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Posting # 48234 - [ Non-Union ]
Specialist, Operating Room - 1 position
Operating Room
St. Joseph's Hospital - London, ON
Full Time


Reporting to the Coordinator, the Operating Room Specialist operates in a supervisory capacity responsible for oversight of the operating room. The successful candidate will manage the day to day activities/operations/quality/safety within the OR, ensuring that staffing, equipment and supplies meet the requirements for safe patient care. This includes facilitating changes due to extended cases and additional bookings. This role oversees and provides guidance and supervision to all staff in the OR.



Essential Qualifications

  • Baccalaureate Degree
  • Current general registration in a College regulated by the RHPA
  • Minimum of 5 years Perioperative Care experience in an acute care hospital
  • Minimum 3 years of leadership experience
  • Demonstrated skill in use of Microsoft Office Applications: Word (Advanced), Excel (Advanced)
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant legislation: ORNAC standards, IPAC
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure in a fast pace environment
  • Knowledge of a Safety Culture in a Health Care Setting in compliance with the OHSA
  • Ability and commitment to act as a supervisor under OHSA
  • Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to motivate and guide individuals tactfully and respectfully
  • Must demonstrate excellent organizational, information/data management skills
  • Must demonstrate well-developed judgment and decision-making skills
  • Must demonstrate skills that enable them to work independently and, in a group, or team environment/collaborative partnerships
  • Demonstrated self-awareness and an understanding of personal strengths and weaknesses in pursuit of continuous improvement and advancement of leadership skills
  • Must be customer focused, demonstrate an understanding of conflict resolution and able to offer and receive constructive feedback
  • Able to work all shifts
Preferred Qualifications
  • Proficiency in French would be an asset
  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certified
Teaching and Research
  • St. Joseph's Health Care London through its affiliation with Western University and Fanshawe College is a leading research and teaching hospital. As an employee of St. Joseph's you will be expected to engage in role related teaching and research activities in addition to any of your clinical duties
Immunization Requirements
  • Provide documentation you have received two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine and a written commitment to follow any future Public Health recommendations and St. Joseph's Health Care London policies and processes related to Covid management in the workplace.
  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox)
  • Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing

Posting date: May 11, 2022
Submission deadline: May 17, 2022

Jennifer Pasichnyk, Human Resources

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated.
Only those under consideration will be contacted.
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