currently seeking:

Executive Director

Not-for-Profit, Long Term Care

Niagara Falls, Ontario

About our Client:

The Salvation Army’s The Honorable Ray & Helen Lawson Eventide Home (Eventide) is a not-for-profit, faith-based continuum of care, providing a high standard of holistic person-centered health care services to the residents of a 101-bed long term care home. We demonstrate Christian values and are a transforming influence in the lives of our residents, families, staff, volunteers and the community. We are inspired by our Mission and Values and CARE about the work we do!

Position Overview:

The Executive Director is accountable to the Divisional Secretary for Social Services for the overall management of the Niagara Falls Lawson Eventide Home (Eventide). Through effective management of all resources, the Executive Director will ensure the delivery of optimal care and service, based on legislative requirements and The Salvation Army Eventide Centre’s standards.
The Executive Director (ED) is held to the highest standard and is required to perform their duties in a manner consistent with the Salvation Army Eventide’s Health Centre’s core values and ethics, ensure resident and worker safety, and demonstrate customer service excellence while responsible for planning, implementation and evaluation of holistic care programs and services provided to the residents.


General Strategy
  • Responsible for the overall management of the Eventide including directing, organizing and evaluating the day-to-day operations
  • Responsible for ensuring a high standard of holistic, resident centered health care service to the residents of the Eventide with the resources available
  • Facilitates the development, implementation and evaluation of the long-range (strategic) plan in conjunction with the senior managers and the Board
  • Develops, in conjunction with the Board and senior managers, policies and objectives to achieve the mission and goals of the facility
  • Responsible for liaison with the Salvation Army Divisional Headquarters, Territorial Headquarters Consultants and external agencies/associations, including the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, OLTCA, OANHSS, OHA on behalf of the Eventide and its staff
  • Manages over 135 direct and indirect reports (staff and consultants)
  • Negotiates contracts with external consultants and contractors
Financial Accountability
  • Administers and operates within the approved budget for financial control, personnel management and resident care programs and ensures optimum utilization of resources
  • Approves all purchasing, support service, maintenance and consultant contracts for the facility and its programs
Human Resources
  • Appoints management personnel and defines management authority and responsibilities
  • Interprets facility employee relations policies and collective agreements as required
  • Responsible for hiring, orientating, supervising, evaluating, disciplining, and terminating all department managers
  • Fosters positive working relationships with the union and employee representatives
  • Demonstrates understanding of and compliance with legislative knowledge of the Employment Standards Act, Human Rights Act, Collective Agreement and LTCH Act
Health and Safety
  • Demonstrates understanding of, and compliance with, workers’ responsibilities under the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations, WSIB policy and Eventide’s Health and Safety plans, policies and procedures
  • Oversees health and safety assures that every reasonable precaution is taken to ensure healthy safe workplace and takes action to address unsafe conditions and/or procedures, to ensure a healthy and safe work environment
Community Relations
  • Promotes a positive working environment with the service providers working with Eventide
  • Establishes and maintains positive communication between the Eventide and the community.
Family and Resident Relations
  • Models and fosters environment of positive customer service in all aspects and services provided by Eventide
  • Responds promptly to concerns of residents and family members, mediating a satisfactory response to concerns and implements action plans to avoid reoccurrence of similar issues
Quality Management
  • Direct the implementation of quality and risk management program for Eventide
  • Ensures that all risk areas identified are addressed in a timely manner and according to Eventide policy and applicable legislation
Ministry of Health Compliance
  • Fosters good working relationships with relevant persons within the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC)
  • Knows and interprets MOHLTC legislation, regulation and process


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health Administration or related field or a combination of relevant education and experience (Master’s Degree preferred)
  • Demonstrated skill in the management of financial and human resources in health care
  • Long-Term Care Administrator Certificate as required by the LTCH Act with the completion of a 100-hour course
  • Experience in a similar position in long term care or equivalent position in health care
  • Must possess the personal qualities and attitudes that respect and maintain the spirit, dignity and individuality of the residents and staff
  • Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with staff, residents, visitors and the public


  • An excellent compensation package including benefits, has been developed to attract a dynamic leader.

Please apply in confidence to:

Charline Lauria
Maxwell Management Group Ltd.
1-855-305-4078 ext. 202

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