Manager, Acute Care - ER/OR, MDR

Leadership - Management
ALB00160334 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

St. Paul is growing and attracting many businesses, offering affordable living and a short commute to work, making this a great opportunity to come and see what we have to offer! Beautiful St. Paul is located approximately 200 km northeast of Edmonton, located centrally in the Lakeland Region with a population of over 5,800. The county of St. Paul is abundant with lakes and rivers, forests and rolling hills for the outdoor enthusiast. Renowned for the Iron Horse Trail that crosses throughout the Lakeland Region, quading and sledding are family-friendly activities that span all seasons. Here in St. Paul, we also offers a swimming pool, two arenas, a public library, fitness centres, and a UFO landing pad to keep community members very active, supporting St. Paul's motto that we're "a people kind of place." We offer organized sports, dancing, rodeo events, and music festivals too! St. Paul hosts many different cultures, making us rich in culinary experiences. We embrace our multiculturalism, including working collaboratively with the Indigenous communities in the area. Education and family is very important to our community, where we offer education in French as well as English. For those looking to continue their post-secondary education, St. Paul is home to Portage College and Blue Quills University.


Reporting to the Site Manager, the Acute Care Manager is responsible and accountable for direction, team leadership and organization over the activities of the ER/OR and MDR Departments, as well as supporting the vision, mission and business plan of Alberta Health Services. The position is responsible and accountable for making unit-level decisions and having direct leadership responsibility for contributing to the achievement of patient and family centred care. As the Manager, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining strong working relationships with key stakeholders, facilitating change management, promoting team development, teamwork and coordinating staffing and clinical work. You will be responsible for maintaining an effective framework for the operations of patient care services in order to facilitate the delivery of quality assurance and utilization of information. We are looking for someone who has the ability to develop creative approaches to patient care and who demonstrates sound critical thinking and ethical decision making.

  • Classification: Manager
  • Union: Exempt
  • Department: NZ STPAUL HC Emergency
  • Primary Location: St. Paul Health Centre
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 14-DEC-2020
  • Date Available: 24-DEC-2020
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $36.68
  • Maximum Salary: $62.91
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Required Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited Registered Nursing with a current registration with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA). 5 years’ experience in a nursing role in Acute Care, ER and OR. Basic Life Support (CPR) required. Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required. Canadian Triage and Acuity Scale (CTAS) required.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Effective communicator with strong organizational skills, a focus on patient & family centered care and commitment to providing quality services. Leadership skills, including demonstrated ability and comfort with decision making responsibilities, change management, coaching and teaching, and the ability to inspire and build confidence in others. Ability to manage human, financial, and physical resources within an operating environment. Proven ability to foster partnerships and to achieve organizational goals within an organization and ideally managing within a unionized sector. Evidence of initiative, flexibility and creativity. Promotes an environment that fosters quality improvement and a culture of safety for staff and patients.

Preferred Qualifications:

1 year experience in a leadership capacity (i.e. charge nurse or team lead) is preferred. Previous management experience is preferred. Current Trauma Nursing Care Course (TNCC) is preferred. Sterile Supply Technician Theory Program is preferred.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.


Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

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