Birchwood Terrace


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DIRECTOR OF CARE (Full-Time) - Birchwood Terrace

This position is available at a home/community affiliated with Extendicare Inc. The successful candidate would be employed directly by the affiliated home, not Extendicare Inc.

Ask yourself three questions:

Are you looking for a role with tons of opportunity for career advancements?

Are you ready to be part of a team that will truly value your hard work, dedication and effort?

Are you passionate about providing compassionate and quality care to residents in long term care?

If the answer is yes, we would love to know more about you!

Southbridge Care Homes are currently looking to add one a caring, passionate, and enthusiastic Director of Care  at our Kenora location to our amazing home family, who can serve our lovely residents, to keep them safe, healthy, and happy.

On a daily basis our Director of Care will enhance the effective management and quality of nursing practice in keeping with the standards and expectations set out by governing bodies and internal policies and standards of care. This position will collaborate with Executive Director and will manage of all aspects of the nursing department to ensure quality resident care. To lead with passion, compassion and drive is to be a great success in this role. To lead with passion, compassion and drive is to be a great success in this role.

As a Director of Care, you will be accountable for...

  • The implementation and evaluation of the nursing department initiatives and functions.
  • Leads in the coordination and implementation of best practice and risk management initiatives related to resident care.
  • Effectively manages utilization of nursing supplies.
  • Maintains a system of care assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation at the resident and unit program level.
  • Maintains an active presence in mentoring staff while overseeing the provision of quality resident care.
  • Initiates investigative and corrective actions related to occupational health and safety; works with WSIB claims and return to work plans.
  • Assist on special projects, reviews, and other initiatives.
  • Assumes responsibility for the nursing department.
  • Other duties as required.
  • The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications and skills:

  • Appropriate current certificate of competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Nurse.
  • A serving heart and a passion for caring for seniors.
  • Demonstrated experience with WSIB management and other aspect of Occupational Health and Safety.
  • Experience with falls and harm reduction strategies an asset.
  • Previous similar experience in long-term care an asset, with comprehensive knowledge of duties.
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team, to prioritize tasks in order of urgency.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and comprehension skills.
  • Developed creative problem solving skills to look at the “big picture”.
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