DIRECTOR OF WELLNESS
Amica at Newmarket
Amica Mature Lifestyles offers retirement living options and care services to 3600 seniors in Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia. With an emphasis of being a great place to call home, our team’s mission is to empower seniors to flourish by supporting them in mind, body, and spirit. In over 40 communities (and growing) we provide first-class independent living, assisted living and memory care living options.
A day in the life of a Director of Wellness:
In this role you are responsible for providing the leadership and direction for all care services that are provided to the residents. You will work closely with the Community Relations Director to promote the Amica brand by meeting with residents and their families as well as providing tours to perspective clientele. You will assess the medical background and care requirements for potential Amica residents to determine best fit for all parties included.
As the Director of Wellness you will be a leader of your own team, tasked with the hiring, development and on-going mentoring of care workers in the community. You are an engaging leader, not afraid to capitalize on teaching opportunities as they arise. You provide learning and development for your staff to ensure they continue to deliver superior care services to our residents.
You will oversee and coordinate the delivery of services and care to our residents. You are responsible for scheduling staff, submitting payroll, managing budgets, and above all, making recommendations for improvements.
How do I qualify?
You must have:
Baccalaureate in Nursing or equivalent.
Minimum three years of working experience in a nursing role.
Management experience and administrative experience is required with previous experience in the gerontology field.
Standard First Aid Certification (maintained and renewed every three years).
Current HCP/CPR and A.E.D. certification (maintained and renewed annually).
Hold professional membership and professional liability protection insurance.
Be able to participate in administrative on-call rotation and be available for emergencies.
What we are looking for:
Excellent communicator, resilient, and flexible to meet the changing priorities of a dynamic team community. Proven leadership skills with the ability to inspire people and think “outside of the box”.– English is essential.
Recent experience working with geriatrics, long-term care, or home services.
Deals with others in an effective, compassionate and supportive manner.
Respects each resident as an individual, is aware of their need for self-respect and privacy and acts as a resident advocate when appropriate.
Demonstrated ability to assess the health status of resident.
Demonstrated ability to apply critical thinking and clinical judgment.
Demonstrated ability to provide positive role modeling and leadership to staff.
Demonstrated knowledge of occupational health and safety practices, principles and legislation.
Compliance with infectious disease screening as per provincial legislation and maintaining immunizations.
Capability of working in a team environment.
Position Vacant Until Filled