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Grey Bruce Health Services

Grey Bruce Health Services is a multi-site health care corporation with six hospital locations. Our hospital in Owen Sound is a secondary-level acuity Hospital and provides regional specialty services across Grey and Bruce Counties. Our rural hospitals located in Lions Head, Markdale, Meaford, Southampton and Wiarton offer a wide range of primary and ambulatory care services to their communities and to our many seasonal visitors.

We have approximately 1600 employees working at our six hospitals. Our employees are dedicated, compassionate and talented individuals who provide excellent care to our patients. Whether you’re just starting to build your health care career, or are looking for a change, you’ve come to the right place. In Grey Bruce, you can strike the perfect balance of active living, clean air and a rewarding career in health care.

Position:  Manager, Spiritual Care

Region:  Grey and Bruce

Description:  Reporting to the Chief, Communications & Public Affairs, and accountable to the Grey Bruce Healthcare Chaplaincy Council the Manager, Spiritual Care will oversee the management, education and training, supervision, and evaluation of the multi-faith regional spiritual care program delivered at four hospital corporations – Grey Bruce Health Services South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Hanover and District Hospital, Collingwood General and Marine Hospital, and Chapman House, the residential hospice in Owen Sound. The Manager oversees and coordinates the day-to-day activities of the department and the regional spiritual care program, including financial and human resources, and is a member of the leadership team at Grey Bruce Health Services.


  • Required:
    • Certified Spiritual Care Practitioner with the Canadian Association for Spiritual Care (CASC)
    • Master’s degree in the field of theology
    • Current registration with the College of Registered Psychotherapists as a Registered Psychotherapist or eligibility
    • Endorsed to chaplaincy by faith group and maintains active ties and responsibilities with that group
    • Minimum of 5 years of clinical spiritual experience
    • Minimum of 2-5 years management and/or project management experience in a hospital setting, or long-term care or rehabilitation/community development agency
    • Experience in capacity building and collaborative partnership development
    • Strong leadership, counseling and teaching skills
    • Robust financial management skills and ability to write grant proposals
    • Highly developed interpersonal presentation and communication skills
    • Ability to prioritize and manage time and resources
    • Ability to collaborate with other regional healthcare partners and build relationships with senior executives
    • Ability to interact effectively with a variety of people such as physicians, senior management, colleagues and clinical/technical staff
    • Overall commitment to the quality of patient care as well as customer service
    • Possession of a valid Ontario Class G Driver’s License and personal vehicle; ability to travel to all sites
    • Knowledge of and adherence to Grey Bruce Health Services “CARE” behaviours (Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence)
    • Advocates and supports a culture of patient safety and demonstrates an understanding of how the department service and assigned responsibilities contribute to overall patient
  • Preferred:
    • CASC Provisional Supervisor-Educator or a Certified Supervisor-Educator designation

Salary:  As Per Organizational Policy

Terms of Employment:  Full time

Deadline for Application:  Friday, September 29, 2017

How to Apply:  In order to be considered for this position, please submit a completed Application Form, available at all hospitals. All candidates are encouraged to submit a current resume with their application. Applications must be received in Human Resources no later than 1600 hours on the closing date. Late applications will only be considered if it is determined there are no qualified candidates that have applied before the competition deadline. Please contact Human Resources if you require accommodation for the recruitment process. All information is collected for recruitment purposes only and will be held in strict confidence by GBHS. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. GBHS is an equal opportunity employer.

A satisfactory background check may be required where applicable. 

Posting #: 233-17
1800 8th St E
Owen Sound ON N4K 6M9 
Fax: 519-372-3949 

Location:  Owen Sound

Profession Type:  Management

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