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 Associate Director of Care
 

The City of Kawartha Lakes is seeking an individual to fill the full-time Associate Director of Care at Victoria Manor.

 

Associate Director of Care

Job # 19-541

 

Internal/External posting

Non-union

 

As a valued member of the team, the Associate Director of Care will help us champion our collective commitment to deliver quality care and fulfill our mission to help residents live fully every day.

 

Job Summary

The Associate Director of Care is accountable for the management of the nursing department, nursing staff and resident care services in accordance with quality management, legislative requirements and the organization standards.

 

Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)

  • Co-ordinates, directs and monitors the effectiveness of all operational activities within the nursing department
  • Participates in the recruitment, employee and labour relations, orientation, occupational and non-occupational injury/illness, performance management, training, education and other people related functions of the home for respective department staff
  • Oversees nursing processes to ensure that all documentation is completed in a manner that maximizes base funding and ensures access to other available funding initiatives
  • Contributes to the development of job routines for all nursing personnel and adjust job routines based on resident care needs
  • Responds promptly to concerns of residents and family members, mediating a satisfactory response to concerns and implements action plans to avoid reoccurrence of similar issues
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

Key Qualifications (but not limited to):

  • Bachelor of Science – Nursing or equivalent from an accredited university
  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in clinical nursing in a geriatric, long-term care, rehabilitation or chronic care setting. minimum of three years progressive management/leadership experience
  • Successful annual completion of RAI MDS certification as per MOHLTC requirements for ais
  • Current basic cardiac life support certification (BCLS)

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply on or before September 26, 2019 to victoriamanorjobs@kawarthalakes.ca. Please quote the Position Title and Job Posting Number, on your submission. We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted. We will accommodate the needs of applicants in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

Advise Human Resources to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.

 

Registered Nurse (RN)

If you are interested in applying for this opportunity we invite you to submit your resume to:
victoriamanorjobs@kawarthalakes.ca

 

 Personal Support Worker (PSW)

If you are interested in applying for this opportunity we invite you to submit your resume to:

victoriamanorjobs@kawarthalakes.ca
 Registered Practice Nurse (RPN)

If you are interested in applying for this opportunity we invite you to submit your resume to:

victoriamanorjobs@kawarthalakes.ca
 Dietary Aide
If you are interested in applying for this opportunity we invite you to submit your resume to: victoriamanorjobs@kawarthalakes.ca
Receptionist (Internal Position)

If you are interested in applying for this position we invite you to submit your resume to:

victoriamanorjobs@kawarthalakes.ca

Volunteer opportunities with Victoria Manor Long Term Care

If you are interested in applying for the below volunteer positions, we invite you to submit your resume to: fphillips@kawarthalakes.ca.

 Volunteer Activity Support
 

Purpose:

  • To provide an opportunity for the residents to receive additional support during and activities program/outing
  • To provide the volunteer with a learning experience in the area of recreation
  • To provide assistance to the recreation staff in the delivery of programs to residents

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Review specific program plan from program
  2. Assists with set up/ cleanup of the area being used
  3. Accompany designated residents to and from their rooms to the group area as appropriate.
  4. Provide assistance to the resident and staff during the activity
  5. Take direction as appropriate from staff and or other volunteers
  6. Volunteer may bring in own material as provided by the supervisor.
  7. Other related duties as requested by the staff supervisor
  8. Volunteers will adhere to proper diet orders and residents preferences

Time Commitment: Flexible hours as required

Required skills and qualifications:

  • General knowledge and understanding of the needs of the elderly.
  • Good interpersonal skills (friendly ,polite, kind, good listener, patient, helpful)
  • Ability to work independently and as a team
  • Reliable and committed to selected team
  • Ability to follow directions
  • To have respect for the residents and staff
 Palliative Care
 

Purpose: To fill a void in the care of dying residents and their families by "just being there" 

Duties and responsibilities:

  1. To be available day or night to sit with residents
  2. To get necessary information on residents
  3. To respect religion of residents when sitting with them
  4. To sit peaceful with residents
  5. To sing or read with residents

Time Commitment: To be on call and available for any length of stay your schedule would allow 

Required skill and Qualifications:

  • General knowledge and understanding of the needs of the elderly
  • To work together with caregiver and families so resident is not alone
  • To be a sympathetic listener.

Orientation and Training:

A general orientation to the residents beliefs, room and condition will be given by the Volunteer Coordinator on initial phone call or visit. 

 Friendly One-to-One Visiting
 

Purpose: To provide an enjoyable activity for residents.

Duties and responsibilities:

  1. Provide personal companionship and social interaction with a resident.
  2. Ability to carry on a conversation and encourage participation and feedback.
  3. Be creative with ideas to stimulate interaction.
  4. Maintain a consistent schedule of weekly visits.
  5. Be knowledgeable and practice the fire and safety program.
  6. Report to the Volunteer Coordinator/nursing staff any information that relays to the resident's wellbeing.

Time Commitment:

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • General knowledge and understanding of the needs of the elderly
  • An understanding of the resident's special needs and limitations and areas of interest.
  • Good listening skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Reliable and committed to selected time.
  • Ability to follow instructions and work with others.

Orientation and Training:

A general orientation to the Home and job will be given by the Volunteer Coordinator or selected staff/volunteer prior to your first shift.

 Outings Volunteer
 

Purpose: To assist the recreation staff with residents while on outings.

Duties and responsibilities:

  1. To follow Victoria Manor policies and procedures for volunteering.
  2. To arrive at least half an hour before the bus is schedules to leave.
  3. Wear volunteer badge.
  4. To help porter residents from their floor to the bus (main lobby).
  5. To help residents load the bud.
  6. To remain with appointed resident(s) at all time.
  7. To assist residents(s) with purchases i.e.) in the store or food.
  8. To inquire if resident(s) has allergies of diet restrictions.
  9. To meet the bus at appointed time with resident(s).
  10. To help return residents to their rooms or home areas.

Time Commitment: Time varies depending on the outing. Volunteers will be given sufficient notice of the time commitment needed.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • General knowledge and understanding of the needs of the elderly
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Good interpersonal skills (friendly, polite, kind, good listener, helpful)
  • Reliable and committed to work selected times

Orientation and Training:

  • A  general orientation to Victoria Manor
  • Opportunities to attend staff related in-services will be provided
  • regular opportunities to meet with other volunteers and to receive additional training from staff

 

 

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