Durham Region, one of Canada’s growing economic communities, is made up of the cities of Oshawa and Pickering; the towns of Ajax and Whitby; the Municipality of Clarington; and the townships of Brock, Scugog and Uxbridge.

As the largest geographic municipality in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), Durham Region has one of the fastest growing populations in Canada, with approximately 660,765 residents in 2015 and a forecasted population of around one million by 2031.

Maxwell Management Group Ltd. is proud to be partnering with Durham Region’s Long Term Care Services for Seniors Division in the recruitment of a:

 Resident Care Coordinator – Oshawa, Ontario (Assistant Director of Care)

OVERVIEW

The   Regional Municipality of Durham operates 4 long term care homes in the region which provides homes to 847 residents. Striving for service excellence by adapting to new and innovative forms of care, Durham Region’s team provides the highest quality of service to its clients in a caring and ethical environment. Through a collective, caring community of service providers, the municipality hopes Durham Region’s seniors have the strong platform needed for living a high quality of life.

The focus is on providing a high level of resident care and promoting positive family and community involvement.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Director of Care, the Resident Care Coordinator is responsible for the supervision of staff and accountable for ensuring the delivery of resident-centered care and coordination of services to residents in the Home. The position may be in either Oshawa or Whitby and will be determined during the hiring stage.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage the overall resident care on the assigned unit(s) and coordinate nursing care with other departments to facilitate effective communication amongst the interdisciplinary team and meet legislated standards
  • Be responsible for human resource functions, such as orientating, training, supervising, evaluating, coaching and disciplining staff, as well as handling grievances and assisting with other labour relations matters
  • Review and revise staffing patterns on the units to adequately meet the needs of residents, and monitor attendance and absenteeism
  • Demonstrate flexibility in prioritizing work commitments and demands, as well as regular unexpected staffing, resident and family needs and concerns through creative problem-solving
  • Maintain a system for the management of resident safety by identifying, analyzing and evaluating, and monitoring risks to ensure optimum safety and continuous improvement
  • Participate in short and long term planning to provide nursing services to meet current and future goals and resident care needs
  • Assist in developing, implementing and revising Home policies and procedures to meet legislated standards
  • Coordinate resident care documentation to communicate health care information concerning the residents and to facilitate nursing research
  • May be required to work some weekends

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing; a Master’s Degree is preferred
  • Current General Certificate of Registration as a RN with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) with proven documentation of annual self-development/reflective practice
  • Several years previous experience in long term care, preferably at the management level
  • Previous experience in a unionized environment, and familiarity with labour relations and collective agreements
  • Sound knowledge of CNO Standards and Best Practices, MOHLTC Act and Regulations, Residents Rights, Pharmacy Standards, Regulated Health Professionals Act, Substitute Decision Maker Act, as well as all other relevant legislation, policies and best practices
  • Knowledge of current clinical, academic and gerontological advancements and technologies
  • Knowledge of Infection Control, Risk Management, MFIPPA and PHIPPA
  • Demonstrated leadership and supervisory experience, coupled with coaching and mentoring abilities

COMPENSATION

  • Excellent compensation and vacation package as well as a full benefits package; paid annual management day; paid education days as well as 5 lieu days
  • OMERS pension plan
Please apply in confidence to:
Chris Hepburn
Maxwell Management Group Ltd.
chris@maxwellmanagementgroup.com
1-855-305-4078 ext. 207

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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