[AY-638] Unit Manager - Emergency

[AY-638] Unit Manager - Emergency

17 Nov
Alberta Health Services

17 Nov

Alberta Health Services


Your Opportunity:

The University of Alberta Hospital (UAH) is one of Canada’s leading clinical, research and teaching hospitals, treating more than 700,000 patients annually. The UAH and Stollery Children’s Emergency Department is a busy tertiary care level I emergency department and is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This large tertiary Trauma Centre provides opportunities in a broad base of emergency nursing from Pediatrics to Trauma Care. The Unit Manager (UM) will report to and assist the Patient Care Manager in ensuring the provision of high quality and safe patient care on the nursing unit. Working with us is about making a difference. You’ll feel good knowing that you have helped us achieve our mission and purpose:

to provide a patient-focused, quality health system that is accessible and sustainable for all Albertans


As part pf the leadership team, the Unit Manager - Emergency Department will work with the Patient Care Manager and the multidisciplinary team in ensuring a team environment and participate in new initiatives. Coordinate clinical activities including providing day to day direction to the staff working on the unit, daily assignment of patients, patient rounds, staff scheduling, multidisciplinary rounds, identifying and attempting to resolve patient and staff concerns and participating actively in the discharge planning process. Identifies issues, resolves them where possible and communicates them to the appropriate team member. Responsible for efficient use of fiscal human and material resources and provides leadership to the front-line staff.

- Classification: Unit Manager

- Union: Exempt

- Department: UA-Emergency-EDM

- Primary Location: U of A Hospital

- Negotiable Location: Within Edmonton Zone

- Temporary Employee Class: Temporary Full Time

- FTE: 1.00

- Posting End Date: 23-NOV-2021

- Date Available: 13-DEC-2021

- Temporary End Date: 13-DEC-2022

- Hours per Shift: 9.75 & 7.75

- Length of Shift in weeks: 5

- Shifts per cycle: 21

- Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends

- Days Off: As Per Rotation

- Minimum Salary: $36.68

- Maximum Salary: $62.91

- Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable

Required Qualifications:

Graduate of a recognized nursing education program. A Baccalaureate degree in nursing is required. Current CARNA registration. BCLS – HCP certification is required. Three to five years, recent and relevant Emergency / Acute Care nursing is required at a minimum. A minimum of 1-2 years supervisory experience is required. A combination of experience and education may be considered. A positive and enthusiastic attitude is required, as is a willingness to actively tackle new challenges and be able to effectively communicate in a professional, caring and compassionate manner. Must have a proven record of demonstrating skills in leading teams, developing and maintaining interpersonal relationships and team building, as well as organizational, analytical judgment, change management and decision making skills. Effective oral and written communication; Demonstrated clinical experience is required to make quick decisions in a very busy care setting.

Additional Required Qualifications:

As Required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with family centered care and a collaborative practical approach is preferred. Management experience preferred. Exposure to community care options and discharge planning an asset. The Unit Manager (UM) will report to and assist the Patient Care Manager in ensuring the provision of high quality and safe patient care on the nursing unit.

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