The Manager, Residential Care participates in the implementation of strategic objectives and operational
plans to provide effective and efficient delivery of residential care that meets Northern Health's policies
and health priorities. The position is responsible for providing leadership in the planning, delivery and
evaluation of services for all assigned sites and programs such as Acropolis Manor, Queen Charlotte
General Hospital Residential Care beds, Northern Haida Gwaii Hospital & Health Centre Residential Care
beds, and multiple assisted living facilities.
Baccalaureate Degree in a relevant discipline plus five (5) to seven (7) years of progressive
leadership in a position responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of
operational and strategic plans, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of the operations of Residential Complex Care, Dementia Care services, and Therapeutic
Recreation programs, including a broad understanding of clinical theory and practice within a personcentered
model of care.
- Knowledge of local and regional community health issues including a general understanding of a
Primary Health Care Model of service delivery.
- Strong oral and written communication skills.
- Strong leadership and people management skills with the ability to motivate and delegate.
- Ability to promote team building while understanding that decisive action is required.
- Ability to find creative solutions to problems and to develop alternative strategies to support quality
- Positive problem solving skills in a dynamic unionized work environment.
- Computer proficiency.
PRINCE RUPERT COMMUNITY
Prince Rupert is a small marine-based port city with one-of-a-kind wilderness exploration and wildlife viewing experiences on Northwest BC's Pacific Coast. It's also a popular stop on various Alaskan cruises. Located 721 km (447 miles) west of Prince George on Highway 16, Prince Rupert is the land, air, and water transportation hub of British Columbia's North Coast, and home to some 12,815 people. The city is located at the mouth of the Skeena River, surrounded by Chatham Sound and many small, uninhabited islands. The area is perfect for exploring and discovering the fascinating history and customs of local First Nations people.