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

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

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

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

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

Staff: Patient Care Administrator

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Position Number : PCA-0817 | Date Updated : August 15th, 2017

Permanent Full-Time: The Patient Care Administrator provides support to the patient care team under the Advance Practice Nurse. This position is responsible for acting as key contact for patients, families and coordinate duties to ensure patient care is organized and standardized. Act as a contact for all departments and community partners.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assists Advance Practice Nurses to ensure that tasks are completed and followed up during and from previous shifts
  • Ensures timely accomplishment of operational and strategic projects across the floor
  • Provide assistance to patient care manager regarding data and resource management of projects and initiatives
  • Ensure that all adverse event follow ups are coordinated and meetings scheduled
  • Organize information sharing and communication across the floor using electronic, print and bulletin boards
  • Complete all care delivery, safety and equipment related audits as assigned
  • Ensure that admissions, discharges and transfers are coordinated effectively across the floor
  • Communicate with clinical educators to organize sessions and activities across the floor
  • Create a climate of effective communication with staff, patients, SDMs, families and other members of the inter-professional team
  • Coordinate activities related to care delivery across the floor
  • Manage clinical equipment inventory and facilitate biomedical service requests
  • Organize product trials and feedback from end users
  • Collaborates with social work to carry out referrals and discharges
  • Coordinate and follow up regarding Lab Reports and update resources for Physicians’ rounds
  • Assists Advanced Practice Nurse in managing transfer of accountability (shift handover) and shift reports
  • Coordinates staff meetings and supports the completion of agenda and minutes
  • Assist advance practice nurses to coordinate completion and implementation of care plans
  • Coordinates with health information services to carry out all health information access requests
  • Provide back-up for unit clerk during absences
  • All other duties as assigned

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

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

Staff: Maintenance Helper

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Position Number : MH-0817 | Date Updated : August 10th, 2017

Permanent Full-Time: The maintenance helper contributes to the ongoing upkeep of the hospital facility by maintaining a safe, clean and dependable environment. Provides support on all emergency measures and code procedures according to the hospital policy.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting maintenance staff as assigned
  • Providing access to staff and vendors as required
  • Receiving goods at loading dock area, checking packing slips and delivering/informing appropriate department about the receipt
  • Carrying out special assignments/projects as required (i.e. painting, inventory counts, etc.)
  • Snow removal and salting during winter months of the parking area, walkways, entrances and other assigned areas of the facility
  • Cleaning and clearing garbage from all mechanical rooms, penthouse and boiler rooms
  • Keeping outside garbage bins clean and empty on a regular basis
  • Picking up loose outdoor garbage throughout the property grounds on a regular basis
  • Cutting grass using the tractor, gas mower and other equipment as necessary
  • Trimming trees, bushes and hedges using appropriate garden tools
  • Watering the lawn and garden areas as required
  • Supporting the joint occupational health and safety program, making health and safety a part of the daily routine; ensuring all work practices follow safe methods and comply with relevant legislation

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • Ontario secondary school diploma (a post secondary diploma or a certificate in related fields are an asset)
  • General knowledge or experience with building systems such as HVAC, plumbing, electrical, etc. is an asset
  • Exposure to healthcare environment is an asset
  • Must be able to work with minimum supervision
  • Utilizes personal protective equipment (PPE) when necessary
  • Ensures safe handling of all tools and equipment in the workplace
  • Maintains all equipment in a safe manner and ensures that work areas are also safe

Staff: Registered Practical Nurse

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Position Number : RPN-6217 | Date Updated : August 9th, 2017

Temporary Casual: 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. Provides excellent care by demonstrating compassion, professionalism and respect.

The successful candidates will posses the following qualifications/experience:

  • Current certificate of competence as an RPN 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's standards of practice
  • Current basic cardiac life support certification (BCLS) required
  • Active involvement in continuing education
  • Good organizational skills and ability to manage workload
  • Experience with Windows Operating system and 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: Registered Practical Nurse

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Position Number : RPN-6137 | Date Updated : August 9th, 2017

Temporary Full-Time: 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. Provides excellent care by demonstrating compassion, professionalism and respect.

