Director of Care (PV2582)

Job No: PV2582
Location: Richmond

Director of Care - Hamilton Village

Pro Vita is looking for strong, experienced Director of Care with a passion for the elderly to join our team, at a Long Term Care Facility in Richmond.

Learn more about what we can offer you!


  • Monday to Friday, 8am-4pm, with flexibility to monitor on evenings and weekends when needed. 
  • 4 weeks vacation and 10 days of sick entitlement, as we believe in employees’ well being.
  • A benefits package that includes: 
    • Extended Health, which is 100% covered, that includes prescription drug coverage, acupuncture, chiropractic care, massagetherapy, naturopathy care, osteopathic care, physiotherapy, psychologist care, speech therapy, & more!
    • Dental care that includes basic dental, exams, preventative, routine care and dental restorations.
    • Group life insurance,
    • Employee and family assistance programs,
    • Out of country emergency care
  • Wage: $110,000 /year

Director of Care Must Haves:

  • Graduation from a recognized Nursing program or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience recognized by the BCCNM.
  • Holds an active registration with the BCCNM as an RN.
  • CPR (Level C).
  • Occupational First Aid (Level 1).
  • Three to five years of recent related clinical and progressive leadership experience, including direct supervisory experience.
  • Ability to work flexible hours as required (monitoring of evening and night shift and weekends).
  • Proficiency with Health Informatics systems such as Minimum Data Set (MDS), Gold Care or Point Click Care, eMar.
  • Competency in Microsoft Office, Excel, Word.
  • Satisfactory proof of COVID-19 vaccinations.

Director of Care Responsibilities:

  • 50% of their time assisting staff in direct supervision; Manages contracted care staff by performing duties such as
    • interviewing, hiring and orientation;
    • scheduling and coordinating work assignments,
    • providing direction and coaching,
    • evaluating performance,
    • discipline and termination.
  • Through hands on assistance, monitor clinical skill levels of care staff, develop corrective plans to address issues and implement changes to ensure care standards are adhered to.
  • Complete performance evaluations on all care employees and administrative staff prior to at probation, and annually/biannually thereafter, as per facility protocol. Ensuring the Annual Performance Evaluation policies are reviewed and signed.
  • Develop resident care quality improvement goals in collaboration with the Director of Care and the Interdisciplinary Team.
  • Coordinates, in conjunction with the Director of Care, Social Worker and General Manager, admission and discharge planning, identifying utilization issues and referring unresolved issues to the Director of Care.
  • In conjunction with Director of Care and other disciplinary team members, maintains/updates resident Assessment and records to maintain confidentiality, monitoring and ensuring consistency and quality of resident records. Also discharge and transfer of clients and assessment of client continued suitability at facility.
  • Ensure compliance with all government, employment and industry laws, regulations and requirements by staying informed of changes and their impact on the organization and its goals.
  • If/as required, provides direct nursing care, including administration of medications and medical treatments using skills of empathy and therapeutic communication.
  • Ensure all Clinical and Human Resource audits are completed as required and posted on SharePoint.
  • Any Audits proving not to meet minimum standards must be accompanied with an Action plan to remedy with time lines and discussed with Operations Manager and Quality Assurance Director.
  • Ensures adherence to Infection Control Practices and provides education to Care Staff as required for Outbreak and basic infection control practices.

If you are a kind, caring individual who enjoys connecting with and making a difference in the lives of elders – Apply Today! 


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