Our Valued Client is now seeking a:
Director of Wellness 
(Registered Nurse), 
in 
West Vancouver, British Columbia 
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.
Our purpose as team members is to enrich the lives of seniors, their loved ones and each other by going above and beyond in everything we do to provide exceptional, personalized senior living experiences.
The values of trust, compassion, excellence, teamwork and growth underpin our company culture. They guide our decisions, interactions and behaviours with our residents, their loved ones, our partners and each other. These values influence how we recruit, cultivate, evaluate and reward our team members.

 Position Overview:

A day in the life of a Director of Wellness:

In this role you are responsible for providing the leadership and direction for all care services that are provided to the residents. You will work closely with the Community Relations Director to promote the brand by meeting with residents and their families as well as providing tours to perspective clientele. You will assess the medical background and care requirements for potential residents to determine best fit for all parties included.

As the Director of Wellness you will be a leader of your own team, tasked with the hiring, development and on-going mentoring of care workers in the community. You are an engaging leader, not afraid to capitalize on teaching opportunities as they arise. You provide learning and development for your staff to ensure they continue to deliver superior care services to our residents.

You will oversee and coordinate the delivery of services and care to our residents. You are responsible for scheduling staff, submitting payroll, managing budgets, and above all, making recommendations for improvements.

What We Are Looking For:

  • Excellent communicator, resilient, and flexible to meet the changing priorities of a dynamic team community. Proven leadership skills with the ability to inspire people and think “outside of the box”.
  • Recent experience working with geriatrics, retirement living, long-term care or home care services.
  • Deals with others in an effective, compassionate and supportive manner.
  • Respects each resident as an individual, is aware of their need for self-respect and privacy and acts as a resident advocate when appropriate.
  • Demonstrated ability to assess the health status of resident.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply critical thinking and clinical judgment.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide positive role modeling and leadership to staff.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of occupational health and safety practices, principles and legislation.
  • Compliance with infectious disease screening as per provincial legislation and maintaining immunizations.
  • Capability of working in a team environment.

Qualifications:

  • Registered member in good standing with regulatory college.
  • Baccalaureate in Nursing or equivalent (Registered Nurse) or Licensed Practical Nurse.
  • Minimum three years of working experience in a nursing role.
  • Management experience and administrative experience is required with previous experience in the gerontology field.
  • Standard First Aid Certification (maintained and renewed every three years).
  • Current HCP/CPR and A.E.D. certification (maintained and renewed annually).
  • Hold professional membership and professional liability protection insurance.
  • Be able to participate in administrative on-call rotation and be available for emergencies.

 Compensation:

  • Competitive compensation package has been designed to attract organizational leaders, including:
    Excellent compensation plan including a generous bonus package, benefit plan, RRSP match, relocation package available and the opportunity for professional growth with a company that develops future leaders.
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

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