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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.

If you have any questions about a specific job opportunity or working at Runnymede, please contact the human resources department at human.resources@runnymedehc.ca.

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: 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: December 27, 2019

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: 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: December 27, 2019 @16h00

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: December 31, 2019 @ 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: Executive Assistant

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

Executive Assistant–Permanent Full-time: The executive assistant provides professional administrative support to the President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Board of Directors, and Corporation. The incumbent will provide assistance where required to ensure that the administrative functions and activities of the President & CEO's office are carried out in an efficient, effective and timely manner while maintaining confidentiality.

Application Deadline: December 24, 2019

Responsibilities Include:

  • Ensures the efficient and effective administrative operation of the office of the President & CEO
  • Understands and anticipates the priorities and needs of the President & CEO and provides support materials and assistance when necessary
  • Manages the President & CEO’s appointment schedule, including coordinating and scheduling internal and external appointments and utilizing professional judgment in establishing priorities and resolving conflicts
  • Creates and maintains effective workflow and communications to accomplish the work of the CEO's office which includes the handling of a variety of projects and tasks simultaneously
  • Attends Board Committee, Executive Advisory Committee, and other committees as required, takes minutes, prepares agendas and other materials for circulation to Committee members
  • Prepares materials for the Hospital Corporation including the Annual Meeting. Maintains schedule of meetings and notifies Committee members of upcoming meetings
  • Plot and post staff hours into the HRIS payroll system based upon approval schedules
  • Opens, screens and distributes all incoming mail for the Chair, Board, and President & CEO, highlighting pertinent information and taking action on routine matters
  • Prioritizes incoming reports, requests and approvals for the President & CEO and ensures that matters are dealt with in the required timeframes
  • Drafts written documents and proof reads correspondence including reports, letters, responses, memorandums and the preparation of presentation materials while ensuring accuracy and appropriate presentation formats
  • Answer calls for the President/CEO, routes calls, greets visitors and responds to queries in a tactful and professional manner
  • Maintains accurate hard copy and electronic filing systems

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications/experience:

  • Post Secondary Diploma required
  • Experience working in a legal environment preferred
  • Proficient using Windows Operating System
  • 5+ years of experience in administration or a related area
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and shifting priorities while maintaining a high degree of accuracy
  • Strong editing and proofreading skills
  • Demonstration of professionalism, diplomacy and tact

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: December 24, 2019 @ 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: December 31, 2019 @ 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

Staff: Activationist Assistant

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

Activationist Assistant – Permanent Part-Time: The activationist assistant provides support and assistance to implement various activation programs in group settings, and on a one-to-one basis. The activationist assistant is responsible for actively participating in the development and implementation of new programs and quality improvement initiatives.

Application Deadline: December 31, 2019

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 in implementing one-to-one and group programs to meet individual needs of specific patients
  • Supports all patient education initiatives
  • Collaborates with members of the interprofessional 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 with set up of group and individual programs
  • Assists the activationist with preparing 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
  • 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 candidates will posses 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: Patient Care Administrator

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Position Number : PCA-1119 | Date Updated : November 8th, 2019

Patient Care Administrator – Permanent Part-Time - The patient care administrator provides support to the patient care team under the advanced practice nurse. This position is responsible for acting as key contact for patients, families and coordinate duties to ensure patient care is organized and standardized. The successful candidate will act as a contact for all departments and community partners.

Application Deadline: December 13, 2019

Responsibilities include:

  • Assists advanced practice nurses to ensure that tasks are completed and followed up during and from previous shifts
  • Ensures timely accomplishment of operational and strategic projects across the floor
  • Provides assistance to the patient care manager regarding data and resource management of projects and initiatives
  • Ensures all adverse event follow ups are coordinated and meetings scheduled
  • Organizes information sharing and communication across the floor using electronic, print and bulletin boards
  • Completes all care delivery, safety and equipment related audits as assigned
  • Ensures admissions, discharges and transfers are coordinated effectively across the floor
  • Communicates with clinical educators to organize sessions and activities across the floor
  • Creates a climate of effective communication with staff, patients, SDMs, families and other members of the interprofessional team
  • Coordinates activities related to care delivery across the floor
  • Manages clinical equipment inventory and facilitate biomedical service requests
  • Organizes product trials and feedback from end users
  • Collaborates with social work to carry out referrals and discharges
  • Coordinates and follows up regarding lab reports and update resources for physicians’ rounds
  • Assists advanced practice Nurses in managing transfer of accountability (shift handover) and shift reports
  • Coordinates staff meetings and supports the completion of agenda and minutes
  • Assists advanced practice nurses to coordinate completion and implementation of care plans
  • Coordinates with health information services to carry out all health information access requests
  • Provides back-up for unit clerk during absences
  • All other duties as assigned
  • The successful candidate will possess the following skills/qualifications:

    • Bachelors degree, preferably in health related field
    • 3 years experience in a hospital setting preferred
    • Expertise in project management preferred
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
    • The ability to work independently and in a team environment
    • Excellent proven attendance record

    Staff: Utilization Coordinator - Discharge

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    Position Number : UCD-1119 | Date Updated : November 7th, 2019

    UTILIZATION COORDINATOR – DISCHARGE (DISCHARGE PLANNING) – Permanent Part-Time Position: An integral member of the multidisciplinary team, the utilization coordinator - discharge is responsible for providing leadership related to discharge coordination, planning and navigation within the inpatient rehab and medically complex programs. He/she works collaboratively with the client/family and interdisciplinary team members to achieve an individualized, well-coordinated discharge plan.

    Application Deadline: December 13, 2019 @ 16h00

    Responsibilities include:

    • Coordinates and develops a timely, effective and safe discharge plan in collaboration with interprofessional team members
    • Works with the clinical team to identify and prevent high risk ALC patients through utilization of community services (i.e the Local Health Integration Network) to coordinate early intervention and ensure safe patient discharge back to the community
    • Documents interventions in a format that facilitates the monitoring and evaluation of short and long-term effects of case management; ensures records are accurate and up to date
    • Evaluates and revises the discharge plan in collaboration with the client/family and interprofessional team to ensure that client/family care needs are met
    • Documents and participates in interprofessional plan of care and family care conferences to facilitate patient discharge
    • In collaboration with the transitional coordinator, identifies and coordinates community resources from within the public, private, charitable and non-profit sectors for the purpose of coordinating patient care plans post hospital stay
    • Acts as a resource to family and interprofessional team members regarding community resources and is an expert in the discharge planning process
    • Maintains knowledge of local, provincial and federal guidelines impacting the discharge planning process
    • Identifies trends that impact on the discharge planning process
    • Closely monitors discharges on a day-to-day basis and makes recommendations to clinical leadership team to manage bed allocation and utilization
    • Works with the clinical operation leadership team to coordinates the effective and efficient use of inpatient beds within the hospital
    • Works collaboratively with the clinical operation leadership team to develop strategies to improve and enhance discharge and flow
    • Develops tools to monitor the discharge planning process, including collection of data pertinent to the hospital’s discharge provision
    • Attends meeting and sits on committees (ALC rounds) as appropriate
    • Demonstrates a commitment to lifelong learning, identifies learning needs and establishes annual goals and objectives in alignment with the program and strategic plan
    • Communicates clearly and concisely in a timely and effective manner
    • Participates in quality improvement activities and supports the maintenance of a safe and healthy work environment for staff, clients and families

    The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

    • Diploma in health-related discipline, nursing preferred
    • Registration from a relevant health-related college
    • Member in good standing with a professional healthcare related regulatory college required
    • Minimum of three (3) years hospital experience required
    • Knowledge of community resources, support services and partnership preferred
    • Excellent negotiation, organizational, interpersonal and communications skills
    • Previous experience with discharge planning and coordination would be considered an asset
    • Experience working in a Windows Operating System, Microsoft Office Suite, QRH
    • Demonstrated critical thinking and judgement
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks and shifting priorities while maintaining a high degree of accuracy


    Staff: Occupational Therapist

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    Position Number : OT-1119 | Date Updated : October 24th, 2019

