In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of the Vancouver Island Health Authority (Island Health) patient and staff safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.
The Manager, Surgical Services - Inpatient & Ambulatory Care, 7th Floor, Royal Jubilee Hospital (RJH), Patient Care Centre (PCC), is responsible for all aspects of planning, organizing and directing the delivery of patient care services within the Inpatient and Ambulatory Departments on the 7th Floor at the RJH PCC.
This position provides leadership in the delivery of care to surgical patients with a focus on coordination and integration of care. It ensures a regional perspective in access to care and allocation of resources. Manages, directly and through delegation, the professional and clinical practice of staff, the quality of care and ensures departmental policies and procedures comply with professional, legal, and VIHA standards.
The Program includes but may not be limited to the following services:
Complex Wound Care
Education, Training And Experience
A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline and seven (7) years' recent, related experience, preferably in a healthcare field.
Skills And Abilities
Master's degree preferred.
Current registration with an appropriate registering body required.
Demonstrated leadership ability and highly developed interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to integrate administrative, professional and operational aspects of the program in an effective and efficient manner.
Ability to develop an environment where quality improvement principles are embraced and used on a continuous basis.
Ability to lead and manage; to motivate, delegate and operate in both structured and unstructured situations.
Strong planning skills, strategic and operational.
Ability to work with delegates to provide program services at multiple sites in a regional setting.