Our valued client, one of Canada’s leading long-term care providers, is seeking an:

Executive Director/Director of Care (dual role)

We are seeking a registered nurse with long term care experience who has a desire to learn and grow and would like to take the next step in their career to the role of Executive Director. This 60-Bed Long Term Care Home is located in a private and scenic country setting close to Lake Simcoe, just north of Newmarket.

If you are currently considering taking the next step in your career, this could be your perfect “Fit”.

The selected candidate must be a Registered Nurse with strong leadership and communication skills who either holds their LTC Administrator’s Certification or are willing to take the LTC Administrator’s certification course within one year of taking on the role.

 Company Overview:

Their everyday values consist of: Respect, Passion, Teamwork, Responsibility and Growth.

Our valued client is one of Canada’s largest owners and operators of seniors’ living and a leader in finding innovative and practical solutions that help residents and families live fully, every day. As leaders they leverage technology and best practices to constantly set new benchmarks for quality. They are dedicated and committed to their vision, to awaken their communities to the positive possibilities of life’s next chapters.

They have created an environment in which all employees can feel valued and appreciated. They are committed to helping their staff gain the knowledge and expertise to ensure delivery of quality care and to help them achieve their full potential 

 Position Overview & Responsibilities:

The Executive Director/Director of Care is accountable for optimum resident services in accordance with quality management, legislative requirements and the organization standards. Through effective planning, direction and control, the Executive Director/Director of Care has the responsibility for the overall operations of the care community within the allocated resources and oversees all financial matters.

  • Ensures the Resident Care Mission including philosophy, annual goals and objectives for residents’ care and nursing services are congruent with the organization’s mission statement.
  • Establishes, implements, manages and improves standards for nursing care, and policies and procedures for quality resident care to meet individual resident needs and their expectations involving them whenever possible.
  • Promotes resident and family-centered care consistent with advances in gerontology while respecting and ensuring sensitivity to spiritual, cultural and ethnic aspects of a resident’s life.
  • Facilitates relationships through effective communications between and among residents, relatives, team members and community to supports involvement and participation in care.
  • Networks with other long-term care organizations to promote continuity of nursing care with other health agencies and community.
  • Provides the team members development coordination and uses the educational resources to plan for an effective team member development program including orientation, in-service and continuing education as determined by the learning needs of nursing team members.
  • Oversees the management of the RAI MDS Program, including managing RAI Coordinators to ensure RAI MDS program mandate, standards and resident care needs are implemented effectively and the program is optimized.
  • Plans, co-ordinates, direct and monitor the effectiveness of all operational activities of the Care Community.
  • Responds promptly to concerns of residents and family members, mediating a satisfactory response to concerns and implements action plans.
  • Oversees the recruitment, employee and labour relations, payroll and benefits, orientation, occupational and non-occupational injury/illness, performance management, training, education and other people related functions within the Care Community.
  • Participates in the development of the annual operating budget and reviews financial statements and takes action on variances to bring expenditures in line with budget.
  • Works in accordance with the organization’s Health and Safety Policies and Procedures and in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Establishes, implements, manages and improves standards for nursing care, and policies and procedures for quality resident care to meet individual resident needs and their expectations involving them whenever possible.


  • Registered Nurse with a current certificate of competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Must complete the long-term care home administration program that is at least 100 hours within one year of taking on the Director of Care role
  • Must have 3 years managerial or supervisory experience in the health or social services sector.
  • Must possess excellent supervisory and leadership abilities in the areas of human resources, finance, labour relations, marketing and department coordination.
  • Possess the qualifications to be an Administrator in the Province of Ontario.


  • A competitive compensation package including a full benefit plan and RRSP has been developed to attract a nursing leader.

Please apply in confidence to:

Andrea Levine,Talent Acquisition Manager
Maxwell Management Group Ltd.
1-855-305-4078 ext. 206

Leaders Helping Leaders … We Welcome Your Valued Referrals! 

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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