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Full-Time Chief Nursing Executive


La Verendrye General Hospital





Salary Scale:

145,000 to 165,000 Annual Salary


POSITION (Title): 

Full-Time Chief Nursing Executive




La Verendrye General Hospital

REPORTS TO (Title): 

President and CEO, Riverside Health Care Facilities Inc.








The Administration department has an opening for a Full-Time Chief Nursing Executive (CNE) at La Verendrye General Hospital. The successful candidate must be able to meet the normal requirements of the job and possess the following qualifications:


  • Undergraduate degree, i.e. Baccalaureate in Nursing or Business Administration or equivalent, Masters in Health, or Business or Nursing is preferred.
  • Current (or eligible for) registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Minimum 5 years direct clinical involvement and management experience, preferably in an acute care setting.
  • Demonstrated strong clinical and administrative leadership abilities.
  • Proven strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills to work within a diverse community.
  • Proven independent decision-making skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate and support staff in a challenging, multidisciplinary environment, role modelling the principles of effective teamwork.
  • Demonstrated basic computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications and the ability to receive and respond to emails.


The incumbent is accountable for the development, delivery, and evaluation of acute and Eldcap programs and services; ensuring service delivery strategies align with the corporate mission and operating plan priorities.

Working in partnership with the organizations Chief Executive Officer, Chief of Staff and other members of the senior leadership and management teams, the incumbent provides leadership in the development and implementation of clinical activities and programs that promote safe patient-centered environment and that contribute to quality improvement and risk management initiatives.

The incumbent reports directly to the President & Chief Executive Officer.


·            This position serves as the CNE for the La Verendrye General Hospital, Emo Health Centre    and Rainy River Health Centre.

   Planning & Organizing

  • Participates as a member of the Senior Leadership Team in the organization’s strategic planning process and in the establishment of vision, mission, values, policies.
  • Through contemporary health care management principles actively participates in and directs: formulation and implementation of standards, policies, and procedures; integration of professional standards of care; quantitative measures and outcomes of care; continuous feedback to acute care service managers.
  • Develops policies and procedures for acute care services.

   Coordination & Communication

  • Participates in internal and external committees related to acute care services and other administrative functions within RHC. Facilitates communication between departments. Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, professional affiliations, and courses.

   Human Resources

  • Develops human resources and management strategies for acute care services ensuring effective recruitment, retention, allocation, development, and utilization of staff.

   Budgetary/Financial Management


  •  Plans, organizes, controls, monitors, and evaluates acute care services operational and capital budgets in collaboration with department managers, directors, and the Senior Leadership Team.
  • Forecasts and submits requests for capital budget items in conjunction with the department managers and directors; oversees budget planning for acute care services with appropriate corporate support.


   Management / Supervisory


  • Number of direct reports: 5
  • Supervisors
  • Exercises full scope of managerial supervision of departmental staff.
  • Accountable for establishing, managing, and monitoring applicable Health and Safety standards, processes, communications, training, and systems, to ensure safe workplace for employees, patients, and visitors within the acute care services. Ensuring staff have proper training on the safe operation of equipment and PPE, regularly auditing safe work practices and the use of required PPE and following up with all Health and Safety concerns and issues in a timely manner in obligation common to all RHC managers.




  • Participates in the Quality Improvement Program.
  • Carries out work assignments safely and is knowledgeable of and in compliance with relevant regulations, policies, and procedures (i.e. Occupational Health and Safety Act).
  • ·       Performs other such duties or responsibilities that may be delegated by the CEO.



       Must comply with:

  • Human Resource Policies
  • Corporation Policies
  • Department Policies
  • Health and Safety Policies & Procedures
  • Union Contract


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