SCOPE Louis Brier Home and Hospital is a 275 bed accredited residential facility located in the Oakridge area of Vancouver BC. Our mission at Louis Brier Home & Hospital is to provide exemplary care to residents and families within a supportive and caring community, consistent with Jewish values and traditions. As innovative leaders in elder care, our vision is to enrich the quality of life of Jewish seniors in everything we do.
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION
The Director of Care is responsible for providing leadership and direction in the areas of operations and utilization management, education and innovation, and quality care and improvement. The incumbent coordinates, facilitates and directs nursing care teams by establishing clear goals, objectives and expectations in relation to resident care outcomes. In collaboration with the staffing scheduling team and other members of the care team, the Director addresses staffing challenges and concerns; identifies and makes recommendations related to operating budget, staff resources and capital equipment purchases; develops and implements quality improvement initiatives; manages issues related to high-risk situations; assesses staff education needs and develops strategies to promote professional practice; participates in educational events, accreditation survey, licensing inspections and is seen as a role model for quality, safety and ethical care.