Manager, Acute Care (5492003)

  • Northern Health
  • Kitimat, BC, Canada
  • Sep 24, 2021
Full time Nursing

Job Description

Northern Health is accepting applications for this leadership position in Kitimat General Hospital. This position provides leadership to all nursing departments/units.

Key Responsibilities

  • Creates an environment that supports creativity and innovation in the delivery of health care and maximizes decision making by the local teams.
  • Provides guiding direction and instruction to managers, supervisors and staff to optimize strategic, efficient and accountable use of resources to optimize care and service solutions.
  • Leads and manages strategic and operational planning.
  • Leads change management projects to execute, implement and embed changes with teams, including stakeholders, using change management methodologies.
  • Establishes and maintains effective team collaboration and decision-making.
  • Through strategic and proactive planning and management, recruits and retains staff to support optimum programs and services within budgets.

What you bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (Master’s degree preferred) in a relevant health care/business management discipline;
  • Seven (7) to ten (10) years of experience including acute care nursing/operations and a minimum of three (3) years in progressive management/leadership roles;
  • Current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM), or appropriate relevant healthcare professional College.

What you can expect

  • Opportunities for career growth
  • Supportive work environment
  • 4 weeks vacation to start
  • Health & Dental Coverage
  • Pension Plan
  • Relocation Assistance for eligible positions
  • Short commutes
  • Affordable housing market

Who we are
Northern Health leads the way in promoting health and providing health services for Northern and rural populations.  Through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations, we provide exceptional health services for Northerners.  Our value statements guide decisions and actions that include: Empathy – Respect – Collaboration – Innovations.

To apply for this position, send your resume and cover letter to