Sheridan College

Manager, Health Center/Nurse Manager

Job Description


Faculty/Department: Student Affairs
Employee Group: Administrative
Campus: Davis (May be assigned activity at any Sheridan Campus)
Payband: NN
Reference Number: 17/A/44
Hiring Range: $105,035.00 - $111,599.05

Salary Range: $105,035.00 - $131,293.00
Application Deadline: Open until filled

Reporting to the Associate Dean, Student Development, the Manager, Health Centre/Nurse Manager provides strategic and operational leadership for the student health centres and related clinical services at all campuses to enhance student wellbeing. The role includes: leadership and planning, service integration, provision of clinical services to students, operational management/administration (facilities, equipment and employees), effective staffing, team collaboration, regulatory compliance with clinical standards and protocols and leading continuous quality and cost improvements.  The role is very compliance driven.  The Manager oversees the team (registered nurses and medical reception) and works closely with internal departments, physicians and other stakeholders to develop new models and programs for health and wellness for students.  The Manager creatively champions and leads student support services and programs for general health (i.e. prescriptions, allergy care, birth control, specialist referrals, immunization, etc.).



Specific Responsibilities:

  • Managing operations of the Health Centres at all campuses, including provision of clinical services to students;
  • Supervising and managing schedules of nurses and physicians, ensuring appropriate staffing levels;
  • Ensuring clinical supervision of Nurses and quality assurance (e.g. review of cases, guidance and mentorship);
  • Leading team with regard to compliance with applicable regulatory requirements and standards (e.g. health and safety, bio-safety, quality, environmental and housekeeping);
  • Compiling statistics, reporting and documenting as required or requested by Sheridan or Ministry;
  • Developing and providing relevant programming to assist students to understand their issues;
  • Coordinating clinics and other health promotion initiatives;
  • Optimizing staff/department performance by providing exceptional leadership, guidance and direction;
  • Building professional capacity through effective recruiting, selection,  development, mentoring/coaching,  workflow/goal setting and ongong performance management (including discipline, grievances, terminations);
  • Developing and implementing budgets and optimizing financial performance and resource allocation;
  • Developing external linkages/partnerships with the community to optimize health care for Sheridan students;
  • Performing other related duties to promote the quality of the student experience.




The successful candidate will possess a Master’s Degree in a relevant field (e.g. Medicine, Health Care Administration, Public Health, Nursing or other relevant health related discipline) along with 7 years of relevant clinical experience in a student or community health care setting, driving clinical excellence and delivering high standards of patient care and clinical service (or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience).  Experience as a practitioner, clinician, educator and/or manager in a post-secondary setting is preferred.  The successful candidate will demonstrate a clear understanding of the role health and wellbeing plays in a post-secondary environment and an awareness of current student health issues and compliance mandates and will exhibit a progressive attitude to student health and well-being.   The incumbent will also have the ability to analyze and respond to complex student issues and mental health diagnoses, using a supportive and holistic approach.    Well-developed clinical and diagnostic skills are necessary along with the ability to interpret medical directions, provide clinical services to students (including prescribing medications) and billing OHIP when required. Solid experience and knowledge of nursing protocols and proactive treatment methodologies is also required.   Competencies will include financial acumen and budgetary skills, effective interpersonal communication skills, creative thinking and change leadership skills, proven ability to work collaboratively and build successful partnerships and organizational skills.  Nurse Practitioner - current registration in the Extended Class with the College of Nurses of Ontario in good standing is necessary.  Must be able to travel to multiple campuses, often on the same day.


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Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Sheridan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process.  At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation.


Note: Copies of educational credentials are requested at the time of an interview. As a condition of employment, Sheridan requires confirmation of educational credentials in the form of an official Canadian transcript or an official evaluation of international credentials which determines Canadian equivalency.


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