Administrator, Glen Stor Dun Lodge

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Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the Long-Term Care Administrator provides day-to-day leadership and oversight of Glen Stor Dun Lodge, a 132 bed nursing home newly constructed in 1994 - managing staff, financial matters, and the allocation of operational and capital resources and operations for all departments. The Administrator develops the facility business plan and capital/operating budgets, leading a team of six managers and overseeing operations according to current legislation, regulations and requirements of all governing or oversight bodies. The Administrator is a positive example of integrity and trust, ethics and values, a strong advocate of Client Centre care and keen advocate of self-development. The Administrator also creates an atmosphere conducive to achieving high levels of quality of life and health and safety for both residents and employees, maintains healthy employee/labour relations and represents the City and the Lodge in community and family relations. Key responsibilities will be:

  • Implementing policies and procedures reflective of legislation and corporate policies that ensure a high level of medical, physical and emotional care for residents and an effective operating environment for employees. Interprets policies and procedures to nursing staff, residents, families, medical staff, other departments or service providers to ensure acceptance.
  • Providing leadership in achieving the Lodge’s objectives to provide care to residents and assuming ultimate responsibility for providing and monitoring the level of care of residents.
  • Developing and leading staff and monitoring performance to assure a high level of productivity and the best use of current capabilities, and to plan for leadership and management succession.
  • Administering collective agreements and working collaboratively with union representatives.
  • Establishing staffing patterns and work schedules, making necessary changes and responding to staff needs and encouraging intra and interdepartmental cooperation.
  • Providing in-service and continuing education programs for department staff.
  • Assisting the Director of Care and staff in developing and implementing holistic resident care plans, providing orientation and training and conducting staff meetings.
  • Developing and monitoring the quality assurance program and evaluating nursing and other services to improve quality of resident care in accordance with the accreditation program.
  • Directing the budgeting process and managing the operation of the home within budget, making recommendations to the CAO and Council for expenditures outside of budget.
  • Ensuring maintenance of accurate records of residents, staff, operations and statistics to provide regular reports on financial, human resources and medical information as required by legislation.
  • Liaising with residents, families and the community to maintain strong relationships, and fostering collaborative relationships with the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, accreditation organizations and other Long-Term Care facilities with a focus on continuous improvement to resident care services.
  • Interacting with both City Council and the Committee of Management for the Lodge.
  • Ensures that fire and safety procedures and regulations are followed.
  • Chairing and/or participating on committees related to resident care and operation of the home.

 Required Qualifications & Experience

  • Certificate in Long-Term Care Management and a degree/diploma in healthcare, social services, business or health studies with seven to 10 years management/supervisory experience in a similar role in a unionized long-term care setting.
  • Strong verbal/written communications skills, leadership, coaching, mentoring, project management, strategic planning and budget management skills and the ability to identify issues and implement creative and strategic solutions.
  • Ability to identify measures of performance and actions needed to improve or correct performance.
  • Excellent skills in decision-making, priority-setting, communication, negotiation, conflict resolution, and people management and the ability to manage through systems and processes and maintain perspective and composure.
  • Experienced in developing supervisors/managers, managing diversity and learning rapidly in a demanding environment.
  • Experienced in working with the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and knowledgeable about all legislation relevant to long-term care.
  • Previous experience in leading an accreditation process would be an asset as well as oral and written fluency in both official languages.

 To express interest in this opportunity, forward your cover letter and resume to:

Patrick Rowan, Partner, Feldman Daxon Partners              

416-515-7600 x254                 

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