Do you have a passion for working with seniors?

 Are you looking for a rewarding and meaningful work experience to enrich both your life and the lives of others?  

Look no further – this is the position for you!

 Our valued client is seeking a:

Director of Nursing, Registered Nurse, Barrie, ON 

COMMUNITY OVERVIEW

This 160 bed home is a charitable, non-profit, Christian home.  The home is strongly grounded on Christian traditions and principles, while welcoming residents of all faiths, backgrounds and beliefs.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Director of Nursing reports directly to the Administrator and provides leadership to the resident care team in all aspects of resident care within established legislative standards and professional standards.

She/He works In collaboration with the resident care team and develops resident focused programs, policies, and procedures. The Director of Nursing monitors the quality of care and services delivered to clients through effective quality improvement activities.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides direction to the nursing team in all aspects of resident care
  • Interprets nursing philosophy, and in collaboration with the nursing team establishes and implements goals and objectives.
  • Interprets LTCHA and Regulation 79/10 to the nursing team and monitors compliance to standards through continuous quality improvement activities
  • Provides leadership, effectively communicates and acts as a role model when dealing with staff, resident, and family conflicts
  • Develops policies and procedures consistent with resident care practices, CON, LTCHA and Regulation, and other applicable legislation
  • Demonstrates sound knowledge of the resident bill of rights and monitors care to ensure rights of residents are always respected and promoted
  • Initiates and/or directs timely investigations of serious Residents issues including allegations of resident abuse
  • Has knowledge of all software programs (i.e. PCC, WoundRounds, ICOA, Abaqis, E-Learning etc.) within the Home and analyses reports regularly.
  • Adheres to human resources policies when recruiting and hiring new employees
  • Manages staff absenteeism and payroll activities
  • Conducts performance management for the nursing department.
  • Counsels staff in areas of non-compliance, inappropriate and unprofessional behaviour.  Utilizes the progressive disciplining process when disciplining employees
  • Develops the nursing operational budget annually
  • Monitors all aspects of nursing budget including supply budgets to ensure that these are being effectively managed
  • Holds nursing meetings on a regular basis to introduce new programs, policies, quality improvements, new initiatives, changes in practices and policies
  • Assists in the co-ordination of the Quality Improvement program and follows the Excellent Care for All Act and utilizes all available resources.  In collaboration with the QI Lead and the  Quality Team develops, tracks, and evaluates quality and risk indicators
  • Conducts regular clinical chart audits to ensure compliance with documentation standards, internal policies and procedures, and LTCHA and regulation
  • Adheres to Occupational Health and Safety practices
  • A member on the Leadership team, Quality Team, Professional Advisory Committee (PAC), Labour Management meetings

EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current RN certificate of competency from the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Comprehensive knowledge of evidence based clinical practices
  • Comprehensive knowledge of long-term care concepts and philosophies
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience with policy and program development
  • Must have a minimum of one (1) year of experience working as a RN in the long term care sector
  • Must have a minimum of three (3) years of experience working as a Registered Nurse in a managerial or supervisory capacity in a health care setting.
  • Knowledge of RAI-MDS – AIS certified, if not must be completed successfully within one (1) year of being hired.

COMPENSATION

  • Excellent compensation package and full benefits package designed to attract star performers, including annual retreat
Please apply in confidence to:
Andrea Levine
Maxwell Management Group Ltd.
andrea@maxwellmanagementgroup.com
1-855-305-4078 ext. 206

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.

” Leaders helping Leaders, we welcome your referrals”
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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