30 May 2017


AdminWindsor, Ontario, Canada

Job Description


Are you a Nurse Manager with experience in leading staff and building teams in a practice setting? If so, bring your knowledge of healthcare and your leadership skills to the role of Manager, Health Care Services at the South West Detention Centre.

As the Manager, Health Care Services you will oversee the delivery of healthcare services to inmates with diverse needs.

The South West Detention Centre is maximum security detention centre with an operational capacity of 315 beds, housing male and female inmates with diverse needs and security requirements.

Health care services are provided 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

The Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services offers a comprehensive and competitive compensation package including:

• A defined benefit package plan
• Maternity and parental leave top-up benefits
• A comprehensive health and dental plan
• Life and disability insurance
• A progressive work environment that promotes work/life balance
• Flexible learning and developmental opportunities including online, training and mentorship programs
• Opportunities for career advance and specialization through a wide range of career fields

The Ontario Public Service has been chosen as one of:

• Canada’s Top 100 Employers
• Greater Toronto’s Top 90 Employers
• Canada’s Best Diversity Employers
• Canada’s Greenest Employer
• Top Employer for Canadians Under 40

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will use your management and leadership skills, coupled with your knowledge of health care processes to oversee the delivery of patient-centred primary and mental health care to inmates.

Specifically, you will:
• ensure the efficient utilization of human, physical, and financial resources to meet or exceed the quality of care expectations
• oversee the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of plans of care and treatment modalities using a best practice/evidence-based practice approach
• develop, implement and monitor adherence to inter-professional communication plans
• oversee administrative functions of the unit including scheduling and authorization of overtime
• facilitate education and provide direction for a staff to ensure adherence to both ministry and professional standards ensuring a quality management framework
• manage risk by creating a culture of adverse event reporting which will lead to risk reduction and improved safety for clients and staff
• provide input and administer a budget to ensure expenditures are controlled and maintained within approved budget limitations
• monitor and take action to ensure patient safety, including reporting and conducting investigations of unsafe practise, abuse or professional misconduct: documents incidents through MCSCS policy, the College of Nurses of Ontario and applicable legislation and regulations
• provide advice for the design, development, implementation, evaluation and continuous improvement of health care standards, programs and services
• manage projects and lead health care services within a multidisciplinary team of health care in developing goals, objectives and outcomes for the delivery of efficient, quality health care services
• lead the develop health care service initiatives consisting of business plans and project management, as well as formulating, preparing and administering the Health Care budget
• facilitate the review and evaluation of health care services to ensure the MCSCS and professional standards are maintained
• develop, plan, implement and evaluate the delivery of health care services education programs for inmates and employees
• manage and support relationships with service providers, associations, experts, practitioners, professional association, regulatory bodies, ministries and levels of government


Job Categories: Featured. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 40,000 - 60,000.

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