Permanent Full Time Nurse Manager


The Dryden Regional Health Centre is seeking to fill the following position with a highly motivated, team-orientated professional:

Permanent Full-Time Nurse Manager

Reporting to the Director- Inpatient & Emergency Services, the Nurse Manager is a member of the Operations Management & Leadership team, overseeing the hospital in the absence of senior management. The Nurse Manager works with our multi-disciplinary team to support the nursing staff, maintaining the clinical skills and knowledge necessary to be a reliable and competent resource person for staff members. The Nurse Manager provides timely feedback to the Management and Nursing Leadership team, assisting in the planning required to achieve optimal function of patient care services.


  • To uphold the Standards of Behaviour daily through interactions with others as an employee of the Dryden Regional Health Centre
  • Promote best practices for standards of care
  • Day-to-day management and planning in Emergency and Inpatient departments; directing staff; collaborating with multidisciplinary professional team; providing physical and psychological support for patients and families
  • Completes patient care requirements by scheduling, managing workload and creating nursing assignments
  • Responds to nursing workload to ensure patient safety and fiscal responsibility in coordination with leadership and Human Resources
  • Maintain a healthy, collaborative team environment
  • Participate in HR practices impacting the nursing department; recruitment, orientation, performance management and staff engagement. Knowledgeable of union contracts for all hospital employees
  • Facilitate travel arrangements for treat and returns and transfers for patients to other facilities; active participation in discharge planning
  • Support all administrative, data collection and documentation standards of the unit and organization. Facilitates the accuracy of census nightly, collection of patient and admission


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree preferred
  • Certification of Competence with College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Minimum 5 years nursing experience
  • Sound clinical background and strong health assessment and diagnostic skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as part of an interdisciplinary health care team
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Neonatal Advanced Life Support Certificate would be an asset
  • Experience working in Emergency, Critical Care and OBS would be an asset
  • Efficient computer skills
  • Demonstrates behaviours consistent with Dryden Regional Health Centre's Code of Conduct and Standards of Behaviour
  • Demonstrates DRHC Core Values; Accountability, Integrity, Humility, Compassion and Respect
  • Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination status to be presented prior to hire


This is a Management position. Salary will be commensurate with qualification and experience. Applicants are requested to forward a completed resume and cover letter to:

This posting will stay open until filled. Interviews will commence as applications are received. We thank all interested applicants, however only those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted.

The Dryden Regional Health Centre recognizes that it is situated on lands of the Metis and Anishnaabe peoples of Migisi Sahgaigan, Wabigoon, and Wabauskang First Nations. We give gratitude and honor to the Ancestors, Elders, and all Anishnaabe and Metis people for sharing their resources and knowledge. As a community Health Centre, we remember that we serve the people of Treaty #3. Our goal is to improve the health of all our citizens.

The Dryden Regional Health Centre is committed to employment equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace. As a French Language Designated Service provider, we welcome applications from bilingual candidates.

Where needed, accommodations for disabilities will be provided, on request, to support participation in all aspects of the recruitment process.


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