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Health And Wellness Manager, Career Opportunity in Oshawa, Ontario

Job description

The responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Effectively uses the nursing process of assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating to provide high quality nursing care to residents;
  • Monitors the activities of Registered Nurses, Registered Practical Nurses and Guest Attendants/ Health Care Aides/Personal Support Workers with respect to the direct care provided to residents;
  • Ensures the resident and/or their family is involved (where appropriate) in decisions affecting their care;
  • Establishes priorities based on individual residents’ needs, scheduled activities and adjusts these priorities and activities to manage unanticipated events;
  • Responds to resident or family member concerns and ensures appropriate action is taken within decision-making authority and/or brings to the attention of the General Manager;
  • Ensures residents receive the appropriate level of care to meet their needs;
  • Monitors the well-being of residents who do not require care;
  • Completes required paperwork for resident admissions and discharges, as well as, on-going documentation;
  • Participates as a member of the work team and provides support to other team members;
  • Promotes wellness;
  • Participates in hiring and training of staff who work directly with residents;
  • Communicates with families, physicians and external community health care agencies;
  • Adheres to current legislative requirements, as well as, the approved policies and procedures of Chartwell Retirement Residences with respect to nursing care;
  • Assumes responsibility for the safe administration and storage of medication.  Delegates responsibility where appropriate;
  • Maintains accurate charts for each resident;
  • Refers, reports and records pertinent information related to the resident’s care to other health care team members;
  • Co-ordinates and/or carries out the action plan related to the prescribed care plan;
  • Communicates effectively with physicians, pharmacy and other professional care providers;
  • Collaborates with other members of the care team in the planning, provision and evaluation of services;
  • Provides required in-service training and orientation to new employees, under the guidance of the General Manager;
  • Performs other related duties as required.
Required Skills

The ideal candidates will possess:

  • Minimum of two years’ relevant leadership experience;
  • Registered Nurse or Registered Practical Nurse with the College of Nurses or Ontario (must be a member in good standing);
  • Experience in progressively responsible roles with demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills;
  • Must be prepared to respond to emergency situations.
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