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reating caring environments for seniors is a remarkable responsibility that Southbridge Care Homes takes seriously. Managing 37 long term-care homes, retirement and independent living communities across Ontario, we strive to ensure our residents feel connected, supported, loved and cared for.

Leads with compassion, integrity and by example. Has a passion for caring for other. Enjoys the chance to lead, coach, and mentor. If this sounds like you and you’re ready for an opportunity to take the next step in your career, keep reading!

Reporting to the Regional Director, this joint role of Executive Director and Director of Care assumes ultimate responsibility for providing high quality care to all residents, while maintaining a safe and healthy environment for residents and staff, and their families respectively. The responsibilities for this role will include:

Executive Director Duties
• Providing overall leadership in the residence to ensure that resident’s goals and objectives are achieved
• Management of all human, financial and physical resources for the various departments
• Recruit team members and aid in their professional development by fostering an environment focused on knowledge sharing and skill building
• Take part in the lives of the residents, their families’ and the local community to share the mission, vision and values of the residence
• Collaborate in the budgeting process and manage the facility within the budget while overseeing the accounting operations

Director of Care Duties
• The implementation and evaluation of the nursing department initiatives and functions
• Leads in the coordination and implementation of best practice and risk management initiatives related to resident care
• Effectively manages utilization of nursing supplies
• Maintains a system of care assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation at the resident and unit program level
• Maintains an active presence in mentoring staff while overseeing the provision of quality resident care
• Initiates investigative and corrective actions related to occupational health and safety; works with WSIB claims and return to work plans
• Works on special projects, reviews, and other initiatives

A successful candidate will have the following knowledge, skills and experience:
• Must be a Registered Nurse, with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred
• Current, valid membership or are eligible for membership with the College of Nurses of Ontario
• 1+ years of experience working as a registered nurse in the long-term care sector is required
• Long Term Care Administrator’s Certification (Minimum 100 hours of instruction time) completed or enrolled*)
• Ontario Fire Safety: Training for Owners/Operators Course Certificate
• At least 3 years of working experience:
-In a managerial or supervisory capacity in the health or social services sector; or
-In another managerial or supervisory capacity, if the Long Term Care Administrator Certificate has been successfully completed

Additional qualifications include:
• Demonstrated leadership and communication skills
• Superb organizational, time management and multi-tasking skills
• Customer-focused attitude, with an emphasis on building and maintaining relationships with clients
• Ability to generate creative solutions and new approaches to daily challenges
• Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety practices and Employment Standards Act principles and legislation
• Sound knowledge of basic accounting principles and applicable legislation

Interested applicants should apply by sending their resume to our recruitment team, at . We would like to thank all applicants for your interest in working as part of our team! Only those applicants selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted.

Southbridge Care Homes welcomes those applicants with disability related needs and those whom a need for accommodation in the recruitment process. Please provide notice of your need for accommodation to the hiring manager upon scheduling of an interview.

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