Administrator (Long Term Care)

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Location: Regional Municipality of Halton, ON
Type: full-time
Posted On: Jun 19, 2020
Closing Date: Jul 3, 2020
Department:    Social & Community Services
Division/Location:    Services for Seniors - Creek Way Village (Burlington)
Position:    Administrator (Long Term Care)

At the Region of Halton, we treat everyone with respect, honesty, fairness and trust. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Region of Halton is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.
This is a permanent full-time position working 35 hours per week.
Halton Region serves more than 580,000 residents throughout Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville. We are committed to the delivery of high quality programs and services that make Halton a great place to live and work.
We are proud to operate three non-profit long-term care homes where our employees make a meaningful contribution to the lives of the residents by providing quality care in a family-like atmosphere.
As an employee, you will be part of a progressive, service-focused, and award-winning employer with a diverse and inclusive work environment. We are also recognized as a Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO) Best Practice Spotlight Organization.
At Halton, you are encouraged to grow and succeed in your career and are recognized for your work. 
Reporting to the Director of Services for Seniors, this role is responsible for the operations of a 144-bed long term care home, ensuring high-quality care and services are provided to residents and their families; ensuring services are delivered in a fiscally responsible manner within legislation, compliance standards and corporate policy and direction.
Preferred Background: 
The ideal candidate holds a degree preferably in Health Care, Business Administration, or a related field combined with a minimum of five (5) years management experience in the operation of a long-term care home or a nursing home. Highly developed leadership, interpersonal, communication, and influencing skills to guide the management team in providing excellent care and services to residents is required along with strong problem solving and analytical skills. Demonstrated experience in labour relations, fiscal management, and decision-making of complex issues. Must have a strong working knowledge of relevant legislation including the Long Term Care Homes Act, 2007, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care standards related to administration; and proficiency in the use of computer software applications.
You make a positive difference in people’s lives because you provide high-quality customer-centered services. You operate within a highly ethical environment and you will be accountable for going the extra mile, listening to your customers, creatively meeting needs, and always being respectful to those you serve. As a result, you will be part of a qualified and strategic team recognized widely for caring, excellence, integrity, inclusiveness, and flexibility.
Working Conditions:
The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on condition that the Regional Municipality of Halton receives a current (obtained within the past six (6) months), original and acceptable Criminal Records Check, including a Vulnerable Sector Screen and a current two-step tuberculosis test (obtained within the past twelve (12) months) by the first day of employment.

  • Responsible for the effective use of physical, financial, and human resources through budget development, staff training and development, risk management, health and safety, and evaluation of programs.
  • Ensure compliance with provincial legislation, policy standards and procedures, and Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care standards by developing mechanisms to implement, audit, and monitor.
  • Oversee care and services provided in the Home, ensuring the delivery is high quality, to meet accreditation standards.
  • Provides effective leadership and communication to establish and achieve home level operational and strategic objectives.
  • Actively participate as a member of the division’s management team, advocating for the interests of the Home while supporting divisional strategies, initiatives, and goals.
  • Maintain effective working relationships within a labour environment, ensuring positive staff and union relations in the Home.
  • Develop and maintain effective customer relations by meeting regularly with families and residents, developing vehicles for family and resident input into the operation of the Home.
  • Communicate Regional policy and directives to the Home and Home activities to the Director of Services for Seniors as required.
  • Ensure Home and Departmental policies and procedures are consistent with all Regional long-term care homes and ensures effective implementation, monitoring, and adherence to policies and collective agreement language.
  • Work with Asset Management in regards to maintenance issues of the Home.
  • Plans capital projects in conjunction with Asset Management, as they may relate to the Home, develops and presents recommendations, and provides administrative coordination for implementation.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Posted: June 19, 2020
Posting Expires: July 3, 2020
Posting #: SS-226-20
Apply Online at: Halton Job Postings
If selected for an interview, you will be contacted by email and/or phone. Please ensure the contact information provided on your resume is up to date and that you check your email and voicemail regularly.
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