    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: December 13, 2019 @ 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 interprofessional 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 interprofessional team
    • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage workload
    • Demonstrated critical thinking/problem solving skills
    • Excellent work performance and attendance record

      Staff: Utilization Coordinator - Intake

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      Position Number : UCI-1019 | Date Updated : October 22nd, 2019

      Temporary Full-time - The Utilization Coordinator - Intake serves as the coordinating contact between the referring organization, inter-professional team, patient and/or Substitute Decision Maker (SDM). The Utilization Coordinator - Intake works collaboratively with the referring agency, inter-professional team, patient and/or SDM to facilitate a safe and efficient transition to Runnymede Healthcare Centre (Runnymede) on admission. As the primary contact for all admissions, (s)he provides all pertinent information to patients and families prior to and during the admission process, assesses each patient placement and ensures access to services required by the patient.

      Application Deadline: December 13, 2019 @ 16h00

      Responsibilities include:

        Plans, coordinates and manages all inpatient referrals and admissions to Runnymede.
      • Works collaboratively with the referring source to ensure awareness of the admission criteria and application process to Runnymede.
      • Evaluates the application for admission to determine appropriateness for admission based on admission criteria.
      • Conduct pre-admission interviews and clinical assessment to evaluate appropriateness of referred patients based on established program’s inclusion and exclusion criteria, including patient’s ability to succeed within a high intensity rehabilitative care delivery model.
      • Reviews each application for accuracy, ensures all forms are complete, and identifies any potential issues that may delay the admission process.
      • Coordinates the date and time of patient admissions or transfers with the referring/receiving facility.
      • Establishes the initial contact with the referral source.
      • Conducts a home assessment or an assessment at the acute care facility, as deemed necessary, to determine the patient’s suitability for admission.
      • Facilitates and coordinates seamless flow of external patient admissions, transfers, and discharges that ensure "the right patient is placed in the right bed at the right time" and identify potential barriers that may delay admission/discharge prior to admission, to optimize maximum bed capacity.
      • Meet with patient and family presenting for potential admission and conduct information sessions with them related to the program, its expectations and service delivery model prior to transfer to Runnymede. Share Runnymede accommodation information including brochures regarding services and programs to eligible candidates.
      • Liaises with inter-professional team members as required to plan a safe and effective transition of care.
      • Liaises with the patient and/or SDM to provide ongoing support/education during the preadmission phase, as required.
      • Meets with the patient/SDM on the day of admission to complete the required admission forms.
      • Serve as a liaison to referral source for all Runnymede programs to ensure appropriate patient fit to the program.
      • Works collaboratively with the clinical operation leadership team to develop strategies/Clinical Pathways to improve and enhance admission and flow.
      • Manages the waiting list and occupancy in accordance with Runnymede’s Bed Management Guidelines.
      • Monitors patient transfers to acute care and ensures compliance to bed holding processes and standards.
      • Develops and maintains a strong relationship with referral sources, and continuously promotes/educates community partners regarding Runnymede programs and services.
      • Delivers presentations to highlight programs and services offered at Runnymede to internal and external stakeholders.
      • Provides work direction to the Health Information Administrator.
      • Maintains accurate patient flow statistics, identifies trends and makes recommendations for improvement to Management.

      The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

        Diploma is a healthcare related field
      • Minimum four (4) years clinical experience preferably in a Rehabilitation/Complex Continuing Care setting
      • Member is good standing with a professional healthcare related regulatory college required
      • Demonstrated expertise with geriatric, neurological and MSK conditions
      • Experience with hospital bed flow management preferred
      • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment
      • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work co-operatively and constructively within an inter-professional healthcare team
      • Effective verbal and written communication to successfully work with all levels of the organization

      Staff: Clinical Educator - Evidence Based Practice and Performance

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      Position Number : CE-1019 | Date Updated : November 30th, 2019

      Permanent Full-time - Reporting to the Manager of Professional Practice, Programs, Education & Research, the Clinical Educator – Evidence-Based Practice and Performance will be responsible for leading and co-leading scholarly evidence-based best practice initiatives across the interprofessional clinical teams, including implementation of the RNAO’s BPSO program. This individual will work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders to develop, implement, evaluate, and sustain best practice initiatives that are aimed at improving the overall quality of care and patient experience at Runnymede Healthcare Centre. Additionally, the Clinical Educator – Evidence-Based Practice and Performance is accountable for managing, analyzing, and reporting performance data as it pertains to nursing and interprofessional practice.

