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Manager Health Services EMS Operation-Repost

Requisition ID: 341878  

Position Number: 20060339

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Shoal Lake

Site: Shared Health

Work Location: Shoal Lake

Department / Unit: ERS - Shoal Lake  

Job Stream: Non-Clinical  

Union: SH Exempt

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP  

FTE: 1.00  

Anticipated Shift: Days 

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015


Salary is commensurate with education and qualifications.


Shared Health leads the planning and coordinates the integration of patient- centered clinical and preventive health services across Manitoba. The organization also delivers some province-wide health services and supports centralized administrative and business functions for Manitoba health organizations.


Position Overview

Oversee and manage multi-disciplinary team(s) of technical, clinical, and clinical support staff in the integrated delivery of the routine to complex health services. Inspire and lead health services staff across the organization to embrace and adopt integrated, patient-centred care pathways and service delivery models. Provide service-delivery focused operational management to health services, partnering closely with the senior leadership, internal and external stakeholders to support patients in accessing multiculturally respectful health services.

The Manager Health Services EMS Operation will:

  • Plan, coordinate and evaluate systems to provide safe, effective and efficient ERS in collaboration with all service delivery organizations (SDOs), and federal health facilities within the province
  • Liaise with provincial and federal health facilities, fire services, law enforcement, other public safety organizations, social services, service delivery organizations, community program partners, municipal government and indigenous communities
  • Develop and manage an adaptive and collaborative team of clinical professionals with a culture of client service
  • Manage the provision of ERS across the province including coordinating and allocating appropriate resources across a network of ERS stations and service delivery locations within their assigned zone for the delivery of patient care in response to ERS requests
  • Coordinate and manage patient care services for ERS
  • Integrate and manage support services for ERS, including administration, program planning, implementation of quality improvement, risk management and utilization management systems
  • Work with Shared Health senior leadership to develop, manage, evaluate and ensure compliance with provincial clinical services standards, legislation, professional standards of practice, applicable code(s) of ethics, education and research within the program
  • Develop, recommend, implement and evaluate key performance indicators related to service delivery
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to ensure safe, effective and appropriate client care through a clinical quality and patient care lens that will shape an environment for clinical and service excellence


5 years of progressive management experience leading a broad spectrum of health services in a large, publicly funded health services delivery organization including:

  • 3 years of direct clinical services delivery across one or more assigned clinical areas of health care such as:
    • Emergency Response Services
    • primary health, and/or community services including population health, health promotion and illness prevention for diverse populations across the human lifespan
    • acute inpatient, specialty care and complex ambulatory settings
    • integrating innovative community-based care modes (such as home care, primary care, community paramedicine, etc.) to optimize healthy aging, health restoration and maintenance, and to deliver high quality care in the areas of chronic disease, palliative care, community mental health, rehabilitation and/or long-term care
  • 2 years of management experience leading a clinical team within a unionized environment
  • 2 years of experience implementing program planning, development and evaluation 

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Post-secondary diploma in a relevant health discipline from an accredited education institution; a post-secondary degree is an asset

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered


  • Active member in good standing of an associated regulatory body as appropriate

Qualifications and Skills

  • Demonstrated mid-senior leadership capabilities. The provincial health system in Manitoba has adopted the LEADS in a Caring Environment framework
  • Knowledge of:
    • Relevant professional regulatory requirements
    • Scope of practice as documented in the Regulated Health Professions Act
    • Manitoba Emergency Medical Response and Stretcher Transportation Act
    • Manitoba Highway Traffic Act 
    • Personal Health Information Act (PHIA)
    • The Health System Governance and Accountability Act
    • Other applicable legislated acts
    • Shared Health clinical protocols, care maps and associated documents 
    • Other applicable Shared Health policies, procedures, guidelines and directives
    • Indigenous cultural competence and safety
  • Proficient and/or experienced in:
    • Working with individuals from diverse cultural, social and ethnic backgrounds
    • Use of Shared Health ERS and Digital Health technology, software programs, and equipment
    • Communicating in multiple languages, including local Indigenous languages and other languages commonly spoken in the service area is considered an asset

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to work safely in a typical computerized office environment with frequent meetings, and to lift and carry items of up to approximately 10 kg
  • Interruptions to respond to questions from executives, and partner organizations are common; dedicated and focused time for planning and concentration can be scheduled
  • Must have a valid Manitoba driver’s license and use of a personal motor vehicle for regular travel within the province


We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.


Interested candidates should select the "Apply" icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification.


This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.


Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE.


Shared Health values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


We welcome applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.

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