The successful candidates will posses the following qualifications/experience:

  • Current certificate of competence as an RPN 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's standards of practice
  • Current basic cardiac life support certification (BCLS) required
  • Active involvement in continuing education
  • Good organizational skills and ability to manage workload
  • Experience with Windows Operating system and 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: Hospital Wide Supervisor

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Position Number : HWS-0717 | Date Updated : July 27th, 2017

Permanent Full-Time: As a member of the clinical operations team reporting to the Vice President, Human Resources and Organizational Development, the Hospital Wide Supervisor assumes responsibility and accountability for hospital-wide management during days, evenings, nights, weekends and/or statutory holidays. The hospital wide supervisor ensures the safe, effective utilization of systems, protocols and resources in the delivery of inter-professional care to patients and is the administrative person on-site for the hospital at the scheduled periods.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assumes a leadership role and takes appropriate action in emergency situations that may arise in the Hospital and adheres to the Hospital protocols and procedures as outlined in the emergency measures manual in these situations (i.e. emergency situations, code blue, code red, etc.) and follows up as appropriate
  • Leads to resolve any issues or complaints that arise during the shift and documents as appropriate
  • Addresses patient/family concerns and facilitates resolutions as appropriate
  • Completes safety walkabouts on the patient care units in conjunction with staff and take action to address issues identified
  • Manages access to safe clinical equipment through regular safety checks
  • Coordinate availability and documentation of clinical supplies and equipment
  • Is accessible to staff, patients and families to provide support and assistance
  • Monitors attendance of all staff, documents sick and absent calls and arrange for replacement staff
  • Provides written and verbal feedback on a regular basis to the appropriate Managers regarding issues that arise with their staff
  • Provides administrative supervision to all staff and services on the shifts
  • Leads or participates in projects, committees, working groups or councils pertaining to strategic and operational significance
  • Conducts hospital wide training sessions, education and audits as required

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • A university degree in health administration or relevant discipline from an accredited university
  • Post graduate degree would be an asset
  • Member in good standing with the respective regulatory college is an asset
  • Knowledge of standards of practice and applicable health care legislations
  • 5 years relevant management experience in a clinical setting
  • Experience in a complex continuing care preferred
  • Current Standard First Aid Certificate Level A (or willing to become certified)
  • Expert problem-solving, dispute resolution and communication skills
  • Demonstrated excellent leadership skills
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and team building skills
  • Proficient with MS Office, MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and staff scheduling software
  • Availability to work days, weekends, evenings, nights and statutory holidays

Staff: Controller

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Position Number : CTRL - 0717 | Date Updated : July 21st, 2017

Permanent Full-Time: The Controller, 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:

  • Works for the Director, Finance to 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
  • Assists in month end processes and conducts reconciliations of general ledger accounts
  • Provide support to hospital operational managers 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

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • University Degree – Accounting, Business or Commerce. Professional accounting designation (CPA-CGA, CPA-CMA, 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, managers, directors and the senior management team.

Staff: Minimum Data Set (MDS) Coordinator

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Position Number : MDS - 0617 | Date Updated : June 28th, 2017

Permanent Full-Time: The MDS Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and leading all aspects of the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) Minimum Data Set (MDS) and ensuring the accuracy of data and submission of data within the mandated timelines. This role supports clinical teams and provides expertise in capacity/bed management, clinical analysis, clinical implications based on data and statistical analysis and participates in the implementation of software systems and enhancements. This position will work with clinical leadership staff to provide advice, support, guidance and direction with respect to issues of clinical utilization, patient complexity and workload. It is also responsible for identifying, communicating and implementing processes to address issues of clinical utilization, patient complexity and workload.

Responsibilities include:

