The Director of Care is required to oversee the nursing department and manage labour relations, budgets and spending, as well as dealing directly with the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care and interacting with families, residents and employees.
In this integral role, you will be working hand in hand with the Administrator, while collaboratively working with your team of ADOC’s and the Nursing Administrative Support team, who mentor, educate and support the nursing staff
We are seeking a passionate leader with excellent leadership, communication, and customer service skills. You must have a strong knowledge base and be willing to take the initiative without waiting for direction. Strong leadership skills are required to mentor, coach, and build excellent relationships with staff, residents, and families. As the Director of Care, you provide leadership to the resident care team in all aspects of resident care within established legislative standards and professional standards. You will effectively manage human, material, and fiscal resources. In collaboration with your resident care
team you will develop resident focused programs, policies, and procedures. Monitors the quality of care and services delivered to clients through effective quality improvement activities
- Provides direction to the nursing team in all aspects of resident care
- Interprets LTCHA and Regulation 79/10 to the nursing team and monitors compliance to standards through continuous quality improvement activities
- Provides direction and support to Managers in each program area (i.e.: Skin Care and Wound Management, Falls Prevention, Incontinence Management, Infection Prevention and Control, etc.)
- Promotes and fosters an environment where staff feel valued and involves staff at all levels with decision making
- Initiates and/or directs timely investigations of serious Residents issues including allegations of resident abuse
- Coordinates the annual development of a staffing plan. Together with Accounting completes the MOH Staffing Report
- Counsels’ staff in areas of non-compliance, inappropriate and unprofessional behaviour
- Utilizes the progressive disciplining process when disciplining employees
- Develops the nursing operational budget annually
- Monitors expenditures monthly through the review of variance reports. Analyses variances and is able to support such variances
- Effectively communicates with staff at all levels, residents, families, other departments, and external stakeholders
- Assists in the co-ordination of the Quality Improvement program and follows the Excellent Care for All Act and utilizes all HQO resources.
- In collaboration with the QI Lead and the Quality Team develops, tracks, and evaluates quality and risk indicators
- Current RN certificate of competency from the College of Nurses of Ontario
- Must have a minimum of three (3) years of experience working as a Registered Nurse in a managerial or supervisory capacity in a health care setting, with a minimum of one (1) year of experience working as an RN in the Long Term Care sector
- Comprehensive knowledge of evidence based clinical practices
- Comprehensive knowledge of long-term care concepts and philosophies
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- An attractive compensation plan has been created to attract star performers
Please apply in confidence to:
Talent Acquisition Manager,
Maxwell Management Group Ltd.
1-855-305-4078 ext. 211
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