Director of Resident Care

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
Mon Sheong Foundation
  • Healthcare: Nursing
  • Management / Executive
Full Time
  • Ontario - York Region
  • Ontario - Metro Toronto Area
Executive (Dept. head, director)N/A2019-01-292019-03-29

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Administrator of Mon Sheong Richmond Hill Long Term Care, the incumbent is responsible for leading, organizing, and managing the nursing and personal care services within the Home, while ensuring that required legislations are being met. The DORC will oversee all clinical and administrative operations of the nursing and personal care services. He/she must improve our residents’ quality of care while maintaining a balanced budget.

 

Main Duties:

  • Promote and provide resident-centred care consistent with the Residents’ Bill of Rights;
  • Ensure professional practice standards are effectively deployed, communicated, and monitored;
  • Set annual departmental goals and objectives that are congruent with the mission of the Home;
  • Develop, maintain, and monitor resident-centred care plans and Resident Health Records in accordance with the standards and guidelines of the RAI-MDS, Long Term Care Homes Act, and relevant professional standards;
  • Ensure resident safety by following all applicable legislations and organizational standards;
  • Responsible for all HR business within the nursing and personal care department including recruitment, orientation, performance management, progressive discipline, etc.;
  • Responsible for the training, coaching, and development of improvement plans of nursing staff as needed;
  • Participate in the CARF Accreditation process;
  • Establish positive relationships between residents, family members, staff, volunteers, and the community;
  • Monitor and review the staffing plan and financial performance regularly to maintain a balanced budget;
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • Registered Nurse with a current certificate of competence from College of Nurses of Ontario;
  • Current membership with Gerontological Nursing Association (GNA) and Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) is desirable;
  • Possession of valid CPR (Health Care Provider Level C) and First Aid certificates;
  • Post-RN education in nursing administration and management; preference is BScN and/or business degree in health management particularly long term care and further education in gerontology, geriatrics, or rehabilitation;
  • 3 years of relevant experience in a long term care facility with involvement in infection prevention and control, as head nurse in chronic care, and/or in senior management in a health community agency;
  • Team player with a customer service focus who exhibits leadership, initiative, and continuous improvement;
  • Demonstrates caring and respectful behaviour with strong clinical, assessment, conflict management, communication, and organization skills;
  • Proficiency in oral and written English;
  • Cultural sensitivity and the ability to speak Cantonese and or Mandarin is an asset;
  • Relevant computer literacy.

 

Note: We thank all candidates for their interests. However, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. No telephone calls please.

 

Disclaimer: Mon Sheong Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If contacted for an employment opportunity or testing, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.

 

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