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Our innovative environment allows you the opportunity to help carve out the future of complex continuing care and make a difference in the lives of our patients and the community. If you have what it takes to be a part of our dedicated interprofessional team, check out our current career opportunities below:

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Staff: Occupational Therapist

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Position Number : OT-1321 | Date Updated : December 20th, 2021

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST – Permanent Full-Time


Runnymede Healthcare Centre is expanding the services that we are providing to the community and are looking to increase the number of Occupational Therapists within the hospital to help support the patient care areas with this new program. If you would like to work with a team of professionals who are committed to enriching the lives of patients, we invite you to join Runnymede Healthcare Centre as an Occupational Therapist.

Position summary:

The Occupational Therapist assesses patients, interprets findings, implements and evaluates the impact or effectiveness of intervention strategies and educates patients and/or their caregivers.

Responsibilities Includes:

  • Assess physical, psychological, perceptual, cognitive and functional status of assigned patients
  • Formulates and implements individual treatment plans based on analysis of assessment findings and clinical reasoning
  • Assigns aspects of the treatment plan to the OT Assistants as appropriate
  • Monitors change in the patient’s functional status and adjust treatment programs accordingly
  • Educates patients, appropriate family members, students and other health care providers with regard to Occupational Therapy and the management of patient’s health problems
  • Orients and supervises Occupational Therapy and Occupational Therapy Assistant students
  • Collaborates with members of the inter-professional team through documentation and/or direct consultation to provide a coordinated program of patient care.
  • Attend and contribute to patient care conferences and meetings.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications/experience:

· Post secondary degree from an accredited Occupational Therapy Program as recognized by the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario

· Member in good standing with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario

· FIM certification and experience with NRS an asset

· Clinical experience in Rehabilitation/Complex Continuing Care Hospital or Acute Care Hospital preferred including discharge planning

· Demonstrated expertise with geriatric, neurological and MSK conditions preferred

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work co-operatively within an inter-professional team

· Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage workload

· Demonstrated critical thinking/problem solving skills

· Excellent work performance and attendance record

Staff: Speech Language Pathologist (SLP)

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Position Number : SLP -1221 | Date Updated : December 20th, 2021

Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) – Permanent Part- time

If you would like to work with a team of professionals who are committed to enriching the lives of patients we invite you to join Runnymede Healthcare Centre as a Speech Language Pathologist.

Position summary:

The primary functions of the Speech-Language Pathologist include the assessment of patients; interpretation of findings; implementing and evaluating the impact or effectiveness of intervention strategies and education of patients and/or their caregivers.

Responsibilities include:

· Providing screening, assessment, interpretation, management and rehabilitation of speech, language and cognitive communication disorders

· Providing assessment, interpretation, management and rehabilitation of swallowing disorders. Initiates referral for video fluoroscopic swallowing study when deemed necessary

· Collaborating with members of the inter-professional team through documentation and/or direct consultation to provide a coordinated program of patient care

· Supporting the Communicative Disorder Technician in the planning and implementation of speech, language, hearing and cognitive communication intervention

· Educating patients, appropriate family members, students and other health care providers regarding aspects of communication and swallowing disorders

  • Experience with assessment and management of speech and swallowing in patients with tracheostomy

· Complying with College Standards, Guidelines, Position Statements and code of ethics

The successful candidate will posses the following qualifications/experience:

  • Post-secondary degree from an accredited Speech-Language Pathology program as recognized by the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologist of Ontario
  • Member in good standing with the College of Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario
  • Membership with the Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologist an asset
  • Clinical experience in Rehabilitation/Complex Continuing Care Hospital or Acute Care Hospital preferred
  • Effective verbal and written communication to successfully work with all levels of the organization
  • Competence with the Windows Operating System and Microsoft Office Suite

Staff: Clinical Pharmacist

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Position Number : CP-0821 | Date Updated : December 17th, 2021

Clinical Pharmacist – Permanent Part-Time & Permanent Full-Time

If you would like to work with a team of professionals who are committed to enriching the lives of patients, we invite you to join Runnymede Healthcare Centre as a Clinical Pharmacist.

Position summary:

The clinical pharmacist provides patient focused care in partnership with the patient, their family and other healthcare providers by completing Medication Reconciliations, maintaining Patient Medication Profiles attending Patient Care Conferences and providing support to interprofessional team members.

Responsibilities include:

· Provide clinical pharmacy services for the purpose of improving the patients’ quality of life, by applying knowledge of variations in drug absorption, distribution, metabolism and elimination

· Ensure continuous improvement in the delivery of prescribed treatments to patients in a safe and fiscally responsible manner.

· Identify, prevent and resolve medication related problems by conducting medication histories, developing and monitoring care plans and then communicating the plan to the interprofessional team, patient, Substitute Decision Maker and/or family.

· Dispense and distribute medication to the patient care units, ensuring that stock is consistently available to nursing staff for patient administration.

· Provide specialized pharmaceutical services to improve drug usage and therapeutic outcomes that may include advising prescribers on issues concerning drug therapy, such as the inherent toxicity and side effects as well as assisting in the determination of appropriate doses.

· Provide consultation to the interprofessional team, patient, Substitute Decision Maker and/or family when required, to assist in the individual care of the patient.

· Ensure compliance with the Standards of Practice for Canadian Pharmacists used by the Ontario College of Pharmacists and the National Association of Pharmacy Regulation Authorities.

· Supervises Pharmacy Technician(s) and provide input regarding their annual performance review.

· Carries out decisions made by Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee regarding the use, addition and/or deletion of drugs used in the hospital, and/or in the Pharmacy Policies and procedures.

· Provides drug utilization data when required.

