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Director Of Care, Job Offer in Oshawa, Ontario

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  • Plans, organizes, directs and supervises the activities of the Nursing Department to provide quality resident care.
  • Interprets nursing philosophy and establishes and implements goals and objectives, policies and procedures in compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Maintains all required records, reports, statistics, etc., for both residents and department personnel in accordance with policies, procedures and legislative requirements.
  • Liaises and consults with families/residents, government officials, company resources and professionals in relation to resident care needs and department activities. 


  • Registered Nurse required, Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred
  • Membership or eligible for membership with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • At least two years of experience working as a registered nurse in the long-term care sector required;
  • At least four years of working experience as a registered nurse in a managerial or supervisory capacity in a health care setting required; and
  • Demonstrated leadership and effective, open communication skills required
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in coaching and mentoring the nursing team
  • Ability to work well in ambiguous situations and ‘roll-up’ the sleeves as deemed necessary
  • Diplomatic and able to work under pressure, while keeping a resident centered approach
  • Knowledge of applicable legislation, unionized settings and labour contracts
  • Strong human relations skills, able to adapt to the changing environment in LTC
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally with all levels of management
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