c/o Odgers Berndtson
Jun 06, 2019Full time
The future is bright at Shannex. If you have a strong clinical background, are passionate about making a difference and want to be part of a dynamic senior team located in Halifax, Nova Scotia with operations in the Maritimes and Ontario, we want to hear from you. Shannex is a leading and innovative provider of continuing care accommodations and services in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Ontario. Home Care, Retirement Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care and Long Term Care are all services offered by Shannex in a number of communities. Employing over 4000 people, Shannex is on an exciting path of growth that offers outstanding living choices, continual improvement and exceptional careers with an organizational passion to be a leading provider of quality, trusted service. Still a family operated business today, Shannex is more than a place to live or work. We are a community of people where the focus is on living well in the place residents call home. Senior Director, Clinical Practice As the most senior clinical leader in the organization, you will drive strategic direction and provide leadership to the organization and its allied health care teams with a focus on creative and quality care settings, risk management and practice improvement. Responsibilities Develop a strategy to identify current and future clinical initiatives by applying best practice, metrics and KPIs; Lead the development of systems and processes to empower our nursing teams and manage clinical risk; Establish a plan to leverage technology to improve quality and consistency of clinical outcomes; Provide oversight for regulatory compliance and Accreditation; Identify and direct quality improvement initiatives that advance clinical outcomes; Lead a team of clinical healthcare specialists; Maintain strong networks with key trusted partners including medical advisors, pharmacists, physicians, nurse practitioners, allied health professionals Impact Make a measurable difference in the quality of life for over 4000 residents and their families Participate in all key discussions and drive decisions in all care matters Ensure the organization's decisions support and advance the needs of our front-line teams Engage the organization in clinical research, innovation and technology investments that advance the care we provide and support the nursing teams in their daily responsibilities Collaborate with a diverse senior team made up of subject matter experts in the areas of law, communications, business intelligence and analytics, research, technology, learning, development and compliance As a minimum, you possess a Bachelors of Nursing/ Bachelors of Science in Nursing plus at least 10 years of progressive experience in health care, 5 in a leadership role. You will have an entrepreneurial orientation, capable of succeeding in an environment that crosses both the publicly-funded long-term care sector and private retirement living. You bring a passion for establishing and delivering the best possible clinical standards of care across a broad array of clinical disciplines, as well as a commitment to client/family-focused care. A proven ability to work well and get things done in a matrixed environment, where influencing and negotiating skills will be critical. Continuous quality improvement orientation, with the ability to inspire staff at all levels to continually evaluate and look for new and innovative ways of doing things. With a management style that is visionary, creative, collaborative and supportive of the vision, goals and mission and values of the organization. To learn more about the position please visit www.odgersberndtson.com/en/careers/15794 or contact Hayley Becker at firstname.lastname@example.org . Shannex is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the bona-fide requirements for the open position. If contacted for this employment opportunity, please advise if you require any accommodation.