The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) is one of the world’s foremost academic health centres offering tertiary and quaternary (complex) care. With the medical leadership of its founding hospitals and in a bilingual environment, the MUHC offers exceptional quality multidisciplinary care focused on patient needs. Affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine of McGill University, the MUHC continues to shape the course of adult and pediatric medicine by attracting clinical and research expertise from around the world, assessing the latest in medical technology, and training the next generation of medical professionals.
The MUHC is also a leading hub for knowledge development and transfer through its integrated health care, education, research, technology assessment and intervention, as well as for the quality of the patient experience.
The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) has approximately 10,100 employees, 1,587 physicians, dentists and pharmacists, 2,100 researchers, investigators and research centre members, 2,200 volunteers and more than 1,200 graduate and postgraduate students.
In collaboration with our network partners, we are building a better future for our patients and their families, for our employees, professionals, researchers and students, for our community and above all, for life.
1-year Temporary Part-time Position (42 hours per pay period)
Under the direction of the Associate Director of Nursing to the Montreal Children Hospital, the incumbent monitors, assesses and manages patient care activity and resources effectively and efficiently on evenings, nights, weekends and statutory holidays. He works collaboratively with the nurse manager, staff and physicians from all units and services to facilitate appropriate utilisation of beds and patient care staff. The incumbent also assists with organising and coordinating patient flow following bed management and staffing guidelines. He acts as a resource for staff for the resolution of complex, clinical and administrative issues. The incumbent is also responsible for managing unusual and unanticipated events and/or emergency situations that may arise within the hospital.
- Ensures that patient care activities are in accordance with the professional and institution codes of ethics, nurses acts, laws, collectives agreements, departmental and hospital policies.
- Assists and provides support for the nursing staff for clinical issues (acuity issues, transfers patient within different units) and administrative issues (disciplinary actions, equipment).
- Participates in assessing system problems and make appropriate recommendation to the Nursing department.
- Facilitates decision-making process related to patient flow and clinical issues, including float team assignments, sitter replacement and non-nursing support such as PABs and secretaries.
- Works collaboratively with professionals from other departments to ensure quality of care and services.
- Maintains an effective system of communication with all nurse managers and with the hospital administration concerning administrative issues and patient care problems.
- Provides support to the nursing resource centre staff in critical situations when professional judgment and decision making is essential.
- Recommends and facilitates the use of problem solving techniques and critical thinking in order to create an empowering environment.
- Coordinates the hospital’s response to an internal/external disaster until the arrival of the Hospital administrator on call or a more senior nursing administrator.
- Participates in the evaluation of performance of the nursing staff.
- Acts as a resource person for the nurses, other professionals and staff working in the patient care areas, in the hospital, the CLSCs and other institutions and partners.
- Fosters a work environment that supports a culture of patient and employee safety (e.g. encourages staff to report risks, reviews patient and employee safety issues by examining the system).
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Education / Experience
- Bachelor’s degree in Nursing.
- Minimum of 5 years of experience in a complex tertiary teaching acute care hospital setting, including experience in triaging patients, discharge planning, supervisory role, bed management as well as knowledge of paediatrics.
- Member in good standing of the OIIQ.
- Strong interpersonal communication skills.
- Demonstrates ability to build and maintain effective relationship and networks.
- Leadership and team management skills.
- Demonstrates strong clinical skills.
- Ability to prioritize and engage in critical thinking and effective problem solving.
- Proven ability to strategically respond to multiple issues occurring at the same time.
- Bilingual (French, English) spoken and written.
37 Minimum : $73,955 Maximum : $96,141
September 22 to September 29, 2021
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Candidates must send us their resume before the end of the posting period.
The masculine gender is used indiscriminately and for the sole purpose of lightening the text. The MUHC applies an equal access to employment program and invites women, Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Adaptations can be made available to persons with disabilities who request them according to their needs.
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