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Manager-Patient Care - Repost

Requisition ID: 3528 

Position Number: 20054210

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Winnipeg

Site: Deer Lodge Centre

Department / Unit: Lodge 4, Geriatric Rehabilitation  

Job Stream: Clinical Support 

Union: Exempt

Targeted Start Date: ASAP

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75 hours

Annual Base Hours: 2015


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Position Overview

Directly accountable to the Chief Allied Health Officer, the Manager of Patient Care is accountable for the provision of care and services within the respective program. Care delivery to the designated population is provided within available resources and is facilitated by innovative leadership and management principles. Collaboration with a variety of stakeholders within the Centre and the region is paramount to achieving success.


Performs all duties in accordance with established health and safety regulations/guidelines, policies and procedures (e.g. utilizing personal, protective equipment as per safe work procedures). Notifies their Manager or their designates (i.e. supervisors) of all occurrences, injuries illnesses or safety and health concerns which are likely to harm themselves, their co­ workers, or any others who enter the premises.


  • Minimum of five (5) years of clinical practice in a health care discipline.
  • Experience working with a rehabilitation environment preferred.
  • Demonstrated leadership in promotion of quality practice environments that support professional  practice.
  • Demonstrated leadership is establishing "best practices".
  • Demonstrated leadership in fostering an open and respectful climate where care is delivered in a manner sensitive to diversity.
  • Demonstrated  leadership in promoting  interdisciplinary  practice.
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating with others in the acquisition, allocation and utilization of fiscal and human resources.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Bachelor Degree in a relevant health-care discipline required.
  • Master's Degree preferred.


  • Current registration with professional registering body required.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Demonstrates knowledge and support of:
    • The vision, values, goals, and objectives of the Winnipeg Regional  Health Authority  and the Deer Lodge Centre.
    • The Deer Lodge Centre's Mission Statement, Residents Bill of Rights and Code of Conduct.
    • Personal Health Information Act, Protection of Persons in Care Act, Workplace Hazardous Material Information  System (WHMIS), Principles of Routine Practices (Universal Precautions) and other legislated acts.
  • Communication  and interpersonal  skills in dealing with complex individual and organization relations.
  • Independent and collaborative decision-making  skills. Leadership and management skills in health-care setting.

Physical Requirements

  • May be required to work extended hours.
  • May involve exposure to disease, radiation, toxic materials, noise, allergens, etc.
  • May encounter aggressive and/or agitated patients/residents/staff/visitors.


This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, an Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. 


Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Health Sciences Centre, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.


Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.


Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.

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