Operating Room Manager

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Peterborough, ON 


Health Care, Management



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K9J 7C6

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Full time

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Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC) is a state-of-the-art regional hospital with a proud local history extending back over a century. With a capacity of 494 beds, our regional hospital has one of the busiest Emergency Department in Ontario and offers an extensive range of services, including specialized programs in renal, stroke, cardiac, cancer care, and vascular surgery.
PRHC offers exciting leadership opportunities where you can grow and develop professionally while finding daily balance by to enhancing your quality of life both inside and outside of work.
We offer competitive and comprehensive benefit plans, a pension program with matching employer contribution, professional development opportunities, employee and family assistance program, health and wellness programs (gym and yoga memberships, annual wellness fair, travel discounts) and a learning fund for educational development.
Hours of work are Monday to Friday, daytime hours. Extra hours may be required on occasion to meet workload demands. Occasional travel may be required to meet with external stakeholders.
The Manager of the Operating Room (OR) reports to the Director of the Surgical Services Program and is responsible for providing creative and innovative leadership for the delivery of high-quality patient care within the OR. You will be responsible for promoting service excellence through developing and implementing improvements and supporting and engaging your team to produce better outcomes for our patients and their families.
As a key stakeholder of the Surgical Services program leadership team you will play an integral role by acting as a link between the OR staff, Physician leaders and other clinical services and support areas.  You will be responsible for participating in the Surgical Program visioning, planning and evaluation at both the local and regional level. In addition, as the manager you will have full accountability for the operational leadership of the OR including budget development, resource allocation, utilization management, staff development, unit-based processes and practices.
  • A Baccalaureate degree in a related field preferred; Masters preparation is highly regarded
  • Three to five years related clinical and/or operating room management experience
  • Demonstrated experience leading various teams
  • Membership with ORNAC is preferred
  • Completion of CHA Management Courses or equivalent
  • Working knowledge of EPIC Clinical Information System is highly desired
Overall, you are a highly motivated individual who demonstrates effective leadership, planning and management skills combined with exceptional problem-solving and change management abilities. Your strengths include:
  • Strong analytical and budgeting skills
  • Proven leadership skills with a demonstrated ability to develop people, to resolve conflicts and to build strong teams
  • A skilled communicator who excels in their ability to work effectively with administrators, directors/managers, staff, physicians, and the community
  • Organized and able to adapt to continually changing priorities
  • Knowledgeable of program planning and evaluation
  • Goal and results oriented
  • A driver of change
  • Committed to continuing education with a membership and active participation in a relevant professional association
Peterborough Regional Health Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). Should any applicant require accommodation through the recruitment and selection process, please Notify us by indicating you require an accommodation in your application form. A representative from Human Resources will be in touch with you to tailor the recruitment process to meet your accommodation needs.
While the Health Centre appreciates your expression of interest in this position(s), only those applicants selected for an interview will be notified. 
Company Info
PRHC 1 Hospital Dr
Peterborough, ON, Canada

Phone: 705 743 2121
Web Site: www.prhc.on.ca

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