Neighbourhood Manager

Facility: Ocean View Continuing Care Centre
Location: Eastern Passage
Position Details: Full-time (permanent)

Organization Description:
Ocean View is a community-governed organization operating a 177 bed Continuing Care Centre, a supporting Foundation, and has services that support seniors living at home and in our community. Our vision is to be the "community of choice for Nova Scotians needing support in a place they call home”. Ocean View is committed to the highest standards of support and services, and promotes a healthy workplace for its 300 staff. The organization fosters a healthy work-life balance and uses the latest best practice information at all levels. Fully accredited by Accreditation Canada since 1974, the organization's commitment to excellence is unsurpassed.
Job Summary:
As part of the Nursing Services Portfolio, the Neighbourhood Manager (NM) reports to the Director of Resident Care and is accountable for the organization, management and leadership of the nursing department. The NM provides leadership and direction to ensure the practice of all staff on the neighbourhood(s) meets the required standards, and promotes safe, competent and ethical care to all residents at Ocean View Continuing Care Centre.

  • Current registration with the College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia
  • Bachelor of Nursing Degree
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in a leadership position
  • Experience in human resources and labour relations
  • Skilled in policy development and utilizing evidenced-based practice
  • Knowledge in quality improvement initiatives, including outcome measures
  • Knowledge and experience in fiscal management
  • Experience with the business planning process
  • Certified CPR and First Aid
  • Demonstrated ability to live Ocean View’s I-CARE values


  • Experience in long term care
  • Knowledge and experience in Occupational Health and Safety, Quality Management and/or Infection Control
  • Practical experience with accreditation
  • Experience working with Alzheimer’s and related dementias
  • Experience working with Workers’ Compensation Board

Ocean View Continuing Care Centre offers:

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

Schedule: This is a non-union position; 80 hours bi-weekly. The regular hours of work are intended to be from 0800-1600, Monday through Friday. Given the scope and responsibility of the role, there may be occasions where the NM may be required to stay beyond this time period. On call availability/flexibility may also be required at times.
Ocean View is a pet friendly organization, please be aware that this position will be working in an environment where pets live and visit.

Interviews will be held in mid-late August with expected start date in early September.  Only those granted an Interview will be contacted. To apply, please send resume to:
Human Resources
Ocean View Continuing Care Centre
PO Box 130
Eastern Passage, NS  B3G 1M4