Program Manager - LTC

The Brenda Strafford Foundation - Wentworth Manor - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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Online Job Posting: Program Manager – Long Term Care

Who we are:

The Brenda Strafford Foundation is a charitable organization that owns and operates four Long Term Care and Assisted Living seniors care communities in Calgary, AB, and Okotoks, AB. We take pride in providing a safe, caring and comfortable home environment that caters to the complex needs of our residents and families.

Putting people first is a way of life at The Brenda Strafford Foundation. It’s in our values. And it’s fundamental to the way we do things. By realizing the individual needs of our residents, clients and families, we can all play a role and make a difference in the preservation of dignity and the pursuit of happiness.

Job overview:

Wentworth Manor is looking for the next great addition to our team! The Program Manager – Long Term Care is responsible for the coordination and monitoring of clinical nursing functions on our Long Term Care nursing units.

Some of the primary responsibilities include Audit staff performance and implement interventions as required, Case Management of resident care assessments, Care Plans and End of Life Care, Act as a clinical resource for the Registered Nurses and other nursing staff, Participate in Resident Care Conferences and Multidisciplinary Care Plan Review meetings as appropriate and follow up with Professional Nurses on any issues, Maintain resident occupancy through Pathways system, Utilize management systems data to plan, monitor and evaluate resident care, Maintain performance criteria, measures and standards to assist in the evaluation of care programs, employee performance appraisals, staff disciplinary action, hiring of nursing staff and nursing staff orientation and Provide direction and support to/coach and mentor other team member.

This is a permanent full-time position. The hours of work are 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM for 40 hours per week. The starting wage is $40.89 per hour, and extended health and dental benefits will be available after three months of employment. Portability will be accepted and acknowledged.


The Program Manager must demonstrate:

  • Commitment to confidentiality, professionalism and discretion;
  • Superior organizational and time management skills;
  • Strong communication skills in person, in writing and over the phone;
  • Leadership;
  • Attentiveness to detail;
  • Flexibility and resourcefulness;
  • Team building and problem solving skills.

Required education and experience:

  • B.Sc.N. degree or approved equivalent.
  • CNA certification in Gerontological Nursing
  • Three to five years’ experience in geriatric nursing.
  • Previous supervisory experience.
  • Current registration with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA).

In accordance with the Alberta Health Accommodation Standards, all successful candidates are required to complete a criminal record check prior to commencing employment.

How to apply:

If you’re interested in working with our team and you meet the qualifications above, please apply directly online through Indeed with your cover letter and resume.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Continueing Care: 1 year (Required)
  • Nursing Management: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's Degree (Required)


  • CARNA (Required)


  • English (Required)