We are seeking an experienced Registered Nurse for the full time position of Director of Care at our Valleyview Seniors Community in Medicine Hat Alberta. Valleyview Seniors Community has appx. 50 HCA/RN employees, 30 LTC beds and 55 Assisted Living suites.
AgeCare (www.agecare.ca) is one of Canada's fastest growing providers of innovative communities of care and wellness for seniors. We offer our residents a safe and secure home-like atmosphere where they and their families can be assured peace of mind. We have established ourselves as a leader in the design and management of senior care communities offering eleven modern facilities throughout Canada.
The successful candidate will enjoy a competitive salary, full benefit package, RRSP Program, and relocation assistance.
The Director of Care is responsible to the General Manager for the management of the Client Care Services within the Assisted Living and/or Long Term Care facility. This position is key in reaching our goal to be the premier provider of Communities of Care and Wellness for seniors.
In collaboration with AgeCare Director of Health Services and Alberta Health Care, organize, coordinate, direct and evaluate all aspects of the provision of nursing care and services to the clients within the facility:
Shared accountability for the efficient operations and the ongoing performance management of the nursing care team in collaboration with the General Manager
Participates in AgeCare Total Quality Management Program (TQM) and ensuring a high standard of team performance and strong resident service orientation
Adheres to the AgeCare facility operational plan and annual budget.
Accountable for the planning, implementation and evaluation of AgeCare Clinical Best Practice Programs as requested.
Active participation in Accreditation, Accommodation, and other corporate initiatives required to meet the AgeCare commitment of quality care for our residents and clients.
Accountable for continual monitoring and analysis of safety and injury prevention measures.
Responsible for ensuring that practice meets the legislative requirements of the applicable Provincial Standards of Practice as well as AgeCare policies and procedures.
Capable of working autonomously, independently, and interdependently
Highly motivated, organized and creative in developing new and innovative approaches to continuing care
Knowledgeable about current nursing and medical practices and procedures, laws, regulations, and guidelines and standards as they relate to Long Term Care and Supportive Living environments
Nursing degree or diploma with current active registration with CARNA.
Minimum 5 years experience in a leadership role with demonstrated excellence in management, leadership, clinical judgement and interpersonal skills.
Experience in caring for Clients with Dementia
Relocation to Medicine Hat, Alberta is required.