One of Canada’s most innovative purveyors of seniors’ housing, a leading trailblazer in long term care, in one of the fastest growing healthcare fields in the nation is seeking an :
Director of Care, Long Term Care
in Toronto, Ontario
Responsive Health Management Inc. (RHM) has been providing management services in partnership with owners of long term care homes since 1984.
This business unit currently manages five long term care homes located in Toronto and Barrie, Ontario. RHM also provides financial management and consulting services to additional long term care homes.
Position & Responsibilities :
Provides leadership to the resident care team in all aspects of resident care within established legislative standards and professional standards.
Effectively manages human, material, and fiscal resources. In collaboration with the resident care team develops resident focused programs, policies, and procedures.
Monitors the quality of care and services delivered to clients through effective quality improvement activities.
Provides direction to the nursing team in all aspects of resident care
Interprets LTCHA and Regulation 79 / 10 to the nursing team and monitors compliance to standards through continuous quality improvement activities
Provides direction and support to Managers in each program area (i.e. : Skin Care and Wound Management, Falls Prevention, Incontinence Management, Infection Prevention and Control, etc.)
Promotes and fosters an environment where staff feel valued and involves staff at all levels with decision making
Initiates and / or directs timely investigations of serious Residents issues including allegations of resident abuse
Coordinates the annual development of a staffing plan. Together with Accounting completes the MOH Staffing Report
Counsels’ staff in areas of non-compliance, inappropriate and unprofessional behaviour
Utilizes the progressive disciplining process when disciplining employees
Develops the nursing operational budget annually
Monitors expenditures monthly through the review of variance reports. Analyses variances and is able to support such variances
Effectively communicates with staff at all levels, residents, families, other departments, and external stakeholders
Assists in the co-ordination of the Quality Improvement program and follows the Excellent Care for All Act and utilizes all HQO resources.
In collaboration with the QI Lead and the Quality Team develops, tracks, and evaluates quality and risk indicators
Current RN certificate of competency from the College of Nurses of Ontario
Must have a minimum of one (1) year of experience working as a RN in the long term care sector
Must have a minimum of three (3) years of experience working as a Registered Nurse in a managerial or supervisory capacity in a health care setting
Comprehensive knowledge of evidence based clinical practices
Comprehensive knowledge of long-term care concepts and philosophies
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
We invite interested candidates to submit their resume in confidence. While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, we will contact only those selected for interviews.
If you are an applicant with disabilities and require accommodations, please let us know at the time of our contact so that we may arrange for their provision.