Become a member of the GEM family! We offer an inclusive and welcoming work environment with competitive benefits, a generous vacation plan and plenty of learning opportunities. At GEM we strive to provide the best care, service, and quality of life for our residents in a safe, dignified, home-like environment. From housekeeping to administering medication, our staff is both the foundation and the face of our business.
Location: Melville Lodge - Nursing Home
Title: Nursing Service Manager
Extended health care
Paid time off
The Nursing Service Manager is accountable for the organization, management and leadership of the nursing department. In the absence of the Administrator/Director of Health Care Services, the Nursing Services Manager assumes responsibility and acts as designate. Through the use of their leadership skills, management tools, and understanding of the decision making process, the Nursing Service Manager guides the nursing staff to achieve area specific goals that are consistent with the nursing standards, the mission statement, values and the strategic plan of GEM Health Care Group.
What you'll do
Training and onboarding staff
Assist with administration of performance standards and evaluations for RN's and LPN's.
Assist with disciplining and investigating complaints
Promotes an environment that prioritizes safety for staff, residents and visitors
Promotes cooperation among departments
Auditing of resident file scanning, updating, and confidentiality
Provides guidance to RN's/LPN's and other departments
Ensures all Nursing staff are abiding by policies, standards and guidelines
Review, develop, revise, and implement policies and procedures
Participation in committees, resident, and family council meetings
Coordination of resident care, while also using audit data to develop and recommend ways to improve resident care
Organizes resident care conferences
Generating and presenting reports
Coordinates resident admission, discharges, and transfers
Resident appointments administration
Staff compliance with policies and procedures
Department goal development
Liaison with external regulatory bodies
Infection Control administration
What you'll need
Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Bachelor in Nursing from an Accredited School of Nursing
Current Registration from the Nova Scotia College of Nurses as Registered Nurse
Current standard First-Aid and CPR certification
Minimum 3 years experience in a similar role in a continuing care setting is an asset
Knowledge and experience in Occupational Health and Safety, Quality Management and/or Infection Control is an asset
Minimum 3 years of clinical experience
Minimum 2 years management experience
Experience in teaching or facilitating adult education
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A little bit about us
GEM Health Care Group
GEM Health Care Group is a Nova Scotian, family run business which has been enhancing the lives of seniors in the communities where they operate since 1979.
We continue to remain a leader in transforming how health care is delivered to seniors in Nova Scotia and we strive to provide the best care, service, and quality of life for our residents in a safe, dignified, home-like environment.
GEM currently operates various levels of seniors' care facilities throughout Nova Scotia, Ontario, and in Hollywood, Florida.