Director of Care - Thunder Bay, ON (Roseview)

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Home:          Roseview

Location:     Thunder Bay, Ontario

Position:      Director of Care – Permanent, Full-time

Southbridge Roseview is a 157 resident long-term care home located near Lake Superior in Thunder Bay. As a member of the Roseview Management Team, this position will collaborate with Executive Director and will manage of all aspects of the nursing department to ensure quality resident care. To lead with passion, compassion and drive is to be a great success in this role. Offering competitive wages.

Responsibilities

  • The implementation and evaluation of the nursing department initiatives and functions
  • Leads in the coordination and implementation of best practice and risk management initiatives related to resident care
  • Effectively manages utilization of nursing supplies
  • Maintains a system of care assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation at the resident and unit program level
  • Maintains an active presence in mentoring staff while overseeing the provision of quality resident care
  • Initiates investigative and corrective actions related to occupational health and safety; works with WSIB claims and return to work plans
  • Works on special projects, reviews, and other initiatives
  • Assumes responsibility for the nursing department  

Qualifications

  • Appropriate current certificate of competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Nurse
  • A serving heart and a passion for caring for seniors
  • Demonstrated experience with WSIB management and other aspect of Occupational Health and Safety
  • Experience with falls and harm reduction strategies an asset
  • Previous similar experience in long-term care an asset, with comprehensive knowledge of duties
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team, to prioritize tasks in order of urgency
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and comprehension skills
  • Developed creative problem-solving skills to look at the “big picture”

Interested applicants should send their resume through this posting here. We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team! Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted. 

Southbridge Care Homes welcomes those applicants with disability related needs and those whom a need for accommodation in the recruitment process. Please provide notice of your need for accommodation to the hiring manager upon scheduling of an interview.

In Ontario, Extendicare, ParaMed Home Health Care and affiliated organizations including our partner homes in Extendicare Assist, accommodate the needs of job applicants throughout its recruitment and selection processes in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Accommodation needs must be provided in advance. To discuss your needs, please contact the individual noted in the posting.