Assistant Director of Care - The Heights at Mt. View

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Assistant Director of Care

The Heights at Mt. View | Victoria | Full Time

Our Promise 

Baptist Housing. It's your career! At Baptist Housing, every day is an opportunity for you to help our seniors experience life well in supportive communities. As a member of the Baptist Housing team, you can achieve your career goals while working in a collaborative environment where your support is prioritized. Currently we have an exciting full-time Assistant Director of Care position available at The Heights at Mt. View, our long-term care community in Victoria.

About You

As Assistant Director of Care, your qualities encompass the essential traits for providing safe and compassionate care to residents. Your love for the elderly and dedication to service are evident in your understanding of their unique needs. Your adaptability, excellent communication, and leadership skills empower you to convey a compelling vision, foster community, and achieve shared goals. Aligned with the philosophy of servant leadership, your well-developed management, team-building, coaching, and mentorship skills reflect your commitment to excellence. As a critical thinker and effective problem solver, you navigate conflict with finesse. Your strong time management, organizational, and assessment skills enable efficient departmental operations. Your extensive knowledge in best practices, aging processes, cognitive function, medication administration, and legal documentation demonstrates your suitability for this critical role. Your commitment to confidentiality, understanding of the Wellness Model of Care, and familiarity with assessment tools and pharmacological therapies make you an ideal fit.

Must Haves

  • Graduate of a recognized school of nursing with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing

  • Current RN registration in good standing with the BCCNM

  • Canadian Nurses Association Gerontology certificate preferred.

  • Minimum of two years of experience in nursing, leadership, supervising and managing the performance of teams in a Care environment, or equivalent combination of education, training and experience

  • Five years Health Care Management experience; or equivalent combination of education, and experience

 

About The Role

  • Adheres to BCCNM standards for scope of practice.

  • Promotes multi-tasking and multi-skilling for active living and continuity of care.

  • Participates in care and service delivery plan development.

  • Coordinates admissions, discharges, and move-in assessments.

  • Effectively communicates with family members, physicians, and community care.

  • Leads medication reviews and participates in resident care conferences.

  • Contributes to strategic planning and quality improvement initiatives.

  • Provides administrative support in the absence of the Director of Care.

  • Anticipates and plans for long-term situations in collaboration with the Director of Care.

  • Collaborates in hiring and maintaining an adequate number of team members.

  • Conducts interviews, selects new team members, and evaluates internal postings.

  • Oversees the orientation, training, and development of team members.

  • Provide leadership, mentorship, and coaching to assigned team members.

  • Leads the team through the accreditation process.

  • Manages performance, conducts evaluations, and collaborates in disciplinary processes.

  • Maintains compliance with policies, legislation, and care regulations.

  • Document observations, interventions, and outcomes for safe care.

  • Enter resident information into InteRAI-MDS.

  • Provides shift change reports and report incidents according to policies.

  • Presents the monthly Resident Care Department report to the administrator.

  • Maintains professional relationships with residents, family members, and community partners.

  • Facilitates positive relationships among the team and residents.

  • Participates in meetings, committees, and educational sessions.

  • Creates collaborative partnerships with key partners and organizations.

  • Collaborates in preparing the department budget and overseeing expenditures.

  • Assumes responsibility for personal and professional development.

  • Attends workshops and training sessions for skill development.

  • Maintains the professional competencies required for licensure.

  • Establishes, influences, and supports a culture of health and safety.

  • Demonstrates safe working practices and encourages team members to work safely.

  • Identifies hazards, ensures training, and enforces compliance with safety regulations.

  • Participates in safety meetings, investigations, and resolution of hazards.

  • Implements controls for identified workplace hazards.

About Us

Baptist Housing provides enhanced living communities and exceptional care to over 2700 seniors in British Columbia. We provide long term care, assisted living, independent living, and home support in our communities in Kelowna, Vancouver, and Victoria. We serve through a culture of caring where we put the wellness of our residents first in a person centred approach. We live out a servant leadership model that collaborates in teams and builds strong relationships while exemplifying Christ-like values.  We're a committed group of people who bring their whole selves to work, and we're also FUN! We take what we do seriously, but not ourselves. We're affiliated with the Fellowship Pacific Baptist churches. 

Your Work Location

Victoria ranks among the top twenty world cities for quality of life. Our long term care community, The Heights at Mt. View, is a 7-story, 260-suite residence in Saanich's neighbourhood.

What You Receive

We offer a competitive compensation package, featuring an annual salary range of $102,000 to $112,000. Your comprehensive benefits include employer-paid extended health and dental coverage, along with a generous 20 days of vacation. Additionally, we provide RRSP matching contribution and support for your ongoing professional development. 

How To Apply

To apply for this position, please click the 'Apply button', where you can submit your resume and complete the necessary steps to apply for this job. We welcome your questions about this opportunity at careers.victoria@baptisthousing.org. We look forward to reviewing your application.