Executive Leader of Long-Term Care / Director of Care

Equal Opportunity Employer is seeking

Executive Leader of Long-Term Care/Director of Care


Bingham Memorial Hospital


Anson General Hospital

Iroquois Falls

Lady Minto Hospital


The MICs Group of Health Services – a partnership of 3 hospitals and 3 long-term care facilities – is seeking an Executive Leader of Long-Term Care/Director of Care. The Executive Lead position is responsible for overall Long-Term Care within MICs, including nursing, rehabilitation, activity program, pharmacy services, reception/admitting, health and safety, Resident safety, quality improvement, general administration of South Centennial Manor, Villa Minto and Rosedale, and oversees the standards of care and quality improvements throughout all LTC areas. The Director of Care component addresses the day-to-day operations and human resources responsibilities at the South Centennial Manor site – a 69-bed Home for the Aged (base site). To learn more about the MICs Group of Health Services, please visit www.micsgroup.com.

If you are a visionary leader and strong communicator with a highly collaborative approach, the MICs Group of Health Services is looking for you. A highly effective and engaging leader, you will motivate your team to achieve peak performance. You will delegate responsibly, resolve conflict diplomatically, and nurture talent productively. In addition, you will demonstrate excellent financial management in your evaluation and optimization of all services. Promoting a safe and healthy work environment and conducting yourself with the utmost personal and professional integrity, you will leverage a comprehensive knowledge of current best practices in the health services sector. Relationship building is among the most crucial facets of this position. Your skills in engagement, diplomacy, consensus building, advocacy, negotiating, and all else that goes into forging strong networks will be equal to the task.

This role reports to the CEO and provides leadership at the executive level with a focus to lead and inspire a diverse operations team for long-term care and assist in the execution of the organization’s strategic plan. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of working successfully as a team player in a multidisciplinary professional environment.

To be considered for this position, you will possess:
  • Five years progressive management experience
  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and self-motivation
  • Seasoned people skills and team player, internally and externally
  • Current unrestricted registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing Degree
  • Certificate in Long-Term Care Administration/Leadership Program will be considered an asset
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Registered Nurse with a minimum of 2 years in the Long-Term Care setting
  • Solid understanding and familiarity with the Long-Term Care Homes Act 2007 and regulations, government agencies that support the health care sector and the Long-Term Care industry, applicable legislation and best practices
  • Ability to work in a complex, multi-site, faced-paced environment and take necessary actions, as appropriate
  • Compelling communicator with ability to foster an environment of open communication, collaboration and trust
  • Balance vision with performance and are both strategic and tactical with the ability to chart future direction while developing and implementing operational plans
  • Effective change leadership, able to manage and lead system change with demonstrated success in leading and facilitating change initiatives
  • Experience working with government agencies and strong knowledge of Ontario government operations and the provincial political environment
  • Proven experience leading a team, including directing and mentoring staff
  • Strong knowledge of good governance practices, operational management, including strategic planning, and human resources practices
  • Demonstrated financial experience in budget development and management
  • Proven skills in leadership, team building, problem solving, conflict resolution and change management
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (ability to speak French considered an asset)
  • Proficiency using standard business computer applications (e.g. MS Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • Valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation

A detailed cover letter and résumé should be submitted in confidence to  resumes@micsgroup.com.

Closing Date: July 31, 2019

The MICs Group of Health Services is committed to equity in employment and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, Aboriginal people, members of visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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