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Director of Care



Company Information

Established in 1975, OMNI Health Care is amongst the larger operators of Long Term Care Homes in Ontario, with 17 long-term care homes across Ontario providing care to more than 1,400 residents and employing 1,700 staff members.  OMNI is based in Peterborough, Ontario, and operates long term care homes in Eastern and Southwestern Ontario.

Job Description

Provide supportive, effective leadership to all employees of the nursing department.

Ensure that effective management systems, including reporting and internal control, are maintained to ensure compliance with all applicable legislation, the Long Term Care Homes Act and all OMNI Healthcare standards, policies and procedures.

Ensure the appropriate delegation of duties, responsibilities and accountability to regulated and non-regulated nursing staff.

Participate in the development and maintenance of appropriate and current policies and procedures which reflect the philosophy, goals and objectives of the organization.

Ensure the maintenance of a safe environment for residents, staff and visitors; establish and enforce the expectation that hazardous conditions and actions are promptly reported and corrected. Apply the principles and standards of Safety First, using consistency in the application of policies and procedures which have been developed to provide a safe work environment for all staff. Ensure that personal protective devices are provided and appropriately utilized.

Liaise with all other disciplines to coordinate and efficient multidisciplinary system of admission, transfer and discharge which effectively meets the needs of residents, family members, staff and the community. Coordinate the admission interview to introduce the resident to the home and assess his/her future needs and preferences.

Ensure that services procured from external sources meet the required standards of safety and quality and effectively meet the needs of the residents.

Ensure that the highest standard of care and quality of life is provided for residents through the assessment of resident needs, the development and maintenance of appropriate documentation and effective supervision of nursing staff performance.

Ensure that documentation in the clinical record is accurate, current and complete. Coordinate and implement activities to ensure that care and funding requirements are met; assist in the facilitation of processes required to ensure that MDS assessments and RAPs are an accurate reflection of the residents and the care that they are provided in the home.

Work collaboratively with the Administrator to manage WSIB claims including implementation of the organization’s early and safe return to work program.

Facilitate effective and supportive relationships with representatives of the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, LHIN, CCAC, Canadian Council on Health Services Accreditation, community partners and other external agencies and organizations.
Perform other related duties as required.
A Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing OR a Diploma in Nursing, as well as a certificate of competence as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario AND

Current CPR certification.

OMNI is committed to offering accommodations to applicants with disabilities wherever possible. If you require assistance or accommodation during the application or hiring process, please contact us at:, phone 705-748-6631, or by fax 705-742-9197.

Applicants must be permanently eligible to work in Canada upon hire. Proof of eligibility for permanent roles may come in the form of a Canadian birth certificate, Canadian passport, Canadian citizenship certificate, permanent residence card, or Confirmation of Permanent Residence document.

OMNI welcomes direct applications form individuals seeking employment through Workopolis but does not recognize Recruitment Agencies or Services.

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Posting Date: 28-Feb-2017Nursing/Healthcare Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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