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Director of Care

Park Place Seniors Living - Medicine Hat, Alberta

If you are a registered nurse with leadership experience and the passion to inspire my team of dedicated care professionals, I invite you to join us at River Ridge Seniors Village in Medicine Hat. River Ridge is a campus of care providing long term care and designated supportive living to seniors from the region. We are a family owned and operated company established to ‘enrich the life experience of seniors through innovation and creativity’. We are industry leaders in Western Canada who are both dynamic and growing and our strength and success are based on our people’s hard work and commitment to serving our residents and supporting our families.

I am seeking a smart, caring individual who want to make a difference in the lives of seniors while working collaboratively with other like-minded professionals. If you want to be part of a company and a team that makes a positive difference in the lives of seniors, their family, and the community, then I have an opportunity for you right now.

I am currently seeking a special individual as Director of Care. This position requires a star performer who combines compassion, ingenuity, ethics, and business sense along with a passion for delivering outstanding care.

Core Responsibilities

Working collaboratively with the Site Leader, the Director of Care will be based at Rivers Ridge and will also provide some support to my Meadow Ridge Seniors Village. The Director of Care is a professional role model for all staff. Central responsibilities include:
• mentoring of care staff at River Ridge;
• assessment of nursing care
• planning and implementation of programs to meet resident needs; and
• coordination of ongoing education.

For Meadow Ridge, the Director of Care will support ongoing monitoring of care quality.


• Current registration or eligible to be registered with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta;
• A degree in nursing;
• Progressive nursing experience and education; and
• Demonstrated leadership and administrative skills.

The successful applicant will have a minimum of three years’ work experience in nursing management. and a minimum of three years’ work experience in geriatrics OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Park Place offers a competitive compensation package, based on qualifications and experience. To apply, please submit your CV , references, and any supporting documentation to Ensure your e-mail uses the following subject line: Director of Care for River Ridge.

Resident Care Manager

Lethbridge, Alberta
May 07, 2018

St. Therese Villa, - 253 Southgate Blvd South, Lethbridge – AB
Permanent, Temporary End Date: March 3, 2019; FTE: 1.00
Date opened: April 9, 2018
Date closed: May 7, 2018
Who can apply: Open to the Public
Salary range: As per the Out of Scope Pay Band
Requisition number: COV00002979
Department: Seniors Care Administration

Your Opportunity:

St. Therese Villa is a designated supportive living facility that serves over 200 residents in southern Alberta. It is a multicultural site designed to meet and support resident wellness and independence while providing quality care in a supportive and caring environment. The facility includes 124 private studio suites, 16 couple’s suites and 60 secure dementia suites, each with a private bathroom and shower. Covenant Health is proud of our 150-year history of delivering quality, innovative Catholic health services to Albertans and is one of Canada’s largest Catholic Health organizations. We are honoured to have recently received three prestigious awards: Alberta’s Top 70 Employer award for 2018, Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Culture Award for 2017, and one of the World’s Most Ethical
Companies for 2018. The City of Lethbridge is located 2 hours southeast of Calgary, and 1 ½ hours northwest of the US border. The city’s population has continued to grow steadily over the past 5 years, currently sitting at approximately 100,000, with more than 25% of the adult population under the age of 34. But don’t let the size fool you - its smaller size, lower cost of living and higher quality of life make Lethbridge a great place to live, work, and raise a family. The small city charm, friendly people and warm Chinook winds are second only to our spectacular High Level Bridge.

The Resident Care Manager is accountable to their residents/families, caregivers, Site Administrator, Resident Care Supervisors and staff. Within the role of the Resident Care Manager are six key responsibilities: mission, people and staff, resident/family care, community, resources and strategic planning. The Resident Care Manager is responsible for assessing, planning, organizing, developing, directing and evaluating care in accordance with the Mission, Values and Strategic Directions of Covenant Health and the standards of practice, regulations and guidelines governing Continuing Care. The RCM provides daily oversight and direction to the Resident Care Supervisors and collaborates
effectively with management and our health care partners. The Resident Care Manager also assumes responsibility for the direction and coordination of all activities relating to the operation of the site in the absence of the Site Administrator after normal business hours.

Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing or equivalent combination of experience and education required.
Active license and registration with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA) required.
Minimum of two (2) years supervisory or management experience required.
Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (Level C) required.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills including management of concerns and complaints.
Strong leadership and change management skills and Computer literacy.
Must have the ability to work flexible hours and provide administrative on-call support for the Covenant Health south zone sites on a regular and rotating basis.
Minimum of two (2) years previous Continuing Care experience preferred. Familiarity with the use of e-People, RMS and RLS preferred.

Please note: Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. All employees new to Covenant Health must provide a criminal records check. Covenant Health is committed to an inclusive work environment and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. Participation in the Local Authorities Pension Plan may be a requirement for the successful applicant.

Link to submit an online application