The Resident Care Services Coordinator is responsible to the Manager of Health & Wellness in assisting with the coordination of activities necessary to ensure quality, resident care through the effective, efficient delivery of established standards within legislative and budgetary requirements.
HOURS OF WORK: One full-time position (5 days, Wednesday to Sunday) OR two Part-time positions (3 to 4 days/week with alternate weekends). Benefit package available for full-time only.
START DATE: immediately
- Assist in planning, organizing, directing and supervising the activities of the Nursing Department to provide quality resident care.
- Interprets nursing philosophy and establishes and implements goals and objectives, policies and procedures in compliance with regulatory requirements.
- Create and initiate innovative Health & Wellness Programs and Activities
- Maintains and prepares all required records, reports, statistics, etc., for both residents and department personnel in accordance with policies, procedures and legislative requirements.
- Liaises and consults with families/residents, government officials, company resources and professionals in relation to resident care needs and department activities.
- Assumes responsibility for the nursing department in the absence of the DOC.
- Registered Nurse required, Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred
- Membership or eligible for membership with the College of Nurses of Ontario
- At least one year of experience working as a Registered Nurse in the long-term care or retirement sector required;
- At least two years of working experience as a Registered Nurse in a managerial or supervisory capacity in a health care setting required;
- Demonstrated leadership and communication skills required
- Knowledge of applicable legislation, unionized settings and labour contracts preferred
- Comprehensive knowledge of nursing and health care practices and techniques including education
- Effective human relation skills
- Must be prepared to assist in Special events i.e. Open Houses, Family Council events, Volunteer Appreciation Events
- Must have knowledge of and able to research Best Practice Guidelines and to communicate and teach to the Health Team.
- Must be able to interpret and communicate to others the College of Nurses Standards of Practice.
- Must be available to deal with emergency situations and on call.
- Must be able to deal with unusual situations; set priorities; deal with stress and time pressures.
- Must be knowledgeable of the Retirement Home Act, CNO Standards of Practice. and Scarborough Retirement Residence’s policies and procedures, and be able to apply these throughout the organization.
- Must have knowledge of OH&S legislation and be able to provide supervision and direction to staff in ensuring safety to residents, self and other co-workers.
- Must have knowledge of Infection Prevention and Control policies and practices and be able to communicate these to residents, family, and staff
- Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle
- Palliative, Geriatric and Dementia Care experience.
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Good computer skills (Microsoft Word, EXCEL, PowerPoint)
- Strong leadership and supervisory skills
- Effective written and oral communications skills
- Excellent time management skills
- Ability to prioritize and multitask
- Ability to exercise excellent critical thinking and judgment
The employee possesses the following personal attributes:
- Be honest and trustworthy
- Is an energetic, compassionate person who enjoys working with the elderly
- Is respectful
- Possesses cultural awareness and sensitivity
- Is flexible
- Demonstrate sound work ethics
- Ability to work well with people in all settings
Please email resumes to:
Mary Kate Garrity, RN, BScN, EdD
416 264 3566, ext 306