  • Meets the mandated reporting requirements of the Ministry of Health and the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) Chronic Care Reporting System (CCRS).
  • Timely transmission of all required patient assessment data per CIHI guidelines.
  • Reviews and validates overall MDS assessment schedule for all patient care units and communicates any changes.
  • Monitors MDS activities on the patient care units and immediate notification to the Director, Quality & Risk Management and Patient Care Managers (PCMs) of any deadlines that are at risk of not being met.
  • Designs and maintains a communication process among MDS assessors and the MDS Coordinator to initiate processes such as a Significant Change assessment notification.
  • Prompts, alerts MDS – Assessors (Clinical staff) when a change of condition and MDS needs to be initiated.
  • Audit MDS data submitted by assessors to ensure accuracy and consistency.
  • Collaborate with staff, PCMs and others to ensure data quality is of the highest standard.
  • Responsible for the implementation, maintenance and revision of processes to ensure data quality within the clinical documentation systems.
  • Development and revision of assessor role and responsibility statements and procedural guidelines whenever there are any changes to MDS indicators or CIHI guidelines or Runnymede policies and procedures.
  • Reviews all CIHI reports (i.e. Submission, Verification, Data Quality, Rug Weighted Patient Day (RWPD) (provincial and facility), generated from the submission of RAI-MDS assessments and takes necessary action (i.e. corrections) to promote superior data quality and decision support.
  • Works with Health Information Services and the Interprofessional Teams to inform clinical quality indicator interpretations and follows up and coordinates quality improvement initiatives.
  • Perform analysis on clinical data to identify trends, issues and opportunities.
  • Perform ad hoc data analysis to assist clinical leadership to address utilization, case mix, workload, practice or management issues.
  • Ensures that Nursing Workload Measurement is completed timely and accurately by nursing staff and promptly notifies the Patient Care Manager of any nursing staff related issues.
  • Stays abreast of best practices and changes to reporting requirements by liaising with the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs), CIHI, attending MDS conferences, as well as other rehabilitation and complex continuing care hospitals.
  • Promotes the use of clinical information driven by MDS assessment outcomes for patient care decision making.
  • Utilizes recognized care planning tools (i.e. Clinical Assessment Protocols (CAPs)) to facilitate improvement in patient care.
  • Investigate data quality issues and assist in determining corrective action.
  • Ensures accuracy in assigned Case Mix Indexes (CMIs) for each patient by various methods such as conducting in depth reviews of CMI fluctuations.
  • Facilitates accuracy in assigned Resource Utilization Group (RUG) to ensure that patient care needs are met and providing regular feedback to the assessors, Patient Care Managers, Patient Flow Manager, Patient Flow Coordinators and others.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • Degree from a recognized University, in nursing, health information, clinical evaluation or related field
  • 5 to 7 years clinical experience
  • Previous management and project management experience preferred
  • Proficient Windows Operating System, Microsoft Office Suite
  • Current knowledge of RAI, MDS required and working knowledge of workload systems is essential
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail required
  • Demonstrated written and communications skills and ability to develop rapport with staff
  • Knowledge of adult education principles and demonstrated teaching/facilitation skills
  • Demonstrates complex decision making ability and creative problem solving / critical thinking skills
  • Experience in project evaluation and statistical and report analysis an asset

Staff: Personal Support Worker

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Position Number : PSW06-17 | Date Updated : June 23rd, 2017

Casual: The personal support worker (PSW) assists nurses and other members of the interprofessional team. He/she provides patient care related to patient cleanliness, safety and activities of daily living, as well as maintaining the operation, and safety of the patient care unit. He/she contributes to clinical excellence by demonstrating compassion, respect and a strong work ethic. The PSW's daily work activities will be supervised by the registered nurse (RN) or registered practical nurse (RPN).

Responsibilities include:

  • Delivers care to patients and reports any relevant observations that will assist with patient care to the RN or RPN
  • Takes appropriate action to report changes to the RN or RPN in a timely manner, when the clinical presentation of the patient deviates from expected outcomes
  • Uses observation, listening and communication skills to plan provision of nursing care for stable, non-acute and clinically predictable patients
  • At the start of each shift, reads the integrated care plan for his/her assigned patients
  • Identifies care needs for assigned patients and prioritizes activities throughout the shift
  • Promotes patients' independence by reinforcing nursing rehabilitation goals
  • Completes Runnymede Healthcare Centre's annual organizational competency review
  • Ensures professional and therapeutic relationships with the patient, family and substitute decision maker (SDM)
  • Provides culturally sensitive patient care
  • Contributes to and supports positive team functioning
  • Evaluates his/her own practice and behaviour and its impact on the team
  • Escorts patients to external appointments and is professional at all times
  • Completes appropriate paperwork required for assigned work shift
  • Address physical and personal care needs of client including, but not limited to: hygiene, grooming and dressing, toileting, feeding, recording nutrition and hydration intake, provision of preventative skin care

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • Personal support worker certificate from a recognized community college
  • Five (5) years experience in rehab/CCC hospital or long-term care home setting is preferred
  • Experience in a hospital setting is preferred
  • A minimum of 6000 hours of verifiable work experience in past five years
  • Experience or certificate in dementia care and/or geriatric preferred.
  • Working knowledge of the Windows operating system, Microsoft Office Suite an asset
  • Good organizational skills and ability to manage workload
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with the interprofessional team, patients and their families

Staff: Occupational Therapist

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Position Number : OT-0617 | Date Updated : June 23rd, 2017

Permanent Full-Time: The occupational therapist (OT) assesses patients, interprets findings, implements and evaluates the impact or effectiveness of intervention strategies and educates patients and/or their caregivers.

