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Director Of Care, Job Offer in London, Ontario

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Applications are invited for the position of Director of Care for our 170-bed Long-Term Care Home in London, Ontario.

Reporting to the Administrator, the Director of Care is responsible for managing all aspects of nursing care within the facility to ensure quality resident care through the effective, efficient delivery of established standards within legislative and budgetary requirements.


  • 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.
  • Assumes responsibility for the facility in the absence of the Administrator. 


  • 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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