After Hours Manager (Acute Care) - 17.1129

Job Summary:

The On-Site After Hours Administrator is the most senior management person on site and is responsible for addressing any and all issues that arise in consultation with the Senior Leadership Administrator on-call as required. Responsibilities include the coordination of patient flow for all corporate programs and services; providing support to staff and coordinating nursing staff.


Facilitates the effective flow and/movement of patients throughout the organization by:
  • Understanding and acting on the corporate priority of ensuring that the emergency department has a few patients awaiting an in-patient bed as possible
  • Understanding the process for assigning beds to patients when all “existing” beds are in use ie. flex beds, use of surgical beds
  • Understanding the process(s) for transferring patients to other health care facilities in Canada or the United States
  • Facilitating the admission, discharge and transfer of patients in collaboration with all hospital services including the admitting and emergency departments and with the most responsible staff nurses (charge nurses/MRP’s)
  • Identifying issues and /or barriers to having patients admitted to in-patient beds and offering solutions to the issues identified
Facilitates the effective utilization of nursing staff resources throughout the organization by:
  • Understanding corporate programs and services
  • Understanding the staff to patient ratios for the various programs, services and clinical areas and the variability of these ratios eg patient acuity, the experience of staff
  • Being knowledgeable about the Collective Agreements that govern the roles and responsibilities of staff
  • Effectively coordinating nursing staff resources according to patient and nursing staff needs
Supports the on-going development of effective and efficient program teams by:
  • Facilitating regular communication with the nursing and support teams to ensure the effective flow of communication through the program and services and across the organization
  • Providing nursing leadership with regular reports and feedback regarding opportunities for improvement
  • Providing input into nursing staff performance appraisals as required especially in situations where disciplinary actions are required
Maintains a safe and healthy work environment for all staff patients/clients/residents, visitors, physicians, volunteers and families by:
  • Assuming supervisory responsibilities as per section 27 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Reporting and investigating incidents or hazards and taking corrective action when feasible
  • Regularly inspecting work are areas and ensuring the elimination of hazards


  • Current Certificate of Registration as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario, required
  • Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing required
  • 3-5 years of healthcare managerial experience and/or equivalent healthcare experience required
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant clinical experience required

We thank all applicants in advance for their interests, however only those under consideration will be contacted.

If you are interested in applying, visit our Online Application section.