Reporting to the Director of Resident Care / designate, the ADORC is responsible for organizing, managing, and supporting the nursing and personal care services within the Home, while ensuring that required legislations are being met. The ADORC will assist the Director of Resident Care with duties including but not limited to the oversight of clinical and administrative operations in the Nursing Department and improving the quality of care for residents in the Home. Professional input regarding the departmental budget is also required.
- Promote and provide resident-centred care consistent with the Residents’ Bill of Rights;
- Provide input on annual departmental goals and objectives to ensure their congruency with the mission of the Home;
- Supervise, monitor and improve professional practice standards of nursing and personal care services;
- Benchmark, promote and adopt best practices from RNAO, CNO and appropriate professional organizations to improve service quality;
- Lead the resident care core programs in the nursing department and ensure all standards are met;
- Assist to lead, monitor, evaluate and improve the Home’s Quality Improvement Program on Clinical care and resident care;
- Ensure required resources (human, fiscal, and material) are available and their quality meet resident care needs;
- Ensure resident safety by following all applicable legislations and organizational standards;
- Delegate clinical and managerial responsibilities to appropriately qualified staff according to legislation and standards of the Long Term Care Home Act and College of Nurses of Ontario;
- Lead the RAI-MDS program to ensure all applicable data are submitted on time;
- Assist with the Human Resources practices within the nursing and personal care department, this includes recruitment, orientation, scheduling, performance management, progressive discipline, etc.;
- Participate in the CARF Accreditation process;
- Establish positive relationships between residents, family members, staff, volunteers, and the community;
- Monitor and review the staffing plan and financial performance regularly to maintain a balanced budget;
- Other duties as may be assigned.
- Registered Nurse with a current certificate of competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario;
- Current membership with Gerontological Nursing Association (GNA) and Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) is desirable;
- Possession of valid CPR (Health Care Provider Level C) and First Aid certificates;
- Post-RN education in nursing administration and management; preference is BScN and/or business degree in health management particularly long term care and further education in gerontology, geriatrics, or rehabilitation;
- 3 years relevant experience in a long term care facility including infection control, as a head nurse in chronic care and/or in senior management in a health community agency.
- Team player with a customer service focus who exhibits leadership, initiative, and continuous improvement;
- Demonstrates caring and respectful behavior with strong clinical, assessment, conflict management, communication, and organization skills;
- Proficiency in oral and written English;
- Cultural sensitivity and ability to speak Cantonese and/or Mandarin is an asset and preferable;
- Relevant computer literacy.
Note: We thank all candidates for their interests. However, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please.
Disclaimer: Mon Sheong Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If contacted for an employment opportunity or testing, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.