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Assistant Director of Care – Extendicare Assist Tendercare LTC

Extendicare Canada Inc.

This is a Contract position in Scarborough, ON posted November 15, 2022.

Assistant Director of Care – Extendicare Assist Tendercare LTC

This position is available at a home/community affiliated with Extendicare Inc. The successful candidate would be employed directly by the affiliated home, not Extendicare Inc.

Reporting to the Director of Care, the Assistant Director of Care is responsible for providing resident centered care, the day-to day management of nursing programs to meet applicable legislative requirements, adhering to policies and procedures, and collaborating with key stakeholders.

RESPONSIBILITES

  • Oversees Nursing Team based on clearly defined lines of authority and communication
  • Oversees quality improvement measures within a resident centred interdisciplinary environment that promotes independence and quality of life for residents.
  • Oversees clinical care processes to ensure that resident centred care plans are developed to meet the care needs of residents in the home.
  • Leads the implementation and monitoring of required clinical programs such as Skin and Wound Care, Falls Prevention, Continence Care, Pain Management, Palliative Care and Responsive Behaviour.
  • Actively participates in committees according to the Terms of Reference and areas of responsibility.
  • Ensures care plans are developed, updated, reviewed regularly and followed while ensuring that resident’s care is evaluated continuously.
  • Audit resident care plans on a quarterly basis and ensure documentation accurately reflects the resident’s care requirements.
  • On a scheduled basis, audit and review the resident care charts of newly admitted residents with special attention to residents identified on high risk. Work closely with Charge Nurse to ensure that the appropriate documentation is in place as per policy.
  • Coordinates and ensures care processes for the RAI-MDS Program, Nursing Rebab and Restorative Care Program are implemented, including evaluation outcomes and monitoring of performance metrics.
  • Assist the Director of care with recruiting, supervising, appraising and discipling assigned staff. Ensures that all assigned staff receives proper orientation, in service education and on-the job training.
  • Performs nursing duties and ensure clinical excellence at all levels in the home
  • Maintains a safe environment for residents, staff and visitors
  • Performs other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing or equivalent post diploma education preferred
  • Current registration with the Provincial College of Nurses
  • A minimum of three years experience working a in long-term care setting
  • Knowledge of Long-Term Care Act and Regulations
  • Experienced leader with ability to coach and mentor team members
  • Vulnerable Police Criminal Reference Check
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email, internet use and computerized documentation
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of Occupational Health & Safety practices, principles, and legislation
  • Ability to read and write English and Cantonese as well as to understand complex verbal and written instructions in English and Cantonese.

Interested applicants may forward their resume in confidence by December 15, 2022 to the attention of Roxanne Adams, Executive radams@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

Tendercare Living Centre recognizes the importance of immunization to protect our residents, team members and visitors from COVID-19. As such, subject to medical exemptions, a condition of employment with Tendercare Living Centre is requiring that all new hires have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.

Extendicare recognizes the importance of immunization to protect our residents, patients, team members and visitors from COVID-19. As such, subject to medical exemptions, a condition of employment with Extendicare is requiring that all new hires have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.