      Application Deadline: December 31 2019 @ 16h00

      Responsibilities include:

      • Coordinate, in collaboration with key internal and external stakeholders, the planning, implementation, evaluation, and sustainability of the RNAO’s BPSO program
      • Collaborate with key stakeholders to identify opportunities for practice improvement
      • Develop, implement and monitor best practice initiatives and projects, using a quality improvement methodology
      • Identify process and outcome indicators, aligned with existing organizational scorecards and industry standards, to track progress and success
      • Develop and monitor project plans, including current state analysis, piloting, implementation, evaluation and sustainability phases, to ensure that timelines are met
      • Collaborate to monitor and mitigate risks in implementation of best practice initiatives
      • Use multiple data sources, including but not limited to, best practice guidelines, research literature, incident reports, audits, quality indicators, surveys, etc., to inform, monitor, and evaluate best practice initiatives
      • Coordinates the development, analysis, and reporting of nursing and allied health scorecards, dashboards, and best practice indicators
      • Regularly scan literature and industry standards to identify emerging best practices
      • Collaborate to engage the interprofessional team in the use of evidence-based best practices and continuous practice improvement
      • Communicate progress and successes to internal stakeholders and seek external opportunities to showcase Runnymede’s best practice work
      • Collaborates with the Clinical Education team in the development and delivery of education for interprofessional team members
      • Supports and participates in corporate initiatives as required

      • Masters degree (e.g. Nursing, Quality Improvement, etc.) required
      • Health care professional registered in good standing with an appropriate regulatory College (Nursing preferred)
      • Minimum 5 years of clinical experience in an Acute Care or Rehabilitation/Complex Continuing Care hospital setting
      • Minimum 3 years of progressive leadership in a health care setting strongly preferred
      • Superior knowledge of quality improvement methodology
      • Superior knowledge of project management and program evaluation
      • Excellent facilitation, change management and organizational skills


      Staff: Registered Practical Nurse

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      Position Number : RPN-1519 | Date Updated : November 30th, 2019

      Permanent Part-Time and Temporary: The registered practical nurse (RPN) in collaboration with the interprofessional 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: December 13, 2019

      Responsibilities Includes:

      • Applies the appropriate knowledge, skill, judgment and competencies required for safe practice, by adhering to the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) Practice Standards, Runnymede Healthcare Centre (Runnymede) policies and procedures and other evidence-based practice guidelines
      • Utilizes nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation) including observation, listening and physical assessment skills to plan and deliver nursing care for stable, non acute and clinically predictable patients.
      • The RPN initiates and updates the integrated care plan for his/her assigned patients.
      • Uses critical thinking to identify actual and potential complications that arise due to the patients medical conditions.
      • Develops therapeutic relationships with patients and their families and is guided at all times by a patient-and family-centered philosophy
      • Promotes patient’s independence by implementing nursing rehabilitation goals, teaches patients/families to understand health conditions, medications, and answers questions.
      • Consults Advance Practice Nurse for guidance and direction as required.
      • Collaborates with the interprofessional team, the patient, Substitute Decision Maker (SDM) and family in setting patient centered goals and objectives.

      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: Registered Nurse

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      Position Number : RN-1019 | Date Updated : November 30th, 2019

      Permanent Part-Time: Runnymede Healthcare Centre is expanding the services that we are providing to the community and are looking to increase the number of registered nurses 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 as a Registered Nurse (RN). In collaboration with the interprofessional team, RNs 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: December 31, 2019 @ 16h00

      The successful candidate posses 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
      • Active involvement in own/our continuing education
      • Two (2) years of nursing experience in a rehabilitation/complex continuing care hospital or acute care hospital preferred
      • Excellent organizational skills, 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