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Reference Number: PA9Date of Entry: September 13, 2016
Business: Cambridge Memorial Hospital
700 Coronation Blvd
Cambridge, ON
Canada    N1R3G2

Phone: 519-621-2333 x 2390
Position: Manager, Perioperative Services
Term: Full-time
Job Location: Cambridge, Ontario

Contact: Susan Malecki
Job Description/Requirements:

POSITION: Manager, Perioperative Services, OR, PACU, Endoscopy, MDRD, Fracture Clinic & Pain Clinic
Reports to: Director, Surgical Services
JOB NUMBER: #16-09-290
CLOSING DATE: October 13, 2016

We are a large acute care, community hospital serving Cambridge, North Dumfries and the Region of Waterloo with 280 physicians, 1100 full- and part-time professional health care staff and more than 400 active volunteers. Our vision is to provide exceptional healthcare by exceptional people, with an emphasis on giving patients and their families an exceptional experience when they visit our hospital. To learn more about Cambridge Memorial Hospital (CMH), please visit our website at

Reporting to the Director, Surgical Services as Manager, Perioperative Services, you will join CMH as we embrace a new era of care, expanded services and innovation. Construction is underway of a modern 5-storey tower and total renovation of all existing inpatient care and clinical support areas. Completion of our brand new hospital is set for 2019. An increase in beds from 143 to 197 to accommodate expanded services in Surgery, Rehabilitation, and Intensive Care is planned. Once the project is finished, CMH will have nine, integrated, state of the art operating theatres including a dedicated OR for Obstetrics, Urology and Ophthalmology, all fully equipped with advanced equipment for minimally invasive surgery.

Cambridge Memorial Hospital is currently looking for a Manager of Perioperative Services to play an instrumental role in the overall operational management of the Perioperative Services programs including OR, PACU, Endoscopy, Medical Device Reprocessing Department, Fracture Clinic & Pain Clinic. Under the general direction of the Director, Surgical Services and working in close collaboration with the Chief of Surgery and Chief of Anesthesia, the Manager provides leadership for the multidisciplinary Health Care team in providing an exceptional experience for all. The manager ensures that the adequate human and material resources are available to support performance goals and the delivery of safe, quality patient care. This position seeks to promote and maintain a positive, professional, and safe team oriented environment.


Responsible for the provision of patient care services within clinical programs including all operations such as patient flow, utilization, staffing, professional practice, identifying educational requirements, occupational health and safety including WHMIS
Promotes a patient focused environment through the implementation of evidenced-based practice and continuous quality improvement including developing, implementing and monitoring performance indicators.
Partners with the Clinical Educator Facilitator (CEF) to mentor and coach staff responsible for day-to-day patient care to ensure an interdisciplinary approach to service delivery.
Develops, manages, monitors and reviews the financial performance of the program, initiates strategies to ensure budgetary variances are managed, and develops the annual capital equipment budget in consultation with key stakeholders.
Partner with Human Resources to ensure compliance with all collective agreements, policies, procedures and regulatory requirements and ongoing retention and recruitment of staff
Oversee compliance with all legislative and regulatory requirements related to practice standards and patient safety and ensures the implementation of improvement strategies as required.
Manages staff risk management issues and is responsible to implement strategies to minimize risk
Facilitate the process for Accreditation within her/his areas of responsibility.
Represents the hospital on external issues related to their clinical area of specialty and participates on corporate projects as required.
Accountable for the Medical Device Reprocessing and Sterilization department
Manages the delivery of Perioperative services programs to meet patient care needs, including a focus on the clinical expansion and the operational readiness associated with the Capital Redevelopment project


Qualify for registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
BScN or undergraduate degree required
Master of Health Administration, Nursing or a related graduate level program, completed or in progress with completion within 5 years - Preference will be given to candidates with graduate degree in nursing or related field
Minimum of 3-5 years recent clinical management experience in a hospital setting preferably in perioperative services
CNA Certification in Perioperative Nursing required
Evidence of management education and training and ongoing professional development
Demonstrated leadership skills and abilities
Proficient with computers and MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Regular attendance required
Demonstrated ability working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
Excellent decision making which reflects sensitivity to financial, operating and human resource constraints
Outstanding analytical, problem-solving, planning and evaluation skills
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills with a proven track record of fostering collaborative partnerships
Committed to excellence in exceptional patient care and continual focus on quality improvement and results driven outcomes
Demonstrated human resources management skills in a unionized environment required
Ability to deliver a strong vision of values-based, patient centred service delivery model

For more information on this role and to apply directly online, please visit Deadline for applications is October 15, 2016. Please quote posting #16-09-290. Thank you for your interest!

Cambridge Memorial Hospital is committed to providing and fostering a respectful workplace. All reasonable accommodation will be made to support participation in the recruitment process. Where needed, accommodations for disabilities will be provided, on request, to support participation in all aspects of the recruitment process.