· Completes workload measurement and reporting as per Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care guidelines and Runnymede Healthcare Centre (Runnymede) policy.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

· Undergraduate degree in Pharmacy

· Current License with the Ontario College of Pharmacists, Part A. of Register

· Proof of Professional Liability Insurance coverage

· Minimum of 3 years of experience in a Rehabilitation/Complex Continuing Care Hospital Pharmacy Department or an Acute Care Hospital Pharmacy Department

· Windows Operating System, Microsoft Office Suite, PakEdge, Medidose, Meditech

· Excellent written and communication skills

· The ability to work independently and in a team environment with all levels of the organization

· Expertise in lean methodologies preferred

· Demonstrated ability to provide culturally sensitive patient care

· Familiar with pharmacy and medical operations programs including antibiotic stewardship, quality assurance processes and drug information software

Staff: Advanced Practice Leader, Pharmacist - Permanent Full-Time

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Position Number : JP#: APLC-1221 | Date Updated : December 17th, 2021

Advanced Practice Leader, Pharmacist – Permanent Full-Time

If you would like to work with a team of professionals who are committed to enriching the lives of patients we invite you to join Runnymede Healthcare Centre as an Advanced Practice Leader – Pharmacist

Position summary:

As a member of the Clinical Programs team, the Advanced Practice Leader – Pharmacist is responsible for the professional practice of all individuals within the Pharmacist services, by managing a patient caseload including assessment; interpretation of findings; implementing and evaluating the impact or effectiveness of intervention strategies and education of patients and/or their caregivers. The APL assist in identifying Pharmacy professional practice issues and working collaboratively with the clinical team to lead the implementation of best practices.

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for the provision of Pharmacy services for the purpose of achieving definite outcomes to improve the patients’ quality of life, by applying knowledge of pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic variations in drug absorption, distribution, metabolism and elimination and establishing continuous improvement in the delivery of prescribed treatments to patients in a safe and fiscally responsible manner.
  • Identifying, preventing and resolving medication related problems by conducting medication histories, identifying problems, developing and monitoring care plans and then communicating the plan to the interprofessional team, patient, Substitute Decision Maker and/or family.
  • The Advanced Practice Leader - Pharmacist provides patient centered care by completing Medication Reconciliations, maintaining Patient Medication Profiles, reviewing patients’ medications on a quarterly basis, and providing support to interprofessional team members.
  • Distribution of medication to the patient care units, ensuring that stock is consistently available to nursing staff for patient administration.
  • Providing specialized pharmaceutical services to improve drug usage and therapeutic outcomes that may include advising physicians on issues concerning drug therapy, the inherent toxicity and side effects, as well as, assisting in the determination of appropriate doses.
  • Providing consultation to the interprofessional team, patient, Substitute Decision Maker and/or family when required, to assist in the individual care of the patient.
  • Representing Pharmacy in various hospital committees as requested by the Manager, IPAC, Lab and Pharmacy Services
  • Carrying out decisions made by Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee regarding the use, addition and/or deletion of drugs used in the hospital
  • Providing drug utilization data when required.
  • Ensuring compliance with the Standards of Practice for Canadian Pharmacists used by the Ontario College of Pharmacists and the National Association of Pharmacy Regulation Authorities.
  • Leading in implementation of Required Organizational Practices for accreditation

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • Residency or Pharm D preferred
  • Current License with the Ontario College of Pharmacists, Part A of register
  • Active involvement in own continuing education
  • Proof of Professional Liability Insurance coverage
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a Rehabilitation/Complex Continuing Care Hospital Pharmacy Department or an Acute Care Hospital Pharmacy Department
  • Windows Operating System, Microsoft Office Suite, Meditech Expanse, Pyxis, PakEdge, Plum360
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with Windows Operating System, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint
  • The ability to work independently and in a team environment with all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to provide culturally sensitive patient care
  • Excellent attendance record
  • Familiar with pharmacy and medical operations programs and drug information software

Staff: Logistics, Contracts & Inventory Coordinator (Buyer)

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Position Number : LCIC-1021 | Date Updated : December 17th, 2021

Logistics, Contracts & Inventory Coordinator (Buyer) – Permanent Full-Time

Application Deadline: Until Filled

If you would like to work with a team of professionals who are committed to enriching the lives of patients we invite you to join Runnymede Healthcare Centre as the Logistics, Contracts & Inventory Coordinator (Buyer).

Position summary:

This role will operationalize and coordinate the procurement, inventory and supply chain management. This position will also liaise with the supervisor Logistics, Contracts and Inventory in making sure that the hospital policy, government guidelines, Broader Public Sector (BPS) Supply Chain Directives, and best business practices are followed. The Logistics, Contracts and Inventory Coordinator will establish and maintain relationships with stakeholders and suppliers.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure prompt and accurate entry of purchase order date (e.g. FOB, payment terms, unloading point, accounting classification) into the business system and transmittal of orders electronically. Monitor vendor acknowledgements to ensure orders are filled accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Good understanding of EMR (Meditech Expanse module)
  • Develop material management workflows for EMR
  • Communicate regarding product changes or additions to existing contracts, and identification of high volume, direct purchase products for evaluation as potential inventory items.
  • Ensure the application of the Hospital’s policies and procedures continuously and equitably by all representatives and personnel.
  • Contribute in creating of standard operating procedure pertaining to logistics, contracts and inventory.
  • Assist in analyzing data to identify new opportunities for cost savings or increased service coverage
  • Communicate vendor compliance issues and/or contract issues to remove internal and external roadblocks to contract execution and focus stakeholders toward problem resolution
  • Represents the department on multidisciplinary committees, cost saving task forces and redevelopment task forces.
  • Perform inventory analysis to avoid stock shortages/overstock and analyze root cause of inventory issues and provide resolutions.
  • Develop initiatives to reduce slow moving inventories and to improve inventory turns.
  • Assist in inventory risk assessment and mitigation activities.
  • Track purchasing activities and KPI metrics such as PO activity, Open PO’s and turnaround time.
  • Ensure compliance to Ontario Government purchasing directives, vendor policies and internal customer specifications.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • Degree in related field (i.e. Business) or equivalency in education and recent/related logistics experience required
  • Recognized Professional Supply Chain Designation (CPP/SCMP) is an asset
  • Minimum 3-5 years of direct work experience in a logistics or supply chain function required
  • Healthcare logistics experience preferred
  • Proven experience in inventory management
  • Demonstrated understanding of Health Care Supply Chain leading practices
  • Past experience working with Meditech systems preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Staff: Site Operations and Practice Leader

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Position Number : SPL-0721 | Date Updated : December 17th, 2021

Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) – Permanent Part- time (JP# SLP - 1221)

Posting Date: December 10, 2021

Application Deadline: Until Filled

If you would like to work with a team of professionals who are committed to enriching the lives of patients we invite you to join Runnymede Healthcare Centre as a Speech Language Pathologist.

