Our Valued Client is now seeking a:
Director of Care, Registered Nurse – Scarborough, Ontario 

 Company Overview:

A 4-story, 128-bed long term care home with special care services.
We help our residents experience life to the fullest in a home-like setting with the highest quality of service and professional care. Our multidisciplinary healthcare team provides care and services to our residents with volunteers and families playing an active and special role in improving the quality of life for our residents.
We are now seeking a
Director of Care to join our team:
Are you an individual that has a passion for making a difference?
We are currently seeking a Director of Care who has a strong moral compass and a commitment to teamwork. We are dedicated to providing compassionate care, where the residents come before anything else.
Our values follow a ‘People’ focused Philosophy and can be seen in every aspect of what we do:
  • Participation
  • Excellence
  • Openness
  • Performance
  • Longevity
  • Efficient Use of Resources

Responsibilities:

The Director of Care is responsible for providing care to our residents directly and indirectly through their nursing team.
Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Provides a cheerful and energetic environment for the nursing team that supports growth and development
  • Directs the implementation and review of relevant company policies, procedures and processes required to meet government legislation and industry standards
  • Ensures all residents receive care and services according to their needs
  • Monitors the quality of nursing services and administers long term strategic plans for nursing
  • Implements goals and objectives to achieve the corporate vision for resident care
  • Ensures risk management process is adhered to by reviewing staff and resident incident reports, monthly indicators, Public Health Inspections, Ministry of Labour inspections, Accreditation reports, etc.
  • Ensures nursing team works in a safe workplace environment through the implementation of safe work practices and service guidelines
  • Recommends and participates in the development and performance of nursing staff according to facility policies, procedures and collective agreements
  • Ensures appropriate documentation and maintenance of records including resident health records, personnel records etc
  • Delegates clinical and managerial responsibilities as well as provides direction and leadership
  • Assists with the development of succession plans and identify employees with growth potential for development

Qualifications:

  • Registered Nurse with a current Certificate of Registration from the College of Nurses of Ontario, in good standing
  • Ability to demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of nursing and health care practices as they relate to long-term care legislation
  • Must have demonstrated sound skills and knowledge of providing person-centred care in accordance with established standards, policies and procedures of the MOHLTC and the home
  • Knowledgeable of the Residents’ Bill of Rights and respects and promotes these rights
  • Effective communication skills and the demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively is essential
  • Effective customer service skills and a demonstrated commitment to working with seniors are required
  • Demonstrated ability to meet professional clinical infection protocols
  • Ability to deal with responsive behavior
  • Basic computer skills are a must
  • Demonstrated commitment to learning and continuous improvement
  • Has at least one year of experience working as a registered nurse in the long-term care sector
  • Has at least three years of experience working as a registered nurse in a managerial or supervisory capacity in a health care setting
  • Must have a clear vulnerable sector screen, no older than 6 months TB results less than 6 months, evidence of flu shot, must be able to provide three work references.

 Compensation:

  • Competitive compensation package has been designed to attract organizational leaders
Please apply in confidence to:
Cheryl Janssen
Maxwell Management Group Ltd.
1-855-305-4078 ext. 211

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