Director of Care, RN - (CA- - - )
Minimum Education: Bachelors
Job Type: Full Time
RN, Director of Care - Kamloops BC!
Excellent opportunity for a Nursing Leader who is passionate about providing the best care and the best care environment to our Seniors!
Send your resume today! Email [click on "Apply Online" button]
or Call Marg for more information! 1.Ext. 232
Location: Kamloops - Our Place In The Sun - Bathed in sunshine, blessed with a soft and appealing climate, and built with heart and a sense of what makes living an adventure, Kamloops is a wonderful place to visit. The area is an outdoor enthusiast's dream with all the lakes, fairways, and nature trails you'll need for golfing, fishing, boating -and-& kayaking, walking, hiking, and mountain biking. Kamloops is a city of 83,000. Our residents savour urban entertainment, but also take pride in their western and native heritages. ;br/-and-gt;
Director of Care
Reporting to the General Manager, the Director of Care is accountable for directing care staff and promoting departmental activities to maintain high quality resident care. Central responsibilities include the assessment of nursing care, the planning and implementation of programs to meet resident needs, and the coordination of ongoing care education at the facility. An ability to communicate effectively with residents and their families, staff, and others in the community is essential. The Director of Care acts as a professional role model for all staff.
Works with the management team in defining goals of the organization and contributes to the development of facility policies and procedures; Recruits qualified nursing staff and arranges orientation to their responsibilities. Provides direction and support to staff in their daily physical, psychological and social care of residents; Arranges in-service and educational sessions to provide for increased learning and skill development; Evaluates staff performance and makes recommendations for improvement where indicated; Schedules and delegates duties to care staff within staffing guidelines and departmental budget; Supervises the efficient use of facility supplies, equipment and manpower within the department's budget; Meets with nursing staff at regular intervals and encourages their participation in assessment, planning and evaluation of resident care and other activities to fulfill department goals. Monitors all resident care indicators through the Care Management software program; Hires, disciplines and terminates staff following facility policies and procedures; Coordinates the admission and discharge of residents with all stakeholders. Coordinates resident care with families, other departments, other care services and agencies; Ensures that programs related to risk management are established (e.g. Infection Control, Medication Safety Committee, Medical Advisory Committee, Staff Safety Committee); Monitors adherence to all applicable legislation and regulations; Maintains a safe environment for clients/family unit and staff, through accident prevention, knowledge of emergency procedures and regulations, using skills, physical facilities, supplies and equipment safely and appropriately, and utilizing infection control procedures;Acts on behalf of the General Manager in the absence of the General Manager; Other miscellaneous tasks as required.
Current registration with the CRNBC, a degree in nursing and progressive nursing experience and education, in which leadership and administrative skills have been demonstrated; Minimum of three years work experience in management/administration; Minimum of three years work experience in geriatrics; OR a suitable combination of education and experience.
For more information contact:
Marg Fried, Account Manager
Trillium Talent Resource Group
[click on "Apply Online" button] / Ext. 232
Trillium Talent Resource Group
244 Water Street, North
Cambridge, ON N1R 3C1
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