Position summary:

The primary functions of the Speech-Language Pathologist include the assessment of patients; interpretation of findings; implementing and evaluating the impact or effectiveness of intervention strategies and education of patients and/or their caregivers.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing screening, assessment, interpretation, management and rehabilitation of speech, language and cognitive communication disorders
  • Providing assessment, interpretation, management and rehabilitation of swallowing disorders. Initiates referral for video fluoroscopic swallowing study when deemed necessary
  • Collaborating with members of the inter-professional team through documentation and/or direct consultation to provide a coordinated program of patient care
  • Supporting the Communicative Disorder Technician in the planning and implementation of speech, language, hearing and cognitive communication intervention
  • Educating patients, appropriate family members, students and other health care providers regarding aspects of communication and swallowing disorders
  • Experience with assessment and management of speech and swallowing in patients with tracheostomy
  • Complying with College Standards, Guidelines, Position Statements and code of ethics

The successful candidate will posses the following qualifications/experience:

  • Post-secondary degree from an accredited Speech-Language Pathology program as recognized by the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologist of Ontario
  • Member in good standing with the College of Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario
  • Membership with the Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologist an asset
  • Clinical experience in Rehabilitation/Complex Continuing Care Hospital or Acute Care Hospital preferred
  • Effective verbal and written communication to successfully work with all levels of the organization
  • Competence with the Windows Operating System and Microsoft Office Suite

Staff: Occupational Health Practitioner

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Position Number : OHP-1221 | Date Updated : December 17th, 2021

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER – Permanent Full-Time

If you would like to work with a team of professionals who are committed to enriching the lives of patients we invite you to join Runnymede Healthcare Centre as an Occupational Health Practitioner.

Position summary:

The Occupational Health Practitioner is responsible for providing the Employee Health Surveillance Program in accordance with the Public Hospitals Act and the OHA/OMA Guidelines. The Occupational Health Practitioner promotes workplace health, safety and wellness, co-ordinates the case management of illness and injury claims, co-ordinates the employee return to work process, co-ordinates accommodation for those at work or returning to work and provides expertise on attendance support programs. The role also provides healthcare services including first aid to prevent illness and maintain health and wellness.

Responsibilities include:

  • Performs pre-placement and periodic health assessments
  • Reviews, interprets and evaluates pre-placement medical history questionnaires to identify conditions which may warrant further medical examination, evaluation or workplace accommodation
  • Provides first aid for work related injuries or health issues including follow up and appropriate referral
  • Assesses employees returning to work after illness and communicates to Managers the employee’s abilities to perform duties
  • Provides counselling and/or appropriate referral for employees with physical and emotional needs impacting their job performance and/or workplace
  • Performs a variety of professional duties involved in the prevention, identification and control of infectious diseases
  • Coordinates and implements immunization to employees and volunteers as required
  • Facilitates rehabilitation of employees with illness or injury by maintaining regular contact and follow up
  • Assists with the assessment of employees for modified work
  • Assists and consults with the employee’s health physician as required
  • Responsible for Workplace Safety Insurance Board (WSIB) claims management
  • Facilitates education sessions with staff and managers on Occupational Health issues
  • Maintains health records/documentation for all staff
  • Assumes responsibility for early, active intervention and regular Hospital contact focused on resources, rehabilitation, recovery and return of the employee during the absence period
  • Assists with the co-ordination, planning and development of modified work plans
  • Responsible for the administration of Long Term Disability documentation and protocols

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • Degree/Diploma in Occupational Health or Disability Management
  • Certified Registered Safety Professional or Certified Disability Management Professional
  • Current BCLS/First Aid Certificate
  • Minimum two (2) years of recent experience in Occupational Health or Disability Management field
  • Occupational Health experience in a hospital environment preferred
  • Working experience with Occupational Health System an asset
  • Excellent knowledge of Windows Operating System, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook
  • Proficient in the use of Parklane System
  • Respiratory fit testing an asset
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise tact and discretion, along with good judgment and problem solving skills
  • Ability to develop rapport with all levels of staff
  • Evaluates own needs for personal and professional development to maintain high level of competence and practice
  • Demonstrates complex decision making ability and creative problem solving / critical thinking skills
  • Statistical and report analysis an asset

Staff: Clerical Associate

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Position Number : CA-1221 | Date Updated : December 2nd, 2021

Clerical Associate – Permanent Part-Time


If you would like to work with a team of professionals who are committed to enriching the lives of patients we invite you to join Runnymede Healthcare Centre as a Clerical Associate.

Position summary:

The Clerical Associate provides support to the patient care team. He/she also acts as a navigator for patients and families. Complete coordination duties to ensure the patient care is organized and standardized. He/she is a key contact for patients, substitute decision makers (SDMs), LHIN, Patient Flow team, lab team, healthcare providers and community partners.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assists team leader(s) to ensures that non-clinical tasks are completed and followed up during and from previous shift(s)
  • Ensures timely accomplishment of operational and strategic projects across the floor
  • Complete all care delivery, safety and equipment related audits as assigned
  • Ensure that admissions, discharges and transfers are coordinated smoothly across the floor
  • Register the patient upon admission
  • Contributes to a well-organized and positive work environment
  • Create a climate of effective communication with staff, patients, SDMs, families and other members of the interprofessional team
  • Advocate for protecting and promoting the patient’s autonomy, respect, privacy and dignity
  • Coordinate activities related to care delivery across the floor including Voicera tracking
  • Manage clinical equipment inventory and facilitate/track biomedical service requests
  • Ordering equipment and supplies
  • Coordinate and follow up regarding Lab Reports and update resources for Physicians’ rounds
  • Coordinates staff meetings and supports the completion of agenda and minutes.
  • Coordinates with health information services to carry out all health information access requests
  • Coordinates with Facilities and IS to ensure equipment requirements are met
  • Scheduling of patient appointments, transportation and escorts
  • Provide dictations for physician review and distribution to other units, as required
  • Distribute diagnostic results to team leads/nurses daily, as they become available
  • Provide support to font-line team during Emergency Transfers while updating the organization as a whole through email based communication
  • Under the direction of management, communicate hospital wide changes and initiatives to family members and patients

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • High School Diploma required or equivalent. Office Administration certificate/diploma preferred. Knowledge of Medical Terminology preferred.
  • Minimum one (1) year recent related clerical experience, in a hospital setting required
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite, EMR, and data entry/keyboarding skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
  • The ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent proven attendance record

Staff: Clerical Associate

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Position Number : CA-1121 | Date Updated : November 29th, 2021

Clerical Associate – Permanent Part-Time


If you would like to work with a team of professionals who are committed to enriching the lives of patients we invite you to join Runnymede Healthcare Centre as a Clerical Associate.