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

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
  • 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
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support
  • 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: Development Assistant

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Position Number : DAS-0417-1 | Date Updated : June 19th, 2017

Temporary Part-Time: The Development Assistant provides administrative support to the Senior Development Officer to facilitate the implementation and success of fundraising programs and activities. The role also provides support where required to ensure the cultivation and solicitation of donors and sponsors, and the successful planning and coordination of fundraising events.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist the Senior Development Officer in preparing major gifts and sponsorship proposals, presentations, communication and reports for various internal and external committees, and donor meetings.
  • Support activities related to direct mail, prospect research and donor stewardship.
  • Coordinate hospital tours and meetings with staff, physicians, volunteers, donors, prospects and stakeholders.
  • Assist in the development of meeting materials and execute meeting logistics as required.
  • Manage the Raiser’s Edge fundraising database including data entry, data clean up, writing queries, running reports and creating tax receipts.
  • Process all donations and issue corresponding tax/business receipts in accordance with CRA guidelines.
  • Provide initial point of contact for donors, volunteers, board members, staff and suppliers.
  • Primary foundation contact for all administrative tasks related to the planning and execution of all special events, donor recognition events, receptions, philanthropic cultivation events and education sessions, including but not limited to: pre-event planning; day-of event set-up; tracking and monitoring RSVP’s; and all event follow-up such as post- event emails and thank you notes.
  • Filing and information management.
  • When necessary, organizing and training volunteers.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • Graduate certificate in Fundraising Management, or similar.
  • 1 to 3 years experience in a non-profit organization an asset.
  • Previous experience in a hospital setting an asset.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office at an intermediate level.
  • Minimum two years experience at an intermediate level using donor management software (Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge) to enter donor information and generate reports and donation receipts.
  • Solid knowledge of fundraising practices, procedures and standards an asset.
  • Superb attention to detail, analytical skills and sound judgment.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills with an ability to multi-task.
  • Excellent written communication skills.
  • Pleasant telephone manner and strong inter-personal skills.
  • Ability to handle people with sensitivity, confidentiality, tact and diplomacy.
  • Initiative, self-direction, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

Staff: Physiotherapist

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Position Number : PHY-0517 | Date Updated : May 12th, 2017

Casual - The primary functions of the physiotherapist include assessing patients; interpreting findings; implementing and evaluating the impact or effectiveness of intervention strategies; and educating patients and/or their caregivers. The successful candidate may be required to work weekends.

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
  • Participate in the provision of a therapeutic setting
  • Collaborate with members of the interprofessional team through documentation and/or direct consultation to provide a coordinated program of patient care
  • Assign aspects of the treatment plan to the physiotherapy assistant as appropriate
  • Recommend equipment for patient use e.g., mobility devices and foot orthoses
  • Attend and contribute to patient care conferences and meetings
  • Orientate and supervise PT and PT assistant 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
  • Experience in a rehabilitation/complex continuing care hospital or acute care hospital preferred including discharge planning
  • Demonstrated expertise with geriatric, neurological and MSK conditions preferred
  • Completion of ongoing post-graduate professional development
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support
  • 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 - Perm Part-Time, Temp Part-Time and Casual

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Position Number : RN-0417 | Date Updated : April 20th, 2017

Permanent Part-Time, Temporary Part-Time and Casual Positions:

The registered nurse (RN), in collaboration with the interprofessional team, delivers care and treatment to acute and clinically unpredictable patients. This is accomplished through assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation, education, preventative measures, restoration and maintenance of health and functional abilities to a diverse, medically complex patient population.

Responsibilities include:

  • Applies the appropriate knowledge, skill, judgment and competencies required for safe practice, by adhering to the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) Practice Standards, Runnymede Healthcare Centre's policies and procedures as well as other relevant professional associations
  • Utilizes nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation) including observation, listening and physical assessment skills to plan the provision of nursing care for complex, acute and unpredictable patients
  • Initiates and updates the integrated care plan for his/her assigned patients
  • Uses critical thinking to identify current and potential complications that arise due to the patients medical conditions
  • Identifies interventions, priorities and target dates to achieve patient centered goals
  • Promotes patients' independence by establishing nursing rehabilitation goals
  • Teaches patients/families to understand health conditions, medications and answers questions
  • Identifies and coaches patients to reach their maximum potential for self-care and independence
  • Administers medications according to CNO standards and Runnymede's established policies, procedures and medical directives
  • 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 and provides orientation to newly hired RNs and registered practical nurses (RPNs)
  • Collaborates with the interprofessional team, the patient, substitute decision maker (SDM) and family with setting patient-centered goals and objectives
  • Seeks opportunities to maintain competency and continued education through internal resources and external opportunities

