Manager, Patient Care Services – Relocation to Kirkland Lake, ON Required

  • Contract
  • Ontario
  • Posted 1 month ago

Blanche River Health

Manager, Patient Care Services

Permanent Full-time

Blanche River Health Offers:

  • EAP program, ‘perks’ program.
  • A commitment to professional and personal development including an Education Bursary program.
  • A commitment to employee Wellness including work-life balance
  • A commitment to a diverse, supportive, and equitable workplace
  • A commitment to a culture of safety and of mutual respect that is free from discrimination and harassment

Job Summary

Reporting to the Vice President of Clinical Services/Chief Nursing Officer, the Manager, Patient Care Services is responsible for managing clinical areas of the Hospitals in partnership with three to four other Managers. As a member of the Clinical Leadership team, the Manager, Patient Care Services is responsible for the delivery of safe, high quality patient care, fiscal management, human resource management, staff development and advancing professional practice for the assigned areas. All Nursing Management positions will be responsible for cross coverage during absences. The Nurse Managers will work collaboratively in the development of nursing skills and knowledge, ensuring the best possible nursing care at both Kirkland Lake and Englehart Sites.


  • Bachelors’ Degree in Nursing required. Preference will be given to candidates who are pursuing their Masters’ in Nursing.
  • Current certificate of registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario in good standing
  • Preference will be given to candidates with education and experience in Infection Control and Prevention
  • Preference will be given to candidates with certification in Occupational Health
  • Minimum 5 years recent nursing management experience (candidates with significant experience in formal nursing leadership roles may be considered)
  • Minimum 5 years recent and related clinical experience;
  • Membership in professional nursing and other related organizations
  • Respected and progressive leader with the ability to inspire, motivate and develop a high performance team
  • Significant experience in quality improvement; success leading, monitoring and evaluating process/systems to identify and achieve efficiencies
  • Proven experience in data interpretation and analysis as a means to support strategic decision making
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office Suite; advanced understanding of the value of information technology and experience in the implementation and integration of strategies for systems and technologies
  • Proven experience successfully leading and facilitating change with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Excellent decision making, problem recognition, problem solving, communication, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Flexible with the ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced, multitasking and dynamic environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; professional, diplomatic and confident with a proven ability to work with individuals across all levels of the organization and external stakeholders
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the proven ability to manage competing demands
  • Models collaborative, cross-portfolio engagement to build consensus and create solutions to complex issues
  • Experience leading and/or supporting program development initiatives that align departmental goals with organizational strategic direction
  • Program planning and evaluation methodology skills are an asset
  • Demonstrated satisfactory work performance and attendance history

Compensation & Benefits Information

  • Eligibility to enroll in the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP). For more information, please visit-
  • Paid vacation and benefits coverage

Please submit your resume by May 9, 2023.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. Blanche River Health is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Employee assistance program
  • Paid time off
  • Relocation assistance

Application question(s):

  • Are you willing and able to reliably commute or relocate to Kirkland Lake, ON, for this position?


  • Nursing: 5 years (preferred)

Work Location: One location

Application deadline: 2023-05-09

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