dissemination of new knowledge and best practices throughout the organization
  • Act as a mentor and clinical practice coach advancing nursing skills and role model for nursing colleagues and other members of the interprofessional team
  • Identify, appraise, and apply research findings and best practice guidelines
  • Adopt a scholarly approach to care delivery and team functioning
  • Present educational papers at various educational conferences
  • Demonstrate excellence in communication, coaching, mentoring, and team building skills
  • Initiate timely and appropriate consultation, referrals and collaboration with other health care providers
  • Coordinate and lead complex and dynamic interprofessional and cross-departmental teams
  • Exemplify best quality communication and customer excellence while working with patients, families, and the interprofessional team

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • Master's degree in nursing required; a Master's in business administration or health administration is desirable
  • Graduate of a recognized nurse practitioner program
  • Current certification with the College of Nurses of Ontario holding an extended class license
  • Minimum 3 years experience as a primary health or adult nurse practitioner
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification required
  • Experience in rehabilitation/complex continuing care hospital setting an asset
  • Strong computer skills – Windows operating system, Microsoft Office Suite

Staff: Technical Support Specialist

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Position Number : TSS-1219 | Date Updated : December 23rd, 2019

Technical Support Specialist – Permanent Full-Time : The technical support specialist is responsible for the maintenance, support and security of all the information technology (including telecommunications and audio visual) required to support hospital operations, including but not limited to the network, platforms, sessions, devices and presentation layers.The technical support specialist also provides expert technical support for all internal users, employing a high degree of customer service, technical expertise, and timeliness. The incumbent may also be assigned to technology-related projects.

Application Deadline: January 24, 2020 @ 16h00

Responsibilities Includes:

  • Provide end-user technical support for PCs, peripherals, telecom devices and audio visual equipment
  • Participates in a seven-day support cycle with support hours covering planned and unplanned events
  • Provide active directory, exchange, collaboration support, VMWare, Citrix and Veeam support
  • Provide day-to-day network and data centre operations including maintenance of WAN, LAN, SAN, switches, servers, back-ups, wireless, telephone system, etc.
  • Provide security devices administration and configuration, such as firewalls, intrusion detection system, intrusion prevention system, anti-spam, anti-virus, anti-spyware
  • Identify security threat and risk, analysis and containment
  • Conduct problem recognition, investigation, resolution and follow-up steps such as basic end-user training, recommendations for alternate software/hardware configuration
  • Apply change management procedures in the application of vendor patches/upgrades and customer enhancement requests
  • Record all Incident, Service and Change Requests in ticket system
  • Create and maintain comprehensive support documentation as required to maintain hospital information systems
  • Document and conduct system monitoring to reduce potential for system downtime
  • Review vendor support sites for upgrade information, release schedules, notifications and product enhancements
  • Track and maintain inventories
  • Participate in disaster recovery planning and tests and provide support during system disaster and/or system virus outbreak incidents
  • Research and evaluate emerging technologies and their application for the future direction of the hospital
  • Conduct classroom and individual training on various systems, including new employee orientation and basic computer skills when necessary
  • Participate in curriculum and instructional design, including development of learning aids when required (e.g. training manuals, multimedia visual aids, computer-based training materials, intranet resources and reference materials)
  • Participate in special projects as required and assume ‘on-call’ responsibilities as per hospital policy

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications/experience:

  • Diploma or post-secondary education in computer science
  • One or more of the following certifications: Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), A+ Certified Technician, Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technicians (MCDST), Microsoft Certified Systems Administrators (MCSA), Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS), Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)Certified Network Engineer (CNE or CNE/NT) or Certified Network Administrator
  • 3-5 years of experience in a related IT position
  • Experience in the healthcare industry or in a similar production/service environment
  • Windows Desktop Operating Systems (Windows 7, 10), Windows Server Operating Systems (2003 - 2019),
  • Active Directory, Group Policy, IIS, MS SQL, Oracle, MS Exchange and MS Office 365
  • Thin Client Architectures - Citrix XenApp, VMware Virtualization, HL7, NEC PBX, Security Practices, High Availability concepts and protocols,
  • Backup Tools, Software and Libraries/Autoloaders, Storage Area Networks (iSCSI SAN)
  • Office Productivity Tools: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, Visio
  • Broad range of telecommunications, network and desktop knowledge is highly desirable, including principal experience in one of the following groups: Xen App, Desktops and related O/S, Active Directory, Exchange/Collaboration, Back-up/recovers, Voice and Audio Visual Technologies or Switching, Security Infrastructure, SAN, VMware, Servers and related O/S, Wireless

Staff: Service Desk Support Specialist

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Position Number : SDS-1219 | Date Updated : December 23rd, 2019

Service Desk Support Specialist– Permanent Full-Time - The service desk support specialist 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 is not limited to providing initial triage, troubleshooting and support for all reported incidents/ events.

Application Deadline: January 24, 2020 @ 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 ServiceDesk 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 IS 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
  • Tracks and maintains inventories both hardware and software
  • 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:

  • 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
  • Good 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
  • Good communication skills in both written and verbal form
  • Ability to prioritize and organize multiple tasks
  • Detail oriented and strong commitment to data/process accuracy and integrity
  • Flexibility and adaptability to rapidly changing environments
  • Professional, reliable, punctual and great attendance required
  • Demonstrated experience in extracting information, identifying and troubleshooting problems
  • Experience with troubleshooting, triaging and resolving desktop and hardware issues
  • Experience with Helpdesk tracking Database software an asset
  • Must be available to work weekends

Staff: Clinical Educator - Health Disciplines

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Position Number : CE-1219 | Date Updated : December 19th, 2019

CLINICAL EDUCATOR – HEALTH DISCIPLINES – PERMANENT FULL-TIME: Reporting to the manager of interprofessional practice, programs, education and research, the clinical educator – health disciplines will be responsible for developing and implementing best practice and education programs and clinical supports for the allied health disciplines (including physiotherapy, occupational therapy, rehabilitation assistants, kinesiology, clinical nutrition, and speech-language pathology).The individual will also collaborate with other members of the interprofessional practice and education team in developing and delivering collaborative interprofessional education. The incumbent actively contributes towards corporate strategic directions and continuous improvement initiatives.

Application Deadline: January 2, 2020 @ 16h00

Responsibilities include:

  • Creates a supportive learning and practice environment that enables allied health team members to practice to full scope
  • Supports the ongoing professional development of allied health team members, including but not limited to needs assessment, formal curriculum development and delivery, evaluation, and supporting just-in-time learning
  • Provide one-on-one clinical education support and execute allied health learning plans
  • Provide clinical guidance to frontline staff to make adoption of new knowledge, best practice, and competencies integrated into real time care delivery.
  • Address performance/competency assessment and support implementation of quality improvement strategies and initiatives directed at advancing patient care outcomes and innovative care delivery models
  • Supports the development and ongoing review of policies, procedures, and standards impacting patient care and the practice of health care professionals at Runnymede
  • In collaboration with other clinical educators and key stakeholders, leads the orientation program for new allied health staff
  • Collaborates with other members of the clinical education team to promote collaborative practice, establishing processes and enablers to ensure effective team work and team communication within health care teams across the organization
  • Identifies opportunities for developing and delivering interprofessional collaborative education
  • Regularly conducts external scans for best practices in interprofessional and profession-specific practice and education
  • Collaborates with the corporate education specialist and other stakeholders to develop eLearning modules for the Learning Library
  • 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 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 have the following qualifications/experience:

  • Health care professional from one of health disciplines working at Runnymede Healthcare Centre (physiotherapy, occupational therapy, clinical nutrition, speech-language pathologist) registered in good standing with the appropriate regulatory college
  • Masters degree required
  • A minimum of 5 years clinical experience in an acute care or rehabilitation/complex continuing care hospital setting at increasing levels of responsibility in professional practice domains, including education, administration and policy, or equivalent

Staff: Advance Practice Nurse

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Position Number : APN-1219 | Date Updated : December 17th, 2019

Advance Practice Nurse - Temporary Full-Time & Permanent Part-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: January 17, 2020 @ 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, Health Science or related field required. Candidates who are actively pursuing their Masters 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: Environmental Aide

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    Position Number : EA-1519 | Date Updated : December 13th, 2019

    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: January 10, 2020

    Responsibilities Include:

    • Deliver adequate linen and patient care items to all nursing units, daily.
    • Prepare soiled linen for shipment to purchased hospital laundry services.
    • Maintain a clean and safe environment and practice infection control.
    • Order linen and supplies as required.
    • 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.
    • Launder patient care items, special protective devices and cubicle curtains.
    • Deliver cleaning supplies to user departments.
    • Maintain record of all activities.
    • Keep linen department clean including counters, carts and other equipment.
    • Attend educational sessions as requested.
    • 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.

    The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications/experience:

    • Completion of secondary school or equivalent
    • Hospital or healthcare setting preferred.
    • Computer Skills an asset
    • 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: Physiotherapist

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    Position Number : PHY-1419 | Date Updated : December 18th, 2019

    Physiotherapist - Casual: 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: January 10 2020 @ 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 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
    • Orient 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: Pharmacy Technician

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    Position Number : PHT-1219 | Date Updated : December 13th, 2019

    PHARMACY TECHNICIAN – Temporary Full-Time: The Pharmacy Technician provides support to and works under the supervision of the Pharmacist. This position is responsible for dispensing and distributing medication, in addition to material management services; including acquisition, storage, and expiry date monitoring and accounts payable activities.

    Application Deadline: January 10, 2020

    Responsibilities include:

    • Dispense medication orders for patients including Leave of Absence (LOA) medications consistent with established procedures, practice standards and safety requirements.
    • Issue Narcotics and Controlled Drugs consistent with standards for security including maintenance of a perpetual inventory record and regular delivery to the patient care units as needed.
    • Provide and maintain Ward Stock to patient care areas as part of the stock replacement system.
    • Ensure appropriate documentation for all issues and monitor expiry dates, stock levels, etc.
    • Prepare bulk compounded products.
    • Monitor expiry dates and remove expired products for disposal, destruction or return to manufacturer consistent with pharmacy policies and manufacturers’ protocols.
    • Repackage medication (regular and Narcotic and Controlled Drug stock).
    • Maintain stock of the Pharmacy Night Cupboard and the Emergency Drug Boxes.
    • Monitor stock levels and initiate the acquisition process in a timely manner consistent with legislated and contractual obligations as well as Runnymede Healthcare Centre (Runnymede) procedures.
    • Place orders according to Runnymede policy while maintaining appropriate documentation, e.g., purchase order copy, receiving report, invoice copy and other relevant documentation.
    • Receive and verify orders, follow up on back orders and resolve outstanding issues.
    • Receive and document shipments of Narcotics and Controlled Drugs consistent with legislated requirements and ensure secure storage of same.
    • Maintain patient files including data entry, medication order files, non-formulary drug requests, etc.
    • Completes workload measurement reporting as per Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care guidelines and Runnymede policy.

    The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

    • Graduate from a CCAPP Accredited Pharmacy Technician Education Program
    • Registration with the Ontario College of Pharmacists as a Pharmacy Technician
    • 2-3 years of experience in a Rehabilitation/Complex Continuing Care Hospital Pharmacy Department or an Acute Care Hospital Pharmacy Department preferred
    • Familiarity with pharmacy automation system is required
    • Sound working knowledge of computer applications i.e. Meditech
    • Experience with implementation and operation of pharmacy information systems and electronic health record an asset.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Evidence of good performance history and attendance record
    • Must be available to work weekends

