Director of Care, Registered Nurse (RN) – Retirement Living


Delta, British Columbia

About our Client:

The Waterford Delta is a premier retirement living community, surrounded by beautiful landscapes, pedestrian pathways, and a two-acre water feature. we are conveniently located in the Tsawwassen town centre in South Delta.

A naturalists delight with many parks, and a bird sanctuary, outdoor enthusiasts can also frolic at Centennial beach, walk or bike along the dyke system. Views include the majestic mountains to the north, or a pictureque ocean bay.

Our vision is that each resident who makes their home in our community will experience purpose, friendship and happiness every day. Our mission is to create safe and vibrant retirement communities where each individual’s choices are valued and where seniors lead active and purposeful lives.

Position Overview:

Reporting to the General Manager, the Director of Care is responsible for the development, coordination and evaluation of all activities relating to the day to day care of residents. Responsibilities include labour relations, budgeting and financial management, maintenance of occupancy including tours and family / resident relations, cost control, and ensuring policies and procedures are followed in accordance with licensing guidelines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates the administration of the nursing / resident care department, developing organizational systems to reflect the department’s goals.
  • Promotes and assists in preserving the dignity and independence of the residents during whatever stage of life they are living.
  • Develops, implements, controls and evaluates departmental goals, objectives, policies and procedures in a timely manner and ensures that the required standards are maintained.
  • Maintains department budget control by ensuring policies and procedures for purchasing, ordering and inventory control are followed. Maintain departmental record of inventory and equipment, including assessing and recommending the replacement of equipment for budget purposes.
  • Interviews and recruits qualified personnel and provides orientation in accordance with the site orientation program in collaboration with Human Resources.
  • Reviews employee performance and regularly conducts performance feedback reviews , disciplines and/or terminates, in consultation with Human Resources.
  • Assesses resident intake requests, taking into consideration medical, social and other care requirements. Conducts a pre-admission interview with the prospective resident and/or family member. Selects residents whose needs match the care floor profile.
  • Assesses and identifies resident care needs and where appropriate, utilizes the services of other health care providers and agencies to assist in maintaining optimum general and specific care for residents.
  • Collaborates on an ongoing basis with the staff and General Manager to ensure that the Care Centre maintains maximum occupancy. Responsible for wait list management in accordance with site policies and procedures.


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Psychiatric Nursing
  • Clinical experience in geriatric nursing, including care of cognitively impaired
  • Currently registered in good standing with BCCNP
  • Minimum three (3) years of managerial experience


  • A competitive compensation package including benefits has been designed to attract star performers.

Please apply in confidence to:

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

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