Director of Care

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S&R Nursing Homes Ltd. is currently recruiting a passionate and knowledgeable Registered Nurse to the Director of Care position at their Long Term Care Home in Cambridge, ON.



  • Experience in geriatric nursing or post-RN education in Gerontology
  • Preference will be given to a Bachelor of Nursing Science degree with relevant experience
  • Current registration and in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Knowledge of RNAO Best Practice guidelines and MOH Regulations/Legislations and Act
  • Clear understanding of Resident-Centered Care
  • Experience in management required - Minimum 5 years
  • Extensive knowledge of risk and quality management
  • Innovative, creative, flexible and enthusiastic
  • Exhibited Leadership ability/skills by setting a positive example, being visible, involved, accessible, and assisting staff with their professional growth.
  • Dedicated to meeting and exceeding the needs of the home
  • Encourages and maintains a culture that values Team Member experiences through effective training, supervision, coaching and performance management
  • Proven track record in Positive Employee Relations as well as effective communication skills



  • Consistently practices the Mission, Vision & Values of S&R Nursing Homes Ltd
  • Positively engaged with the LTC Strategic Direction; promoting its goals & objectives & “Partners in Care” approach
  • Recruits, develops, motivates, recognizes and holds the Nursing Team accountable to meet established objectives and needs of our residents
  • Clearly demonstrates collaborative consensus-building skills
  • Experienced in directing, managing, coaching and mentoring staff to motivate and bring about efficiency and creativity
  • Supports and practices CQI
  • Advocates for Residents’ Rights
  • Assists and facilitates the Resident Care Team to:
    • Develop philosophy and purpose of nursing services
    • Set goals and objectives for nursing department
    • Develop and implement nursing policies and procedures
    • Sets standards and accountability to ensure quality resident care
  • Develops/reviews staffing patterns to meet resident’s needs
  • Ensures communication processes within department and Home is effective
  • Supports and assists in coordinating orientation of staff and staff education
  • Coordinates services with internal/external care partners
  • Is current with new and developing trends in nursing
  • Works effectively as a multi-disciplinary team member and leads by values driven example
  • Efficiently manages the financial nursing budget and funded envelope


Upon request, accommodation at any time throughout the hiring process is available through the Steeves & Rozema Group’s Human Resources department for applicants with disabilities.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their cover letter and resume to Mary Alice Barr;