Enjoy working as part of a large team, with regional support and resources. You will value the emphasis put on people within the organization. Ongoing career development, comprehensive training, flexible work arrangements, tuition reimbursement, employee discount programs, mentorship and bursary programs, travel allowance, and one of the top benefits packages within the industry are just some of the perks that are associated with joining this progressive team!
This Long-Term Care Home is located in downtown Toronto and provides access to a distinctly urban way of living……..several live theatres, music, dining, many pubs and nightclubs, sporting facilities, designer boutiques, spas and world class galleries, a movie complex at Dundas Square and the historic Massey Hall. Heritage buildings, historical sites and landmarks include the Arts & Letter Club, the Church of the Holy Trinity, Mackenzie House, Maple Leaf Gardens, Old City Hall, the Toronto Police Museum and Discovery Centre, the Rogers Centre, Harbourfront Centre and the Royal Ontario Museum. So much to do and see when you live and work in downtown Toronto!
This Long Term Care Community opened in 1972 in the Toronto Annex. Its convenient location offers easy access to public transit, parks, hospitals, retail shopping and services; and the 238 residents enjoy the vibrancy of the community and the activities in the Home. This Community has a rich and diverse population, and works alongside many community partners to improve integration and continuity of care, with a number of well-developed programs to enhance a culture of continuous quality improvement. Residents enjoy an array of recreational programming that has been created to reflect a variety of interests. These include yoga, a drumming circle, talent showcase, exotic pet therapy, and bus outings to such places as Port Perry for a lake cruise, and Niagara Falls to see the Christmas lights.
The Director of Care leads the nursing department and promotes a philosophy which supports the implementation and maintenance of appropriate quality of life for all residents, while respecting their identified needs and preferences.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Care is directly responsible for the performance, ongoing improvement and development of the nursing services and clinical systems to ensure effective resident care, staff management and maintaining the professional Standard of Practice of the College of Nurses of Ontario. As a valued member of the team, the Director of Care demonstrates a commitment to resident safety by providing quality care in accordance with the organization’s vision and mission.
The extensive support team in the nursing department includes 3 Associate Directors of Care, 2 RAI Coordinators, along with a generous complement of registered and non-registered staff.