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DIRECTOR OF CARE (PERMANENT FULL TIME)
Location:Prince Rupert
Facility:PR REGIONAL HOSPITAL
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Competition #:05492528
Employee Type:PERMANENT FULL TIME
Bargaining Unit:NON-CONTRACT
Facility:PR REGIONAL HOSPITAL
Department:PRR NURSING ADMINISTRATION
Reports To:HEALTH SERVICE ADMINISTRATOR
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

Participates in the formulation of strategic objectives and operational plans to provide effective and
efficient delivery of nursing, rehab and discharge services that meet the Northern Health Authority’s
policies and health priorities, and provides leadership in the planning, delivery and evaluation of programs
and services. The Director of Care anticipates, identifies and meets health needs of residents, ensuring
the development, integration, and provision of a broad range of acute care services, facility based
services within a value-based and service driven corporate business plan.
 
Qualifications

Education and Experience
- A Master’s degree in nursing or related discipline, along with a Baccalaureate degree in Nursing and
seven (7) to ten (10) years of experience in a leadership position responsible for the development,
implementation and evaluation of operational and strategic plans, or an equivalent combination of
education and experience.
- Eligibility for registration with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) is
required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Knowledge of the operations of preventative health, mental health, home and community and
rehabilitation programs as well as acute care hospitals and Health Centres, including an
understanding of the interrelationships between the various professional/non-professional staff within
the programs.
- Knowledge of local and regional community health issues.
- Ability to manage financial, material and human resources.
- Ability to foster effective working relationships, both internal and external, at all levels.
- Ability to balance multiple activities and projects concurrently.
- Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization.
- Ability to provide leadership, guidance and direction to others.
- Ability to organize and prioritize work.
- Ability to operate related equipment including computer software applications.

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