Life at Guelph General Hospital

Manager, Medicine, Acute Stroke Unit & Emergency Department Patient Flow

With 182 inpatient beds and approximately 60,000 Emergency department visits annually, GGH offers a wide range of primary, secondary and selected tertiary services within a state-of-the-art facility. GGH has a strong commitment to evidence informed practice and was designated as an RNAO Best Practice Spotlight Organization in April 2012. GGH has been a participant in the Province’s Process Improvement Project (PIP) since 2008. Our commitment to continuing to embrace and implement Lean based improvements has resulted in both sustained and incremental improvements in patient flow and work flow processes.  

GGH is seeking a dedicated Manager to support a portion of our Medical Program, Acute Stroke Unit and Emergency Department Patient Flow.  Reporting to the Clinical Director of Inpatient Medicine, the Manager of Medicine, Acute Stroke Unit and Emergency Department (ED) Patient Flow will be accountable for the day to day operations and budget management of an 8 bed Acute Stroke Unit, 16 of the Hospital’s 56 inpatient medical beds, and facilitating process improvements related to ED patient flow in collaboration with the ED Director. As the successful candidate, you have experience in promoting high quality, interdisciplinary work environments that result in safe, quality, patient-centered outcomes. 

You have demonstrated leadership in working with health professional teams and have successfully implemented initiatives that have improved both clinical and fiscal utilization. You are highly motivated, organized, and have demonstrated an ability to implement unit level process and clinical improvements. 

The successful candidate will be a Registered Nurse who is licensed to practice in Ontario. You will possess a Baccalaureate in Nursing or a health-related field. Three to five years of progressive leadership experience is required, and a minimum of five years of nursing experience in medicine, emergency or stroke care is preferred. Formal certification in Lean (or other equivalent process improvement methodology) is also preferred. 

This position will contribute to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors. 

Guelph General Hospital is committed to fostering a safe and healthy work environment which provides equal opportunities to people with disabilities. 

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a detailed resume with reference to Job # NU-15-018 by August 22, 2015 to:

While we appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


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