COV00036959 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

As a member of the Medicine Program team, you will have the opportunity to work within a dynamic area providing care to a varied population and within varied departments. If you are looking for a fast paced environment with a strong focus on quality and patient safety, then Medicine may be for you.


The Unit Manager acts as a role model for staff and an advocate, coordinator and liaison for the patient. In the planning and organizing of day to day operations, coordinates, directs and monitors patient care and activities of the members of the team. The Unit Manager identifies needs and sets priorities in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team to provide holistic patient care. Provides leadership in enhancing a positive relationship with patient/family, members of the interdisciplinary team and internal/external resources and departments. A high degree of professionalism and promotion of learning of self and others is maintained. The Unit Manager supports and participates in education and research that enhances quality improvement in patient care. The Unit Manager provides supervision to RNs, LPNs, HCAs, Service attendants and unit clerks. This position is non-unionized.

  • Classification: Unit Manager
  • Unit and Program: Medicine Program
  • Primary Location: Misericordia Community Hosp
  • Location Details: As Per Location
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 31-MAY-2023
  • Date Available: 10-JUN-2023
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 4
  • Shifts per cycle: 20
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Salary: Covenant Health offers a competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Required Qualifications:

Graduate of a Registered Nurse program or recognized equivalent required. Active registration with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA) required. Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider (Level C) required. Recent 3-5 years in acute care experience. Recent 3-5 years experience in management.

Additional Required Qualifications:

As required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Proven problem solving and critical thinking skills; including conflict resolution and negotiation abilities. Excellent assessment and organizational skills. Good problem solving and decision making skills. Must be flexible, highly motivated, self directed role model.

Hiring Requirements

The following must be provided prior to your first day of work:

Security Screening: Satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search (as applicable based on position). Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions with Covenant Health.

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