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
  • Good understanding of the College of Nurses of Ontario Standards of Practice
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification required
  • 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 and ability to manage workload
  • Experience with Windows operating system, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • 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
  • Demonstrated ability to provide culturally sensitive and senior friendly patient care 

 

 

Staff: Maintenance General - Permanent- Full-Time

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Position Number : GM-0417 | Date Updated : April 20th, 2017

Permanent Full-Time: The Maintenance - general is responsible for all repairs and maintenance of machinery and equipment according to specified guidelines, standards and procedures as applicable. The incumbent will contribute to the ongoing maintenance of the hospital building to provide a safe and dependable environment. The incumbent will also respond and act on all emergency measures and code procedures according to hospital policy.

Qualifications:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma and has completed, or is in the progress of completing, an apprenticeship for a journeyman certification
  • Experience and knowledge in basic plumbing, electrical and mechanical maintenance, boiler systems, machinery and engineering systems such as fans, pumps and motors
  • Exposure to a hospital environment is an asset
  • Must be able to work with minimum supervision
  • Ensures safe handling of all tools and equipment in the workplace and maintains all equipment in a safe manner and ensures that work areas are safe
  • Good communication skills with the ability to read, write, understand and speak English
  • An excellent attendance record is a prerequisite

 

Please send your cover letter and resume, quoting the job title and number in the subject line, to human.resources@runnymedehc.ca.

Runnymede Healthcare Centre values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. We are committed to employment equity and providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities (AODA).

While we thank all applicants, only those under consideration for the position will be contacted. If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources.

Any information obtained during the course of recruitment will be used for employment purposes only and not for any other purpose. 

Staff: NRS Coordinator - Permanent Full-Time

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Position Number : NRS- 0317 | Date Updated : March 14th, 2017

 Permanent Full-Time: The National Reporting System (NRS) Coordinator, reporting to the Director, Quality and Risk Management will be the key contact between Runnymede Healthcare Centre and the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) concerning the dissemination of NRS-related information between the two organizations. The NRS Coordinator will manage issues such as data collection and submissions, compliance with NRS guidelines and other related day-to-day NRS activities. The NRS Coordinator also provides staff training, education and certification in the use of the NRS tool and is responsible for the organization and coordination of efforts as they relate to the completion of NRS assessments at Runnymede.

 Responsibilities include:

  • Liaise with clinical staff regarding NRS admission and discharge assessments
  • Liaise with health information services and MDS coordinator staff regarding rehabilitation client group (RCG) coding, incomplete assessments, missing data and data errors
  • Liaise with professional practice leaders, decision support analyst, patient flow and patient program staff regarding ongoing NRS practice and data quality issues
  • Identify the need for, and appropriately coordinate, in-house training, including access to online CIHI training to continually improve data quality
  • Provide the education, training and NRS certification/re-certification to clinical staff in the use of the NRS tools and software
  • Maintain and revise educational/assessment required materials for NRS
  • Auditing
  • Audit NRS admission and discharge assessments in collaboration with the director, quality and risk management
  • Based on audit results, provide advice to the clinical and professional practice leaders, clinical directors, clinical managers and clinical staff regarding clinical NRS errors
  • Liaise with health information staff regarding quality data entry on patient-specific NRS assessments
  • Identify/confirm key players and those requiring access to NRS applications and services ensuring access privileges are kept current
  • Ensure accuracy and efficiency of data correction processes and make revisions when needed
  • Acting as resource person for NRS issues and troubleshooting as necessary
  • Adhere to Runnymede’s vision, mission, and values
  • Follow Runnymede’s infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • Maintains confidentiality of personal health information
  • Actively promotes culturally sensitive and senior-friendly patient care
  • Actively promotes a culture of safety for both patients and employees by participating in safety education and training, by reporting incidents or unsafe situations to his/her supervisor, and by complying with the hospital’s safe work procedures

 

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • Current license and member in good standing with an affiliated professional college
  • Bachelor’s degree in a health related field (PT, OT, nursing); a Master's degree is preferred
  • Two (2) years relevant clinical experience, ideally in acute and/or rehabilitation environment
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience related to NRS training and implementation
  • Certification as an NRS trainer or commitment to begin certification process within six months
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook) at the intermediate level
  • Experience with Microsoft Access preferred
  • Ability to work in a team-based clinical environment
  • Experience in adult education and principles of organizational learning as asset
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills