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

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

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Staff: Scheduling Coordinator

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Position Number : SCH-0819 | Date Updated : August 14th, 2019

Temporary Part-time - The scheduling coordinator provides scheduling support to all departments at Runnymede Healthcare Centre. The scheduling coordinator will be responsible for developing and managing staff schedules, addressing ongoing staffing requirements, vacation management following Runnymede policies and procedures and the collective agreement(s) provisions. This role will also be responsible for accurately inputting assigned staff demographic information into the human resource information system (HRIS).

Application Deadline: July 26, 2019 @ 16h00

Responsibilities include:

  • Develops master schedule and managing ongoing staffing needs, while adhering to scheduling provisions specified within the collective agreements (ONA & SEIU)
  • Assistance in the development of departmental standardized organizational procedures
  • Updates information on HRIS schedules to reflect staffing or scheduling changes
  • Utilizes QHR to maintain records of employees’ availability and follows-up with employees that fail to provide availability
  • Receives and processes leave requests, including vacation requests, in accordance with established policies and guidelines
  • Allocates and calls in relief staff to fill vacancies resulting from unfilled positions, vacations, leaves of absence and sick leaves, in accordance with pre-established guidelines and the applicable collective agreement
  • Confirms approval(s) for shift exchanges and vacation requests with departmental leads
  • Ensures accuracy of schedules and hours coded in HRIS schedules for all staff, for processing and approval by the manager responsible
  • Collaborates with payroll to resolve pay inquiries and/or confirming/verifying employee entitlements
  • Monitors and maintains the attendance management program and relays issues or concerns to manager(s) or the human resources department
  • Prints from computerized staffing system, daily, weekly and annual reports such as daily flow sheets, schedules and master rotations, as required
  • Performs a variety of administrative duties such as work processing, spreadsheet data entry and creating, filing and photocopying as required

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in business or related field required
  • Previous relevant experience in the hospital/healthcare environment
  • Minimum of three (3) years staff scheduling experience
  • Experience with scheduling software (HRIS, CCIM, QHR etc.) an asset
  • Experience with time and attendance management system, and entering payroll
  • Previous experience with human resources and/or payroll systems would be an asset
  • Solid understanding of collective agreements and scheduling rules within a healthcare environment
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and shifting priorities while maintaining a high degree of accuracy
  • Expertise with scheduling tasks such as extrapolation, back filling, call reporting and report writing

Staff: Occupational Therapist

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Position Number : OT-0819 | Date Updated : July 30th, 2019

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: August 20, 2018 @ 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 cooperatively 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: Occupational Therapist / Physiotherapist Assistant

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Position Number : OPTA-0719 | Date Updated : July 30th, 2019

Permanent Part-time and Temporary - The occupational therapy/physical therapy (OT/PT) assistant carries out delegated patient treatment as prescribed by the occupational therapists and physiotherapists and assists the therapists in patient-related activities.

Application Deadline: August 22, 2019 @ 16h00

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conducts individual and group therapy sessions under the direction of the occupational therapist (OT) and/or physiotherapist (PT)
  • Monitors and progresses patient’s therapy program 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
  • 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 skills/qualifications:

    • 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
    • Excellent time management and organizational skills

    Staff: Advance Practice Nurse

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    Position Number : APN-0719 | Date Updated : July 24th, 2019

    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: August 7, 2019 @ 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 interprofessional 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 human resources department to provide oversight and accountability for the attendance management program and labor relation issues
    • Identify and communicate professional practice related issues to the nursing leadership team and collaboratively support staff professional development
    • Participate in hiring, orientation, performance evaluation and termination of RNs, RPNs and patient care administrators
    • 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, interprofessional rounds, shift reports and patients’ concerns

    The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

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

    Staff: Occupational Therapist

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    Position Number : OT-0719 | Date Updated : July 22nd, 2019

    Temporary Full-time - 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: August 5 2018 @ 16h00

