Director of Care (DOC) Registered Nurse

Medicine Hat, Alberta

Maxwell Management Group Ltd. is proud to partner with Park Place Seniors’ Living in the search for a Director of Care.
River Ridge, a premier Park Place Care Residence, is located in the community of Medicine Hat, Alberta, and offers Independent Living, Supportive Living and Long-Term care options. Recognized for its inclusive care services and spectacular views of the South Saskatchewan River, River Ridge Seniors’ Village combines unique social events with the comfort and services that provide residents a warm and welcoming environment to call home.

Position Overview:

Reporting to the Site Leader, the Director of Care plans, organizes, directs, and evaluates the resources, services, and programs to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of programs and services relating to day-to-day care of residents. The Director of Care serves as a member for the Leadership team. Provides input to the strategic direction of the Home. Functions as the resource person for “Best Practice” in Clinical Care.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides committed leadership within the framework of, the Model, Mission, Vision, Values of the organization.
  • Participates in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the strategic plan, key focus areas and goals.
  • Uses specific area of expertise to collaborate with other leaders to participate in operational decision making and to monitor and improve the overall operation.
  • Participates in the Continuous Quality Improvement activities of the organization and provides leadership to the Client Services Team to direct monitoring evaluation and improvement initiatives.
  • Monitors, and evaluates standard of practice and professional care to ensure quality care and standards of practice that comply with professional, legal and licensing requirements.
  • Ensures the collection of specified information; summarizes and analyzes indicator data to monitor quality care outcomes and as part of reporting to the Site Leader, the Leadership team and to the Health Authority.
  • Through directing, coaching, mentoring, empowering of the care team, ensures effect resident care processes coordinated with other disciplines.
  • Selects, supervises, trains, evaluates, and disciplines designated staff. Develops their job descriptions, schedules and work assignments within the parameters of the Collective Agreement and in coordination with Human Resource staff.
  • Prepares budget for the nursing department makes recommendation, monitors expenditures, and reports on variances.
  • Promotes staff health, safety, well-being and work-life balance. Provides support to staff in the attainment of their goals


  • Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing (Masters in Nursing preferred)
  • Registration and membership in good standing with CARNA or CRPNA.
  • Previous nursing experience including 3 years in a leadership role.
  • Management experience in a Supportive Living and/or Long Term Care Home.


  • A competitive compensation package has been designed to attract top performers.

Please apply in confidence to:

Janice Wagner
Maxwell Management Group Ltd.
1-855.305.4078 ext. 209

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