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Regional Manager Resident Care

Job Type: Full-Time
Date Posted: July 09, 2013

Reporting to the Director of Resident Care, Regional Manager Resident Care will ensure that, in Ontario owned and managed Retirement Residences policy and quality initiatives meet the expected accreditation standards and all mandated legislated provincial practices required for retirement operations under the umbrella of resident care, nursing practices and pharmacology.
The ideal candidates will possess:
·         A current certificate of competency with the Ontario College of Nurses as a Registered Nurse (RN) or Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) and education in nursing, administration and gerontology.
·         Long term care and / or retirement diploma or certificate on organizational management is an asset. Membership in a related professional organization is an asset.
·         Minimum of three (3) years of experience in a leadership role in either the retirement or long term care sector of seniors housing; certificate program in Administration (LTC or Retirement) is an asset.
·         Professional knowledge and experience in seniors housing and operational management skills;
·         Sound knowledge and background in geriatrics, rehabilitation or long term care nursing; activation and administration experience is an asset.
·         Strong knowledge of the Nursing Regulations under CON, Health Disciplines Act, Pharmacy Act, Food & Drug Canada, Narcotic Control Act (Canada) Public Health Agency and other pertinent provincial, federal and municipal legislation which influence the operation of resident care in retirement communities most specifically nursing care.
·         Demonstrated ability in leadership, interpersonal skills, creative resolutions, marketing.
·         Proven business, team building, education, coaching.
·         Exceptional interpersonal skills to interact effectively and build relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization.
·         Effective communication skills that include excellent written, oral, and education abilities.
·         Effective and creative problem solving skills combined with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team of multidisciplinary professionals.
·         The ability to manage timelines, adhere to schedules, and manage processes.
·         The ability to deal with challenging, competing, and changing priorities, as required and requested.
·         Knowledge of regulations, acts, program standards, and other pertinent provincial legislation.
·         Familiarity with organization function, policies, and procedures of retirement communities as they relate to management and leadership.
·         Demonstrated knowledge with respect to developments and trends in the retirement sector;
·         Knowledge of current leadership principles.;
·         A proficiency and knowledge of computers/computer programs.
·         The ability to partake in extensive travel throughout the province of Ontario including, participation in all conferences and educational courses, as required.
·         A demonstrated understanding and alignment with the Chartwell’s Vision and Values.
Practicing our corporate values of R.E.S.P.E.C.T., the successful candidate’s responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:
·         Support the Director Resident Care Services in planning, leading, and coordinating quality practice development strategies and foster implementation; including conducting needs assessments and developing learning tools, evaluation methods and program delivery. 
·         Support the Director of Resident Care Services in Chartwell's ongoing success by assisting to develop and/or assisting with the creation and implementation of corporate programs and quality practices in Chartwell communities and by ensuring all resident services and processes exceed the expectations of all residents, families, and employees.
·         Assist to develop and implement materials, forms, and templates for operational use in resident services.
·         Regularly visit the communities across Ontario, as required and directed, to evaluate operational effectiveness of policy, quality practice programs, including compliance with set standards, policies, and procedures and including general observations of resident services operations. (first)
·         Assist with the coordination of special assignments and/or projects, as may be required, to support identified organizational and care program changes.
·         Assist Director of Resident Care Services in the development and implementation of resident service operations and set-up of newly acquired or opening development projects.
·         Actively support the Corporate Orientation Program under the direction of Director of Resident Care Services
·         Develop personal and professional goals and objectives on an annual basis, consistent with Chartwell corporate directives.
·         Represent Chartwell at appropriate seminars, workshops, marketing events, and other meetings or functions as required/directed.
·         Responsible for other related duties, as assigned. 
Please quote reference number: A3OR-RMRC

Please forward your cover letter and resume, in confidence, to:
Human Resources, Corporate Office

We thank all applicants for their interest in Chartwell Retirement Residences.
Please be advised that only those invited to an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

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