    Staff: Physiotherapist

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    Position Number : PHY-1319 | Date Updated : December 12th, 2019

    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: January 31, 2020 @ 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 healthcare 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
    • Orient 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 interprofessional team
    • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage workload
    • Demonstrated critical thinking/problem solving skills
    • Excellent work performance and attendance record

    Staff: Physiotherapist

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    Position Number : PHY-1219 | Date Updated : December 10th, 2019

    PHYSIOTHERAPIST – TEMPORARY FULL-TIME AND TEMPORARY PART-TIME POSITIONS: 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: January 10, 2020 @ 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 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: Patient Experience Specialist

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    Position Number : PES-1119 | Date Updated : November 30th, 2019

    Patient Experience Specialist – Permanent Full-time - Reporting to the Manager of Client, Family Engagement & Volunteer Services, the Patient Experience Specialist (PES) provides support in areas of Patient engagement, education, health equity and patient relations. The PES fosters an environment that exhibits accountability, respect, excellent patient relations, clinical best practices, innovation and positive change. The PES designs and coordinates various programs and activities that support and enhance the patient experience through effective utilization of Client and Family Centered Care principles

    Application Deadline: January 31, 2020 @ 16h00

    Responsibilities include:

    • Collaborates regarding Patient Relations matters on a timely basis
    • Ensures organizational initiatives are completed in accordance with the organizational strategic directions, any applicable legislation, and relevant corporate policies and collective agreements
    • Participates in the development and implementation of Corporate Quality Improvement Plans as they relate to improved patient satisfaction
    • Contributes to creating a positive patient experience by conducting weekly rounding of patients and families to strengthen communication, build therapeutic relationships, and identify and resolve issues in a timely manner
    • Completes the initial patient/family discussion of service concerns that flow through the Patient Relations Department
    • Completes post discharge follow-up and shares key findings with the Manager(s) responsible
    • Utilizes effective conflict resolution methods to resolve patient and family issues of concern with a win-win ideology
    • Conducts monthly audits on service expectations and excellence, reports results and highlights areas for improvement and collaborates with all departments involved to develop action plans
    • Provide leadership in the area of health equity
    • Develop strategies for health equity and patient engagement in a way that supports Runnymede’s Mission, Vision and Values
    • In collaboration with QI department, support quality improvement initiatives that reflect feedback from patients
    • Develop and build relationships with internal and external stakeholders and patients
    • Provide administrative support to the Patient Family Advisory Council (PFAC), Patient Family Engagement Committees (PFEC)
    • Distributes relevant resources and materials to patients and family members regarding meetings and coordinates the meetings
    • Collect and interpret feedback collected through various patient surveys
    • Real Time Patient Survey process implementation including hiring and training of the Volunteer Surveyors, equipment inventory, and feedback resolution.
    • Perform data collection, analysis and evaluation feedback on a regular basis.
    • Assists in the development of departmental policies and procedures that promote best practice.
    • Ensures the availability and appropriateness of departmental supplies and resources to deliver optimal and safe activation programs (departmental and corporate programs)
    • Supports recruitment and onboarding, including orientation, of all new PFAC members
    • Ability to refer to relevant Canadian legislation to advocate for equity, diversity and inclusivity across the organization
    • Design, coordinate, facilitate and evaluate patient/family member education sessions, create and maintain relevant educational resources, brochures, toolkits etc.

    The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

    • Minimum of Baccalaureate degree, in a health related field required
    • Experience with Windows Operating System, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint
    • 5 years clinical experience in a Rehabilitation/Complex Continuing Care or Acute Care Hospital required
    • Recent leadership experience preferred
    • Active involvement in own continuing education and professional associations
    • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with all levels of staff, physicians, patients, families and external individuals
    • Strong conflict resolution skills and de-escalation strategies
    • Ability to effectively handle multiple initiatives and respond to changing priorities
    • Comfortable with ambiguity and constant change
    • The ability to work independently and in a team environment
    • Must be available to work weekends coverage