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Covenant Care

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Canada-Alberta-Red Deer


Company Information

Covenant Care was established in 2013 as a non-profit partner in Alberta's integrated health system serving seniors. We are committed to innovative approaches to supporting seniors in a caring community where they can thrive.

We are a new ministry of Catholic Health of Alberta and a part of the Covenant family of organizations. Our legacy is rooted in 150 years of Catholic health care in the province.

Job Description

Competition #: CC-60175- VM

Location: Villa Marie – Red Deer, AB

Department: Continuing Care & Supportive Living

Status: Permanent Full–Time (1.00 FTE)

Hours of Work: 7.75 Hour Day shifts (5 shifts / 1 week; 0800-1615)

Closing Date: March 23, 2017


Reporting to the Resident Experience Director (RED), the Site Leader is responsible for the overall management of human, financial, and physical resources. The successful incumbent is accountable in providing leadership to the site, including care and support services in alignment with the mission and values of Covenant Care. As a member of the leadership team, the Site Leader will demonstrate a participative and collaborative approach to management and enhance the residents living experience, empower and support all levels of staff, and ensure operations are aligned with the overall organizational strategic direction.

Responsibilities include managing and reporting accountabilities for services and care, personnel, equipment, and operating budget to the RED and Finance Manager, collaborating with Human Resources and the RED in performance management of staff. The Site Leader will develop an effective system to manage and report recruitment, retention and identify staff learning needs to produce a strong program delivery. In addition, the role will involve in the development of innovative care programs congruent to the needs of residents, overseeing operational system and facilities change management initiatives. The Site Leader will possess the ability to build strong interpersonal and interdisciplinary relationships in their engagement with key stakeholders in representing the interests of Covenant Care.

•Undergraduate degree in business, healthcare, or related field required
•Master's Degree in health, business, or management preferred
•A minimum of 5 - 10 years of management experience in a health related environment, preferably inContinuing Care, Supportive Living and/or Long Term Care. A combination of education and experiencemay be considered
•Candidate must possess reliable transportation and a valid driver's license (travel between the CovenantCare sites is required)
•The ability to engage residents and families, staff, community health care partners and stakeholders
•Ability to effectively monitor and investigate incident reports and respond to resident/family inquiries andconcerns in a timely and professional manner
•Produces quality reporting, improvement and audit requirements leading to sound recommendations
•Capability to act as a mentor and role model to staff in accordance with Covenant Care policies andprinciples
•Possesses strong negotiating skills and ability to maintain working knowledge of contracts to participate inlabour contract negotiations as required
•Thorough working knowledge of computer software applications including Microsoft Office
•Strong verbal and written communication skills

Contact Information

Covenant CareSite Leader
Posting Date: 03-Mar-2017Nursing/Healthcare Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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