Position summary:

The Clerical Associate provides support to the patient care team. He/she also acts as a navigator for patients and families. Complete coordination duties to ensure the patient care is organized and standardized. He/she is a key contact for patients, substitute decision makers (SDMs), LHIN, Patient Flow team, lab team, healthcare providers and community partners.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assists team leader(s) to ensures that non-clinical tasks are completed and followed up during and from previous shift(s)
  • Ensures timely accomplishment of operational and strategic projects across the floor
  • Complete all care delivery, safety and equipment related audits as assigned
  • Ensure that admissions, discharges and transfers are coordinated smoothly across the floor
  • Register the patient upon admission
  • Contributes to a well-organized and positive work environment
  • Create a climate of effective communication with staff, patients, SDMs, families and other members of the interprofessional team
  • Advocate for protecting and promoting the patient’s autonomy, respect, privacy and dignity
  • Coordinate activities related to care delivery across the floor including Voicera tracking
  • Manage clinical equipment inventory and facilitate/track biomedical service requests
  • Ordering equipment and supplies
  • Coordinate and follow up regarding Lab Reports and update resources for Physicians’ rounds
  • Coordinates staff meetings and supports the completion of agenda and minutes.
  • Coordinates with health information services to carry out all health information access requests
  • Coordinates with Facilities and IS to ensure equipment requirements are met
  • Scheduling of patient appointments, transportation and escorts
  • Provide dictations for physician review and distribution to other units, as required
  • Distribute diagnostic results to team leads/nurses daily, as they become available
  • Provide support to font-line team during Emergency Transfers while updating the organization as a whole through email based communication
  • Under the direction of management, communicate hospital wide changes and initiatives to family members and patients

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • High School Diploma required or equivalent. Office Administration certificate/diploma preferred. Knowledge of Medical Terminology preferred.
  • Minimum one (1) year recent related clerical experience, in a hospital setting required
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite, EMR, and data entry/keyboarding skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
  • The ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent proven attendance record

Staff: Technical Support Specialist

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Position Number : TSS-1321 | Date Updated : November 2nd, 2021

Technical Support Specialist – Permanent Full-Time (Evenings)

If you would like to work with a team of professionals who are committed to enriching the lives of patients we invite you to join Runnymede Healthcare Centre as a Technical Support Specialist.

Position summary:

The Technical Support Specialist (evenings) is responsible for the security, maintenance, and support of all technology infrastructure required for supporting Hospital operations. Special attention will be on security assessment activities related to cyber intrusion activities within the technology infrastructure Additional areas of responsibility will include the provision of expert technical support for all internal users, employing a high degree of customer service, technical expertise, and timeliness. The incumbent may also be assigned to technology related projects.

** May required to work Weekends or Holidays**

Responsibilities Includes:

  • Proactively manage/implement cyber security principles across the organizational infrastructure
  • Monitor, analyze, and react to cyber related incidents, documenting outcomes and providing impact analysis as required
  • Security device administration and configuration, such as firewalls, intrusion detection system, intrusion prevention system, anti-spam, anti-virus, anti-spyware.
  • Ensures server environment (physical/virtual) remain updated and patched to organizational standards
  • Provide VMWare, Citrix and Veeam support
  • Provide active directory, exchange, and collaboration support
  • Provide end-user technical support for applications, databases, reports, and interfaces
  • Required to respond to Service Desk calls with end-user technical support for PCs, peripherals, telecom devices, and audio visual equipment as required during evening hours
  • Assume ‘on-call’ responsibilities as per Hospital policy
  • Plan and support application upgrades and enhancements in conjunction with sponsors, users and vendors:
  • Install and assist with testing of new application releases, enhancement requests, and bug fixes
  • Obtain and test bug fixes outside of major upgrades
  • Assist in the definition of application and interface specifications as required
  • Participate in business requirements definition, testing, training, implementation, and support
  • Perform moves, adds and changes of software and hardware for all equipment
  • Conduct problem recognition, investigation, resolution and follow-up steps such as basic end-user training, recommendations for alternate software/hardware configuration
  • Apply change management procedures in the application of vendor patches/upgrades and customer enhancement requests
  • Record all Incident, Service, and Change Requests in ticket system
  • Create and maintain comprehensive support documentation as required to maintain Hospital information systems
  • Document and conduct system monitoring to reduce potential for system downtime
  • Review vendor support sites for upgrade information, release schedules, notifications, and product enhancements
  • Track and maintain inventories
  • Participate in disaster recovery planning and tests and provide support during system disaster and/or system virus outbreak incidents
  • Research and evaluate emerging technologies and their application for the future direction of the Hospital.
  • Participate in curriculum and instructional design, including development of learning aids when required (e.g. training manuals, multimedia visual aids, computer-based training materials, intranet resources, and reference materials)
  • Participate in special projects, as required.
  • Required to maintain confidentiality regarding but not limited to the following information/data; confidential corporate information, intellectual property, research data, labour relations and business secrets

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications/experience:

  • Diploma or post-secondary education in Computer Science
  • One or more of the following certifications: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP); Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) ;Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) ;Microsoft Certified Systems Administrators (MCSA); Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS); Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE); Certification in Network Engineering/Administration
  • 3-5 years of experience in a related IT position
  • Experience in the healthcare industry or in a similar production/service environment
  • Windows Desktop Operating Systems (Windows 7, 10), Windows Server Operating Systems (2003 - 2019),
  • Active Directory, Group Policy, IIS, MS SQL, Oracle, MS Exchange and MS Office 365
  • Thin Client Architectures - Citrix XenApp, VMware Virtualization, HL7, NEC PBX, Security Practices, High Availability concepts and protocols,
  • Backup Tools, Software and Libraries/Autoloaders, Storage Area Networks (iSCSI SAN)
  • Office Productivity Tools: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, Visio
  • Broad range of telecommunications, network, and desktop knowledge is highly desirable, including principal experience in one of the following groups:
  • Xen App, Desktops and related O/S, Active Directory, Exchange/Collaboration, Back-up/recovers, Voice and Audio Visual Technologies or Switching, Security Infrastructure, SAN, VMware, Servers and related O/S, Wireless

Staff: Social Worker

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Position Number : SW-1021 | Date Updated : November 2nd, 2021

Social Worker – Permanent Full-Time

If you would like to work with a team of professionals who are committed to enriching the lives of patients we invite you to join Runnymede Healthcare Centre as a Social Worker

Position summary:

The primary function of the Social Worker is to assess the psychosocial functioning of the patient and family in order to provide appropriate interventions.

