Requisition #2312857 Job LocationCanada-Ontario-Haliburton Job StreamMedical/Healthcare~ Job TypeContract, Full-Time Contract Duration12 months Number of Positions Open1 Start Date of Employment ASAP Posting Date12-Oct-2018 Travel RequiredNot Required Educational RequirementsCollege Diploma Languages RequiredEnglish Job Description DIRECTOR OF CARE (ONE-YEAR CONTRACT) – Extendicare Haliburton Candidates are invited to apply for the one-year full-time contract position of Director of Care to work at our Extendicare Haliburton facility, a 60-bed long-term care home, located in Haliburton, Ontario. Reporting to the Administrator, the Director of Care is responsible for managing all aspects of nursing care within the home to ensure quality resident care through the effective, efficient delivery of established standards within legislative and budgetary requirements. RESPONSIBILITIES Plans, organizes, directs and supervises the activities of the Nursing Department to provide quality resident care. Interprets nursing philosophy and establishes and implements goals and objectives, policies and procedures in compliance with regulatory requirements. Maintains all required records, reports, statistics, etc., for both residents and department personnel in accordance with policies, procedures and legislative requirements. Liaises and consults with families/residents, government officials, company resources and professionals in relation to resident care needs and department activities. Assumes responsibility for the facility in the absence of the Administrator. QUALIFICATIONS Registered Nurse required, Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred Membership or eligible for membership with the College of Nurses of Ontario At least one year of experience working as a registered nurse in the long-term care sector required; At least three years of working experience as a registered nurse in a managerial or supervisory capacity in a health care setting required; and Demonstrated leadership and communication skills required Knowledge of applicable legislation, unionized settings and labour contracts preferred Comprehensive knowledge of nursing and health care practices and techniques including education Effective human relation skills Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally CLOSING DATE: October 31, 2018 Interested applicants may forward their resume in confidence to the attention of: Jane Rosenberg, Administrator/DOCjrosenberg@extendicare.com 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.