SUMMARY OF JOB DESCRIPTION:
In accordance with the Mission, Vision, and Values of Tabor Home Society, the Assistant Director of Care provides clinical and professional leadership and expertise to nursing staff including Registered Nurses, Registered Psychiatric Nurses, Graduate Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, and Health Care Attendants. The ADOC assists the Director of Care in the planning, organizing and direction of the activities of the Nursing Department to provide quality resident care and will assume the responsibilities of the DOC when required. The ADOC has primary responsibility for clinical education at Tabor.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Clinical Leadership Responsibilities:
· In collaboration with the Director of Care (DOC) the ADOC directs and supervises all resident care.
· Works with the DOC and the Director of Finance to determine the clinical equipment needs of Tabor.
· Maintains current knowledge of resident care standards and identifies changing needs and developing trends that will impact program plans.
· Maintains contact with residents to ensure adequacy of care and is available to families for consultation as needed.
· Assists in admission of new residents and their families to aid in their orientation into the facility.
· Liaison with Access team/admissions and discharges and Geriatric Mental Health when DOC is not available.
· Be on 24-hour call on a rotating basis with DOC for consultation and/or facility/home reporting purposes as required.
Educational and Training Responsibilities:
· In collaboration with the Director of Care (DOC) the ADOC is responsible for the development of an annual education and training program for Tabor village.
· This position will work with various clinical positions to understand their training needs and seek feedback on areas that need clinical education.
· This position is responsible to ensure that provincial health clinical best practices and licensing requirements are being followed. This position will work closely with a variety of clinical staff (RNs, LPNs, and care aides) to achieve buy in and implement planned training initiatives
· The ADOC will deliver training initiatives in person one on one, in small group settings, in large group settings and virtually online.
· The ADOC will work with their counter parts in other organizations and with the health authorities to determine and plan for the training needs of Tabor Village.
· This position is responsible to stay up to date on best practices and work with external clinical education providers to enhance the quality of care at Tabor.
· The ADOC works in collaboration with the HR department to ensure that clinical staff receive appropriate clinical orientation during onboarding.
· In collaboration with the DOC, the ADOC ensures regular clinical staff meetings for nursing staff.
Interdisciplinary and Audit Responsibilities:
· In conjunction with the DOC, monitors MDS RAI, Fraser Health Key performance indicators, review PCC Insight QI’s and initiate QIP’s as indicated.
· Completes departmental audits as per schedule.
Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings and works through concerns related to equipment, resources, and education that impact various departments.
· Participate and attend committee meetings in Quality Improvement initiatives that promote safe and quality care.
· Ensures the proper maintenance of accurate confidential records and reports as required by the Fraser Health guideline and in accordance with good nursing procedure.
· Delegates and monitors accurate documentation of resident care and behaviors especially in preparation for Reportable Incident’s, QA and LTC
· Investigates incidents and ensures proper reports are filled out and reported to the DOC.
· In conjunction with the DOC is responsible for preparing reports for MSAC and QSAC meetings.
· Performs other related duties as assigned.
Flexibility to work different hours and shifts as needed to ensuring training of staff on different shifts.
QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
- Registered Nurse required; Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred
- Current certification to operate as a Registered Nurse in BC
· Current First Aid/CPR. Gerontology certificate an asset
· MDS education and experience
- Point Click Care electronic software and Surge learning experience an asset
- Ability to work within and understand Microsoft Office-Word, Excel, Publisher
- Computer experience including TEAMS, ZOOM and other communication platforms
Demonstrated Leadership Abilities: Leads Self
o Is self-aware; manages self; develops self; demonstrates character.
o Engages in learning and has a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a residential care setting.
· Engages Others
o Fosters development of others; communicates effectively; builds effective teams.
o Effectively leads Unit Meetings and works effectively with educating and coaching staff and teams with clinical concerns.
· Achieves Results
o Is Aligned with the Mission, Vision, and Values of Tabor village.
o takes action to implement decisions; assesses and evaluates.
· Develops Coalitions
o Purposefully builds partnerships and networks to create results; demonstrates a commitment to residents, families, staff, and community; mobilizes knowledge by imparting and modelling to staff, residents and families and communicating with the interdisciplinary team.
· Works at Systems Transformation
o Demonstrates systems/critical thinking; encourages and supports innovation; orients self strategically to the future.
o Champions and orchestrates change by participating in Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) processes in a residential care environment.
Job Type: Full-time
- Dental care
- Extended health care
- Paid time off
- Vision care
Tabor Village follows all current PHO directives. All staff are required to be double vaccinated upon hiring.
Ability to commute/relocate:
- Abbotsford, BC: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
- Bachelor's Degree (required)
- CPR Certification (required)