Who We Are!
The Waterford , our Bria Community located in Tsawwassen, is looking for a Director of Care to join our team. Together, we create safe and vibrant communities, where choices are valued and seniors lead active and purposeful lives.
Why Bria Needs You?
Reporting to the General Manager, the Director of Care is responsible for the development, coordination and evaluation of all activities relating to the day to day care of residents. Responsibilities include budgeting, cost control, labour relations and the maintenance of policies and procedures in accordance with licensing guidelines.
Who You Are!
You must have compassion for others and the ability to provide a high quality of care service.
We need a high energy and upbeat personality who can be playful, patient and respectful all at the same time.
You are open to learning new skills, participate in ongoing training, and have good communication both written and spoken.
You have a positive attitude and enjoy working in a senior care environment and/or a customer service environment.
Does your lifestyle allow you to maintain both physical and mental wellness?
Are you willing to be engaged and become a Bria Ambassador by volunteering and contribute to an engaged workplace culture?
What You Will Do!
Develops, implements, controls and evaluates departmental goals, objectives, policies and procedures in a timely manner and ensures that the required standards are maintained.
Coordinates the administration of the nursing department, developing organizational systems to reflect the department's goals.
Promotes and assists in preserving the dignity and independence of the residents during whatever stage of life they are living.
Develops necessary documentation and reporting systems and maintains accurate records and communication for the department.
Maintains department budget control by implementing management policies and procedures for purchasing, ordering and inventory control. Maintain departmental record of equipment, including assessing and recommending the replacement of equipment for budget purposes.
Interviews and recruits qualified personnel and provides orientation in accordance with the site orientation program in collaboration with Human Resources.
Reviews employee performance and conducts Performance Feedback Review at least annually; as necessary, disciplines and/or terminates, in consultation with Human Resources.
Defines duties, assigns workloads and arranges departmental scheduling; authorizes and submits payroll summaries to Head Office every second week for payroll purposes.
Assesses resident intake request, taking into consideration medical, social and other care requirements. Conducts a pre-admission interview with the prospective resident and/or family member. Selects residents whose needs match the care floor profile.
Assesses and identifies resident care needs and where appropriate, utilizes the services of other health care providers and agencies to assist in maintaining optimum general and specific care for residents.
Works on an ongoing basis with the staff and General Manager to ensure that the property maintains maximum occupancy. Responsible for wait list management in accordance with site policies and procedures.
Responsible for inventory control of supplies and equipment.
Acts as Chairperson of Pharmacy and Medication Safety Committees.
Participate in medication reviews with Pharmacy and Physicians.
Chairperson for multi-disciplinary conferences.
Attend approved work related conferences and seminars to promote and maintain professional development.
Develops and conducts effective, relevant staff in-service and continuing education programs.
Ensures that departmental operations comply with all required Health and Safety Standards and Regulations.
Maintains liaison with hospitals, the Continuing Care Program, professional organizations and other related agencies.
Assume other duties as required within the mandate of the position.
Your Must Haves!
Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Psychiatric Nursing
Clinical experience in geriatric nursing, including care of cognitively impaired
Currently registered with CRNBC or CRPNBC
Formal management training from a recognized educational institute or equivalent
Minimum three (3) years of managerial experience
Competitive Extended Medical, Dental, & Vision Benefits and Life Insurance
Pension Plan after 1 year of Service
Annual Compensation Increase
Team Building Events throughout the year
Bria Summer Family BBQ & Bria Holiday Party
Club 16 / She’s Fit Gym Corporate Discount Rate
PNE / Playland Company Discount Code
Sun Run & BMO Marathon Company sponsored
Free Onsite annual Flu-Shot
Bria Communities Gives Back!
At Bria Communities, we don’t just serve our residents but we are heavily involved with serving & helping
within our communities. Here are some of the initiatives and fundraising campaigns that we participate
Bria Big Bike to support the Canadian Heart & Stroke Foundation
Walk for Alzheimer’s to support the Alzheimer’s Society of B.C.
Surrey Food Bank
The Grand Parade to support the Seniors Services Society in New Westminster
Drive-Thru Turkey Trade to support DeltAssist
Virtual Dementia Tours – An emotional experience we provide to the families, community workers, local governments and staff.
If you love interacting with and getting to know seniors, have exemplary customer service skills and really want to make a difference in the lives of our residents, we want to hear from you.
Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining how your education and experience has prepared you for this position.
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14 February 2020
1 May 2020