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Associate Director of Health & Wellness in Victoria at Revera Inc

Date Posted: 2/11/2019

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Job Description

Division: Retirement

Site: Parkwood Court

Site Address: Parkwood Court,3000 Shelbourne Street,Victoria,BC,V8R 4M8

Employment Type: Full Time

Expiration Date: 11/03/2019


Reporting to the Director of Health & Wellness, the Associate Director of Health & Wellness assists with the overall management of the nursing program for the residents.

Key Responsibilities

Assists the Director of Health and Wellness with the following:

  • Plans, directs, co-ordinates and supervises the overall nursing program for residents within the residence.
  • Co-ordinates and promotes the interdisciplinary approach within the residence through the Nursing, Food Services, Activation, Environmental Service and Administrative Departments.
  • Implements and monitors controls and safekeeping of drugs and narcotics. Supervises the drug administration program including the administration of medication by all staff.
  • Directs and monitors the maintenance of health care records to ensure promote compliance with regulations and quality care for the resident.
  • Participates in Care Conferences as required, meets with residents' family to resolve problems/ concerns/complaints.
  • Assists the Executive Director by collaborating with the House Physician to ensure that medical attention and records are in compliance with regulations.
  • Hires, orients, schedules, supervise and evaluate the performance of nursing personnel. This includes use of the disciplinary process in conjunction with Executive Director.
  • Monitors and reviews resident care staff compliance with all residence policies and procedures, including safety rules and safe working practices.
  • Complies with all relevant Provincial and Federal Acts and Regulations, i.e. Health Disciplines Act, Human Rights Code, Labour Relations Act, WSIB, College of Nurses Standards, Regulated Health Profession Act., etc.
  • Assists the Executive Director with budget preparation and implementation for the Nursing Department.
  • Investigates complaints.
  • Co-ordinates and monitors the Infection Control Program for the Nursing Department.
  • Assumes administrative duties as required in the Executive Director's absence.
  • Work in a position of trust with vulnerable adults (residents);
  • Uphold and promote the organization’s values and philosophy relating particularly to ethics, morality, and integrity as set out in Revera’s Code of Conduct;
  • Complete other duties as assigned.



  • Current registration as a Registered Nurse or Registered Practical Nurse with The College of Nurses is required.
  • A minimum of three years relevant experience in organizational management, retirement and/or long-term care. Current C.P.R. designation required.
  • Professional competencies related to communication, life-long learning, public relations and health environment awareness.
  • Proficiency in a second language is considered an asset.
  • Must provide a complete and current (within six months) Vulnerable Sector Check (including a Criminal Background Check) or be willing to obtain one.