Position Summary

If you are looking for friendly, supportive staff, and work life balance this may be just the opportunity that will take your career to a new level.

The Manager, Long-Term care participates in the implementation of strategic objectives and operational plans to provide effective and efficient delivery of long-term care that meets Northern Health’s policies and health priorities. The position is responsible for providing leadership in the planning, delivery and evaluation of services for all assigned sites and programs such as Dunrovin Park Lodge and Baker Lodge. As well, this manager will act in the capacity of Site Manager for the new Dunrovin Park Lodge when operational, with Support Services staff reporting indirectly to this position.

Starting salary will be approximately from $146,529 to $159,875 and will be based on education, training, experience, and salaries of similar positions.

Dunrovin Park Lodge Dunrovin Park Lodge is a 91-bed Intermediate Care residential facility
with 19 Special Care beds. It provides respite services and an adult day program. The Quesnel and area palliative care’s hospice care beds are also located in this facility, for a total of 117 beds facility wide.

Quesnel Quesnel is a small city with big opportunity. It boasts a vibrant, creative and family friendly lifestyle, rich with culture and community spirit. The city is nestled on the banks of the Quesnel and Fraser rivers, and has a diverse population of 23,000 people. The major industries include forestry,
agriculture, mining and tourism. Quesnel offers affordable housing, twelve public schools, one Christian school, and two post-secondary schools. Check out Quesnel for more information on this outdoor playground and its access to a wealth of adventures.

What Northern Health has to offer you!
• Comprehensive benefit packages including extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
• Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
• Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for eligible positions
• Employee referral program
• Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
• Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
• “Loan Forgiveness Programs” are offered through the Federal and BC Government for eligible professions.

As part of your application process, you will need to upload the following documentation:
• Proof of COVID-19 vaccination
• Registration number (if you are part of a regulated profession)
• Any supporting documents regarding education/qualifications for this position. Examples may include:
• Program certificates or diplomas
• High school/college/university transcripts etc.
• It is also recommended to provide a cover letter and resume

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• Baccalaureate Degree in a relevant discipline plus five (5) to seven (7) years of progressive leadership in a position responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of operational and strategic plans, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills and Abilities:
• Knowledge of the operations of Long-Term Care Services, Dementia Care services, and Therapeutic Recreation programs, including a broad understanding of clinical theory and practice within a person- centered model of care.
• Knowledge of local and regional community health issues including a general understanding of a Primary Health Care Model of service delivery.
• Strong oral and written communication skills.
• Strong leadership and people management skills with the ability to motivate and delegate.
• Ability to promote team building while understanding that decisive action is required.
• Ability to find creative solutions to problems and to develop alternative strategies to support quality improvement initiatives.
• Positive problem solving skills in a dynamic unionized work environment.
• Computer proficiency.

Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation’s communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.
Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.
There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.


This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

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Quesnel, BC



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JULY 08, 2024

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