AgeCare / Careers / Director of Care AgeCare SkyPointe | Full Time | NE Calgary, AB

Director of Care AgeCare SkyPointe | Full Time | NE Calgary, AB

Since our inception in 1998, AgeCare has been dedicated to creating vibrant communities that celebrate and support aging with dignity, independence and community interaction for the elderly.   AgeCare is also committed  to making our organization the “Best Place to Work”! Our employees are among the most happy and fulfilled anywhere, with 84% reporting high levels of job satisfaction and enjoyment.

This role promotes an environment that demonstrates AgeCare guiding principles of Trust, Respect, Quality and Teamwork and encourages practices that respect resident, family and staff rights, individuality and diversity. As a Registered Nurse (RN), s/he is responsible and accountable to the public for her/his own standard of practice, under the regulation of the professional body.

AgeCare SkyPointe is a unique community that offers Supportive Living, Long Term Care, Dementia Care and a complex Mental Health program.

Top talent, high standards

With 2,400+ employees across Canada, our team includes some of the best in the industry. You'll have the opportunity to apply your full education and experience and rise to your full potential.

A difference you can measure

We’re about improving the lives of those around us and making a difference, every day. You’ll build lasting relationships with team members and residents, learn their unique stories, and many will even feel like family.

Appreciation through and through

We don’t just employ our people — we celebrate them, we support them, and we recognize them for their amazing commitment to providing quality care and service. Your wow moments won’t go unnoticed.

About this Director of Care Role:

What you’ll do:

  • Plan, coordinate, delegate and evaluate all aspects of the provision of facility care services to the residents within the Provincial Continuing Care Health Service Standards
  • Accountable for leadership that ensures and sustains an atmosphere of safe, quality resident and family centered care
  • Responsible for the efficient operations and the ongoing performance management of the care team
  • Monitors and analyzes department safety and implementation of injury prevention measures
  • Adheres to the AgeCare facility operational plan and annual budget
  • Accountable for the planning, implementation and evaluation of safe, quality resident care & services
  • Performs all duties in a manner in which resident safety is the focus
  • Supports care workforce management.

What you’ll need:

  • Capable of working autonomously, independently, and interdependently
  • Highly motivated, organized and creative in developing new and innovative approaches to continuing care
  • Knowledgeable about current nursing and medical practices and procedures, laws, regulations, guidelines and standards as they relate to Long Term Care and Supportive Living environments
  • Nursing degree with current active registration with CARNA
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in a leadership role with demonstrated excellence in management, leadership, clinical judgement and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in caring for clients with Dementia

Perks & Benefits

  • Job variety, no two days will be the same
  • Amazing residents with rich life stories
  • Being part of a growing organization focused on residents and employee engagement

Send us your cover letter and resume and don’t forget to tell us about yourself, and what your salary expectations are. We want to get to know you — what you’re passionate about, who inspires you and why you’d be an awesome fit for AgeCare?

We want to hear from you if you are a talented and motivated individual and embrace our guiding principles of:

  • Trust: We act with integrity and fairness
  • Respect: We treat everyone with dignity and kindness
  • Quality: We relentlessly pursue excellence in care and service
  • Teamwork: We uplift each other with positive energy and support

NOTE: In an effort to further protect our vulnerable residents as well as other employees and volunteers, AgeCare requires all new employees to produce a clear Vulnerable Record Search prior to starting work. This search can be obtained through your local police service.

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