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Regional Director of Care



Job Description

Job Description

Division: Support Office

Site: Revera Inc.

Employment Type: Full Time

Expiraton Date: 29/03/2017

Reporting to the National Director of Clinical Support, the Regional Clinical Manager (Regional DOC) , is part of the Clinical Competency Team. They are responsible for the competency and capacity building of our Regional Manager of Clinical Services and Registered Nursing Team in our homes. Additionally, they help build and support all aspects of the Nursing/Clinical Programs within the homes, as well as the development and implementation of policies/programs related to clinical services.

Key Responsibilities

Competency - To build and maintain competency and capacity of the RMCS and site level Registered Nursing Staff (including RN, LPN, RPN)
Orientation & Onboarding -

  • Develop Registered Staff, DOC and RMCS Orientation
  • Support RMCS and homes with implementation and delivery of Reg Staff/ DOC/RMCS Orientation
  • Provide RMCS Onboarding as required
  • Support Clinical Nursing Managers with Onboarding process
  • Education & Staff Development -
  • Develop and deliver Clinical Simulation labs alongside the RMCS to ensure capacity is developed across all regional clinicians
  • Develop policy and education and support delivery of all Clinical Programs
  • Develop and deliver supporting education for front line nursing teams via: NURSEtalks/PEPtalks, Roadshows, Clinical Rounds, Community of Practices
  • Work in collaboration with the National Regional Teams to help implement and drive the Guiding Principles
  • Innovation - Assist with, promote and lead clinical innovation pilots
  • Quality & Risk Management - To promote a culture of improvement and support the homes and regions in monitoring and improving quality of care provided to the residents
  • Review, trend and analyze to determine support on: Ministry Inspection Findings, Adverse Event Indicators, and Performance Indicators.
  • Quality Reviews - Conduct quality review based on outcomes as directed by RDO
  • Provide regional clinical support as needed to meet the operational needs as directed
  • External/Legislative Requirement - To be well-informed and up to date on external/legislative requirements, communicate nationally and support the homes in meeting the requirements.
  • Partner with Professional bodies to help support clinical expertise


  • RN/BScN with continuing education in gerontology, nursing administration, rehabilitation, long term care or equivalent;
  • Masters of Nursing or Nurse Practitioner preferred;
  • Strong Clinical Skills and knowledge base in our key Clinical programs: Skin & Wound, Infection Control, Pain, Continence, Medication Management
  • Proficient in education delivery
  • Demonstrates strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Registered Nurse with current registration with the Provincial licensing body;
  • Minimum five (5) years combined experience in a long term care setting at the senior management level;
  • Proficiency in a second language is considered an asset;
  • Able to travel as required and in possession of a valid driver's license
  • Knowledge of RAI-MDS; previous experience in teaching RAI process
  • Computer proficiency (Microsoft Office applications);

Contact Information

Posting Date: 28-Feb-2017Nursing/Healthcare Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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