Assistant Director of Care

Cedarwood Lodge

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participates with the resident care team to improve clinical care practices.
  • Fosters effective interpersonal relationships between residents, families, and other interdisciplinary health team members.
  • Works in collaboration with registered staff in the planning, developing and evaluation of nursing practice.
  • Accepts referrals from care team members and recommends referrals as necessary.
  • Undertakes problem solving in complex client care problems/dilemmas/crises.
  • Identifies, analyzes, and works toward the resolution of client care problems across nursing (e.g., falls prevention, skin and wound care management, continence care management, pain management, bowel management and behaviour management.)
  • Advocates for the resident and family to ensure that their right are upheld
  • Actively participates in quality management activities in the home.
  • Provides leadership for evidence-based practice.
  • Develops, implements, and evaluates clinical care for selected resident based of clinical needs.
  • Identifies and analysis trends in resident care outcomes and practice to clinical standards.
  • Acts as education resource to all members of the resident care team.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Registered Nurse with a current certification of competence from the College Nurses of Ontario.
  • Current membership with the Gerontological Nursing Association (GNA) and Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) is desirable.
  • Has at least 3 years of experience working as a registered nurse in Long Term Care sector.
  • Has at least 3 years of experience working as a registered nurse in a managerial or supervisory capacity in a health care setting.
  • Has demonstrated leadership and communication skills.
  • Fluency in both official languages would be a definite asset.

Interested applicants may forward their resume in confidence to the attention of:

Crystal Wright at cwright@cedarwoodlodge.ca

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