Director of Clinical Services (Registered Nurse, RN)

Berwick Retirement Communities - Victoria, BC (30 days ago)

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  • Are you an experienced, forward-thinking, Registered Nurse with a track record at the strategic leadership level?
  • Do you want to make a difference in the lives of seniors through contributing your expertise in the areas of healthy aging, staff education and quality assurance?
  • Are you looking for work-life balance with the industry leader in Senior Living?
  • If so, we want to hear from you!

Since 1989 Berwick Retirement Communities has been committed to offering the highest quality in retirement living. We have seven residences across British Columbia: Victoria (2), Nanaimo, Comox, Kamloops, Campbell River, and Qualicum Beach. We are proud to be an award winning group that is Island Owned & Managed.

This is a unique and exciting opportunity for the right candidate to serve as part-time (16 hours weekly) Director of Clinical Services, serving all Berwick communities.

About the Role:

The Director of Clinical Services is responsible for strategic level oversight of the Care Units and Assisted Living Programs at each Berwick community. Responsibilities include development of clinical education and promotion of professional standards, regulatory compliance, risk management, and ensuring the highest degree of quality resident care is maintained. Provides clinical direction and leadership to the Regional Manager of Care Services and Care Unit Managers in coordination with the General Manager. Maintains and develops policies and procedures to meet all Residential Care Regulations and Licensing requirements. Liaises directly with Community Licensing Officers or other community professionals as required. This position resources Berwick Management from a clinical perspective on an as-needed basis.

Qualifications:

  • An active Registered Nurse, licensed with BCCNP
  • A minimum of five (5) years managerial and supervisory experience in the field of geriatrics
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of nursing and nursing procedures
  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to prioritize workloads despite changing priorities & tight deadlines
  • Proven ability to maintain confidentiality, to display tact, sound judgment, patience and reliability
  • Knowledge of the Residential Care and Assisted Living Regulations, including the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of care or services
  • A well-defined sense of diplomacy, including conflict resolution, and people management skills
  • High level of critical and logical thinking, analysis, and/or reasoning to identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts.
  • Strong ethics with a commitment to staff and resident privacy
  • Must have a background in seniors care
  • Computer proficiency (MS Office Suite)

Berwick Retirement Communities promotes an environment which integrates hospitality with superior customer service and care. As the Director of Clinical Services you will uphold a philosophy that respects the resident’s dignity and self-esteem by supporting choice, independence, and autonomy.

Please apply with cover letter and resume via Indeed to the Director of Human Resources.

A criminal record check is required pursuant to the Criminal Records Review Act for working with vulnerable adults. TB test and employment medical also required.

What Our Staff Are Saying About Working With Berwick Retirement Communities

I love working at Berwick. Each day presents different opportunities to challenge ourselves. I get to work closely with staff and residents to ensure that the programs we offer are the highest quality and most up to date. We have such a great team that supports each one other and inspires me to do my best.

- Jacqueline, Recreation Manager Berwick on the Park since 2017

One of the things I enjoy about working with Marquise at Berwick is the people I am surrounded with. My team is upbeat and focused on teamwork and high quality food. The company also has room for growth which is what we all want from an employer.

- James, Sous Chef, Marquise Food Services at Berwick on the Lake since 2004

It has been my pleasure to work at Berwick these past 10 years as a Resident Care Aide. I have enjoyed sharing many touching moments with residents and staff; they are all like family to me.

- Heather, Enhanced Living Services, Berwick House since 2008.

Job Type: Part-time

Experience:

  • registered nurse: 5 years (Required)

Licence:

  • Nursing (Required)