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Vacancy: Manager, Quality and Safety, Saskatoon, SK, Canada

Vacancy: Manager, Quality and Safety, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
Posted on: Jul.28.2021

RHA Job Number:GO-00638835
Number of Vacancies:1
Profession:Executive Leadership
Employer:SHA (Saskatoon)
Hours to International Airport:0.0
Community Website:
Facility Name:Royal University Hospital
Department:Occupational Health and Safety
Employment Type:Temporary
Employment Term:Full Time
Posting Date:July 28, 2021
Closing Date:August 4, 2021 21:30
Hours of Work:Shift Information: Days, On Call
37.50 hours per 1 week rotation: 5 shifts of 7.50 hours
Rate of Pay:Salary and benefits as per terms and conditions of employment

Job Description

The Manager, Quality and Safety is a key leader in Saskatchewan health care, partnering with system leaders to achieve our province's healthcare goals. Reporting to the Director of Quality and Safety (Aligned Portfolio), the Manager is responsible for creating operational lines of sight that connect to the goals and objectives of the SHA. The Manager supports strategy through the development and execution of operational and business plans, including cascading, monitoring, reporting, and course correction of same. The Manager demonstrates strong leadership to enable an innovative and positive working climate and a client-centric culture. The Manager must work cross functionally within the portfolio and across the organization to support operations. The Manager will develop partnerships and work closely with system and community partners. Manager, Quality and Safety is responsible for the day to day operations of local Quality and Safety teams. Operations include all aspects of Quality, Safety and Client Concern Handling. This role will be responsible for the allocation of Quality and Safety resources to effectively meet Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) priorities and goals. The Quality and Safety Manager will demonstrate the ability to coach, mentor and provide direction to staff in alignment with the Saskatchewan Health Authority Management System. This role will partner with Specialists and the Director of Quality and Safety to form the Area Leadership team.

Required Qualifications

-Valid Class 5 Driver's license
-Licensed and in good standing with professional association and/or regulatory body, if applicable
-Undergraduate degree or diploma in a healthcare or management related discipline, Lean Leader Certification or LILT -preferred or equivalent combination or education and experience


-Experience, at an operational level, as a leader who has developed and led innovative planning and programs in a complex, multi-stakeholder environment -5 years of experience in a management or supervisory position

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

-Knowledge of the healthcare system in Saskatchewan
-Has demonstrated strong critical thinking, financial and analytical skills
-Exemplifies ethical practices, professionalism and personal integrity
-Promotes innovation, guides change and is committed to continuous improvement
-Mobilizes people, inspires and leads by example
-Has demonstrated ability to coach and develop others
-Has demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills
-Is committed to delivering on Patient and Family Centered Care
-Is committed to quality, safety and continuous improvement striving towards zero harm
-Has a proven ability to collaborate and partner with a wide variety of stakeholders, including community, to balance the needs and interests of these diverse groups while maintaining alignment with strategic priorities
-Knowledge of legislation and applicable laws
-Demonstrates commitment to a diverse, culturally competent and culturally safe health system and representative workforce
-Demonstrates and is recognized for strategic and operational leadership that includes articulation of mission, vision and strategy and charts a path forward
-Knowledge of First Nations and Metis History in Saskatchewan along with an understanding of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action

Other Information

-Travel within the province of Saskatchewan is required
-Where necessary, on-call responsibilities may be required in this position

Additional Information

Successful candidates external to SHA are responsible to obtain and provide an original Criminal Record Check (CRC) & Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) from their local police service, RCMP or previous country/countries of residence that is dated within the past six (6) months that is satisfactory to the Saskatchewan Health Authority.
Expected Start Date: August 16, 2021
Expected Up To Date: September 19, 2022
FTE®: 1.00

Working in Canada

Candidates are required to be legally entitled to work in Canada to apply on this position.


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