Do you have a passion for working with seniors?
 
Are you a Team Builder with Excellent Relationship Skills?
Look no further – this is the position for you!

Our valued client is seeking a:

Director of Nursing – Long Term Care – London, Ontario

(1 year Contract position) 

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

This progressive long term care Home, with a thriving community of professionals, is dedicated to creating an environment of care and respect. This team honours the residents desire to maintain their dignity and be as independent as possible.

The focus is on providing a high level of resident care and promoting positive family and community involvement. This site is fully accredited, with highly dedicated long-tenured staff.

 POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Director of Nursing is accountable to the Administrator for the direction of the nursing department in accordance with established standards, policies and procedures. The Director of Nursing promotes resident centred care and possesses the skills necessary to provide leadership to the nursing department and promotes effective communication with staff, residents, community and the owner.

This position is a one year contract (maternity leave) with the potential for future opportunities within this progressive organization.

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plans, directs, coordinates and supervises the overall nursing program for residents within the home.
  • Promotes resident satisfaction and continuous quality improvement.
  • Promotes a positive team spirit within the nursing department and home.
  • Review all resident applications for admission to determine appropriate level of care. Liaises with discharge planners, CCAC and families for appropriate placement. Assists with processing of admission and discharge papers.
  • Participates in Care Conferences as appropriate, meets with residents and family to resolve problems/concerns/complaints.
  • Hires, orients, schedules, supervises and evaluates the performance of nursing personnel. This includes use of the disciplinary process.
  • Ensures the competency of staff through the process of identification, current certification and/or recertification for the performance of specific nursing skills.
  • Complies with the Long Term Care Homes Act, 2007 and all relevant Provincial and Federal Acts and Regulations, Human Rights Bill, Labour Act, WSIB, College of Nurses Standards, Regulated Health Profession Act., etc.
  • Ensures the availability and maintenance of Nursing Department supplies and equipment to meet the unit needs and according to budget.
  • Participates in labour/management issues, eg. grievance procedures and labour management relations.
  • Participates in the review process by regulatory bodies including Compliance Inspectors. Investigates complaints.
  • Coordinates and monitors the Mandatory Programs for the Nursing Department in collaboration with each Program Coordinator.
  • Maintains the Resident Care and Infection Control Manuals, ensuring they are current and available for reference.
  • Participates in facility committees as requested to promote a cross-functional approach.
  • Responds to Residents= Council requests to discuss concerns/complaints/suggestions related to nursing.
  • Completes required reports for the Administrator and Corporate Office in timely fashion.
  • Performs other duties as requested by the Administrator and/or Senior Management.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Registered Nurse with current registration as a Registered Nurse with The College of Nurses of Ontario.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability with comprehensive knowledge of nursing and health care practices and techniques as they relate to long term care.
  • A minimum of one year of experience working as a registered nurse in the long-term care sector.
  • A minimum of three years of experience working as a registered nurse in a managerial or supervisory capacity in a health care setting.
  • Demonstrated leadership and communication skills.
  • Possession of planning, coordinating, supervising and implementing a comprehensive nursing care program.
  • Have competency skills as identified under The Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Computer skills an asset.
  • Seeks out opportunities to maintain competency and continued learning in compliance with the Continuous Quality Improvement (C.Q.I.) Standards of Practice.
Please apply in confidence to:
Heather Camrass
Maxwell Management Group Ltd.
hcamrass@maxwellmanagementgroup.com
1-855-305-4078 ext. 202

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.

If you are an applicant with disabilities and require accommodations, please let us know at the time of our contact so that we may arrange for their provision.

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