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Leadership - Management
ALB00234051 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

The Relief Team Manager is a strong leader, responsible and accountable for the provision of safe care of unregulated relief pool personnel and support services to departments through effective recruitment, management, and deployment. As a visionary thinker, the Relief Team Manager will forecast relief needs across units, sites and programs; and work in close partnership with Operations Managers and Site Leadership to meet their urgent and long term operational human resource needs in order to enhance safe quality patient care delivery. The Relief Team Manager is a passionate role model within the Provincial Staffing Services Portfolio who can inspire his/her team to reach organizational goals and positively affect the accessibility and sustainability of health care services within the zone and across the province. In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Remote Retention Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $3,000. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay. Please note, this facility provides Long Term Care (LTC) or Designated Supportive Living (DSL) services and by Order of the Chief Medical Officer of Health, many AHS employees are restricted to work only at a single LTC/DSL site for the remainder of the pandemic. Speak to the hiring manager who will confirm if, as the successful candidate in this position, you will be restricted to work at only one LTC/DLS site in Alberta.


The Relief Team Manager plans, develops, implements and evaluates relief services, programs and activities that support units, facility services and site operations while being fiscally responsible. The Relief Team Manager will develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with unit and site leadership to ensure the provision of a service that will maintain and improve service delivery. In addition, the Manager will ensure the provision of service by functioning as the additional link between the Staffing Service Centre and patient care units and facility service departments.

  • Classification: Manager
  • Union: Exempt
  • Department: North Zone Relief Scheduling
  • Primary Location: Grande Prairie QE II Hsp/Mac
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 19-OCT-2021
  • Date Available: 29-OCT-2021
  • Temporary End Date: 14-APR-2022
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $33.65
  • Maximum Salary: $57.72
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Required Qualifications:

Baccalaureate Degree in Health Sciences, Business Administration, Nursing or an Allied Health Profession. Progressive leadership experience including 3 to 5 years’ management experience in a complex health organization. Previous experience with staff scheduling and scheduling provisions required. Knowledge of and experience in project planning, execution, reporting, monitoring and evaluation. Excellent analytical and decision-making skills. Ability to plan, organize and manage short and long term plans and projects and deliver customer-focused results. Strong analytical, critical thinking, problem solving and communication skills (written and verbal).

Additional Required Qualifications:

A good understand of regulatory legislation, AHS policies and procedures, and AHS Standardized scheduling processes and time-keeping practices. The incumbent will demonstrate a clear pattern of professional and personal development. Effective communicator with strong organizational skills, influential skills, and client focused orientation and commitment to providing quality services. Leadership skills, including demonstrated ability and comfort with decision making responsibilities, coaching and teaching, and the ability to inspire and build confidence in others. A demonstrated clear pattern of professional and personal development. Significant experience in problem solving, facilitation, concerns resolution, investigation and negotiation. Demonstrated ability to manage change and create innovative solutions for complex and diverse issues. Demonstrated ability to foster relationships and partnerships with internal and external stakeholders. Ability to manage human, financial and physical resources within an operating environment. Proven ability to foster partnerships, to achieve organizational goals within an organization and managing within a unionized sector.

Preferred Qualifications:

Diploma may be considered with minimum 5 years supervisory experience in health care laundry, environmental services or patient food services. Effective leadership abilities combined with a strong commitment to operating within a team environment and the ability to motivate and inspire other to achieve common goals. Ability to foster a climate of cooperation amongst, and build solid relationships with public agencies, government, committees and other partner.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.

Hiring Requirements:

The following must be provided prior to your first day of work:

Security Screening: Satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with AHS.

COVID-19 Immunization: Proof of full immunization against COVID-19. Full immunization status is achieved when 14 days have passed after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine, or the first dose of a single-dose vaccine. See our Frequently Asked Questions for additional information.

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