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Director of Clinical Care

July 11 2019
Industries Recruitment, Employment services
Categories Health, Medical, Management, Consulting, Administration, Management, Nursing, Management staff
Kootenay Bay, BC
  • Use your experience to help people live their best life 
  • Pivotal leadership role with a leading Canadian provider of quality seniors living communities
  • Competitive remuneration package, great benefits, and exceptional care-based culture  

About Golden Life

Founded in 1998, Golden Life is a family-owned and operated business that has built a reputation for bringing together innovative teams that deliver unique solutions to improve the quality of life of their residents.

At Golden Life, we believe that everyone should enjoy life to the fullest. That's real living. As a leading provider of seniors living communities, our goal is to support seniors of all ages and abilities to maximize their physical, social and emotional independence through the provision of innovative buildings, impeccable hospitality services, and compassionate personal care. Our 14 villages in British Columbia and Alberta offer independent living, assisted living, long-term care and memory care programs.

Our Golden Life villages bring more than a sense of belonging to residents - we offer an established and proven resource for the local community. All of our dedicated and caring team members are committed to providing a home-like environment for residents and upholding our values of independence, security, opportunity and vitality each and every day. 

About the Location

The Kootenay region of BC provides a stunning, mountain landscape where you can live, work, and play. With several crystal clear lakes to fish, swim, or float in, thrilling mountain trails for hiking, skiing, and biking, and all important amenities including shopping, health care, and a fantastic arts and culture district, you're certain to find yourself quickly delighting in the Kootenay lifestyle. Enjoy small town living with big city services without the big city challenges.

About the Opportunity

Golden Life has an exciting opportunity for a Director of Clinical Care to join their team in Kootenays, BC.

Reporting to the Community Manager, the DOCC is an integral part of the management team and is responsible for the coordination of day-to-day clinical operations and quality resident care.

The Ideal Candidate

In order to qualify for this role, you will need a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing or a related health discipline and a current RN or LPN registration, combined with at least 5 years management experience involving the supervision of a multidisciplinary team of staff and quality management process. 

For this role, we are seeking a team player with a participatory leadership style who has previous experience in retirement living, healthcare or hospitality management (asset).

Your strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills will serve you well in this role as you partner with a wide variety of stakeholders (internal staff, residents, families, physicians, licensing authorities and community members)to address concerns, resolve conflict, improve operational efficiencies, and ensure the highest quality of life for residents.

As a caring, compassionate, and approachable individual, you will have exceptional communication abilities and a strong customer service orientation. Ideally, you will also demonstrate working knowledge of the issues and requirements related to long-term care, including compliance with legal and regulatory requirements. 

Previous experience leading a team of people is essential for success in this role, as is being able to prioritize multiple projects and deadlines. Due to the nature of this role, a physician's waiver, TB screen, immunization record, and acceptable criminal record check is also required.   

Why Golden Life? 

At Golden Life, not only will you be joining a genuine, caring and collaborative team, you'll also be rewarded with a competitive compensation package that is commensurate with your skills and experience. The successful candidate will also receive: 

  • Extended medical and dental benefits 
  • Flexible vacation policy 
  • Opportunity for professional development 

If you think you've got the skills to take on this rewarding and challenging role, apply to join the Golden Life team today! network