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MANAGER, SURGICAL RECOVERY (PERMANENT FULL TIME)
Location:Prince George
Facility:UNIV. HOSPITAL OF N. BC
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Competition #:05410805
Employee Type:PERMANENT FULL TIME
Bargaining Unit:NON-CONTRACT
Facility:UNIV. HOSPITAL OF N. BC
Department:UHN AMBULATORY CARE ADMI
Reports To:DIRECTOR, PERIOPERATIVE AND HIGH INTERVENTION
Close Date:JANUARY 21, 2019*
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Position Summary

The Manager, Surgical Recovery is responsible for the management, leadership and coordination of services for assigned service areas. Working in cooperation and collaboration with various University Hospital of Northern BC (UHNBC) teams, the Manager promotes the vision, mission and values and strategic direction of Northern Health (NH) and assumes responsibility for the management of staff and resources and the provision of leadership and consultative advice, ensuring that services are grounded in the principles of patient and family-centered care and delivered and implemented using evidence and innovation to meet the needs of our northern and rural populations.

The Manager is a key contributor to UHNBC’s role as a core part of the NH rural and northern network of services that includes integrated primary care and community services, residential care and a network of hospitals. The Manager works with other Managers to establish supportive and welcoming learning environments for students in all clinical disciplines as part of UHNBC’s role as a teaching hospital, helping to bring together research, teaching and practice that will strengthen services and establish NH as a center of excellence.
 
Qualifications

- Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field plus seven (7) to ten (10) years of progressive leadership experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of a multidisciplinary team approach involved in the coordination of care in a complex environment and system of care services.
- Strong leadership and people management skills with the ability to motivate and delegate.
- Strong oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to promote team building while understanding that decisive action is required.
- Ability to find creative solutions to problems and to develop alternative strategies to support quality improvement initiatives.
- Positive problem solving skills in a dynamic unionized work environment.
- Computer proficiency.

PRINCE GEORGE COMMUNITY
Prince George is one of the larger cities in British Columbia with a population of approximately 75,000. Built on the confluence of the Fraser and Nechako rivers, Prince George is close to the geographic center of British Columbia and has become a transportation hub as well as an important link in the Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor. It is a major centre for shopping and a service centre for surrounding communities, as well as home to the University of Northern British Columbia. In Prince George, BC’s Northern capital, you are just minutes from being fully immersed in the wonders of our natural surroundings – this is a true outdoor person’s paradise. A warm, friendly and diverse population attests to our community spirit. You can be assured of discovering a myriad of entertainment and recreational options year-round, from heritage and cultural opportunities to good old family fun.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT