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Scarborough Retirement Residence

Resident Care Services Coordinator


Kingston and Markham1535018

Company Information

Scarborough Retirement Residence is centrally located at 148 Markham Road
in the beautiful Scarborough Village, just north of the breathtaking Scarborough Bluffs. This family-owned, private residence is home to about 124 residents.
Our team of dedicated care professionals work tirelessly to ensure all programs, services, and accommodations meet the highest standards and needs. We are committed to creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere that ensures each resident always feels at home.

Job Description


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

Personal Attributes

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


Contact Information

Scarborough Retirement Residence
Mary Kate Garrity
Director/Manager of Health & Wellness
4162643566, ext 306
Posting Date: 06-Sep-2017Nursing/Healthcare Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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