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Director of Resident Care

Requisition ID: 326144 

Competition #: NU-22-105

Position Control #: CTH-715921070N224-01

Posting End Date: Open until filled

City: Morden

Site: Southern Health-Santé Sud

Work Location: Tabor Home Inc

Department / Unit: Long Term Care 

Job Stream: Non-Clinical 

Union: Exempt

Anticipated Start Date: As mutually agreed 

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75 hour shifts

Position Overview

The Director of Resident Care functions as the director of nursing and ensures client care is delivered in accordance with Seniors Health and CRNM standards for nursing services as well as nursing and health care legislation. In accordance with the Philosophy and Mission objectives of Tabor Home, the successful candidate is responsible for managing the nursing activities and staff for a 100-bed facility on a 24-hour, 7 days/week basis. Through direct involvement and delegation of duties to staff, the incumbent is responsible for: managing through the principles of planning, organizing, leading, and evaluating; using an interdisciplinary approach in providing assessment, planning, implementation; and evaluating the care of the residents, including consulting with external resources in the health field for the care of residents such as occupational therapists, pharmacists, Eden Mental Health Centre, etc..) The successful candidate facilitates positive working relationships and effective communications with clients, families, volunteers, staff and external human resources. The incumbent coordinates educational opportunities for staff and work with educational institutions to facilitate practicums for health care aides and nursing students as appropriate.


  • Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing 
  • Active registration with the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba/College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses; 
  • Completion of Health Services Leadership and Management Certificate or Master’s program in a related field; enrolment within such a program with discussion regarding completion dates 
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered 
  • A minimum of seven (7) years’ experience actively practicing nursing within a health care facility including experience in the area of specialty; experience within a long-term care facility is considered an asset 
  • Five (5) years of Management experience is required including: experience supervising 50+ staff and providing human resource functions within a unionized environment; experience developing budgets and ensuring financial targets are adhered to and met 
  • Experience managing the nursing activities and staff of a personal care home is considered an asset with demonstrated knowledge of Standards and the accreditation process 
  • Experience incorporating word processing into daily work activities as well as experience utilizing spreadsheets and creating formulas is required 
  • Demonstrated management and leadership skills 
  • Demonstrated organizational and planning skills with the ability to be flexible and identify work priorities 
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask and function under pressure while maintaining a good working attitude and positive work relationships 
  • Demonstrated initiative skills 
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Good physical and mental health to meet the demands of the position 
  • Given the cultural diversity of our region, the ability to respect and promote a culturally diverse population is required 
  • Proficiency of both official languages is essential for target and designated bilingual positions 
  • Demonstrated ability to respect confidentiality including paper, electronic formats and other mediums 
  • Good work and attendance record

Conditions of Employment

  • Completes and maintains a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, Vulnerable Sector Search, Adult Abuse Registry Check and Child Abuse Registry Check, as appropriate 
  • All Health Care workers are required to be immunized as a condition of employment in accordance with Southern HealthSanté Sud policy

We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.


Interested candidates should select the "Apply" icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification.


This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.


Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE.


Shared Health values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


We welcome applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.

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