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

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

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Runnymede is committed to employment equity and recruitment and hiring practices will be modified to accommodate an applicant’s disabilities if requested.

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Staff: Advance Practice Nurse

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

ADVANCE PRACTICE NURSE – TEMPORARY FULL-TIME - The Advance Practice Nurse provides support for the overall day-to-day operationalization and coordination of patient care and patient transition on the patient care floor. He/she provides supervisory support for managing professional practice of nursing staff.

Application Deadline: June 28, 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: Occupational Therapist

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Position Number : OT-0619 | Date Updated : June 14th, 2019

Occupational Therapist - Temporary Full-time position- 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: June 28, 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 inter-professional team through documentation and/or direct consultation to provide a coordinated program of patient care.
  • Attend and contribute to patient care conferences and meetings.

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

Staff: Speech Language Pathologist - Consultant

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Position Number : SLP-0619 | Date Updated : June 14th, 2019

Speech Language Pathologist – Consultant – 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: June 28, 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: Junior Accountant

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Position Number : ACCT-0419 | Date Updated : June 1st, 2019

Junior Accountant - Permanent Full-time - The Junior Accountant is to work collaboratively within the Finance department will be responsible for supporting the organization’s financial cycle including patient accounts, sub-ledgers, journal entries, accruals, account reconciliations, and cash management functions. This position will work on an individual and team basis within the Finance Department and deliver consistent, accurate and timely information.

Application Deadline: June 24, 2019 @ 16h00

Responsibilities include:

  • Process approved invoices in the AP system for timely payment and accurate posting to the GL
  • Process matched and received invoices to POs for payment; investigate any missing POs, item or amount discrepancies; GL account coding errors and process employee reimbursements; review and management of invoice backlog
  • Respond to vendor and management inquiries, reconcile supplier statements, analyze vendor payments and perform and reconcile petty cash count bi-weekly
  • Set-up / maintain vendor information in the system, process documentation, maintenance of vendor record and prepare AP accrual journal entries and allocation of monthly expenses
  • Account reconciliation of selected cash, liability, prepaid and other expense accounts; reconcile transportation invoices to patient transportation appointments; Prepare employee healthcare, food and housekeeping service package; and receive and route vendor invoices to managers for approval
  • Assisted in preparing audit working papers per Client Assistant Schedule Yearend account reconciliations Yearend vendor statement reconciliations
  • Patient customer service and back-up to AR and provide day to day support, and identify opportunities to streamline processes and improve communication.
  • Other project as assigned

The successful candidates will posses the following qualifications/experience:

  • University Degree — Accounting, Business or Commerce. Professional accounting designation (CPA-CGA, CPA-CMA, CPA-CA) is an asset.
  • Previous relevant experience in the hospital/healthcare environment Solid understanding of the basic accounting principles, credit and collection practices
  • Solid experience in computerized financial programs including G/L and AIP
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and collaboratively with a positive customer service focus. Excellent data entry skills and High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Experience in Windows Operating System, Microsoft Word, Intermediate Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Large Integrated Accounting Systems (Microsoft Dynamics/GP is an asset).
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and must be able to effectively deal with patient and family complaints

Staff: Medical Office Assistant

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Position Number : MOA-0619 | Date Updated : June 6th, 2019

Medical Office Assistant – Permanent Full-time: The medical office assistant provides professional administrative support to the Chief Of Staff and medical staff. Provides assistance where required to ensure that the administrative functions and activities of the medical affairs office are carried out in an efficient, effective and timely manner while maintaining confidentiality.

