Location: Multi-Site (Primary Site: 66 Pippy Place - Covering Health Sciences Centre)
Admisson Discharge Manager
Provincial Clinical Efficiency Program
Temporary, Full Time (until October 31, 2024 with the possibility of extension)
Hours 70 bi-weekly (8 hour days) Salary HL-21 ($71,215 - $92,579 per annum) Competition Number 2023005886 Posted Date 27 September 2023 Closing Date 4 October 2023
Newfoundland and Labrador Health Services (NL Health Services) brings together five former separate health entities - Eastern Health, Central Health, Western Health, Labrador-Grenfell Health, and the Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Health Information. The creation of a provincial health authority was announced following recommendations from Health Accord NL.
NL Health Services is responsible for delivering health and community services to more than 528,000 people living in Newfoundland and Labrador and employs over 21,000 people. NLHealthServices.ca
The Admission Discharge Manager is responsible and accountable for the overall coordinating of clinical activities related to patient flow within the Eastern Urban Zone. They will work with staff and managers with the goal of ensuring appropriate admission placement, efficient patient flow, and facilitation of complex discharges. The Admission Discharge Manager functions in a leadership capacity ensuring appropriateness of admission and length of stay using approved selection criteria. They liaise and direct the plan for patient flow with admitting, managers, patient care facilitators, charge nurses, physicians, allied health professionals, community liaison nurses, and support departments. They will, in collaboration with staff, managers and physicians, initiate a plan of action for appropriate discharge planning and for patients with complex discharge needs. The Admission Discharge Manager will also liaise with managers and staff in acute care, community supports, and long-term care to facilitate timely discharge in accordance with NL Health Services strategic plan. The Admission Discharge Manager will work with the health care team, management and physician leaders to resolve complex bed utilization issues to improve patient flow. The Admission Discharge Manager also participates in the planning, development, and implementation of initiatives to improve clinical efficiency. The admission discharge manager will work with counterparts in all NLHS Zones as well as out of province facilities to coordinate repatriation of patients.
A bachelor's degree in a health related discipline required.
Master's degree considered an asset.
A minimum of five (5) years of acute care clinical experience within the last seven (7) is required.
Previous management experience would be considered an asset.
Previous experience with data collection and information technology is required.
Change Management, LEAN, Emerging Leaders course considered an asset.
Competencies (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)
Demonstrated knowledge of Clinical Efficiency Management and Discharge Planning principles are considered an asset.
Demonstrated excellent communication, negotiation and facilitation skills.
Demonstrated administration, leadership and conflict resolution skills.
Demonstrated time-management and organizational skills.
Current registration/licensure in the relevant professional association is required.
A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required.
Please submit your resume/cover letter, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications.
Apply online at https://employment.easternhealth.ca
Upon successfully applying for a vacancy then you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive this email please contact Recruitment 777-7777 ext 5-2 immediately
To become a part of our team, please submit an up to date resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.
Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:
Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693
Email: [email protected]. Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.
If you are no longer interested in the position, you can withdraw your application by emailing [email protected] as soon as possible.
Eastern Health is committed to inclusive and barrier-free recruitment, selection, and onboarding processes. We will be happy to work with applicants requesting support during the process. If you have any questions, feel free to contact our Recruitment Line at 777-7777 press 5 then press 2 (long distance 1-800-563-3693) outlining how we can help.
EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.