Responsibilities include:

  • Completes a comprehensive psychosocial assessment.
  • Develops and implements individual treatment plans based on analysis of assessment, while considering the overall health care plan of the patient.
  • Establishes goals of care in collaboration with the patient and/or Substitute Decision Maker (SDM)
  • Identifies both short and long term goals to ensure/enhance continuity of care for patient/family
  • Monitors change in the patient’s functional status and adjusts treatment programs accordingly.
  • Provides counseling services to help patients and caregivers cope with the impact of illness, transitioning and hospitalization.
  • Provide ongoing patient and family education
  • Facilitate group and individualized patient and caregivers therapeutic sessions
  • Collaborates with the clinical team in identifying, monitoring and treating patients requiring counseling services.
  • Educates patients, their care partners, and other health care providers (including physicians and students) with regard to Social Work and the management of the patient’s health problems.
  • Acts as liaison and assist patients and staff with community resources
  • To improve Inclusion Diversity and Health Equity efforts to better serve and support patient and their families
  • Facilitate communication between patient care team and patients and their families
  • Provide crisis intervention and mediate conflict
  • Advocate for required services and navigate social systems
  • Educate patients and families on effective ways to mobilize existing resources
  • Ensure plan is communicated to all stakeholders and that appropriate referrals have been processed and received
  • Collaborates with members of the inter-professional team through documentation and/or direct consultation to provide a coordinated program of patient care.
  • Assists patients to access community services and resources as appropriate.
  • Attends and contributes to patient care conferences and meetings.
  • Maintains accurate and up-to-date assessment, treatment plans, goals and other relevant administrative records for each patient according to Runnymede Healthcare Centre (RHC) and the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers guidelines
  • Contribute to safe patient discharge through case coordination by providing patient/family education, referring relevant specialized treatment programs, coordinating family meetings, coordinating legal/financial capacity or SDM issues including potential PGT involvement

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work
  • Member in good standing with the OCCSWSSW
  • Membership in the Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW) an asset
  • 2-5 years of clinical experience in Rehabilitation/Complex Continuing Care or Acute Care Hospital
  • Demonstrated expertise with geriatric, neurological and Musculoskeletal conditions
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification
  • Effective verbal and written communication to successfully work with all levels of the organization
  • Experience with Windows Operating System, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint

Staff: Patient Flow-Discharge Coordinator

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Position Number : PFCD-0821 | Date Updated : November 1st, 2021

Patient Flow – Discharge Coordinator – Permanent Full-Time

Position summary:

An integral member of the interprofessional team, the Patient Flow – Discharge Coordinator is key points of contact for discharge planning to formulate, facilitate and coordinate discharge plans focused on the needs and goals of the patient and their family/caregiver. The primary goal of Discharge Planning services is to support and enable patients and families to make timely transitions through the healthcare system with the goal of providing an exceptional patient and family experience.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and develops a timely, effective and safe discharge plan in collaboration with the patient and family/caregiver, and interprofessional team members
  • Works with the clinical team to identify high risk patients and those patients with long length of stay, Alternate Level of Care (ALC) designation, and multiple treatment issues to coordinate early intervention with respect to discharge planning
  • Documents interventions in a format that facilitates the monitoring and evaluation of short and long term effects of case management; ensures records are accurate and up to date
  • Evaluates and revises the discharge plan in collaboration with the patient, family/caregiver and interprofessional team to ensure that patient care needs are met
  • Documents and participates in interdisciplinary plan of care and family care conferences to facilitate patient discharge
  • Identifies and coordinates community resources from within the public, private, charitable and non-profit sectors for the purpose of coordinating patient care plans post hospital stay, collaborates with Social Worker as required
  • Acts as a resource to family/caregiver and interprofessional team members regarding community resources and the discharge planning process
  • Maintains knowledge of local, provincial and federal guidelines impacting the discharge planning process
  • Identifies trends that impact on the discharge planning process
  • Closely monitors discharges on a day to day basis and makes recommendations to clinical leadership team to manage bed allocation and utilization
  • Works collaboratively with the leadership team to develop strategies to improve and enhance discharge and flow
  • Develop tools to monitor the discharge planning process, including collection of data pertinent to Hospital’s discharge provision
  • Attends meeting and sits on committee (ALC rounds) as appropriate
  • Demonstrates a commitment to lifelong learning, identifies learning needs and establishes annual goals and objectives in alignment with the program and strategic plan
  • Communicates clearly and concisely in a timely and effective manner
  • Participates in quality improvement activities and supports the maintenance of a safe and healthy work environment for staff, clients and families


Staff: Rehabilitation Assistant

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Position Number : REHA-3721 | Date Updated : October 29th, 2021

Rehabilitation Assistant – Full-Time

Position summary:

The Rehabilitation Assistant carries out delegated patient treatment as prescribed by the Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, and Kinesiologists and assists the therapists in patient-related activities.

Responsibilities includes

· Conducts individual and group therapy sessions under the direction of the Occupational Therapist (OT) and/or Physiotherapist (PT) and/or Kinesiologist (Kin).

· Monitors and progresses patient’s therapy program as needed within the range directed by the OT and/ or PT and/or Kinesiologist.

· Transfers, and ambulates patients, and supervises exercise programs as assigned by the OT and/or PT and/or Kinesiologist.

