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Manager - Patient Care

Requisition ID: 241241 

Position Number: 20043066

Posting End Date: May 10, 2021

City: Winnipeg

Site: Health Sciences Centre

Department / Unit: Child Health Prog. HSC - Ambulatory Care 

Job Stream: Clinical Support 

Union: Exempt

Anticipated Start Date: 05/13/2021 

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-centred 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

Under the general supervision of the Director, Patient Services/Director, Central Support Services or designate, the Manager of Patient Care provides leadership for the health care team in promoting patient centered care.  The Manager of Patient Care ensures that adequate human and material resources are available to support the 24-hour delivery of safe, quality patient care.  The incumbent creates an environment that enables the Facility/Region to fulfill its mission and performance goals.  The Manager of Patient Care seeks to promote and maintain a positive, professional, team oriented and service conscious environment.  Demonstrates a commitment to the vision, values, goals, and objectives of the region/facility/unit.    


  • Minimum three years current, relevant clinical experience and minimum one-year leadership experience in a health care setting required.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Bachelor’s degree in related health discipline required. 
  • Master’s Degree preferred.

  • Successful completion of relevant post-graduate training may be required or preferred, in designated areas. 
  • Formal management training preferred. 


  • Current registration, or eligibility for registration, with the appropriate professional association required.
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training requirements for this position shall be in accordance with the applicable policy.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Knowledge in:
    • Regional/site/unit policies, procedures, protocols and guidelines relating to:  clinical care, administrative, financial, and human resource management.
    • Standards and scope of practice for direct reports.
    • Personal Health Information Act, Protection of Persons in Care Act, Mental Health Act, Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS), Principles of Routine Practices (Universal Precautions) and other legislated acts.
    • Continuum of Services/Community Resources.
    • Risk Management Strategies.
    • Quality Improvement Processes.
    • Management Principles.
    • Relative Collective Agreements.
    • Principals of delegation.
    • Roles and responsibilities of the health care team.
  • Ability to lead interdisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrates interpersonal, critical thinking, conflict resolution and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to perform both independently and as a team member.
  • Ability to delegate appropriately and supervise performance of staff.
  • Ability to prioritize workload and attend to unit operations in a timely manner.
  • Ability to respond to a variety of simultaneous demands.
  • Ability to plan, manage and implement change.
  • Ability to function in a computerized environment.
  • Ability to recognize and pursue self-development opportunities.
  • Excellent command of the English language (both oral and written). 
  • Preference will be given to those applicants competent in an Indigenous language and/or knowledge in Indigenous customs, traditions and values.


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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