Director of Care - Long Term Care

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The Glebe Centre is a leading Long Term Care and Senior Outreach Facility that serves 254 residents and over 400 seniors in the vibrant Glebe community.  Our team of over 350 employees touches the lives of seniors and their families every day. Our employees are committed to providing a secure home and meaningful care with compassion through supportive relationships, enhanced sensitivity, innovation and dedication to our Residents and Clients.

Position Summary: As the Director of Nursing, you report to the Executive Director and oversee the nursing team which includes the Manager of Nursing Care Operations, PSW Supervisor, RAI and Nursing Program Coordinators, Scheduling Clerk, Registered Staff, and Personal Support Workers.

Responsibilities:    

  • Oversee all aspects of the delivery of resident care including infection control, staff education, and documentation.
  • Oversee the quality management program for the nursing department ensuring required outcomes are achieved.
  • Ensure standards of resident care and services are consistently achieved.
  • Ensure all MOHLTC requirements are met.
  • Hire, orientate, evaluate and educate staff.
  • Participate in matters surrounding union contracts.
  • Oversee the development and management of the nursing department budget.
  • Contribute to a home environment for residents and ensures the values of the home are maintained and upheld.

Position Key Competencies:

  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems and work under pressure with a high degree of professionalism and diplomacy.
  • Demonstrated team building and mentorship experience.
  • Demonstrated commitment to learning and continuous quality improvement.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage conflict with a collaborative approach.
  • Demonstrated project management skills and ability to operationalize and implement.
  • Proven ability to build effective relationships and work collaboratively in a team environment.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited university;
  • Master’s degree in health management or public sector management or business administration (preferred);
  • Current certificate of registration as a Registered Nurse (RN) with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO);
  • Membership in RNAO or relevant professional associations (preferred);CPR/First Aid Certificates
  • Additional education in nursing, nursing administration and gerontology an asset.
  • Knowledge and experience with RAI/MDS. Training and certification in RAI/MDS preferred.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of current trends and concepts relative to professional nursing.