Join us as Director Innovation and Accountability

Ocean View Continuing Care Centre in Eastern Passage, NS, Canada

Job Category: Healthcare, Quality Management, Business Administration
Position Available: Full-Time (1.0 FTE)

Facility Description:

Ocean View is a Charitable organization that has been operating since the early 1960’s. We provide a variety of services, predominately for seniors and others folks that need a little extra help in day to day living. Between in care living and community supports, we proudly serve over 500 individuals each year through our 320+ staff and 100+ volunteers. Our vision is to be the “community of choice” for Nova Scotians needing support in a place they call home. We are committed to the highest standards of support and services and we promote a healthy workplace for staff. We foster a healthy work-life balance and use the latest best practice information at all levels. Fully accredited by Accreditation Canada since 1974, our commitment to excellence and safety is unsurpassed.

Job Summary:

As part of the leadership team at Ocean View, the Director Innovation and Accountability is responsible for the leadership for:

  1. Innovative projects and building capacity in the organization and community
  2. Sustaining current and future growth and support of the social enterprise, and
  3. Accountable for the day-to-day leadership of continuous quality improvement, including coordination of Licensing and Accreditation for two (2) long term care homes

Duties Include:

  • Leading and supporting the business plan for community / enterprise offerings
  • Leading integrated quality and risk management including applying the tools of CQI (root cause analysis, PDCA, FMEA, etc.) in all services and programs
  • Provides direct management of a variety of services/programs such as foot care, adult day, ride service, JRO EZ Rest product, loan equipment program, in home support services, agency contracts, and community partnerships

The successful candidate will be self-directed and work well within a team environment where excellence is the target. 

Qualifications for this position include:

  • Masters of Health Administration (MHA) or Masters of Business Administration (MBA).  Undergraduate degrees in these or other related areas may also be considered.
  • Background in marketing and communication is an asset
  • Background in caring for seniors in community and/or communal settings
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Current Driver’s License and access to a vehicle as travel to various sites is required

Ocean View Continuing Care Centre Offers:

  • Free Parking & on Bus Route
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Comprehensive Orientation
  • A supportive work environment

Benefits: Ocean View offers a competitive compensation package including a comprehensive benefits package.

This is a full-time position with an immediate start date desired.  The successful candidate will be required to submit a criminal record and vulnerable sector check on offer of employment.

Please be aware that OVCCC is a pet friendly environment that is home to several animals including cats, birds, and rabbits.

Please direct all applications to:
Human Resources
Or Fax to: 902-465-4929