Oneida Long Term Care – Administrator/Director of Care

The Oneida community is currently seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Administrator/Director of Care for their long-term care home located in the community of Oneida Nation of the Thames, on the outskirts of London.  This is a culturally designated facility specific to the Oneida Settlement. Intimate knowledge of this culture, spiritual beliefs and customs will be considered an asset.

Responsibilities include.

  1. Managing the day-to-day operations of the Long-Term Care Home in accordance with all applicable legislation
  2. Overseeing and managing the nursing care program for residents including application review and admissions to the home
  3. Planning and implementation of the operating plan of the home that aligns with Oneida culture and traditions.
  4. Planning, organizing, and supervising the use of all resources of the home to meet the resident’s needs; 24 hours a day; 7 days a week.
  5. Hiring; recruitment; supervision; and motivating all staff to ensure effective teamwork for the highest level of care for the residents.
  6. Ensuring excellent communication and commitment to Indigenous conflict resolution with all stakeholders including residents, staff, family, the Oneida community, Chief & Council, Oneida Administration, Oneida Board of Directors, the Home and Community Care Support Services (formerly known as the LHINs) within the designated Ontario Health Team, the Ministry of Long-Term Care and Public Health Units.

Eligible candidates must possess:

  1. Intimate knowledge and experience working with First Nations with the highest priority to serve the community.
  2. Registration with the College of Nurse of Ontario
  3. Experience with and/or knowledge of operational compliance and public health protocols specific to Infection Prevention & Control would be beneficial
  4. Three to five years’ experience managing and motivating a diverse group of staff in a unionized environment
  5. Previous experience working with Boards and Committees charged with oversight of the operations
  6. Administrator qualifications as directed by the most current Ministry of Long-Term Care legislation or previous management experience in a long-term care setting with the willingness to complete the required certification
  7. Demonstrated ability to adhere to financial budgetary restrictions as per the current funding from the Ministry of Long-Term Care

Please note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Interested applicants should submit their cover letter and resume to:

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