Currently seeking :

Director of Care, Long Term Care

Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Prince George, British Columbia

About our Client:

We are a modern complex care facility located in lovely Prince George, British Columbia, and are home to 130 senior residents. Our team provides exceptional care & service in a home-like setting by focusing on safety, quality and accountability, specializing in memory care.
Prince George is located on the Fraser and Nechako Rivers and is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts! Trails wind through wildlife-rich Eskers Provincial Park and Fort George Canyon Provincial Park, with its dramatic whirlpools. With an affordable cost of living, Prince George is an attractive place to work and live.

Responsibilities:

The Director of Care:
  • Assists with and ensures completion of Resident Care Plans
  • Assesses residents’ health status including differentiating between normal and abnormal physical findings; recognizing deviations from mental health baseline, differentiating between dementia and delirium, taking appropriate action such as consulting with the primary physician or making a referral to the Mental Health Team
  • Develops duty schedules for staff and monitors to ensure the duties are complete
  • Liaises with Ministry officials, including but not limited to licensing/WCB
  • Provides on-call support for facility emergencies and staffing concerns via cell phone
  • Liaises with facility management & Ministry officials, including but not limited to licensing/WCB
  • Oversee:
    • Assists with resident pre-placement visits and suitability decisions
    • Intake/Discharge paperwork
    • Resident records
    • Staff hiring process, maintain staff records, scheduling and payroll submission
    • Ongoing training for staff including performance planning and review
    • Clinical performances
    • Action plan(s) to remedy any audits not meeting minimum standards
    • Emergency Preparedness Planning
    • Development of new facility programs as required
    • Development of facility and company policies
    • Medication management and safety policies and procedures
    • Clinical and Human Resource audits
    • Chair facility committees

Qualifications:

  • 3 years of health care management experience
  • Gerontological experience required
  • Graduation from an approved school of nursing
  • Current practicing registration with British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNM)
  • Maintains a Valid First Aid and CPR “A” Certificate
  • MDS education (Gold Care or Point Click Care)
  • Meets the physical requirements for the role

 Compensation:

  • Competitive compensation package.
  • 4 weeks vacation and 10 days of sick entitlement, as we believe in employees’ well being.
  • 100% company paid Extended Health & Dental package that includes Chiropractor, Physiotherapy, Massage Therapy, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program and Out of Country Emergency Care.
  • Internal opportunities for growth and development, since we believe in promoting from within.
  • Educational opportunities where we will fund your education, if approved, to help advance your career with us.
  • A Talent Management Program where you will grow and develop, with the opportunity for advancement, if desired.
  • A fun environment with company events and activities. We celebrate site anniversaries, years of service, professional appreciations, staff appreciation events and an annual Holiday party.
  • Relocation assistance available.

Please apply in confidence to:

Cindy Drury
Maxwell Management Group Ltd.
cindy@maxwellmanagementgroup.com
1-855-305-4078 ext. 217

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