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DIRECTOR OF CARE – Extendicare New Orchard Lodge

Extendicare Canada Inc.

This is a Full-time position in Ottawa, ON posted July 15, 2017.

DIRECTOR OF CARE – Extendicare New Orchard Lodge

 

Candidates are invited to apply for the above full-time position at our 111-bed long-term care facility, located in Ottawa, Ontario. 

 

Reporting to the Administrator, the Director of Care is responsible for managing all aspects of nursing care within the home to ensure quality resident care through the effective, efficient delivery of established standards within legislative and budgetary requirements.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plans, organizes, directs and supervises the activities of the Nursing Department to provide quality resident care.
  • Interprets nursing philosophy and establishes and implements goals and objectives, policies and procedures in compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Maintains all required records, reports, statistics, etc., for both residents and department personnel in accordance with policies, procedures and legislative requirements.
  • Liaises and consults with families/residents, government officials, company resources and professionals in relation to resident care needs and department activities.
  • Assumes responsibility for the facility in the absence of the Administrator.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Registered Nurse required, Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred
  • Membership or eligible for membership with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • At least one year of experience working as a registered nurse in the long-term care sector required;
  • At least three years of working experience as a registered nurse in a managerial or supervisory capacity in a health care setting required; and
  • Demonstrated leadership and communication skills required
  • Knowledge of applicable legislation, unionized settings and labour contracts preferred
  • Comprehensive knowledge of nursing and health care practices and techniques including education
  • Effective human relation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally

CLOSING DATE: July 28, 2017

 

Please forward your resumes to the attention of:

 

Clayton Donnelly

Administrator

 

In Ontario, Extendicare, ParaMed Home Health Care and affiliated organizations including our partner homes in Extendicare Assist, accommodate the needs of job applicants throughout its recruitment and selection processes in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.  Accommodation needs must be provided in advance.   To discuss your needs, please contact the individual noted in the posting.

Skills Required

  • Education level: None
  • Work experience (years): None

Package

Salary: N/D