Health Services Manager

Nova Scotia Health And Iwk Health

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Company: Nova Scotia Health



East Coast Forensic Hospital

MHA CZ Offender Health Central Nova-ECF
Type of Employment:


Hourly FT

( 100% FTE) x

1 position(s)

Management/Non Union


Posting Closing Date:

Nova Scotia Health is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada. We’re on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today.
Nova Scotia Health employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province. We believe there’s a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails. The work-life balance that comes with an Nova Scotia Health role means you’ll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle. Visit us today and check out

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About the Opportunity

The Correctional Health Services Program is responsible for the provision of primary care services, mental health and addictions services, and dental services, within the adult provincial correctional facilities. The delivery of health services includes nursing assessments and interventions, diagnostic services, physician clinics, health promotion and prevention, emergency care, dental clinics, psychiatric and psychologist services, and special programs (e.g. Immunizations, Infectious Disease, Opiate Agonist Therapy).
The Health Services Manager (HSM) is responsible for providing strategic and operational leadership for interprofessional health services team at the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility. The HSM will be responsible for day-to-day clinical operations, standards of care, and maintaining a safe and respectful work environment. The HSM also provides support to the Health Services team at the Southwest Nova Scotia Correctional Facility.
Reporting to the Provincial Program Lead for Correctional Health Services, and working as part of a collaborative leadership team, the HSM will contribute to policy development, quality initiatives, service standardization, and resource management. The HSM will support the team in achieving the Accreditation Standards and adherence to organizational policies and procedures.
The HSM will build a positive relationship with the Department of Justice and work collaboratively to resolve operational issues to ensure safe and timely care for patients. The HSM will also be required to engage with a wide range of services and programs across Nova Scotia Health and community healthcare providers.
About You

We would love to hear from you if you have the following:
Bachelors Degree from a health related discipline
Master’s degree or Leadership certificate an asset
Minimum five(5) years recent experience in a leadership and/or management position with responsibilities related to program planning, evaluation, human resource and financial management within a unionized environment
Minimum five (5) years recent clinical experience in a position included in this portfolio
Must be registered with the relevant health discipline college/association
Previous leadership/management experience an asset
Excellent leadership, organizational, analytical, problem solving, conflict resolution, negotiation, strategic thinking and decision-making skills, with the ability to successfully change, adapt, overcome, and cope with unexpected challenges
Experience and expertise in process planning and redesign work
Requires a high level of sound judgment, initiative, and self-direction
Demonstrates high degrees of independent decision making, motivation, creativity, flexibility, adaptability, and change management knowledge
Proven and highly developed leadership skills including vision, self-awareness, relationship and team building skills, and communication skills
Travel may be required
Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred
Please ensure your resume is up to date and includes all relevant education, experience, training, and certifications.

Permanent, Full-time / 100% FTE / 75 Hours Biweekly
Compensation and Incentives

$44.12 – $58.63 Hourly
Successful candidates may be eligible for our benefits package which includes health, dental, travel, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage as well as a defined benefit pension plan.
Once You’ve Applied
Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Nova Scotia Health is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. We encourage all qualified applicants who self-identify as Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotian, Persons of Colour, Foreign Nationals/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply and self-identify.

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