Our valued client is seeking a:

Director of Care, Long Term Care ,  Wallaceburg,ON

 Located on the banks of the Sydenham River and on the north-west  border of Chatham Kent, Wallaceburg is a community with a rich history, affordable housing, and a vibrant downtown core.  Residents enjoy an  excellent quality of life, boating, fishing, breath taking trails and pathways, and an active, healthy lifestyle.

Company Overview:

A Canadian, family owned and operated organization, our client has 3 long term care homes in Southwestern Ontario. Their focus is on providing a high level of resident care, along with strong, accountable staff, and positive family and community involvement.

  • Fairfield Park, with 103 beds, is the only long-term care home in Wallaceburg.
  • Fairfield Park has a fantastic reputation in the community, long standing staff, and an excellent staffing complement.

 Position Overview:

Reporting to the Administrator, the Director of Care manages all aspects of nursing care within the Home to ensure the effective delivery of established standards of resident care within legislative and budgetary requirements.

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Interprets nursing philosophy and establishes and implements goals, objectives, policies and procedures in compliance with regulatory requirements and updates every 3 years. Interprets policies and procedures to nursing staff, residents, families, medical staff, other departments or service providers as required.
  • Selects, supervises and motivates nursing staff and monitors and evaluates performance to assure a high level of productivity and the best use of capabilities, as well as to ensure the facility’s nursing objectives are being met.
  • Establishes staffing patterns and work schedules and monitors and effects changes as necessary. Responds to staff needs and encourages teamwork.
  • Assists in providing or arranging for in service and continuing education programs for department staff. Encourages professional growth and development of all nursing personnel.
  • Assists RN/RPN supervisors/nursing staff in the developing and implementing holistic resident care plans; solving personnel grievances and problems; providing orientation and in-services; conducting staff meetings.
  • Maintains direct resident contact and involvement in resident care. Reviews resident reports/records and makes rounds on a regular basis.
  • Assists in monitoring the Continuous Quality Improvement program and evaluates nursing and related services to improve quality of resident care.
  • Coordinates the admission process for new residents.
  • Assists in developing an annual operating budget consistent with the overall fiscal objectives of the Home and ensures that space, supplies and capital equipment are sufficient for delivering nursing care services.
  • Ensures department records, reports and statistics are maintained for both residents and department personnel in accordance with legislative requirements and facility policies.
  • Ensures that fire and safety procedures and regulations are followed.
  • Chairs and/or participates on committees related to resident care and operation of the facility.
  • Liaises and consults with inspectors and professionals in relation to the needs/care of residents.
  • Assumes responsibility for the facility in the absence of the Administrator and Director of Operations.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Registered Nurse with current certificate of competence from the College of Nursing of Ontario, and in good standing
  • Comprehensive knowledge of nursing and health care practices and techniques including courses or experience in long-term care.
  • Managerial experience in a long-term care setting.
  • Knowledge of applicable legislation

 COMPENSATION:

  • Competitive compensation package has been designed to attract star candidates including a 4% matching RRSP.

 

Please apply in confidence to:

Christine Taylor
Maxwell Management Group Ltd.
christine@maxwellmanagementgroup.com 
1-855-305-4078 ext. 209

We invite interested candidates to submit their resume in confidence. While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, we will contact only those selected for interviews.

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