The Health & Wellness Manager has two main jobs: (1) to assume authority, responsibility, and accountability for the clinical guardianship and delivery of health care and wellness services in the Community; and (2) to ensure the integrity and success of the residences relationship with Alberta Health Services and the local Canmore health care professionals.
The Health & Wellness Manager enables each resident to attain or maintain the highest practical physical, mental, and social well-being. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to; overall well being of residents, medication supervision, hiring, supervising and training of Team Members; communication and interaction with all resident support services and families; quality assurance and regulatory compliance with Alberta Health Services (AHS). The Health & Wellness Manager completes any required training and becomes knowledgeable while embracing Origin philosophy, principles of service, policies and procedures and provincial regulations.
With respect to the lease up and continual full occupancy, Health & Wellness Manager will work as part of the Leasing Team at the Community, under the direct supervision of the General Manager, to ensure that a strong program of outreach and coordination with AHS is paramount. While this program of AHS relations is fundamental to the success of the Manager’s role, so too is conducting tours, closing leases, family relations, and coordination with doctors in Canmore.
The Health & Wellness Manager works as a team player to achieve the excellence in quality care, education and innovation within a complex care environment. Integrating AHS and community team members to work together to develop care plans that meet resident needs.
The Health & Wellness Manager will lead a team of healthcare professionals that includes Nurses and Health Care Aides, Educators and Coordinators ensuring the highest standards of wholistic care is delivered to residents and families. Further, the role requires an ability to handle complex care requirements, critical thinking, and attention to detail, adaptability, confidence and stamina. The Health & Wellness Manager will judge situations and make appropriate decisions that demonstrate care”.
The Health & Wellness Manager will lead by example and have finesse during stressful situations like emergencies, traumatic events and tragic illnesses. The team is expected to be more alert, calm and cautious. All duties will be performed responsibly and with utmost care and precision. Mental steadiness and stability is a requisite in this role.
- Current License as a professional registered nurse, RPN, LPN
- Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Senior Housing Health Care operations
- A working knowledge of provincial regulations, policies and procedures dictated for residents and ensure compliance
- Exceptional organizational and management skills.