Director of Care - Mountain Lake (PV503)

Job No: PV503
Location: Nelson

Director of Care - Mountain Lake 

Are you a Registered Nurse / RN or highly experienced Licensed Practical Nurse / LPN looking to make a difference in a Residential Care Site?

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. This position will be required to hold a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse Registration.

Director of Care Must Haves:

  • 4-5 years of health care management experience
  • Gerontological experience required
  • Graduation from an approved school of nursing
  • Current practicing registration with British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP)
  • Maintains a Valid First Aid and CPR “A” Certificate
  • MDS education (Gold Care or Point Click Care)
  • Must maintain Occupational First Aide Level 1 status (may be a Level 2 depending on site)
  • Meets the physical requirements for the role

Director of Care Responsibilities:

  • Assists with and ensured completion of Care Plan
  • Assesses resident health status including differentiating between normal and abnormal physical findings; recognizing deviations from mental health baseline, differentiating between dementia and delirium, taking appropriate action such as consulting with the primary physician or making referral to the Mental Health Team
  • Liaises with Ministry officials, including but not limited to licensing/WCB
  • Provides on-call support for facility emergencies and staffing concerns via cell phone.
  • Liaises with facility management & Ministry officials, including but not limited to licensing/WCB
  • Oversee:
    • Assists with resident pre-placement visits and suitability decisions
    • Intake/Discharge paperwork
    • Resident records
    • Staff hiring process, maintain staff records, scheduling and payroll submission
    • Ongoing training for staff including performance planning and review
    • Clinical performances
    • Action plan(s) to remedy any audits not meeting minimum standards
    • Emergency Preparedness Planning
    • Development of new facility programs as required
    • Development of facility and company policies
    • Medication management and safety policies and procedures
    • Clinical and Human Resource audits
    • Chair facility committees

What Pro Vita will offer you:

  • Competitive Salary 
  • 4 weeks vacation and 10 days of sick entitlement, as we believe in employees’ well being.
  • 100% company paid Extended Health & Dental package that includes Chiropractor, Physiotherapy, Massage Therapy, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program and Out of Country Emergency Care.
  • A standard 8AM – 4PM schedule (with flexibility to modify as required).
  • Internal opportunities for growth and development, since we believe in promoting from within.
  • Educational opportunities where we will fund your education, if approved, to help advance your career with us.
  • A Talent Management Program where we will grow and develop you into supervisor and managerial roles, if desired.
  • A fun environment with company events and activities. We celebrate site anniversaries, years of service, professional appreciations, staff appreciation events and an annual Holiday party.  

 

If you are a kind, caring individual who enjoys connecting with and making a difference in the lives of elders – Apply Today!  https://provita.ca/careers/current-openings/

 

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