Manager, Organ Division , NB Organ & Tissue Program (Temporary Full Time), MONH Transplant-ORG program

Horizon Health Network is an equal opportunity employer.

COMPETITION #: 2018-35105 External 
ZONE: Moncton
DEPARTMENT: MONH Transplant-ORG program
FACILITY: The Moncton Hospital
POSTING TYPE: Temporary Full Time
JOB TITLE: Manager, Organ Division , NB Organ & Tissue Program
CLASSIFICATION: Registered Nurse Class Manager RNCMA
LANGUAGE: Bilingual Essential
HOURS OF WORK: Day, TEMP: November 30, 3018 to September 6, 2019, Subject to change due to operational requirements
SALARY: $37.57 to $45.72 per hour (Subject to employment status)


To plan, organize, direct, monitor, sustain and continuously improve the organ donation process within the province of NB, while effectively and efficiently utilizing the available financial, material and human resources. To provide leadership to the organ donation team resource nurses, the donors and families that is congruent with Health Canada and accreditation standards. This position will require on-call responsibilities for donation and travel within the province of NB to support and promote organ donation. 


  • Current registration in the Province of New Brunswick
  • Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing
  • Completion or willingness to complete the Horizon Management Leadership 
  • Development Program within 6 months of assuming the position
  • At least 3 years of progressive nursing experience, and proven competency as a
  • practitioner within a critical care areas within the last 5 years
  • Valid driver's licence and willingness to travel 
  • To become certified as Inspector of Anatomy 
  • Experience and knowledge of the organ and tissue procurement and donation
  • processes is an asset
  • Demonstrated ability as a role model/mentor in an interdisciplinary team
  • Ability to attend work on a regular basis 
  • Ability to perform the duties of the position 
  • Good work record
  • Written and spoken competence in English and French are required. (Advanced Level)

**A resume (CV) is required as part of the application**

Note: Registration with the Nurses Association of New Brunswick and a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing or in a relevant discipline. Must also have considerable progressively responsible related experience and demonstrated leadership ability; OR related experience and successful completion of a recognized comprehensive program in management.


Patient Care

  • Acts as a professional role model/mentor and resource
  • Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of the organ donation process 
  • Accountable for quality patient care 
  • Ensures standards are met and maintained
  • Plans, implements and evaluates changes that will enhance the patient and family experience 
  • Ensures a safe and secure environment for patients, family, staff and other
  • Ensures an inter-disciplinary team approach to patient focused care
  • Analyses workload and establishes staffing patterns and work to meet the program's needs, approved budgets and collective agreements
  • Develops and implements quality improvement initiatives
  • Responds to profession and patient care concerns/compliments in accordance with the Regional Health Authority policies and determines appropriate follow up measures
  • Participates in the development of proposals/plans affecting future delivery of service, utilizing relevant data for decision support
  • Ensures staff are aware of need for and practice good public relations 


  • Maintains an awareness of current trends and issues 
  • Ensures the provision of educational opportunities for growth and development of staff
  • Responsible for ensuring certification/recertification of competency/specific skills of staff
  • Identifies and facilitates developmental and educational needs of staff, the public, physician and other healthcare providers as required 
  • Maintains an awareness of current trends and standards related to Organ and Tissue donation

Human Resources

  • Provides leadership in promoting a professional practice environment
  • Maintains a performance appraisal system and assists staff in setting primary objectives based on individualized learning needs and goals; Provides ongoing evaluation of the employee's progress
  • Collaborates with the Administrative Director and Human Resources in the recruitment, selection, development and promotion of staff
  • Collaborates with Human Resources in administering relevant collective agreements
  • Participates in the complaints and grievance procedures
  • Monitors attendance and initiates corrective action as required; Facilitates a process for staff counselling


  • Evaluate the fiscal impact of new programs and other relevant unit activities
  • Prepares and submits budget in collaboration with Administrative Director
  • Monitors and accounts for budgetary variances on a monthly basis

Planning and Evaluation 

  • Establishes priorities, policies and procedures that support the mission, vision and strategic direction of the program in collaboration with the Provincial Advisory Call Stakeholders from Horizon and Vitalité (Provincial Advisory Committee) Research
  • Promotes awareness of current research in Organ and Tissue 
  • Participates in the decision to implement or continue research projects at the unit level in consultation with appropriate committees i.e. research review

Developmental/Organizational Responsibilities

  • Makes sound, effective decisions in matters affecting the Program 
  • Responsible for the effective functioning and decision making for all activities
  • Responsible for Quality Improvement (QI) activities in collaboration with the

Program Quality Consultant

  • Participates and encourages staff participation on committees at unit, professional, Health Authority, provincial and community levels
  • Maintains a mechanism for nursing staff to communicate and participate in unit and program decision making
  • Cooperates with teaching facilities to provide effective learning opportunities for students
  • Strengthens professional self-development through continuing education
  • Liaises and negotiates with other departments/services within the province of NB
  • Consults and acts as a resource to nurses and others within the Horizon Health Network and province

Applications for this position must be submitted on-line by October 21, 2018.

NOTE: There will be no further postings for this position should there be no fully qualified applicants. If you wish to be considered for this position and have most of the qualifications as posted and the registration or licensure where required, you are encouraged to apply at this time

Please quote Competition # 2018-35105-External. Horizon Health Network appreciates expressed interest, however, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Human Resources Department, Horizon Health Network.

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