Application Deadline: June 20, 2019 @ 16h00

Responsibilities Include:

  • Ensures the efficient and effective administrative operation of the office of the Chief of Staff & medical affairs office
  • Understands and anticipates the priorities and needs of the Chief of Staff and provides support materials and assistance when necessary
  • Manages the Chief of Staff’s appointment schedule, including scheduling internal and external appointments and utilizing professional judgment in establishing priorities and resolving conflicts
  • Attends Board Committee, Executive Advisory Committee, and other committees as required, takes minutes, prepares agendas and other materials for circulation to committee members
  • Creates monthly on-call calendars and circulates to staff
  • Assists with creation and maintenance medical staff orientation plan and manual as well as other materials to assist the physicians
  • Assists and coordinates annual credentialing, on- and off-boarding of new medical staff
  • Prioritizes incoming reports, requests and approvals for Chief of Staff and ensures that matters are dealt with in the required timeframes
  • Drafts written documents and proofreads correspondence including reports, letters, responses, memorandums and the preparation of presentation materials while ensuring accuracy and appropriate presentation formats
  • Answer calls for the Chief of staff, routes calls, greets visitors and responds to queries in a tactful and professional manner
  • Performs fact finding, literature/internet research, screens and compiles information for Chief of staff, Senior Management and Board as requested
  • Provides administrative support services including ordering of supplies, transcription of letters, memos, forms, reports, statements, agendas, and minutes, photocopying and filing for the Chief of Staff and medical staff
  • Actively promotes a culture of safety for both patients and employees by participating in safety education and training, by reporting incidents or unsafe situations to his/her supervisor, and by complying with the hospital’s safe work procedures

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications/experience:

  • University degree, executive secretarial diploma, medical office administration diploma or legal/paralegal education obtained through a recognized educational facility
  • 5+ years experience at the executive assistant level/medical office or equivalent
  • Shorthand and dictaphone skills an asset
  • Certificate of accomplishment at the intermediate level of MS Office including Word and Excel
  • Experience in desktop publishing and report presentation an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and shifting priorities while maintaining a high degree of accuracy

Staff: REGISTRATION COORDINATOR

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Position Number : RCO-0619 | Date Updated : June 4th, 2019

Registration Coordinator – Permanent, Full-Time: Reporting to the Team Lead, Health records and Privacy Office, the Registration Coordinator is responsible for patient admissions, discharges and transfers, various clerical functions and other related duties as assigned.

Application Deadline: June 18, 2019 @ 16h00

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for all aspects of processing admission, transfers, and discharges
  • Triage request for services & activation to appropriate departments
  • Process payments related to patient accounts
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate data for statistical reporting purposes
  • Other duties/projects as assigned

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • College Diploma or relevant experience.
  • Medical Office Administration diploma from recognized college preferred
  • Minimum two (2) years work experience, preferably in hospital setting
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work co-operatively and constructively within an interprofessional healthcare team
  • Effective verbal and written communication to successfully work with internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Self motivated and the ability to function both independently and as a multidisciplinary team member
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • The ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Demonstrated critical thinking/problem solving skills
  • Excellent work performance and attendance record
  • Demonstrated customer service excellence


Staff: Executive Assistant

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Position Number : EA-0619 | Date Updated : June 3rd, 2019

Executive Assistant–Temporary 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 office are carried out in an efficient, effective and timely manner while maintaining confidentiality.

Application Deadline: June 17, 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 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:

  • University Degree or Executive Secretarial Diploma obtained through a recognized educational facility
  • 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: Utilization Coordinator - Intake (Off-Site)

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

Utilization Coordinator – Intake (Off-Site) - Permanent Full-Time:

Application Deadline: June 17, 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: Administrative Assistant

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Position Number : ADMS-0419 | Date Updated : June 2nd, 2019

Administrative Assistant – Permanent Full-time - The Administrative Assistant provides professional administrative support to the Vice President, Clinical Operations & Quality, Chief Nursing Executive & Chief Privacy. The incumbent will provide support where required to ensure that the administrative functions are carried out in an efficient, effective and timely manner and maintains confidentiality in all aspects of the position.

Application Deadline: June 21, 2019 @ 16h00

Responsibilities include:

  • Schedules appointments and organizes meetings according to specific requests
  • Prepares routine replies to incoming correspondence.
  • Creates purchase requisitions based upon quotes and hospital operational needs.
  • Attends meetings as required, prepares agenda, takes minutes in a timely basis and prepares other materials/attachments for circulation.
  • Types, formats and edits various documents including presentations, memos, letters etc.
  • Creates and maintains efficient administrative processes with a consistent focus on quality improvement i.e. development of administrative best practices.
  • Plot and post staff hours into the HRIS payroll system based upon approval schedules.
  • Prioritize workload and ensure deadlines are met.
  • Prepares and drafts reports.
  • Any other support for requests and tasks as required.

          The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

          • University Degree from a recognized Canadian University or equivalent.
          • Proficient using Windows Operating System.
          • 2 - 5 years of experience in administration or a related area
          • Experience in healthcare setting and project management preferred.
          • Sound knowledge of office administration techniques, accurate keyboarding, grammar and spelling skills are essential
          • Strong communication skills with the ability to successfully work with all levels of the organization.
          • Able to multi task and work in a fast paced environment.




                Staff: Controller - Accounting and Business System Optimization

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                Position Number : CTRL-0519 | Date Updated : May 30th, 2019

                Controller, Accounting & Business System Optimization - Permanent Full Time

                Application Deadline: June 13, 2019 @ 16h00

                Position summary: The Controller, Accounting & Business System Optimization, reporting to the Director, Finance is responsible and accountable for ensuring effective and efficient management of the accounting and reporting functions of the department. Through timely and accurate reporting, sound financial analysis, managing staff, and ensuring strong internal controls, the incumbent will assist the Director to ensure proper management of hospital resources

                Responsibilities include:

                • Oversee monthly accounting and transactional responsibilities of the team
                • Manage, coordinate and ensure efficient accounts payable, billing, collections, donation and receipting processes for the hospital
                • Lead Hospital-Wide business systems review and implement best practice processes to optimize business system performance
                • Assists in month end processes and conducts reconciliations of general ledger accounts
                • Provide support to hospital operational s for all accounting transactions, patient queries and vendor and supplier requests as required
                • Lead the year-end and interim audit working closely with the auditors, ensuring an efficient and comprehensive year-end process
                • Takes a proactive approach to continuously address financial issues and opportunities for Runnymede
                • Ensure accounting policies, procedures and controls effective and in place and adhered to for safeguarding of assets and proper reporting of transactions
                • Ensure all Ministry of Health and Long Term Care submissions are reported accurately and submitted on time
                • Prepare ad-hoc reports and analysis as required
                • Strong, solution driven conflict management skills
                • Monitors revenues and expenses; reconciles MOHLTC/LHIN and program and accountable revenue streams
                • Ensures compliance to guidelines and standards as legislated under the Broader Public Sector Accountability Act
                • Lead, motivate, and develop the team
                • Support and encourage an environment for continuous improvement
                • Strong solution driven conflict management skills
                • Passionately strive to provide excellent customer service to all stakeholders
                • Special projects as assigned

                The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

                • University Degree – Accounting, Business or Commerce. Professional accounting designation (CPA-CGA, CPA-CMA, and CPA–CA) required.
                • At least three years previous relevant hospital/healthcare experience will be preferred.
                • In-depth knowledge of accounting standards is required.
                • Experience managing and/or supervising staff
                • Enjoys working in a fast pace environment.
                • Experience in implementation of necessary internal controls systems to safeguard assets.
                • Managing and oversees the planning, implementation and rollout of a financial system upgrade.
                • Windows Operating System, Microsoft Word, Intermediate Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Large Integrated Accounting Systems (Microsoft Dynamics/Great Plans and QHR is an asset) and MediAR.
                • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and must be able to effectively deal with patient and their family, directors and the senior management team.



