Our valued client is currently seeking the following:

Director of Care, Registered Nurse

North York, Ontario

Company Overview:

147 Elder Street is a 50 bed private residential care home committed to excellence in the care of persons with all stages of Alzheimer’s and Dementia. Developed with an innovative, person-centered philosophy called R.E.S.T. (Relationships, Engagement, Strategies & Therapy), 147 Elder Streeet has built individualized, research-based therapeutic programs based on the R.E.S.T. philosophy that have

been highly successful in decreasing anxiety, enhancing self-esteem and managing BPSD’S (Behavioral & Psychological Symptoms of Dementia).

Since opening in 2000, 147 Elder Street has achieved a new standard of excellence in integrated care, tailored to each resident, for people living with Dementia and Alzheimer’s and continue to build on their good name, achievements and recognition as a center of excellence.

As a member of their innovative and dedicated team, you will both contribute and share in the pride and success that goes along with working in an enriching environment committed to making a difference in caring for people whose lives are on a significant journey with a downward trajectory.

 Position & Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the clinical management of the residence including oversight of Nurse Manager, RPN’s, PSW’s
  • Facilitates a compassionate, leading edge environment by ensuring that psychological, emotional and spiritual support Is provided to residents and families utilizing the R.E.S.T. Philosophy
  • HR Management: Nursing recruitment, orientation, payroll, scheduling, discipline for RN & PSWs along with supervisors, ongoing supervision, coaching/mentoring, and labour relations with union
  • Identify needs and makes recommendations for changes within the system and implement new processes to enhance clinical practice and resident outcome based on best practices and knowledge of Dementia Care
  • Coordinate with Social Worker re: total move in process of residents including assessments, care plans and move in paperwork
  • Community outreach with external stakeholders to raise profile of the home
  • Identify learning opportunities for staff and residents’ families; collaborate with Nurse Manager to develop and implement education sessions
  • Update monthly expenditures and maintain budget
  • Providing oversight to Director of Dietary; ensuring maintenance of standards governing food prep
  • Maintains nursing operations by initiating, coordinating and enforcing programs, and policies and procedures
  • Co-chairs weekly or as needed case conferences
  • Maintains RHRA standards and participates in accreditation; leads team to successful compliance
  • Is familiar with and ensures compliance with relevant provincial and federal acts and regulations
  • Assumes CEO duties as required in CEO’s absence


  • Current Certificate of Competence as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses
  • Masters in Nursing Graduate or equivalent or Bachelors in Nursing with significant management experience
  • Management experience in Long Term Care and/or Retirement Homes
  • Expertise in Dementia Care, Gerontology and overseeing a Memory Care Program
  • Maintains hands on nursing clinical skills
  • Certification in Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and First Aid
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills


  • A competitive compensation package including benefits, has been developed to attract a nursing leader

Please apply in confidence to:

Cheryl Janssen
Maxwell Management Group Ltd.
1-855-305-4078 ext. 211

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If this opportunity is not a fit for your background and experience please feel free to forward to any interested colleagues

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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