ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF CARE (Full Time)- Tendercare

  • Company:
    Extendicarecanada
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    14 hours ago
  • Category:
    Business / Mgmt

Requisition #2355106 Job LocationCanada-Ontario-Scarborough Job StreamMedical/Healthcare~ Job TypePermanent, Full-Time Number of Positions1 Start Date of Employment ASAP Posting Date27-Apr-2021 Travel RequiredNot Required Educational RequirementsCollege Diploma Languages RequiredEnglish Job Description ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF CARE (Full Time)- Tendercare Candidates are invited to apply for the above position of Assistant Director of Care at Tendercare Living Centre. We are a 200 bed Long term Care Home, located in Scarborough Ontario. SCOPE The Assistant Director of Care reports to the Director of Care, and in this role assists in the management of all aspects of nursing care within the home to ensure quality resident care and compliance with required legislation RESPONSIBILITIES Assists the Director of Care as assigned to: Plan, organize, direct and supervise the activities of the Nursing Department to provide quality resident care. Interpret nursing philosophy and establish, implement and measure goals and objectives, policies and procedures in compliance with applicable legislation. Select, supervise and support nursing staff; monitors and evaluate performance to assure a high level of productivity and ensures the homes’ nursing objectives are met. Participate in the development, implementation and monitoring of policies and procedures Organize and conduct unit meetings Act as a clinical role model, clinical resource person and collaborate with other professionals within the care team. Ensure the provision of nursing and resident care standards are consistent with the organization’s mission statement, nursing department philosophy, goals and objectives and nursing performance standards. Ensure required documentation completed for all psychotropic medication as per policy. Ensure distribution of Government Pharmacy supply medications to units Devote at least 80 % of time on clinical monitoring, support, education, development, evaluation and in pursuit of continuous quality improvements related to care and services QUALIFICATIONS Registered Nurse with a current certificate of competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario, and in good standing. Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred. Knowledge of the Long term Care Homes Act, 2007 Comprehensive knowledge of nursing and health care practices and techniques and experience in long term care Minimum of three (3) years experience in a long term care setting and knowledge of applicable legislation. Previous management experience in a long term care setting and knowledge of applicable legislation. Human relation skills required to handle a variety of interactions with residents, families, staff and the public. Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety practices, principles and legislation Strong interpersonal and communication skills Computer literacy skills CLOSING DATE: May 12, 2021 Interested applicants please forward your resume in confidence to the attention of: Esther Spencer RN Director of Care Tendercare Living Centre 1020 McNicoll Avenue Scarborough, Ontario M1W 2J6 Email: esspence@extendicare.com