· Positions patients and performs range of motion exercises directed and assigned by the OT and/ or PT and/or Kinesiologist.

· Trains and instructs patients in completing Activities of Daily Living under the supervision of the OT.

· Assembles and installs assistive technology and devices and trains patients in their use under the direction of the OT.

· Provides assistance to the OT/PT/Kin during treatment.

· Prepares and applies modalities as directed by the OT/PT/Kin.

· Transports patients to and from the therapy area.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications/experience:

  • Graduate from a recognized Occupational Therapist Assistant / Physiotherapist Assistant program
  • Experience in a Rehabilitation/Complex Continuing Care or Acute Care Hospital preferred
  • Previous experience working with seniors in a healthcare setting under the direction of an OT/PT/Kin an asset
  • Demonstrated experience with geriatric, neurological and MSK conditions
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support certification
  • Effective verbal and written communication to successfully work with all levels of the organization
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills

Staff: Clinical Educator

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Position Number : CE-0721 | Date Updated : October 29th, 2021

Clinical Educator – Temporary Full-Time

If you would like to work with a team of professionals who are committed to enriching the lives of patients we invite you to join Runnymede Healthcare Centre as the Clinical Educator.

Position summary:

The Clinical Educator works collaboratively with Management, staff, and clinical teams/committees to coordinate and deliver clinical education programs to the interprofessional team. Consults with Nursing and Quality, Patient Safety, and Allied Health Managers and staff to assess learning needs and plans, implements and evaluates staff development programs. Serves as a role model, resource and facilitator, assisting clinical staff in their professional development.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conducts needs assessments to determine staff education needs and set priorities
  • Makes recommendations and plans education programs to support strategic objectives and evidence based practice.
  • Coordinates the development, marketing, delivery and evaluation of interprofessional clinical education services including online and audiovisual holdings
  • Assumes a teaching role for selected programs, for example, clinical practice, communication, and team skills
  • Develops and facilitates clinical orientation program for new hires
  • Collaborates with clinical Managers, committees and teams to identify learning needs and assists in developing strategies to meet those needs
  • Assists managers in addressing performance/competency assessment, develops learning plans to address clinical practice concerns
  • Supports staff and acts as a resource in identifying and meeting their own learning needs
  • Coordinates student clinical placements in conjunction with Department Managers and educational institutions
  • Provides clinical education that includes practical skills training
  • Participates in the development, implementation, and evaluation of nursing/interprofessional clinical policies and procedures and nursing/interprofessional clinical evidences informed practices
  • Participates on relevant teams and committees with respect to education
  • Maintains attendance tracking tools, prepares reports and carries out other administrative duties as required
  • Keeps abreast of current trends in health care, professional practice, legislation and education
  • Takes responsibility to maintain personal professional development

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • An RN who holds a current Certificate of Competence with the College Of Nurses Of Ontario or an Allied Health Professional who holds a current certificate of competency with a regulatory college. Baccalaureate preparation in Education, Nursing or equivalent, Masters Degree preferred.
  • 5 years clinical experience, with 1 year in an Education role.
  • Windows Operating System, Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Standard Practical Nursing Skills and ability to learn and teach new clinical procedures.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of adult education.
  • Demonstrated ability to design curriculum.
  • Research and program evaluation skills an asset.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively with colleagues and within a team environment
  • Excellent facilitator, demonstrated presentation skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self starter with good planning and organization skills
  • Proficiency in computer systems

Staff: Project Manager

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Position Number : PM-1021 | Date Updated : October 29th, 2021

Project Manager– Permanent Full-Time

If you would like to work with a team of professionals who are committed to enriching the lives of patients we invite you to join Runnymede Healthcare Centre as the Project Manager.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Director Client Relation and Community Engagement, the Project Manager is responsible for leading various projects from the detailed design through to procurement, contract administration and close-out phases. The principal responsibilities include: developing and implementing strategies to facilitate the cost effective and timely execution of multiple, simultaneous, small and large scale projects within the hospital; managing client and stakeholder expectations including effective communication and issues resolution; monitoring the progress and quality of work associated with project outcomes.

Responsibilities include:

  • ·Assume overall end-to-end ownership of scope, schedule, and quality of multiple projects’ life cycle;
  • Create project work plans in coordination with appropriate internal and external stakeholders, technical subject matter experts and business leads to establish project scope, deliverables, budgets, accountabilities, schedules, timelines, resources, monitoring, and post project audit/evaluation; including communication documentation
  • Host stakeholder engagements with senior executive leaders, clinicians and technical specialists to lead and collect requirements for projects
  • Set project milestones and manage team to successfully meet project goals by setting clear expectations for each phase of the project
  • Monitor deliverables to ensure milestones are met on-budget and on-time, and hold routine communications with team members to discuss the status of deliverables, shared issues, end-user concerns, budget, and upcoming milestones;
  • Manage daily operational aspects of the project by providing project management expertise and guidance, enforcing project standards, anticipating and troubleshooting issues and minimizing the hospital’s exposure to risk
  • Develop, manage and deliver progress reports, requirements documentation, and presentations;
  • Report on implementation progress, risks and issues to senior project management on a regular basis and quickly identify strategies to minimize/resolve obstacles to successful project delivery;
  • Conduct project post mortems and create recommendations reports in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements for on-going process improvement
  • Work on unusually complex problems and is seen as a resource for resolution of unique or highly complex business problems by providing highly innovative, creative and integrated solutions that will achieve quality and work process improvements;
  • Identify and work with stakeholders, sponsors and champions across the organization and supports overall stakeholder management;
  • Manage engagement risk by reaffirming client expectations, managing scope and taking early action to resolve problems;
  • Regularly interface with appropriate stakeholders, champions and leadership to build and maintain; strong relationships and ensure a smooth transition of business solutions throughout the program life cycle;
  • Identify and monitor outcomes and targets associated with key initiatives;
  • Develop and present material for review and information using strong written, verbal, and graphical communication skills with the ability to express complex technical concepts effectively;
  • Work well with people from different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience;
  • Assist and support program/project communications and overall visibility and establish communications plans, processes and tools across projects/programs, stakeholders groups, leaders and champions.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • Degree in related field or equivalency in education and recent/related project management experience Project Management Professional (PMP) is required
  • Healthcare setting experience preferred
  • Other certification (Lean/Six Sigma Black Belt, ITIL, IIBA, Change Management) is an asset
  • Experience and understanding of how to effectively manage change, integration and improvement projects in a healthcare setting
  • Ability to apply extensive project management knowledge and expertise (project planning, implementation, evaluation, risk assessment, benefits realization)
  • Excellent ability to anticipate and analyze risks and issues, explore alternatives, develop appropriate recommendations with project and technical teams and present issue to senior leadership
  • Ability to communicate effectively with senior management and project stakeholders

