Fredericton Program Administrative Director (N-B) PCN 1154926

Horizon Health Network - Fredericton, NB (30+ days ago)

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COMPETITION #: 2019-42235 External
ZONE: Fredericton
DEPARTMENT: Executive Office
FACILITY: Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital
POSTING TYPE: Permanent Full Time
JOB TITLE: Program Administrative Director
LANGUAGE: English Essential
HOURS OF WORK: Day, Subject to change due to operational requirements
SALARY: $93,990 to $105,846 per year (Pay Band 8) (Based on 37.5 hours per week)

The Administrative Director is part of a management team that is responsible for providing direction, leadership, support, and guidance for the operation and planning of all program services in both the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital and the Oromocto Public Hospital. The Administrative Director plans and directs nursing practices and processes and ensures the delivery of nursing services which align with established standards of care. The Administrative Director will work in partnership with the Clinical Department Heads of the applicable departments, facility management and Horizon Networks.

Masters Degree in Health Administration, or a Health Discipline (consideration may be given to those with a Baccalaureate Degree in one of the Health Care disciplines enrolled in a Masters program)
Significant clinical experience in an acute care hospital setting. Nursing experience preferred.
Demonstrates considerable progressive administrative and management experience in the health care field, or equivalent combination of skill and experience.
Ability to establish priorities, and frequently deal with matters of confidentiality and/or sensitivity requiring maturity, diplomacy, discipline, and tact.
Demonstrated ability to effectively deliver interdisciplinary health service programs.
Commitment to a patient-focused, action-oriented environment.
Demonstrated skills in coaching, mentoring, leading, facilitating, team-building, decision-making, and conflict resolution.
Demonstrated ability in planning, budgeting, information analysis and reporting.
Good health and work record.
Ability to travel throughout the Area and the Province, and must have a valid New Brunswick Driver's License.
Ability to attend work on a regular basis
Ability to perform the duties of the position
Good work record
Written and spoken competence in English is required

In conjunction with the Clinical Heads in the Fredericton Area, the Administrative Director will:
  • Develop a program strategic plan and the annual operational plan; aligned with Horizon Health Network's strategic plan.
  • Develop the program(s) quality improvement and effectiveness plans.
  • Develop program goals and objectives consistent with the Mission, Vision and Values of Horizon Health Network
  • Establish process for delivering the program(s).
  • Establish program policies and procedures.
  • Arrange with regionalized departments to obtain the necessary support services for the program(s)
  • Determine the specifications for the resources required.
  • Maintain appropriate patient referral mechanisms.
  • Establish structures which allow support services personnel to function effectively.
  • Establish program and inter-provincial communication mechanisms.
In conjunction with the Clinical Heads, the Administrative Director will:
  • Deliver the Program, consistent with the Guiding Principles of Organizational design.
  • Deliver the Program within the allocated resources.
  • Promote a milieu conducive to open communication, positive attitude, and optimum team member development.
  • Ensure mechanisms are in place within the program for promptly addressing patient comments, questions and concerns.
  • Measure and evaluate program effectiveness and patient outcomes.
  • Ensure the program actions related to program effectiveness and patient outcomes embody the principles of continuous improvement.
  • Prepare, on request, reports for presentation to various administrative and board committees
In conjunction with the Clinical Heads, the Administrative Director will:
  • Ensure that professional practice standards for the delivery of patient care are maintained by the appropriate managers.
  • Address the resolution of professional practice issues through the Department Managers, Clinical Department Heads, or Director of Nursing Professional Practice, as appropriate. Issues concerning Physician Practice Standards will be referred to the Clinical Department Head.
  • Work within the Administrative Director Group of the Fredericton Area, and the Executive Director, to ensure collaboration and patient continuity of care across all program areas is maintained and enhanced.
  • Actively participate within assigned networks of Horizon Health Network, and other Committees established where participation is desired.
  • The Administrative Director is directly accountable to the Executive Director of the Fredericton Area, and through this reporting relationship, to the Vice-President of Clinical Services for Horizon Health Network.
  • The Administrative Director will maintain an ongoing collaborative relationship with the various Clinical Heads, and all other stakeholders, including community stakeholders.
Assumes regular responsibility for Administrator On-Call for the Fredericton Area as per established schedule
NOTE : The above responsibilities are the basic and prime duties; related and allied duties may be assigned from time to time as may become necessary for the operation of the programs.
Applications for this position must be submitted on-line by January 19, 2020
NOTE: There will be no further postings for this position should there be no fully qualified applicants. If you wish to be considered for this position and have most of the qualifications as posted and the registration or licensure where required, you are encouraged to apply at this time.
Please quote Competition # 2019- 42235 -External . Horizon Health Network appreciates expressed interest, however, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Human Resources Department, Horizon Health Network.