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BG Cedars Society
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Healthcare: Other Staff Positions, Management / Executive
Position Type
Full Time
BC - Vancouver & Lower Mainland
3355 East 5th Ave
Career level
Executive (Dept. head, director)
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Assisted Living Manager

BG Cedars Society (BG Cedars) is a not-for-profit charitable organization that provides housing and care for older adults in Vancouver.  BG Cedars operates in cooperation with Beulah Garden Homes Society (BG Homes).  Our mission is to be a caring community championing Christian compassion. 

BG Cedars is seeking an Assisted Living Manager on a permanent full-time basis.  The Assisted Living Manager will carry out his / her duties in accordance with the Canadian Baptists of Western Canada (“CBWC”) Statement of Faith and CBWC Cultural Statement.  Other required attributes include compassion, honesty, respect, innovation, stewardship and teamwork.


Under the general direction of the Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) and / or the Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”), in harmony with the Vision & Mission of BG Cedars, and in accordance with the strategic directions, the Assisted Living Manager will:

  • Provide day-to-day administrative leadership and control of BG Cedars Society’s Assisted Living facility and operations.
  • Participate on the BG Homes Leadership Team and contribute to the effective management of the BG Cedars Society by assisting the CEO / CFO with the development of operational plans, budget and operating policies.
  • Participate in the development of the Board-approved Strategic Plan, as well as meet BG Cedars Society’s specific goals and objectives within the planned timeframe.
  • Develop and maintain effective department level organization structures, in consultation with the CEO, CFO and / or Clinical Leader.
  • Select, appoint, evaluate, discipline and terminate all direct reports.
  • Liaise and manage operational expectation and relationship with contracted service provider(s).
  • Regularly brief the CFO on significant matters affecting Assisted Living operations.
  • Assist the CEO and / or CFO by undertaking specific projects and by providing specialized knowledge / expertise.
  • Attend Board and committee meetings, as directed by the CFO.
  • Prepare and submit all clinical & operation reports & documentations, as required by VCH and BCH.
  • Handle information in accordance with relevant privacy laws (eg. FOIPPA).


  1. Provides leadership and general supervision to all Assisted Living operations and direct reports, ensuring efficient and cost-effective outcomes, and quality care and support programs to residents.
  2. Develops, supports and implements the programs and general operating policies and procedures of Assisted Living, in consultation with the CEO, CFO and Clinical Leader.
  3. Supports the CFO in the timely development of financial and capital equipment budgets in accordance with requirements of the CEO and Board of Directors, and ensures care services and support programs are within approved budget parameters.
  4. Oversees the development and implementation of entrance and exit protocols for Assisted Living, including transfers from Independent Living where applicable.
  5. Maximizes human resource effectiveness, ensuring that all programs and services are within legislative and regulatory requirements, and all necessary records are properly maintained.
  6. Ensures a harmonious working environment at all levels in BG Cedars Society’s Assisted Living facility.
  7. Ensures that all contractual, compensation and employee benefit programs are designed to facilitate the attraction, engagement and retention of competent employees to deliver high quality care and support services.  Ensures employee commitment to high quality service delivery.
  8. Ensures that the property, buildings and equipment are in a good and safe state of repair and are in compliance with applicable codes and guidelines.
  9. Provides leadership to BG Cedars’ capital projects.
  10. Ensures Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) programs and risk management initiatives are in place to effect high quality resident care and support services.  Aims for excellence in the ongoing development and refinement of the Assisted Living programs.
  11. Maintains effective external contacts as they relate to Assisted Living operations.
  12. Markets, to prospective tenants and to the general public, the services provided by BG Cedars Society and other BG Homes facilities.
  13. Assists the CEO and / or CFO with Board of Directors and committee report preparation; attends and participates in Board of Directors and committee meetings.
  14. Develops and executes BG Cedars' initiatives, as part of BG Homes' strategic planning process.
  15. Performs other related duties.



  • Graduation from a Bachelor level program in business and / or Health Care Administration.  Post-graduate level preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years' recent related experience in a senior leadership position, preferably in health care and / or seniors' housing, or the equivalent combination of education and administration experience considered acceptable by the CEO.
  • Knowledge of Residential Tenancy Act, BC Housing Management Commission Non-Profit Society Guidelines, and Community Care and Assisted Living Act and the Assisted Living Regulation.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have good leadership, planning and organizational skills.
  • Must have good written and oral communication skills.
  • Must have the ability to develop and to maintain effective interpersonal and productive 
    working relationships with external contacts and foster the same at all levels in a complex organizational and operational environment.
  • Collaborative and flexible style; demonstrated team player who is committed to lifelong learning and to personal and team member development.
  • Adaptable – able to work with a variety of situations and people; can deal with changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Effective in monitoring staff competencies, including knowledge, skills and attitudes.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Must be skilled in the use of computers and any other technology relevant to the job.
  • Strong customer service orientation, with the ability to develop positive and respectful communication with family and community partners - a solid team player.
  • Ability to speak multiple languages (eg. Mandarin and / or Cantonese) is an asset.


To apply for this position, please send resume and cover letter to with the subject “Application – Assisted Living Manager Position”.  While we are thankful for all applications, only those chosen to continue on through the selection process will be contacted.