Director of Care

Status: Open

Department: Care Services

Type: Full-Time

Work Site:

Location: Calgary, AB

Director of Care

Closing Date: Open until a suitable candidate is found.

Being part of Shepherd’s Care Foundation (SCF) means having an opportunity to belong, grow, and succeed. Our employees work in engaged teams, which are present in the lives of our residents where our employees make a difference.

The Opportunity  

Permanent Full Time Prince of Peace

Shepherd’s Care Foundation/Prince of Peace is located in Rocky View County which offers tranquil country living close to the city of Calgary. The seniors’ residence at Prince of Peace consists of 32 memory care suites and 159 studio/one-bedroom assisted living suites. The site, surrounded with views of the open prairie and the Rockies, provides a “person-centered” care, home-like environment with small groupings of private bedrooms and associated spaces in a secured therapeutic facility.  

Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.

Reporting to the Executive Director of Care, the Director of Care (DOC) provides leadership and direction in the provision of care services within the Mission, Vision, and Values of SCF and the standards of professional nursing practice. The DOC ensures compliance with continuing care health service standards, organizational policies and procedures, employment and safety-related legislation, codes, and regulations. The DOC supports residents in an environment that promotes a state of wellness, independence, and person-centered care, while being committed to continuous quality improvement.

Consider applying if you have: a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) degree; current membership in good standing with the College of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CRNA); a current valid driver’s license; a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible work experience at a supervisory or management level in long term care or related field; performance management, organizational, computer, and presentation skills; and strong knowledge of safe work practices/procedures. A Master’s Degree is preferred and a Gerontology Certificate is considered an asset.

How to Apply

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Who We Are

Shepherd’s Care Foundation is a mission driven, faith-based, not-for-profit organization providing quality care and accommodations to more than 900 seniors in Calgary, Edmonton, and Barrhead. Our seven (7) campuses provide living options for residents with a full spectrum of care needs, including independent living, supportive living, supportive living with dementia, long-term care, and complex care.

What We Offer

Shepherd’s Care Foundation offers competitive total rewards, a strong focus on employee safety and wellness, and a commitment to progressive work teams, personal development, and collaboration. We pride ourselves on open and connected work environments and respectful and culturally inclusive workplaces that align with our employee-developed Behaviour Standards.

Note that the successful applicant must provide a Vulnerable Sector Check (satisfactory to the employer).

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