Rural Acute Care Manager

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Rural Acute Care Manager

Location: Wainwright, Alberta, Canada

Requisition #: ALB00318261

Salary Range: $40.32 - $69.09 per hour

Job Type: Regular Full Time

Your Opportunity:

Wainwright is a vibrant and friendly rural community of around 7,000 located in east-central Alberta on highways 14 and 41. It is known as a major service center for the agriculture, oil and gas industries and is home to Canadian Forces Base Wainwright. A community of delightful contrasts, it is a township boasting a variety of attractive neighborhoods from charming older districts lined with trees to steadily expanding new residential subdivisions. You will be conveniently close to inviting parks, modern playgrounds and numerous recreational amenities including the Peace Memorial Multiplex with a walking track and climbing wall, pool, weight training facilities, dance studio, meeting rooms and banquet halls. The quality of lifestyle in this community is enhanced by an excellent choice of schools for children, extensive health care facilities and an unlimited array of year-round recreational opportunities. The Wainwright Health Centre contains a 25-bed acute care medical/surgical unit, 2-bed obstetrical suite, and 24/7 Emergency Department, in addition to an OR, day surgery unit and cardiac wellness services.


As Rural Acute Care Manager with site responsibilities, you will be providing leadership to an interdisciplinary team of healthcare professionals dedicated to providing leading care to Albertans.

In this leadership position, you will be making key decisions and establishing and contributing to the achievements and goals of the facility, Surgical Program, Endoscopy, Cardiac Wellness as well as accountable for developing and maintaining strong working relationships with key stakeholders, community engagement, facilitating change management, promoting team development, teamwork and coordinating staffing and clinical work as identified by the Director. You will be developing and maintaining an effective framework for patient services to facilitate the delivery of efficient, effective and safe patient care. These activities may include providing day-to-day direction to the staff working on the unit, daily assignment of patients, staff scheduling, interdisciplinary rounds, identifying and attempting to resolve patient, family and staff concerns, and participating in patient flow, discussions and planning.

In addition, you will be implementing and monitoring your portfolio’s budget while undertaking risk management, quality assurance and utilization activities. Your leadership, direction and organization of the units will be in support of the AHS vision, mission and business plan. This position requires the successful candidate to be on-site at the Wainwright Health Centre 530 6 Ave, Wainwright, AB T9W 1R6.

Required Qualifications:

Active registration and practice permit with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA). Minimum of five years of nursing experience in rural Acute Care and OR programs. Current Basic Cardiac Life Support – Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP). Minimum of two years of management experience within a unionized environment.

Apply today and join our dynamic team!