    Responsibilities Include:

    • 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 patients' 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: Physiotherapist

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    Position Number : PHY-0819 | Date Updated : July 22nd, 2019

    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: August 16, 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 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: Supervisor, Health Information & Decision Support

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      Position Number : HIDS-0719 | Date Updated : July 19th, 2019

      Permanent Full-time Position - Reporting to the director, flow, quality, pharmacy & privacy, the health information and decision support supervisor provides financial and health records/utilization information, analysis and strategic problem solving to both clinical and non-clinical teams throughout the hospital. In addition, he/she is responsible for the daily oversight of the health information services (HIS) department to ensure the accuracy, quality and integrity of overall departmental functions.

      Application Deadline: August 2, 2019 @ 16h00

      Responsibilities include:

      • Responsible for the oversight of all aspects of the health information services (HIS) department, including personal health administration and registration
      • Analyze, interpret, consult, present and make recommendations on information to support strategic evidence-based decision making and knowledge development. This will include pulling and collating data from a variety of information systems and utilizing strong problem solving skills and creativity to integrate data and information into useful formats
      • Coordinate and implement decision support related projects through the phases of project management
      • Provide guidance and expertise with respect to indicator and metric development for performance monitoring and the development of a governance balance score card
      • Plan, develop, test, deploy and maintain our decision support tools in concert with decision support team and clients; present information to a variety of different audiences
      • Meet with decision makers, system owners and end users, to facilitate evidence-based decision making and reporting requirements that is aligned with Runnymede Healthcare Centre strategic directions
      • Develop business intelligence system including documenting business requirements, writing analysis reports, creating performance metrics; knowledge of data warehousing concept and SQL required
      • Develop and maintain a central data repository for storage of key corporate information, including database design, dictionary maintenance and the development of a user interface
      • Prepare custom reports for day to day business use, and data quality and validation purposes
      • Coordinate and implement decision support related projects through the phases of project management
      • Tracks and analyze key corporate performance indicators and ensures that data in decision support applications/reports are reconciled to the data in the hospital's information system
      • Provides consultative and analytical support regarding collection, interpretation, analysis and presentation of data
      • Prepares reports to assist with the committee functions, corporate priorities, projects and decision making while ensuring these are completed in an accurate and timely manner
      • Performs research to collect external indicators for assessment of performance and establishment of benchmarks
      • Contributes to the development of the balanced scorecard, quality management reporting, ministry reporting, the operating plan, accreditation and, as required, to other routine and special reports for Executive Advisory Committee, Board and corporate/departmental committees
      • Establishes and maintains departmental policies, procedures, routines set out by all applicable and adhere to hospital and department policies; participates in planning and delivery of training and communications, including employee orientation

      The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications/experience:

      • A bachelor's degree in health informatics, statistics, health administration, computer science or similar; a master's degree is preferred
      • 3 - 5 years of previous relevant systems experience in the hospital health care environment
      • Windows Operating System, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft PowerPoint
      • Demonstrated strong report writing skills using tools such as SQL server reporting services, SQL queries, and Crystal Reports
      • Advanced proficiency in hospital information systems, database management
      • Attention to detail, and the ability to translate business statistical concepts into the data I information realm
      • Ability to handle a variety of concurrent assignments and to work independently
      • Sound organizational and project management skills with the ability to multi-task and meet conflicting deadlines are essential

      Staff: Scheduling Coordinator

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      Position Number : SCH-0719 | Date Updated : July 5th, 2019

      Temporary Full-time - The Scheduling Coordinator provides scheduling support to all departments at Runnymede Healthcare Centre. The Scheduling Coordinator will be responsible for developing and managing staff schedules, addressing ongoing staffing requirements, vacation management following Runnymede Healthcare Centre (Runnymede) policies and procedures and the collective agreement(s) provisions. This role will also be responsible for accurately inputting assigned staff demographic information into Human Resource Information System (HRIS).

