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Director of Resident Care – Meaford

Maeford Long Term Care Centre

Director of Resident Care – Meaford Long Term Care Centre

peopleCare has been named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the eighth year in a row! We are a growing family-based organization that provides outstanding care and exceptional experiences in long-term care and retirement living. Our staff are engaged, enthusiastic and strive to exceed expectations. We encourage out-of-the box thinking and ideas and are always looking for talented people who embrace change with a positive attitude. Offering great wellness and recognition programs is important to us.

We are also accredited with Exemplary Standing, the highest award possible through Accreditation Canada’s Qmentum program. This distinction is thanks to the efforts of our outstanding team of skilled and dedicated individuals working collaboratively with our partners to drive excellence in operations, care, and services. Noted as a great place to work, other strengths include our investment in leadership development and staff education, high level of engagement in our communities, and building meaningful and mutually beneficial partnerships to address staffing shortages and drive positive systemic change.

These are exciting times at peopleCare, as we are growing fast as continue to expand our horizons and seek new opportunities to raise the bar in Changing the World of Senior Living! That’s where your talents and ideas come in! If you enjoy challenges and working with people – and want to create meaningful experiences for our residents, families, staff and partners! – then apply to the great opportunity below!


As a member of the peopleCare Management team, this position will collaborate with the nursing staff to ensure an advance standard of clinical resident practice and care outcomes. Accountable to the Executive Director of Nursing/Director of Nursing Care, this position will exhibit a role model in care provision through mentorship and leadership.

Reports to: Director of Care/Director of Nursing


  • Complete assigned duties as directed by Executive Director Nursing/Director Nursing Care
  • Ensure mandatory clinical programs are carried out as per peopleCare policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for assuming the lead for specified mandatory programs as delegated by Manager lead.
  • Ensures education and resources available to the nursing department as delegated by Leader of department.
  • Acts as a resource to nursing department
  • Participates in performance appraisals for members of the nursing department.
  • Assumes responsibility for the nursing department in the absence of the Executive Director of Nursing/Director of Nursing Care
  • Participates in quality program and monitors and tracks indicators as delegated by Department leader.
  • Collaborates with members of the interdisciplinary team
  • Ensures staff maintains a safe workplace environment through implementation of safe work practices.
  • Carries out duties and responsibilities as per peopleCare policies and procedures
  • Develops a personal performance plan including education and quality assurance in consultation and discussion with managerial lead.
  • Assists with counseling and discipline of all nursing staff as per manager lead.
  • Provides leadership for evidence based practice.
  • Communicates nursing staff issues to the Executive Director of Nursing/Director of Nursing Care as required.
  • Assists with hiring of nursing personnel including PSW, RPN and RN staff.
  • Keeps abreast of new trends in the field of LTC.


  • Registered Nurse
  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • Previous nursing experience
  • Annual CPR recertification

In support of the peopleCare Communities’ commitment to a healthy and safe workplace and community, we have a vaccination requirement for all employees.

The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on the condition of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Fully vaccinated is defined as having received all of the required doses of a World Health Organization (WHO) approved vaccine and having received the final dose at least 14 days before your employment start date.

The candidate will be asked to provide the home with proof of full vaccination, prior to their employment start date. Acceptable proof includes an Ontario Ministry of Health COVID-19 vaccine receipt which you can obtain through the Provincial portal, or other government-issued vaccine passport or certification.

The requirement to be fully vaccinated is subject to the Human Rights Code, if the candidate is unable to vaccinate for a reason protected by the Code. Where the successful candidate has not been fully vaccinated, a documented medical reason provided by a physician or nurse practitioner and the time period for the medical reason may be accepted consistent with peopleCare’s COVID-19 Immunization Policy

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