Director, Clinical Services and Education

Steeves and Rozema Nursing Homes Ltd is currently hiring for the position of Director, Clinical Services and Education for the Head Office, located in Sarnia, Ontario.

Qualifications:

  • A Registered Nurse with current certificate of competence with the College of Nurses of Ontario -  BScN preferred
  • RN education in gerontology or 3 years relevant experience in working with persons in Long Term Care
  • RN education in adult training or a minimum of 3 years relevant experience in adult education
  • Computer skills with efficiency in Windows software environment
  • Knowledge of RNAO Best Practice guidelines and MOH Regulations and Act & other relevant legislation
  • Policy development experience required
  • Knowledge of risk and quality management
  • Clear understanding of how residents direct their care in long term care
  • Consulting/Advisor and relationship management skills essential
  • Flexible in changing of priorities as the environment dictates

Responsibilities for the Director, Clinical Services:

The overall responsibility for this position is to support the Nursing departments at S&R LTC homes to ensure that the care we provide to our residents reflects best practices in Long Term Care and supports resident’s “Quality of Life.”

  • Ensure our homes meet and/or exceed the standards for care as required by the Ministry of Health Long Term Care and College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Act as a resource to the Managers of Resident Care (DOC) by facilitating in-person meetings as required and using monthly conference calls as needed
  • Coordinate the review of the Nursing Policy Manual: the Infection Control Manual and acts as a resource on the Food Service, Life Enrichment and Environmental Services Policy Manual
  • Stay current with best practices information to support the LTC homes with the implementation of innovative and evidence based changes to improve resident care and services
  • Identify and assess educational needs of homes collectively by consulting with MRC’s and committees, soliciting team members input. Maintaining education priorities for homes
  • Develop and deliver education ongoing for homes collectively and/or individually
  • Promotes an awareness of Long Term Care direction, professional standards, policies, procedures, quality and risk management programs with the LTC homes

Behavioral Competencies

  • Champions execution of the leadership strategy
  • Exhibit a highly developed ability to actively listen, negotiate, communicate and  share knowledge 
  • Demonstrates flexibility and creativity in problem solving and overall management
  • Forward, independent and innovative thinking
  • Clearly demonstrates collaborative consensus-building skills for effective decision making
  • Experienced in directing, managing, coaching and mentoring staff to motivate and bring about efficiency and creativity.
  • Provide professional coaching and guidance to direct reports

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 recruitment@srgroup.ca