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Providence Care

Providence Care is southeastern Ontario’s leading provider of specialized mental health care, physical medicine and rehabilitation, specialized geriatric services, complex continuing care, palliative care and longterm care. With more than 1,600 staff and 240 physicians, residents and clerks, Providence Care is committed to high quality care. Providence Care is a not-for-profit organization governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and sponsored by the Catholic Health Corporation of Ontario. Providence Care is a major teaching and research centre for Queen’s University, and is an educational partner to St. Lawrence College and other post-secondary institutions.

Providence Care Hospital, our new state of the art hospital opened in April 2017. Our hospital is the first publicly-funded hospital in North America to fully integrate long-term mental health and psychiatry programs with physical rehabilitation, palliative care and complex care. The entire hospital has been designed to be welcoming and inclusive of all people, no matter what age, ability or needs.

Providence Care Hospital brings to life the concept of patient-and-family centred care, where everyone works in collaboration to meet the physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs of each person.

Position:  Clinical Supervisor

Region:  Frontenac & Kingston

Description:  The Clinical Supervisor provides clinical and site administrative leadership during the evening and night shifts, weekend day shifts and statutory holidays. The Clinical Supervisor uses clinical experience, knowledge and leadership skills to promote quality care, utilization of best practices consistent with current legislation, organizational policies and procedures, and the organization’s Mission, Vision, Values, Ethics and strategic directions.


  • Current unrestricted registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario 
  • Baccalaureate degree in Nursing preferred 
  • Education and experience in managing and mentoring clinical unionized staff, preferred
  • Three years of experience in a nursing supervisor role with relevant clinical practice with target populations such as Complex Medical Care, Palliative Care, Seniors Rehabilitation and/or Rehabilitation, Seniors Mental Health, Adult Mental Health, Forensic Mental Health 
  • In-depth knowledge of related legislation (e.g. Public Hospitals Act, Mental Health Act, Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, Personal Health Information Protection Act, Consent, etc.) 
  • In-depth knowledge of DSM-IV TR diagnostic criteria, psychiatric/mental health assessments and emergency evaluations, crisis management and supportive counselling, somatic therapies, community-based and regional mental health and other relevant resources 
  • Basic level proficiency using word processing and communications/scheduling applications, (including Microsoft Outlook and Word ) 
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage a crisis situation 
  • Demonstrated commitment to the Mission, Vision, Values, Ethics and strategic directions of Providence Care 
  • Demonstrated ability to create an inclusive and welcoming environment that values each individual; respects their values, preferences and unique abilities; and mitigates against the experience of stigma 
  • Demonstrated positive approach and resilience toward innovation and change, and ability to quickly adapt to evolving workplace standards of practice 
  • Demonstrated understanding and alignment to, expectations and deliverables of the organizational, department and team goals; effective stewardship of resources 
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and ability to demonstrate tact and diplomacy with diverse groups of stakeholders 
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work independently with proven reliability and trustworthiness 
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize work effectively, manage a full work-load and meet deadlines in a busy environment with frequent interruptions 
  • Demonstrated trouble shooting skills and ability to problem solve issues that may arise in carrying out the duties of this position 
  • Demonstrated commitment to continued learning and professional growth 
  • Demonstrated effectiveness as a team member through collaboration, respect and effective communication 
  • Demonstrated understanding and commitment to health and safety policies, procedures and applicable legislation, promoting a physically and psychologically safe environment for everyone 
  • Demonstrated good physical condition to meet the physical demands of the position and attend work on a regular basis 
  • Bilingual in French and English language, preferred 
  • Satisfactory Criminal Reference Check & Vulnerable Sector Screen for external candidates if hired; must be an original copy, current within last six months

French Proficiency:  French an asset

Salary:  To be negotiated

Terms of Employment:  Part-Time

Deadline for Application:  Friday, March 30, 2018

How to Apply:  Please send your updated resume and cover letter in one document, quoting the file number "Clinical Supervisor - SE Helpline" in the subject line to: Contact the Providence Care Human Resources Office for a complete list of duties, responsibilities or inquiries. 

We are committed to inclusive and accessible employment practices – Please notify us if you require an accommodation to fully participate in the hiring process or require recruitment documents in French.

Location:  Kingston

Profession Type:  Nurses (NP, RN and RPN)

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