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Supervisor of Care

Region of Peel

Health Services – Long Term Care

Set within the Health Services Department, the Long Term Care Division is comprised of five Long Term Care homes and Community Support Services across the Region of Peel. The Long Term Care mandate is to optimize the quality of life of its residents and community clients through its quest for excellence and provision of services that are responsive, respectful and reliable.

Exciting News!  Peel Manor is transforming to a Seniors’ Health & Wellness Village.  The Hub will include our Long Term Care Centre along with community support services and additional space for allied health services focused on the needs of seniors.

Are you an inspirational leader who promotes a culture of inclusion, high performance and continuous improvement and a commitment to quality?

Do you pride yourself in delivering programs that are client focused and impactful?

Are you a seasoned Long-term Care professional who is passionate about what they do and looking to make an impact?

This may be an opportunity for you…

Reporting to the Director of Care, you will be responsible for providing leadership, coaching and guidance to assist the staff of the Long Term Care Home in the performance of their duties. Ensuring all service is provided in accordance with the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care Standards, Regional Values, LTC Division policies and procedures and evidence based practice.

Responsibilities
  • Oversees the admission, transfer and discharge of residents to and from assigned units and ensures that all residents receive appropriate individualized care for their physical and emotional wellbeing and encourages their maximum independence through the activities of interdisciplinary health teams, monitors and evaluates the delivery of various paramedical services
  • Acts as a role model and contributes to the development of a caring and competent team who are responsible and accountable for direct resident care activities
  • Ensures care team compliance with all relevant legislation, Regional and Provincial standards and the Canadian Council on Health Services Accreditation and The Resident’s Bill of Rights
  • Implements policies, procedures and programs in accordance with relevant standards and legislation to meet the changing needs of the resident and promotes improvements in long term care
  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of Resident’s restorative care needs, assessment skills and medication protocols
  • Directs all staff in the event of an emergency or infectious outbreak when he/she is the most senior management on site
  • Works in liaison with other Department Supervisors to ensure a responsive and effective staff orientation and development program throughout the facility
  • Participates in a Continuous Quality Improvement program for nursing department and paramedical services as well as all interdepartmental client service activities
  • Monitors workload requirements, Risk and Infection Control reports to identify trends, seek improvements and provides follow up reports and recommendations to the Director of Care
  • Ensures adherence to medical and legal standards in areas of medication control and laboratory and pharmacy services through regular review, audits and committee participation
  • Demonstrates an ability to assess, investigate and resolve resident/family concerns
  • Conducts performance evaluations and monitors nursing staff performance via ongoing audits of Resident Care activities and documentation records
  • Available to all staff for problem consultation and guidance in problem resolution
  • Recommends and/or delivers activities tailored to meet the educational needs of nursing staff, residents and families which may be accomplished via direct training, arranging for specialized training and contributing to the Homes annual review of training needs and resources
  • Ensures adherence to Occupational Health and Safety practices
  • Ensures that staff incidents/accidents are properly investigated in accordance with Incident Reporting Procedure
  • Ensures adequate availability of nursing supplies and equipment for the nursing unit
  • Performs other specific nursing programs, interdisciplinary committee work, projects and duties as assigned
Qualifications:
  • Diploma in Nursing with preference given to those who have/working towards a Bachelor of Nursing degree
  • RN registration with a current certificate of competence from the College of Nurses of Ontario with previous progressive work experience in Long Term Care
  • Experience in leading, supervising, motivating unionized and non-unionized staff to achieve desired results
  • Leadership Education or Training with demonstrated effectiveness in managing a workforce
  • Working knowledge of computers, their application and related software (PCC, POC and MDS)
  • Knowledge and experience in gerontology and gerontological nursing as well as an understanding of the needs of the long term care clients
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the nursing process and its application to ensure safe  and appropriate resident care and an ability to communicate effectively with residents and their families on issues relating to disability, aging and death
  • Experience with Long Term Care Legislation, Regulated Health Professions Act, CCHSA standards, Regional policies and procedures
  • Solid communication skills in English (written and oral) to interpret legislation, prepare reports, assist in the development of policies and effectively convey information to resident care staff
  • Demonstrated strengths in both interpersonal and leadership skills

Location: 525 Main Street North, Brampton (Peel Manor LTC)

Hours of work: 11:00am – 7:00pm flexible hours required and rotational weekends.

If this opportunity matches your qualifications and experience please apply on-line at https://www.peelregion.ca/

Region of Peel
Expiry Date: 2018-04-26
Date Posted: 2018-03-26
Location: Brampton Ontario
Salary Range: To Be Discussed
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