Director of Care

Southbridge Lakehead
Thunder Bay (City), Ontario
Up to $100,000 per year
Closing date
Jan 19, 2023

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Who we are:

About Company:

Since 1967, Southbridge has built a foundation of innovation and success in operating long-term care homes and senior living communities. Southbridge is transforming its communities so we can continue to provide consistent, high-quality care to our residents.

About the team

If you are tired of working to live, come to beautiful Thunder Bay, where you can work to live. The city where people who have travelled the world still return to and call home is situated on Lake Superior, offering a taste of the wild right from your backyard. You can take part in numerous outdoor activities such as camping and fishing while still enjoying all the comforts a city has to offer. Come work for an organization that truly cares about its residents!

What you’ll do

The Director of Care is a leadership position that manages the nursing team in a long-term care facility and oversees the methods by which resident care is implemented. In this role, you will play a key role in leading initiatives related to resident care and ensuring that the most effective practices are in place.

The Director of Care is responsible for ensuring that the nursing staff has everything needed to provide quality resident care, including medications and supplies. They must also ensure that a consistent system of care is in place and that the quality of care provided by all staff remains high. The Director of Care will also works with management in planning health and safety initiatives.

It is important for the Director of Care to be present in the facility, working with staff and demonstrating leadership skills on a daily basis. You may also need to guide and mentor new employees as they come on board or help them through difficult times. It is important that you build good relationships with other members of leadership so that ideas can be openly discussed and solutions developed together.

Who you are

We’re looking for someone who meets the minimum requirements to be considered for the role. If you meet these requirements, you are encouraged to apply. The bonus qualifications are just that, a bonus, not a requirement.

Minimum requirements

  • Appropriate current certificate of competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Registered Nurse

Bonus qualifications

  • Supervisory experience in a health care setting
  • Experience in long-term care, with comprehensive knowledge of duties
  • Experience with falls and harm reduction strategies
  • Demonstrated experience with WSIB management and other aspect of Occupational Health and Safety

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