      Application Deadline: July 26, 2019 @ 16h00

      Responsibilities include:

      • Develops master schedule and managing ongoing staffing needs, while adhering to scheduling provisions specified within the collective agreements (ONA & SEIU)
      • Assistance in the development of departmental standardized organizational procedures
      • Updates information on HRIS schedules to reflect staffing or scheduling changes
      • Utilizes QHR to maintain records of employees’ availability and follows-up with employees that fail to provide availability
      • Receives and processes leave requests, including vacation requests, in accordance with established policies and guidelines
      • Allocates and calls in relief staff to fill vacancies resulting from unfilled positions, vacations, leaves of absence and sick leaves, in accordance with pre-established guidelines and the applicable Collective Agreement
      • Confirms approval(s) for shift exchanges and vacation requests with departmental leads
      • Ensures accuracy of schedules and hours coded in HRIS schedules for all staff, for processing and approval by the Manager responsible
      • Collaborates with Payroll Department to resolve pay inquiries and/or confirming/verifying employee entitlements

      • Monitor and maintain attendance management program and relay issues or concerns to Manager(s) or Human Resources Department
      • Prints from computerized staffing system, daily, weekly and annual reports such as daily flow sheets, schedules and master rotations, as required
      • Performs a variety of administrative duties such as work processing, spreadsheet data entry and creating, filing and photocopying as required

      The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

      • Bachelor degree in Business or related field required. Previous relevant experience in the hospital/healthcare environment
      • Minimum of three (3) years staff scheduling experience
      • Experience with scheduling software (HRIS, CCIM, QHR etc.) an asset
      • Experience with time and attendance management system, and entering payroll
      • Previous experience with Human Resources and/or Payroll systems would be an asset
      • Solid understanding of collective agreements and scheduling rules within a health care environment
      • Ability to handle multiple tasks and shifting priorities while maintaining a high degree of accuracy
      • Expertise with scheduling tasks such as extrapolation, back filling, call reporting and report writing


      Staff: Clinical Informatics Specialist

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      Position Number : CIS-0719 | Date Updated : July 5th, 2019

      Permanent Full-time - The primary function of the Clinical Informatics Specialist is to work collaboratively with key internal and external stakeholders to plan, develop, implement, maintain, evaluate, and refine clinical application systems (including but not limited to EHR, CPOE, Closed Loop Medication Management, etc.) across Runnymede Healthcare Centre. Using well-developed project management and change management skills, the Clinical Informatics Specialist will be responsible for ensuring the optimal build and use of clinical software and workflows to support patient safety, patient experience, resource efficiency, and inter-professional practice requirements.

      Application Deadline: July 26, 2019 @ 16h00

      Responsibilities include:
      • Design, build, and configure EHR system modules for software and application development
      • Facilitate organizational decision-making to ensure EHR deployment meets professional practice, safety, reporting, and business needs
      • Work closely with all key internal and external stakeholders (system partners, IS, clinicians, educators, operational managers, decision support etc.) through all phases of project planning, implementation, and evaluation
      • Assist with application implementation and system configuration
      • Document workflows and uses knowledge of existing and future state workflows to build and improve clinical systems
      • Interpret, modify, analyse, and report on data derived from clinical applications
      • Make recommendations for optimal use of clinical applications and EHR across the organization to adhere to evidence-based practice and regulatory requirements
      • Design and deliver education in support of clinical application implementation, including super user and end user training, onboarding, and ongoing educational support and troubleshooting
      • Recommends innovative ideas, processes, and/or procedures for enhancements, additions, and modifications to improve existing systems
      • Monitor and report quality data as related to the EHR and clinical software applications
      • Provide guidance and subject matter expertise in the resolution of complex clinical informatics issues
      • Develop, support, and maintain documents for system design and build
      • Proactively identify project risks and seeks timely resolution
      • Analyses ongoing enhancement requests for existing applications and collaborates cross-functionally to identify project goals and specifications.
      • Uses a thorough piloting/testing methodology to ensure minimal production and User Acceptance Testing defects are realized
      • Collaborates to update policies and procedures to support clinical system adoption and use

