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Regional Director, Residential Care & Assisted Living – Vantage Living

THE ORGANIZATION

Vantage Living Inc. is an industry leader in the full spectrum of seniors and retirement living, including residential and long-term care facilities, across Western Canada. Growing by over 25% this year, Vantage Living is developing a leadership team to guide and support future organic and acquisition growth.

We are resident-centered – from building design to schedules to meals, we believe that our residents should be empowered to make choices. Our Vibrant Advantage is the guiding principle that encompasses this vision and ensures each and every resident can help shape their experience at a Vantage Living community.

We are different – we embrace change and always look to innovate, leveraging technology where possible. We’re driven to continually be better and ultimately improve the lives of our residents. Good ideas can come from anyone and we’re always listening.

We love what we do – you can’t fake passion. Our staff truly enjoy making a difference and it shows in our residents. Going the extra mile and delivering a ‘wow’ experience is something we’ve built into our days and it is driven by staff who love what they do.

 

REGIONAL DIRECTOR – Residential Care & Assisted Living

Reports to: Chief Operating Officer

Direct Reports: 6

Indirect Reports: 300+

Location: British Columbia

 

MANDATE

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Regional Director – Residential Care & Assisted Living is responsible for leading operations for several Long-Term and Residential Care Homes and Assisted Living Residences within an assigned and growing region. The incumbent will ensure high clinical and quality standards are maintained and all regulatory and financial responsibilities are met throughout the region. The Regional Director will have responsibility for the Long-Term and Residential Care Homes’ operating functionality and the direct support services to: care for the residents as per regulated/licensing and contractual requirements; provide daily food services; facility cleaning; laundry services; and ensure proper maintenance of and capital investment in the properties. The Regional Director oversees operations cost management, care site productivity and adherence to contract and regulatory/licensing scope, occupancy maximization, and facilitates the development of a collaborative team approach to maximize resident experiences and staff engagement. He/she will lead the regional leadership team through continuous improvement and operational excellence with the goal of establishing a high level of care for residents. The incumbent will demonstrate exceptional leadership skills to build a highly engaged workforce at all levels within the region, developing a collaborative team approach to maximize resident experiences while leading operational policies and procedures that increase efficiencies and quality to provide a platform for growth. The Regional Director – Residential Care & Assisted Living will be responsible for achieving the accelerating growth trajectory of Vantage Living. As Regional Director of Operations, he/she will establish and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Lead the Regional Community Administrators in the development and delivery of their annual site operational objectives and priorities and suggest changes to the Chief Operating Officer to those objectives and priorities during the business 
  • Contribute to the success of the Homes through understanding and implementation of key strategic
  • Drive a culture of accountability and drive performance through staff engagement and effective
  • Participate in monthly Operations management team meetings to review progress on the strategic and operational goals and
  • Participate in the development of the Operations Department operating budgets and suggest modifications to these budgets to the Chief Operating Officer during the fiscal
  • Engage in special projects as requested by the Chief Operating
  • To partner and work collaboratively with all support functions (Human Resources, Labour Relations, IT, Capital Management, Technical Services, and others), and promote a compliance driven environment in the
  • Regularly visit each site at least twice a month to observe operations and resident care and to interact with staff and residents to evaluate satisfaction
  • Review monthly financials for each site, ensuring compliance to
  • Ensure optimal resident and family satisfaction levels are
  • Build and maintain rewarding relationships with key externals

 

CANDIDATE PROFILE

The successful candidate will have the following:

Education and Experience 

  • A minimum of a Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Business and/or Healthcare;
  • Demonstrated financial acumen and strong experience of managing budgets;
  • Proven management experience delivering high levels of client satisfaction and introducing innovation in a highly regulated environment;
  • Demonstrated success leading large, geographically diverse teams in a health care environment.

Competencies and Attributes

  • A passion for working with seniors and those requiring care;
  • Ambitious and strives to excel;
  • A demonstrated ability to lead teams through aggressive growth trajectories;
  • A desire for high quality outputs and results driven decision making;
  • A demonstrated ability to create positive team environments;
  • Ability to lead and build high performing teams;
  • Ability to exercise sound professional judgement and decision making on financial, business, organizational and human resource issues;
  • Ability to handle multiple stresses;
  • Ability to travel approximately 50% of the time including overnight travel;
  • Be target and growth orientated; and
  • Understands how to engage and lead others through

 

THE COMPENSATION

An excellent compensation package awaits the successful candidate. 


How to Apply:

Please send your resume in Word or PDF format to: ahoran@optimumtalent.com. Copy and Paste the following job title and code and place it in the subject line of your email so we can identify the job and confirm receipt of your application:
AHST-041454 Regional Director, Residential Care & Assisted Living – Vantage Living - BC (OTIAPPLY)

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