Health and Wellness Manager

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Job Title:
Health and Wellness Manager
Job Category:
Operations Management
Job Type:
Temporary Full Time
Date Posted:
June 3, 2024
Closing Date:
June 24, 2024
Work Location:
Parkland on Eglinton West
Number of Positions:

Job Description

If you take pride in being compassionate, honest, professional, and safe, consider an exciting and rewarding career at Shannex. Our communities offer more than a place to work – they welcome and celebrate Great People who inspire meaningful connections while Leading the Way to Better Living™.

We are searching for a Temporary(6 Month) Health and Wellness Manager to join our Parkland on Eglinton West team based in Etobicoke, ONTARIO.

Meaningful Benefits

You will be surrounded by supportive and talented team members who make our communities great places to live, work and visit. As an established and respected organization in the healthcare sector, Shannex offers opportunities for growth, development and advancement. And at the end of every day, you will know you’ve made a measured difference in the lives of our residents.

Additional benefits include:

Comprehensive health and dental benefits plan (eligible immediately upon hire for part-time & full-time staff) including an Employee and Family Assistance Program
Access to virtual healthcare 24/7 for FREE through the group health benefit plan
RRSP program (5% employer matching)
Vacation accrual (begins immediately) and travel insurance
Free onsite parking
Access to thousands of vendors offering perks and discounts through our WorkPerks program
Access to continuing education and training through Shannex’s Centre of Excellence
Opportunities to be part of sector innovation and continuous improvement initiatives
Recognition and Rewards for service excellence and safety

About the Opportunity

Provides leadership and direction to the care/service team by fostering and promoting best practices
Directs the regular health assessments of prospective and current residents to maintain quality of life in the appropriate Lifestyle Option
Supports, promotes and evaluates resident care from an Allied health perspective
Ensures compliance with Philosophy of Service and resident care plan to ensure optimal health and wellness for each resident
Provides consultation regarding resident issues and standards of care to interdisciplinary team
Communicates with the all other departmental teams to increase awareness of resident health changes to ensure effective service. (e.g. decrease in appetite)
Identifies and initiates long-range planning strategies for improvement of care delivery services
Assists in the recruitment process of Clinical Services department
Ensures new employees are orientated and trained on all departmental standards
Ensures regular and consistent communication by holding team talks, departmental meetings, etc.
Manages the professional development of all team members in area of responsibility
Manages work schedules to ensure appropriate staffing levels are met
Monitors performance & provides coaching
Completes performance and development discussion for all team members under area of responsibility
Completes required audits and reports

About You

In addition to placing high value on continuous improvement, collaboration and accountability, you bring:

RPN Diploma
Current registration with provincial RPN regulatory body
Current CPR & Emergency First Aid certification
Minimum five years nursing experience
Previous supervisory / leadership experience in a health service or seniors living environment
Experience in management of human resources including staffing allocation, performance management, education, and preparation of work schedules

About Us

It all began in 1988 when our Founder, Joseph Shannon, purchased a single nursing home in his hometown of Sydney, Cape Breton. For more than three decades, Shannex has grown as a trusted provider of senior accommodations, services and care in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Ontario. Our industry-leading services are inspired by residents and delivered by Parkland Retirement Living and Lifestyle Residences, Shannex Enhanced Care, Faubourg du Mascaret, Milestone Communities, and Care at Home team members who create an exceptional resident experience and a positive, fulfilling work environment where every voice matters.   

If you’re ready to join the Shannex team of Great People, apply today!

Great People is a core value at Shannex based on the belief that our team members are the spirit and foundation of the organization.  Shannex believes equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging is about creating a culture that embraces the uniqueness of individuals, where every person is treated fairly and where racism and discrimination are not tolerated. At Shannex, every team member belongs.

All applications are kept in strict confidentiality.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.



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