Director of Care, Gateway Haven (Wiarton, Ontario)

  • Feldman Daxon Partners, Inc.
  • Mar 08, 2019
Full time Director

Job Description

Located within two hours of Ontario's major urban centres, Bruce County is a safe, caring, and prosperous community located in Southwestern Ontario, boasting 2,400 kilometers of pristine Great Lakes coastline and a healthy lifestyle free from traffic jams, congestion and a high cost of living. Bruce County is part of a thriving sub-provincial economy with direct access to major North American markets and exports exceeding $50 billion. Hike the path less travelled; breathe in gorgeous sunsets on sandy beaches; surge through forests on two-wheels or splash in a Great Lake! This is Bruce County life after work. Discover a lifestyle that provides endless opportunity for exploration. It will only take you your first day in Bruce County to realize that this is the explorer's natural playground. For more information, visit 

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Administrator, the Director of Care, Gateway Haven is responsible for maintaining the highest standard of resident-focused nursing care, while meeting or exceeding the requirements of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. The Director provides effective leadership, management and evaluation of the nursing program to ensure the efficient utilization of human, physical and financial resources, and ensures that continuous quality improvement outcomes are met or exceeded, and demonstrates dedication to professional values and the mission, vision and values of long-term care. 

Required Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing with studies in Geriatrics and/or Nursing Administration
  • 5 years’ experience as a registered nurse with 3 years supervisory experience in geriatric, rehabilitation, or long-term care facilities
  • Ability to identify issues, implement creative and strategic solutions, plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret goals, objectives, and policies while supervising and motivating a team to achieve/exceed goals.
  • Ability to delegate, set expectations, and monitor progress of all direct reports and identify measures of performance and actions needed to improve or correct performance.
  • Experience with budget preparation and management and a well-defined sense of diplomacy, including solid negotiation, conflict resolution, and people management skills.

To express interest in this exciting opportunity, email your cover letter and resume by March 22, 2019 to:

Patrick Rowan, Partner

Feldman Daxon Partners            

416-515-7600 x254              

Job Category

Nurse Manager, Patient Care Manager


Wiarton, ON