Staff: Personal Support Worker

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Position Number : PSW-1021 | Date Updated : October 25th, 2021

Personal Support Worker – Permanent Full-Time

JOB PURPOSE:

Reporting to the Patient Care Manager, the Personal Support Worker (PSW) role assists nurses and other members of the interprofessional team. He/she provides patient care related to patient cleanliness, safety and activities of daily living, as well as maintaining the operation, and safety of the patient care unit. He/she contributes to clinical excellence by demonstrating compassion, respect and a strong work ethic.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma required
  • Personal Support Worker Certificate from a recognized community college required
  • Valid First Aid & CPR
  • Gentle Persuasive Approach (GPA) training preferred
  • Experience in Rehabilitation/Complex Continuing Care Hospital or Long Term Care Home setting preferred.
  • Windows Operating System, Microsoft Office Suite an asset
  • Good organizational skills and ability to manage workload.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with the interprofessional team, patients and their families.
  • Excellent command of English language.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Familiar with computer and basic keyboarding skills.
  • Follows direction and excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent attendance record.
  • The ability to work independently and in a team environment.

Staff: Personal Support Worker

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Position Number : PSW - 1121 | Date Updated : October 25th, 2021

Personal Support Worker – Permanent Part-Time

JOB PURPOSE:

Reporting to the Patient Care Manager, the Personal Support Worker (PSW) role assists nurses and other members of the interprofessional team. He/she provides patient care related to patient cleanliness, safety and activities of daily living, as well as maintaining the operation, and safety of the patient care unit. He/she contributes to clinical excellence by demonstrating compassion, respect and a strong work ethic.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma required
  • Personal Support Worker Certiicate from a recognized community college required
  • Valid First Aid & CPR
  • Gentle Persuasive Approach (GPA) training preferred
  • Experience in Rehabilitation/Complex Continuing Care Hospital or Long Term Care Home setting preferred.
  • Windows Operating System, Microsoft Office Suite an asset
  • Good organizational skills and ability to manage workload.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with the interprofessional team, patients and their families.
  • Excellent command of English language.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Familiar with computer and basic keyboarding skills.
  • Follows direction and excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent attendance record.
  • The ability to work independently and in a team environment.

Staff: Registered Nurse

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Position Number : RN-1221 | Date Updated : December 20th, 2021

Registered Nurse - Temporary Full-Time and Temporary Part-Time Positions: The Registered Nurse (RN), in collaboration with the interprofessional team, will provide care and treatment to patients undergoing rehabilitation to achieve restoration of their abilities. This is accomplished through delivery of assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation, education, preventive measures and maintenance of health and functional abilities to diverse patient population within our hospital.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Responsibilities include:

  • Applies the appropriate knowledge, skill, judgment and competencies required for safe practice, by adhering to the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) Practice Standards, Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) Rehabilitation Nursing Clinical Competencies Domain, Runnymede Healthcare Centre (RHC) policies and procedures as well as other relevant professional associations.
  • Utilizes nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation) including observation, listening and physical assessment skills to plan the provision of nursing care.
  • Partner with the patients and families, in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, to facilitate appropriate, timely and effective discharge/transition planning, beginning at the time of admission.
  • Incorporates information on the effects and outcomes of comorbid health conditions, identifying interventions, priorities and target dates to achieve patient centered goals.
  • Identifies, educate and coaches the patient to reach their maximum potential for self care and independence.
  • Integrate principles of chronic illness, disability, frailty and aging into nursing care delivery.
  • Meets the ethical and legal requirements for professional practice within the policies and procedures of RHC and the CNO Standards.
  • Mentors students and newly hired RNs and Registered Practical Nurses (RPNs).
  • Advocates for protecting and promoting the patient’s autonomy, respect, privacy and dignity.
  • First line for conflict resolution with the patient, SDM, family and/or team members.

The successful candidate posses the following qualifications/experience:

  • Undergraduate degree in nursing is preferred
  • Current certificate of registration as a registered nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario is required
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Certification required
  • Completion of the Canadian Nurses Association Rehabilitation Nursing Certification – CRN (C) credential preferred
  • Good understanding of the College of Nurses of Ontario Standards of Practice
  • Two years of nursing experience in a rehabilitation/complex continuing care hospital or acute care hospital preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage workload, demonstrated leadership and decision making skills
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and the ability to work well with the interprofessional team, patients and their families

Staff: Communication Specialist

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Position Number : COM - 0521 | Date Updated : December 20th, 2021

Communications Specialist – Permanent Full-Time: Reporting to the Team Lead, Branding, Communication & Marketing and Director, Client Relations and Community Engagement; this position will primarily support hospital wide corporate initiatives that align with our strategic directions and/or legislative requirements. This position develops and evaluates communication strategies to effectively target audience(s), promoting the hospital’s profile and initiatives while supporting Runnymede in maintaining a leadership position in the healthcare environment.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders (including senior leadership team) to communicate the hospital’s vision, strategic directions and progress on results.
  • Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of a communications strategy and associated activities using consistent processes, templates and tools which support achievement of Runnymede’s strategic directions and organizational priorities.
  • Produce and edit highly creative written, visual and broadcast content for the hospital's web site and intranet as well as, community outreach, government, media and employee communication vehicles.
  • Prepare key messages, backgrounders, speeches, presentations, promotional items, executive briefing notes, story pitches, media releases, fact sheets and press kits.
  • Identify specific or unique communication delivery channels needed for stakeholder groups and champion communication solutions.
  • Produce and distribute a regular electronic newsletter for internal audiences, coordinating information submitted from stakeholders.
  • Ensure quality of communications and their compliance to corporate standards; ensure all necessary approvals are secured prior to publication.
  • Liaise with external vendors and the purchasing department to ensure purchasing and publications policies and procedures are followed.
  • Provide photography services for internal/external publications, events and websites and work with health information services and hospital departments to ensure the appropriate media consents and HR approvals are in place for all subjects.
  • Ensure all internal communications are focused on maintaining and strengthening Runnymede’s culture through strategic fit and appropriate tone and content.
  • Maintain public bulletin boards, brochure holders and communications boards on a bi-weekly basis, ensuring engagement with up to date messaging.
  • Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of a social media strategy using consistent processes, templates and tools.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or similar discipline required
  • Work or volunteer experience in the not-for-profit or health care sector preferred
  • Minimum two years related work experience in a strategic communications role.
  • Proven track record of success in developing and implementing internal communications programs that reach a diverse employee base.
  • Ability and flexibility to manage multiple and changing deadlines. Solid project management skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software suite, Adobe CS5
  • Experience managing or supporting development and maintenance of an intranet.
  • Knowledge of marketing and public relations principles.
  • Must be able to attend functions outside normal business hours, as required.

