Our Client is seeking an exceptional healthcare leader!
Director of Care (Registered Nurse)
West Vancouver, BC
 
Located on the North Shore across the Burrard Inlet via the Lions Gate Bridge from Vancouver, West Vancouver has been named one of “Canada’s top best cities to live” and has a population of close to 43,000. Besides the reasonable cost of living, it’s one of the most pedestrian and transit-friendly cities in the nation as well.  If you enjoy the outdoor lifestyle, West Vancouver is the place to be!  It is home to splendid parks, ski trails, beaches and miles and miles of natural beauty.
This expansive two storey residence offering 230 Long-Term Care beds is a complex care residence, offering 24/7 professional care in a supportive, caring environment for individuals with a range of cognitive impairments, as well as for those who are cognitively well but have higher physical care needs.

Responsibilities:

The Director of Care is an Ambassador of the organization:
  • Models the organizational values
  • Demonstrates a consistent example of Servant Leadership by serving the needs of others
  • Fosters and maintains positive, collaborative relationships with Residents, Team Members, Families and Partners
Program & Team Leadership:
  • In consultation with the Administrator and the contracted care partner, is responsible for the day to day coordination, supervision, strategic planning and future development of all clinical programs
  • Ensures clinical programs respond to the physical, emotional, intellectual, spiritual, and social needs of Residents using a person-centered Wellness Model of care
  • Provides leadership and direction in all aspects of Resident care
  • Participates in monitoring quality of Resident care and quality improvement initiatives
  • Participates in the accreditation process
  • Works closely with the Administrator and Contracted Care Partner in strategic planning for staffing models, service model, accreditation processes and regional process and policy alignment
  • Participates in the selection and hiring, orientation, performance and retention of staff
  • Develops the Clinical Team by providing feedback, leadership, teaching, coaching, mentoring and support
Networking and Relationships:
  • Creates positive, collaborative partnerships with key partners, such as:
Budgets and Analysis:
  • Collaborates with the Administrator and Director of Operations in preparing the department budget and overseeing departmental expenditures
Professional Development:
  • Assumes responsibility for personal and professional development and maintenance of competencies required for College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia
Health & Safety:
  • Establishes, influences and supports a culture of health and safety
  • Ensures Team Members are adequately trained regarding hazards in the workplace and safe work procedures
  • Ensures Team Members are supervised and in compliance with WorkSafe BC regulations, safety policies and safe work procedures are enforced
  • Participates in investigations of Team Member injuries and workplace inspections and resolution of identified hazards

Qualifications:

  • Current registration in good standing with CRNBC
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Two years nursing experience in gerontology
  • Three years Health Care Management experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience

 Compensation:

  • A competitive compensation package has been designed to attract star performers.
Please apply in confidence to:
Ron Villanueva
Maxwell Management Group Ltd.
1-855-305-4078 ext. 211

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