currently seeking an:

Director of Care (DOC), Registered Nurse- Long Term Care

St. Paul, Alberta

This is a full-time, permanent opportunity!
This organization is celebrating over 50 years of excellence in seniors’ care!
Their everyday values consist of
Courtesy, Attitude, Responsibility,  Excellence and Care.
This multicultural privately funded 90-bed long-term care home is located in a beautiful semi rural setting in St. Paul approximately 2 hours outside of Edmonton, Alberta!

Company Overview:

Our valued client is one of Canada’s largest providers of long-term care and a leader in finding innovative and practical solutions that help patients and clients get better and resident and families live better. Our client is proud of the dedication and commitment of their staff which is shown by the length of tenure of their valued employees.
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.
This is an organization that has opportunities for advancement and career growth within and offers ongoing training and professional development. An organization that is celebrating over 50 years in providing exceptional care to seniors, they have created a support system and resources for their DOC’s including corporate nursing support and corporate policies and procedures. As a Director of Care with this organization you will receive ongoing support!

Position Overview:

Reporting to the Administrator, the Director of Care is accountable for managing all aspects of Nursing Services within the home and ensure the effective and efficient delivery of quality resident care as per company policies, legislative requirements including the Continuing Care Health Service Standards of Alberta Health. The Director of Care will ensure departmental budgets are met as well as creating a culture of safety and quality of work life for staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides a leadership and supervisory role in the delivery of resident care services
  • Ensures that policies and procedures are aligned with facility culture, vision, mission and values
  • Responsible for the implementation and evaluation of new technologies and research , risk management and CQI systems related to resident care, monitoring of quality and timely completion of MDS/RAI 2.0, resident quality of life and service (i.e. falls, restraint use, wound management, client satisfaction)
  • Maintains all required records, reports, statistics, data analysis, report writing for both residents and department personnel in accordance with policies, procedures and legislative requirements
  • Liaises and consults with families/residents, government officials, staff, company resources and professionals in relation to resident care needs and provision of care activities
  • May assume responsibility for the facility in the absence of the Administrator

Qualifications:

  • Membership in good standing with College of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA)
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing and /or speciality in Gerontology
  • Previous managerial experience in long-term care as well as knowledge of applicable legislation, industry standards, labour relations and human resources matters
  • Comprehensive knowledge of nursing and health care practices and MDS/RAI 2.0
  • Effective leadership, organizational, communication and relationship building skills required
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality care and services; customer service; acts as a champion for customer satisfaction

 Compensation:

  • Excellent compensation package with full benefits designed to attract star performers.

Please apply in confidence to:

Donna Weedon
Maxwell Management Group Ltd.
donna@maxwellmanagementgroup.com
1-855-305-4078 ext. 203

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