Manager, Patient Flow

Saskatchewan Health Authority - Meadow Lake, SK (13 months ago)

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Permanent Full Time
Meadow Lake Hospital, Meadow Lake, SK
Job Posting # GO-00580898-1


On December 4, 2017, the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) launched, transitioning 12 former Regional Health Authorities to a single provincial health authority.

The SHA is the largest organization in Saskatchewan, employing over 43,000 employees and physicians responsible for the delivery of high quality and timely health care for the entire province.

We are driven by the commitment to improve frontline patient care for Saskatchewan people, and we are working together to better coordinate health services across the province to ensure patients receive high quality, timely health care, wherever they live in Saskatchewan. Establishing one provincial approach to plan and deliver health-care services will break down geographic boundaries and service silos, to provide more consistent and coordinated health-care services across the province.


The Manager, Patient Flow is a key leader in Saskatchewan health care, partnering with system leaders to achieve our province's healthcare goals. Reporting to the Director, Acute Care Northwest (3), the Manager is responsible for creating operational lines of sight that connect to the goals and objectives of the SHA. The Manager supports strategy through the development and execution of operational and business plans, including cascading, monitoring, reporting, and course correction of same. Specifically, the Manager will be responsible to ensure a seamless continuum for the patient while managing the allocation of acute care inpatient beds within the Meadow Lake Hospital while maximizing effective utilization of programs and services. The Manager demonstrates strong leadership to enable an innovative and positive working climate and a client-centric culture. The Manager must work cross functionally within the portfolio and across the organization to support operations. The Manager will develop partnerships and work closely with system and community partners.


Licensed and in good standing with professional association and/or regulatory body, if applicable
Undergraduate degree or diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience
Valid Class 5 Driver's license
Experience, at an operational level, as a leader who has developed and led innovative planning and programs in a complex, multi-stakeholder environment
2+ years of leadership experience


Demonstrates and is recognized for strategic and operational leadership that includes articulation of mission, vision and strategy and charts a path forward
Demonstrates commitment to a diverse, culturally competent and culturally safe health system and representative workforce
Exemplifies ethical practices, professionalism and personal integrity
Has a proven ability to collaborate and partner with a wide variety of stakeholders, including community, to balance the needs and interests of these diverse groups while maintaining alignment with strategic priorities
Has demonstrated ability to coach and develop others
Has demonstrated strong critical thinking, financial and analytical skills
Has demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills
Is committed to patient and family centred care
Is committed to quality, safety and continuous improvement striving towards zero harm
Knowledge of legislation and applicable laws
Knowledge of the healthcare system in Saskatchewan
Mobilizes people, inspires and leads by example
Promotes innovation, guides change and is committed to continuous improvement


Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Out-of-Scope Management Compensation Plan.

Travel within the province of Saskatchewan may be required.

Expected Start Date: January 7, 2020.

This competition will be open until December 19, 2019. Candidates may forward their resumes in confidence, complete with references, to:

Saskatchewan Health Authority
Saskatchewan Hospital - Human Resources
P. O. Box 39, North Battleford, SK S9A 2X8
Fax: (306) 446-6810

For further information regarding employment opportunities within Saskatchewan Health Authority, please refer to the website at

Saskatchewan Health Authority appreciates all Candidates; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.