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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF CARE- TENDERCARE LIVING CENTRE

Extendicare Canada Inc.

This is a Full-time position in Scarborough, ON posted July 12, 2017.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF CARE- TENDERCARE LIVING CENTRE

 

Candidates are invited to apply for the full time, permanent, position of Assistant Director of Care (ADOC) at Tendercare Living Centre, a 254 bed accredited long term care facility located in Scarborough, Ontario.

 

Reporting to the Director of Care (DOC), the ADOC is accountable for assisting with the management of all aspects of nursing care within the facility to ensure quality resident care through the effective, efficient delivery of established standards within legislative and budgetary requirements. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists the DOC in the implementation and evaluation of the nursing department quality improvement initiatives, risk management systems, data collection and analysis, report writing, procedural updates;
  • Takes the lead in the coordination and implementation of best practice and risk management initiatives related to resident care (i.e. falls, restraint use, wound management, Infection Control)
  • Effectively manages utilization of nursing supplies
  • Responsible for the High Intensity Needs program
  • Maintains a system of care assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation at the resident and unit program level that maximizes staff resources and contributes to Extendicare Scarborough’s interdisciplinary team approach to resident care
  • Effectively supports the RAI-MDS program
  • Maintains an active presence in the Resident Home Areas mentoring staff while overseeing the provision of quality resident care
  • Initiates investigative and corrective actions related to occupational health and safety; develops and monitors modified work programs for nursing personnel
  • Works collaboratively with the Director of Care on special projects, reviews, and other duties as may be assigned
  • Assumes responsibility for the nursing department in the Director of Care’s absence.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Registered Nurse; BScN preferred
  • Registration with College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Minimum of three years experience in long term care; previous management experience an asset
  • Current knowledge of clinical issues for geriatric residents, infection control, principles of adult education and quality improvement
  • Knowledge of RAI MDS
  • Demonstrated superior leadership and organizational skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Word; Excel, computerized resident care and assessment programs
  • Knowledge of applicable legislation, current nursing and healthcare practices; demonstrates concern and interest in providing quality care and service to residents

 

CLOSING DATE:

Interested applicants should forward their resume no later than July 14,2017 to the attention of:

 

Francis Martis

Executive Director

fmartis@tendercare.ca

 

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.

Skills Required

  • Education level: None
  • Work experience (years): None

Package

Salary: N/D