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Quinte Health Care

Quinte Health Care (QHC), located in south/central Ontario, is an integrated system of hospitals working with our partners to provide exceptional care. Our four hospitals: Belleville General Hospital, Trenton Memorial Hospital, Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital and North Hastings Hospital, offer high-quality, comprehensive health services to nearly 200,000 people throughout the region.

With fantastic restaurants, a thriving arts and culture scene, and more than 40 wineries, the Quinte region is an excellent place to live. The array of parks, picturesque beaches, golf courses, and waterfront trails, provide plenty of opportunity for outdoor adventure. This dynamic, growing community offers affordable housing in both urban and rural settings and is an easy commute to larger centres such as Toronto, Kingston, Ottawa and Montreal. Visit to learn more about the region.

QHC’s vision is to provide exceptional and compassionate care and to be valued by our communities and inspired by the people we serve. We strive to enhance the quality and safety of care, create an exceptional safety experience, provide effective care transitions, and be an exceptional workplace.

Bed Traffic Control (BTC) is a Registered Nurse who works collaboratively with charge nurses, physicians, and allied health professionals in the coordination of efficient and timely patient flow, access and bed utilization, 7 days a week, across all Quinte Health Care (QHC) sites. Aligned with the IPCT model, the BTC will identify operational barriers to discharge across services and programs, identify clinical utilization opportunities through appropriate delivery of patient care, and support the development and implementation of process improvements through an interprofessional practice model. With the support of the Program Managers, the BTC will collaborate with Patient Care Leads/Charge Nurses to facilitate patient flow, assess decisions, and will negotiate, as necessary, when compromise and agreement cannot be reached. A highly visible position, the BTC will round in person on all units wherever possible assisting with and facilitating patient movement across the corporation to the most appropriate care environment. The BTC will act as a lead resource in resolving issues/problems regarding patient care staffing levels and bed utilization.

Position:  Bed Traffic Control

Region:  Hastings


The successful applicant must have the following qualifications:
  • Active Certificate of Registration in good standing from College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Nurse
  • Baccalaureate in Nursing Science completed or in process.
  • Minimum of 5 years progressive and recent Clinical Nursing experience in a health care setting and a demonstrated high degree of clinical nursing competence with the ability to make appropriate professional judgments. Critical care or emergent experience preferred.
  • Proven leadership and decision making abilities, effective communication, and facilitation skills.
  • Possesses excellent interpersonal, conflict resolution and negotiation skills in working with families and patients, staff, physicians, department heads and administration as required.
  • The ability to work collaboratively within the Patient Care Service Delivery model promoting and facilitating the continuum of care delivery both internally and with external care providers and agencies
  • Demonstrated good leadership skills including the demonstrated ability to role model and mentor.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in patient care and patient flow.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach, demonstrate, facilitate and coach.
  • Demonstrated computer skills including ability to effectively use computerized client care information system.
  • Proven good performance and attendance records

Salary:  To be discussed

Terms of Employment:  Permanent Part Time

Deadline for Application:  Friday, July 28, 2017

How to Apply:  

Interested candidates, please submit your resume to: Quinte Health Care – Human Resources 265 Dundas St. East, Belleville, ON K8N 5A9

Please quote “BTC PT position” in your subject line along with your name

E:mail Fax: 613-969-1451 Website: Quinte Health Care is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all interested candidates for their response, however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Location:  Belleville Site

Profession Type:  Nurses (NP, RN and RPN)

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