24 Apr

Coordinator Resident Care Dementia Jobs Vacancy in Region Waterloo Waterloo

Position
Coordinator Resident Care Dementia
Company
Region Waterloo
Location
Waterloo ON
Opening
24 Apr, 2018 30+ days ago

Region Waterloo Waterloo urgently required following position for Coordinator Resident Care Dementia. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Coordinator Resident Care Dementia Jobs Vacancy in Region Waterloo Waterloo Jobs Details:

Who we are:
Sunnyside Home is a long-term care home owned by the Region of Waterloo in the Stanley Park area of Kitchener. Our 263 residents are part of a vibrant community in a park-like setting on a campus of services for older adults.
We offer a warm, friendly atmosphere with modern amenities and quality care. Making sure that each person can live their best life is important to us.

Why work for us:
The Region of Waterloo is one of the area's largest employers.
Our commitment to service, integrity, respect, collaboration and innovation creates an inclusive workplace where employees feel valued for the difference they make.
We are looking for people who are passionate about what they do and want to make an impact, each and every day.

The Opportunity:
As the Full-Time Resident Care Coordinator for the Dementia Care programs, you will lead an engaged interdisciplinary team by providing positive, visible and supportive leadership.
Your passion and commitment to serve older adults and persons living with dementia is informed by:

  • A depth of understanding of their unique needs;
  • Leading practices; and
  • Progressive leadership in the health care sector.
Your ability to influence and advocate for change is evidenced by your career accomplishments which have delivered measureable value to those you have served.
You are an advocate for culture change in Long Term Care and want to lead transformational change.
As a values-driven individual, you inspire those around you to the highest levels of engagement and performance.

The Role:
In this role you will be responsible for coordinating the delivery of nursing services/care for the dementia care areas and responsive behaviour program. This includes ensuring the delivery of person-centred care that maximizes residents’ independence and supports their physical and emotional well-being. You are an in-house expert on identification and management of responsive behaviours.

Qualifications:
  • Knowledge and experience in gerontology as well as an understanding of the needs of the long term care residents; normally acquired through a bachelor’s degree in a related field (e.g., nursing, health sciences)
  • Knowledge of dementia care and responsive behaviour methods and approaches (e.g., Gentle Persuasive Approaches, U-First, P.I.E.C.E.S.);
  • Progressive experience in leading, supervising and motivating a unionized staff in long-term health care environment
  • Demonstrated strengths in both interpersonal and leadership skills in managing a workforce
  • Knowledge of the Principles of Adult Learning and experience educating adults
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skill working with older adults presenting with or at risk for responsive behaviours that may be associated with dementia, complex mental health, substance use and/or other neurological conditions
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Long Term Care (LTC) Home Act & regulations, and other legislation that is relevant
  • Solid communication skills in English (written and oral) to interpret legislation, prepare reports, assist in the development of policies and effectively convey information to resident care staff
  • Computer skills – understanding of MDS/RAI, Point of Care documentation system, Microsoft Word, Excel and online learning utilities including ability to use electronic communication devices preferred
Candidate must be willing to work as scheduled (rotational weekends and evening shifts are required) and to participate on a standby/on-call rotation.
Salary: $86,450.00 – $108,071.60 per annum

Please apply online, by the closing date May 08, 2018 quoting competition number 2018-1384 , or drop off your resume to the Region of Waterloo, Information Desk located on the main floor at 150 Frederick Street, Kitchener, ON N2G 4J3.


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