Lake of the Woods District Hospital

Patient Care Manager - Surgical Services

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Posted On:
Closing On:
Thursday, 25th January 2018
Saturday, 31st March 2018
Category: Administrative
Department: Operating Room
Location: Main Hospital Building
Job Type:
Permanent Full Time
Education: Graduate Degree

Job Description:

Reporting to the Vice President, Patient Services/Chief Nursing Officer you will be an integral member of the Middle Management team. You will work collaboratively with all members of the health care team to develop, organize, manage and evaluate all aspects of the Surgical Services Department (Operating Room, Pre-Op, Day Surgery, Endoscopy) as well as the Medical Device Reprocessing units at the Lake of the Woods District Hospital; such that the mission, vision, goals, and objectives of the Hospital's strategic plan are ensured. 

The successful candidate will hold a minimum of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing with post graduate education in Management and/or Leadership; and be a member in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario. 

Further Qualifications include:

  • A minimum of five (5) years of nursing experience in a Perioperative setting
  • Postgraduate program for perioperative preparation
  • Certification in perioperative nursing (CPN-C)
  • Member in good standing with ORNAC
  • Understanding of CSA and MDRAO standards of practice
  • Knowledge of legislation relevant to health care
  • Knowledge of Collective Agreements and collective bargaining processes
  • Highly developed interpersonal, negotiation, and communication skills to effectively manage the performance of members of various professional nd nonprofessional groups
  • Demonstrated ability to assess client needs, to formulate goals and objectives, to develop policy, to analyze complex issues, and to evaluate quality 
  • Demonstrated ability to perform effectively and efficiently under constant pressure of stressful and critical situations in a rapidly changing health care environment
  • Evidence of continuing education in leadership and health care administration required 
  • Knowledge of computer software including MediTech, Microsoft Word and Excel 

Attractive salary and benefits package available. 

Please forward your resume, with references, and employment application form found on our website, stating your qualifications by March 31, 2018, to:


Lake of the Woods District Hospital

21 Sylvan Street West, Kenora, ON  P9N 3W7

Fax:  (807) 468-3939    e-mail: 

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