      The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

      • Bachelors of Science in Nursing degree required
      • Post-graduate degree, certificate or diploma in Clinical Informatics or other relevant field preferred
      • Minimum of 3 years clinical experience in acute care, rehabilitative care, and/or complex continuing care, preferably in an organization that used an EHR such as Meditech
      • Minimum of 2 years of experience in working in Clinical Informatics required. Active involvement in own continuing education
      • Windows Operating System, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Visio, Power Point) Strong knowledge of project management, analysis skills, computer systems testing and training
      • Superior knowledge of Meditech or other healthcare application software in a healthcare setting
      • Ability to independently identify and resolve major or minor problems or difficulties
      • Demonstrated teaching and facilitation skills
      • Effective verbal and written communication to successfully work with all levels of the organization
      • Experience with Windows Operating System, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Visio


      Staff: Advance Practice Nurse

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      Position Number : APN-0619 | Date Updated : June 22nd, 2019

      Temporary Full-time - The Advance Practice Nurse provides support for the overall day-to-day operationalization and coordination of patient care and patient transition on the patient care floor. He/she provides supervisory support for managing professional practice of nursing staff.

      Application Deadline: July 23, 2019 @ 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: Speech Language Pathologist - Consultant

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      Position Number : SLP-0619 | Date Updated : July 12th, 2019

      Temporary Part-Time Position - Reporting to the Manager, Interprofessional Practice, Programs, Education and Research, the primary functions of the Speech-Language Pathologist - Consultant includes: assessing patients who are referred for SLP services; developing swallowing and/or communication plans of care for the patient; collaborating with the interprofessional care team to implement and evaluate the plan of care; and education of patients and/or their caregivers.

      Application Deadline: August 16, 2018 @ 16h00

      Responsibilities include:

      • Provides assessment, management and rehabilitation of swallowing disorders and speech, language and cognitive communication disorders for patients admitted to Runnymede and referred for SLP services.
      • Develops and implements individual plans of care based on an analysis of assessment findings and clinical reasoning.
      • Establishes rehabilitation goals in collaboration with the patient and/or substitute decision maker.
      • Provides education to patients, families and caregivers as required to support optimal and safe care for swallowing and communication disorders.
      • Contributes to discharge planning, including initiating referrals for community services as appropriate, for patients on their caseload, when indicated by the plan of care.
      • Collaborates with members of the inter-professional team through documentation and/or direct consultation to provide a coordinated program of patient care.
      • Maintains accurate and up-to-date assessment, treatment, goals and other relevant administrative records for each patient on their caseload according to Runnymede Healthcare Centre and the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario guidelines
      • Actively participates in staff education within Runnymede.
      • Participates in ongoing educational opportunities both internally and externally to maintain clinical competencies.
      • Educates patients, appropriate family members, students and other health care providers regarding aspects of communication and swallowing disorders.
      • Orients and supervises Speech-Language Pathology students and volunteers.
      • Complies with College Standards, Guidelines, Position Statements, Code of Ethics, and all Runnymede Healthcare Centre and Departmental Policies and Procedures.

      The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

      • Post-secondary degree from an accredited Speech-Language Pathology program as recognized by the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario
      • Member in good standing with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario
      • Membership with the Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists an asset
      • Clinical experience in Rehabilitation/Complex Continuing Care Hospital or Acute Care Hospital preferred
      • Demonstrated expertise 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
      • Excellent time management and organizational skills
      • Experience with Windows Operating System, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint

      Staff: Utilization Coordinator - Intake (Off-Site)

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      Position Number : UCI - 0619 | Date Updated : June 2nd, 2019

      Permanent Full-Time - The Utilization Coordinator – Intake (Off-Site) serves as the coordinating contact between the referring organisation, 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 (RHC) on admission.

      Application Deadline: August 16, 2019 @ 16h00

      Responsibilities include:

      • Plans, coordinates and manages all inpatient referrals and admissions to RHC in alignment with organisations strategic direction and operational needs
      • Willingness and ability to travel as mobile intake coordinator between hospital sites.
      • 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, ensures all forms are complete accurately, identifies any potential issues that may delay the admission process and informs the referral source of acceptance or denial of the application for admission.
      • Coordinates the date and time of patient admissions or transfers with the referring/receiving facility.
      • Conducts a home assessment or an assessment at the acute care facility, as deemed necessary, to determine the patient’s suitability for admission.
      • Liaises with inter-professional team members as required to plan a safe and effective transition of care.
      • Establishes initial contact with the patient and/or SDM when the application for admission is accepted.
      • Meets with the patient/SDM on the day of admission to complete the required admission forms.
      • Work with clinical operation leadership team to coordinate effective and efficient admission of patients
      • 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 RHC Bed Management Guidelines.
      • Monitors patient transfers to acute care and ensures compliance to bed holding processes and standards.
      • Delivers presentations to highlight programs and services offered at RHC to internal and external stakeholders.
      • Participates in the planning and implementation of new/updated Patient Flow policy and service development.
      • Orients and mentors new staff and actively participates in staff education within RHC.
      • Participates in ongoing educational opportunities both internally and externally to maintain clinical competencies.
      • Educates patients, appropriate family members, students and other health providers with regard to patient flow issues and concerns.
      • Maintains accurate patient flow statistics, identifies trends and makes recommendations for improvement.
      • Analyse and prepares statistical reports for senior leadership on a quarterly basis and/or as needed.
      • Minimum of an undergraduate degree in healthcare related field required (will consider candidates who have an undergraduate in progress).
      • Member in good standing with a professional healthcare related regulatory college required.
      • Well-versed with Windows Operating System, Microsoft Office Suite 7.

      The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

      • Minimum (4) years clinical experience preferably in a Rehabilitation/ Complex Continuing Care setting.
      • Demonstrated expertise with geriatric, neurological and MSK conditions.
      • Travel will be required; incumbent must provide their own transportation and with current driver’s license.
      • 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.
      • Excellent time management and organizational skills and ability to work independently and in a team environment.
      • Demonstrated critical thinking/problem solving skills with excellent work performance and attendance record.

      Staff: Facilities Manager

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      Position Number : FES-0519 | Date Updated : June 24th, 2019

      Permanent Full-Time - The primary focus of the facilities manager is to assume leadership responsibility for hospital facilities, maintenance, environmental services (EVS), food services and other jobs as assigned

      Application Deadline: August 21, 2019 @ 16h 00

      Responsibilities include:

      • Manages and provides best quality operational leadership to the maintenance and EVS staff through maintaining records of work schedules, vacations and authorizes weekly timesheets
      • Supports the development and implementation of policies, procedures and systems for facilities, maintenance, environmental services.
      • Promotes a positive labour relations environment in accordance with the collective agreement and works in collaboration with human resources on all labour, employee relations and recruitment activities.
      • Supports the development and monitoring of standards of performance, and productivity. Monitors department activities and implements changes to improve services.
      • Maintains the overall functioning of the physical plant and ensures that departmental operations are managed effectively. Ensures that all work is performed in accordance with regulations (i.e.) building standards, fire codes and hospital policy.
      • Inspects, on a regular or periodic basis, work completed by environmental services and maintenance staff and ensures that work performed by contract services is closely monitored.
      • Monitors building and furniture repair maintenance requisitions by assigning priorities, manages emergency requests, schedules work for other requisitions and preventative maintenance.
      • Actively supports construction and space planning and liaises with architects, electrical, mechanical and structural engineers in collaboration with the safety, facilities, and project coordinator and the director, support services.
      • Ensures that all heating, cooling, refrigeration, air conditioning, water and drainage systems are monitored, maintained and repaired when necessary.
      • To oversee organization-wide activities related to the hospital’s environmental sustainability commitment.
      • Manages strategies that will allow set targets to be reached and monitor progress towards these targets
      • Supports the capital budgeting process, gathering data, prioritizing, and managing approved projects or purchases.
      • Acts as liaison for communication with all internal and external stakeholders for capital and small renovation projects.
      • Creates project plans or charters as required and produces required reports.

      The successful candidate will display the following qualifications/experience/characteristics:

      • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field, diploma or CET designation.
      • Minimum 3 years of experience in a managerial role in a related area.
      • Proven knowledge or experience with environmental services, complex electrical, plumbing and mechanical maintenance, expansion and renovations. Experience in a healthcare setting is preferred.
      • Demonstrated ability to address all HVAC systems in the hospital.
      • Proficient using Windows operating system, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Outlook.
      • Proven leadership experience in a unionized work environment.
      • Demonstrated ability to work with high energy, enthusiasm and personal commitment to excellence.

      Staff: Clinical Educator - Evidence-Based Practice and Performance

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      Position Number : CE-0319 | Date Updated : July 12th, 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. 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: August 16, 2019 @ 16h 00

      Responsibilities include:

      • 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

      The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

      • Master's degree (e.g. nursing, quality improvement, etc.) required
      • Healthcare professional registered in good standing with an appropriate regulatory college
      • 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 healthcare 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 : July 1st, 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: August 16, 2019

      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 interprofessional 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 / Physiotherapist Assistant

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      Position Number : OPTA-0219 | Date Updated : July 15th, 2019

      Causal: The occupational therapy/physical therapy (OT/PT) assistant carries out delegated patient treatment as prescribed by the occupational therapists and physiotherapists and assists the therapists in patient-related activities.

      Application Deadline: August 16, 2019

      Responsibilities include:

      • Conducts individual and group therapy sessions under the direction of the occupational therapist (OT) and/or physiotherapist (PT)
      • Monitors and progresses patients' therapy program 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
      • Excellent time management and organizational skills

      Staff: Physiotherapist

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      Position Number : PHY-0619 | Date Updated : July 15th, 2019

      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: August 16, 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
      • 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: Registered Nurse

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      Position Number : RN-1019 | Date Updated : July 1st, 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: August 16, 2019 @ 16h00

      Responsibilities include:

      • Applies the appropriate knowledge, skill, judgement 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's policies and procedures as well as other professional associations
      • Utilizes nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation) including observation, listening and physical assessment skills to plan the provision of nursing care
      • Partners with patients and families, in collaboration with the interprofessional team, to facilitate appropriate, timely and effective discharge/transition planning, beginning at the time of admission
      • Initiates and updates integrated care plan for his/her assigned patients
      • Identifies, educate and coaches the patient to reach their maximum potential for self care and independence
      • Integrates principles of chronic illness, disability, frailty and aging into nursing care delivery
      • Adheres to therapists' recommendations regarding patients' treatment plans
      • Communicates and documents as required by Runnymede's policies/procedures, CNO and other legislated requirements
      • Meets the ethical and legal requirements for professional practice within the policies and procedures of Runnymede and the CNO standards
      • Mentors students and newly hired RNs and registered practical nurses (RPNs)
      • Attends and participates in patient care conference and interprofessional rounds for assigned patients with other members of the interprofessional team by preparing verbal and written reports as per Runnymede's policies and procedures
      • Collaborates with the interprofessional team, the patient, substitute decision maker (SDM) and family in setting patient-centered goals and objectives
      • Advocates for protecting and promoting the patient’s autonomy, respect, privacy and dignity
      • Ensures relationships with patients, SDMs, and families are therapeutic and professional in nature
      • First line for conflict resolution with the patient, SDM, family and/or team members
      • Evaluates own practice and behaviour and its impact on the team

      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