Director of Care /Accreditation Coordinator
Lynn Valley Care Centre is an accredited contracted residential care facility located in North Vancouver, BC. We provide Extended, complex, post operation, and respite care for more than 200 residents. The facility is licenced under Hospital Act part 2 by the BC Ministry of Health, and under Community Care & Assisted Living Act by the Health Authorities, and is well known in North Shore, lower Mainland & by Vancouver Coastal Health Authority for providing excellent care. Lynn Valley Care Centre has been accredited by Accreditation Canada since 1993 and currently has been awarded for 4 years from 2015-2019.
Our mission is to treat those entrusted to our care with dignity and respect in a safe, supportive and person-centered environment. We are committed to providing high quality care focused on evidence-based best practices. Our vision is for residents and staff to live and work in a place where new ideas are encouraged and one can say “what if ..?” A place where we all can realize a sense of self-esteem, identity and find enjoyment in a respectful, positive and welcoming, home-like community.
We are committed to providing a home like environment to residents and aligning care strategies with our residents” rights to dignity, and comfort. We use a resident-centered approach and interdisciplinary collaboration with the resident’s voice as the focus when it comes to decisions concerning resident safety, day today care, quality of care, and end-of-life comfort measures. Providing a pleasant and calm dining environment, fresh home-made meals served with a caring touch, and social activities that inspire residents mentally, engage them in reminiscence and connect them in a positive way to their environment are integral to enchanting quality of life for our residents.
Our driver is that “Our Residents Come First”. We are guided in our care by the resident’s voice, with the focus on maintaining resident autonomy, dignity, and quality of life. We aim to provide a safe and secure environment for residents, families, staff, and volunteers. We collaborate with all our staff and community partners to provide a healthy and positive atmosphere, where new ideas are welcomed and developed. Finally, we work together to improve the quality of our current systems and practices using the best available evidence and experience.
Director of Care:
Reporting to the Administrator and as a result of an impending retirement, the Lynn Valley Care Center is looking for a professional health care director to join their team with a view of meeting the vision, mission and quality of care goals of the Center. The ideal Director is experienced in Long Term Care and is seasoned enough to provide leadership and management within an accredited environment promoting an interdisciplinary approach to a resident-centered model of care. The focus will be to optimise continuous quality improvement utilizing evidence-based best practice.
For the Director to be successful, we are looking for the following qualifications:
- A 5-7years experience in Long Term Care Nursing with some managerial experience.
- Current Registration with CRNBC.
- Demonstrated Leadership ability with comprehensive knowledge of nursing and health care techniques related to Long Term Care.
- Ability to bring innovative thinking and continuous improvement mindset while able to work within the governing practices of the Centre.
- A solid reputation for the level of care given to residents and families.
- Good physical & mental health.
If you are ready to join the Lynn Valley Care Centre, we look forward to learning more about you. Please submit your resume along with a cover letter outlining your background and reasons for applying to email@example.com