                Staff: Facilities and Environmental Sustainability Manager

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                Position Number : FES-0519 | Date Updated : May 10th, 2019

                Facilities and Environmental Sustainability Manager – Permanent Full-Time: The primary focus of the manager, facilities and environmental sustainability is to assume leadership responsibility for hospital facilities, maintenance, environmental sustainability, parking and security.

                Application Deadline: June 10, 2019 @ 16h 00

                Responsibilities include:

                • Manages the daily routine of the maintenance staff and maintains records of work schedules, vacations and authorizes weekly timesheets
                • Supports the development and implementation of policies, procedures and systems for facilities, maintenance, environmental sustainability, safety, parking and security
                • 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 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 maintenance staff and ensures 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 architectures, electrical, mechanical and structural engineers in collaboration with the safety, facilities, and project coordinator and the director of support services.
                • Ensures that all heating, cooling, refrigeration, air conditioning, water and drainage systems are monitored, maintained and repaired when necessary
                • Oversees organization-wide activities related to the hospital’s environmental sustainability
                • 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 have the following qualifications/experience:

                • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field preferred P. Eng or CET designation
                • Minimum 3 years of experience in a managerial role in a related area
                • Proven knowledge or experience with 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

                Staff: Clinical Educator - Evidence-Based Practice and Performance

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                Position Number : CE-0319 | Date Updated : March 20th, 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: June 30, 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 : June 10th, 2019

                Permanent Part-Time and Temporary Positions: 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: June 10, 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: Site Operations and Practice Leader

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                Position Number : SPL-0119 | Date Updated : January 24th, 2019

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

                Application Deadline: June 10, 2019

                Responsibilities include:

                • Assumes a leadership role and takes appropriate action in emergency situations that may arise in the hospital (e.g. code red, code white etc.) and adheres to the hospital protocols and procedures as outlined in the emergency measures manual
                • Keeps VPs, directors and patient care managers abreast and informed of any issues and/or concerns occurring on the patient care floors and the hospital facility via verbal and/or written reports
                • Develops a positive climate among staff and provides support and assistance in managing conflict
                • Addresses patient/family concerns and facilitates resolutions as appropriate
                • Completes safety walkabouts on the patient care floor in conjunction with staff, taking appropriate actions as required
                • Completes clinical, operational and infection control audits as assigned during evening, nights, weekends and/or statutory holidays
                • Ensures regular safety checks on all clinical equipment and that equipment is in good state of repair
                • Employ advance clinical assessments and interventions, guided by integration of clinical experience with theory and research, to guide nurses’ clinical decisions
                • Takes a lead role in resolving any clinical-related issues or complaints that arise during the shift, documenting the incident for follow up as appropriate
                • Identifies issues related to staff performance and/or behaviour and takes immediate actions to address such issues
                • Assists with evenings, nights, weekends and/or statutory holidays orientation and other hospital-wide education
                • Collaborates with the central scheduling office to manage unit staffing to ensure appropriate level and nursing skill mix ratio
                • Monitors attendance of all staff and documents sick and absent calls by completing the record of absence form
                • Collaborates with managers on performance appraisals for staff working evenings, nights, weekends and statutory holidays
                • Demonstrates knowledge of existing collective agreements relevant government legislation and adheres to those requirements in the supervision of staff
                • Coordinates, manages, organizes and prioritize patient care activities and resource utilization
                • Ensures staff functions productively and cooperatively as a team
                • Conducts evening/night/weekend meetings with staff as necessary
                • Ensures adequate staffing levels are maintained for next shift using the appropriate allocation of staff on the units and other departments as required for suitable coverage

                The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

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


                Staff: Occupational Therapist / Physiotherapist Assistant

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                Position Number : OPTA-1318 | Date Updated : June 10th, 2019

                Permanent Part-Time Positions: 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: June 10, 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-1118 | Date Updated : June 10th, 2019

                Permanent Part-time, Temporary Full-Time and 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: June 30, 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 : March 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: June 10, 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