Division: Long Term Care
Site: The Village Seniors Community
Employment Type: Full Time
Expiraton Date: 12/07/2017
Reporting to the Executive Director of the home, the Director of Care is responsible for planning, directing, coordinating and supervising the overall nursing program for residents within the home.
- To facilitate and promote the interdisciplinary approach within the home through the Nursing, Dietary, Activation, Environmental Service and Administrative Departments
- To review all resident applications for admission to determine appropriate level of care; assist with processing of admission and discharge papers
- To implement and monitor control and safekeeping of drugs and narcotics supervise the drug administration program including the administration of medication by all registered staff
- To direct and monitor the maintenance of health care records to ensure compliance with regulations and quality care for the resident
- To participate in Care Conferences as appropriate, meet with residents/family to resolve problems/ concerns/complaints
- To assist the Executive Director by collaborating with the Medical Advisor to ensure that medical attention and records are in compliance with regulations
- To hire, orient, schedule To assist the Executive Director in ensuring staff are knowledgeable about Resident Bill of Rights and Health and Safety Standards
- To monitor and review resident care staff compliance with all facility policies and procedures, including safety rules and safe working practices
- To comply with all relevant Provincial and Federal Acts and Regulations
- To assist the Executive Director with budget preparation and implementation for the Nursing Department
- To participate in the review process by regulatory bodies
- To investigate complaints
- To co-ordinate and monitor the Infection Control Program for the Nursing Department
- To assume administrative duties as required in the ED's absence
- To uphold and promote the organization's values and philosophy relating particularly to ethics, morality, and integrity as set out in Revera's Code of Conduct
- To complete all other duties as assigned
- Supervise and evaluate the performance of nursing personnel; including use of disciplinary process in conjunction with Executive Director.
- Minimum of one (1) year of experience working as a Registered Nurse in the long-term care sector
- Minimum of three (3) years of experience working as a Registered Nurse in a managerial or supervisory capacity in a health care setting
- Current registration as a Registered Nurse with the applicable Provincial license body is required as well as the successful completion of Nursing Unit Administrator Program, BScn, MN, or equivalent and a program in Gerontology or equivalent
- A minimum of three years relevant experience in organizational management and/or long-term care
- Current C.P.R. designation required
- Demonstrated leadership and communication skills
- Possession of strong motivational, team building and time management skills
- Professional competencies related to life-long learning, public relations and health environment awareness
- Must be computer literate in Microsoft Office Suite
- Proficiency in a second language is considered an asset.
- Current (within 6 months) Vulnerable Position/Sector Screening (VPS).