Staff: Physiotherapist

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Position Number : PHY-1521 | Date Updated : December 20th, 2021

PHYSIOTHERAPIST – Permanent Full-Time

Runnymede Healthcare Centre is expanding the services that we are providing to the community, and are looking to increase the number of Physiotherapists within the hospital to help support the patient care areas with this new program. If you would like to work with a team of professionals who are committed to enriching the lives of patients, we invite you to join Runnymede Healthcare Centre as a Physiotherapist.

Position summary:

The primary functions of the Physiotherapist include the assessment of patients; interpretation of findings; implementing and evaluating the impact or effectiveness of intervention strategies and education of patients and/or their caregivers. The successful candidate may be required to work weekends.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assess assigned patients through the administration of formal and informal assessments
  • Determine and monitor appropriate transfer and mobility status
  • Formulate and implement individual treatment plans based on analysis of assessment findings and clinical reasoning
  • Establish goals in collaboration with the patient and/or substitute decision maker
  • Develop the physiotherapy program considering the overall health care plan of the patient
  • Monitor change in the patient’s functional status and adjust treatment programs accordingly
  • Collaborate with members of the inter-professional team through documentation and/or direct consultation to provide a coordinated program of patient care and discharge plan
  • Assign aspects of the treatment plan to the Physiotherapy Assistant as appropriate
  • Recommend equipment for patient use e.g., mobility devices, foot orthoses
  • Attend and contribute to patient care conferences and meetings
  • Orientate and supervise PT and PTA students

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications/experience:

· Baccalaureate Degree from an accredited Physiotherapy Program

· Member in good standing with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario

· Assistive Devices Program Authorizer an asset

· FIM certification and experience with NRS an asset

· Experience in a Rehabilitation/Complex Continuing Care Hospital or Acute Care Hospital preferred including experience with discharge planning

· Demonstrated expertise with geriatric, neurological and MSK conditions preferred

· Completion of ongoing post-graduate professional development

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work co-operatively within an inter-professional team

· Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage workload

· Demonstrated critical thinking/problem solving skills

· Excellent work performance and attendance record

Staff: Activationist Assistant

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Position Number : ACTA-0121 | Date Updated : May 1st, 2021

Activationist Assistant – Permanent Full-time & Temporary Full-Time - The activationist assistant provides support and assistance with the implementation of various activation programs within a group setting as well as on a one-to-one basis. The activationist assistant is also responsible for taking an active role in the development and implementation of new programs and quality improvement initiatives.

Application Deadline: June 11, 2021@ 16h00

Responsibilities Include:

  • Conducts individual and group programs under the direction and delegation of the Activationist.
  • Assists the Activationist with a variety of day, evening or weekend programs.
  • Assists to implement one-to-one and group programs to meet individual needs of specific patients.
  • Supports all patient education initiatives
  • Collaborates with members of the inter-professional team.
  • Maintains regular contact with the Activationist and promptly reports any change in the patient’s status.
  • Provides input to the Activationist regarding patient progress or participation in various programs.
  • Assists to set up for group and individual programs.
  • Assists the Activationist to prepare supplies and other administrative duties related to patient programs.
  • Maintains and records patient attendance.
  • Transports patients to and from the department.
  • Actively participates in staff education within Runnymede Healthcare Centre (RHC).
  • Participates in ongoing educational opportunities both internally and externally.
  • Supervises Volunteers.
  • Assists in monitoring of supplies.
  • Assists in maintaining tidiness and safety of the department and equipment.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications/experience:

  • Working towards Activation/Recreation Diploma/Certificate from a recognized Community College
  • Experience in a Rehabilitation/Complex Continuing Care Hospital or Acute Care Hospital preferred
  • Previous experience working with seniors an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and above average ability to relate with patients, families and staff members
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage workload
  • Demonstrated ability to provide culturally sensitive patient care
  • Excellent attendance record
  • The ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Experience with Windows Operating System, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint

Staff: Registered Practical Nurse

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Position Number : RPN-1221 | Date Updated : December 20th, 2021

Registered Practical Nurse – Permanent Part-Time and Temporary Part-Time Positions: The Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) in collaboration with the inter-professional team will deliver care and treatment to stable; non-acute patients whose care needs are well defined and established; with predictable outcomes and manageable responses. This is accomplished through assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation, education and preventative measures for the maintenance of health and functional abilities, to a diverse patient population. The RPN provides excellent care by demonstrating compassion, professionalism and respect.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

The successful candidates will posses the following qualifications/experience:

  • Current certificate of competence as a Registered Practical Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Diploma from a recognized RPN program or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years of nursing experience in a Rehabilitation/Complex Continuing Care Hospital or Acute Care Hospital preferred
  • If graduated prior to 1995, must have medication administration certificate from an approved community college
  • Physical Assessment course essential
  • Good understanding of the College of Nurses of Ontario, Standards of Practice
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support certification (BCLS) required
  • Active involvement in own/our continuing education
  • Good organizational skills and ability to manage workload
  • Experience with Windows Operating Systems, Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with the inter-professional team, patients and their families
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Demonstrated ability to provide culturally sensitive and senior friendly patient care
  • An Excellent Attendance Record is a prerequisite