Job Posting 76433

Nurse Manager
MPA Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closed 4 days ago (Thu, 21 Oct)
full time  •  $43.09-$52.82



POSTING NUMBER:              2021-86


UNION:                                  BCNU or H.S.A

                                                Nurse’s Bargaining Association


PROGRAM:                            Berman House and Tilikum House



SALARY RANGE:                   $43.09 – $52.82


HOURS OF PAY:                    37.5 hours per week


SCHEDULE:                           Monday to Friday: 0730 hrs to 1530 hrs


START DATE:                         January 3, 2022



All candidates subject to a criminal records search.

Qualifications and job description attached.


** Days and hours of work may change.


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Job Description – Nurse Manager, R.P.N/R.N

Licensed Residential Care Facilities



Classification Benchmark:               Direct Patient Care Profile DC2

Grid Level:                                           Level 4 (RN/RPN)

Collective Agreement:                       Nurses’ Bargaining Association (NBA)

Reports To:                                           Operations Director



Functions & Responsibilities


The work schedule of the Nurse Manager shall be agreed upon in Schedule C of the Residential Services Agreement. Specific duties may include the following:


  1. In accordance with all legislations and requirements, ensures a standard of care.
  2. Participates in development and implements all operational policies and procedures.
  3. Maintenance of house accounts and petty cash.
  4. Develops staff rosters.
  5. Develops in-service educational program commensurate with the needs of the facility.
  6. Establishes and maintains professional contacts with community and government agencies and health organizations.
  7. Observes building renovations and maintenance to ensure the needs of the persons-in-care and government regulations are met and to maintain environmental safety.
  8. Ensures that medical and psychiatric care services are provided for the persons-in-care.
  9. Serves as a member of the Medication Safety Committee.
  10. Ensures compliance with nutritional standards.
  11. With the Operations Director, participates in hiring/orientation of staff.
  12. Initiates the process for progressive disciplining of staff if needed.
  13. Responsible for quality assurance and risk management programs.
  14. Coordinates the development and implementation of individual plans for the person-in-care in conjunction with the care staff, Mental Health Team and the person-in-care.
  15. Consults, as required, with the team case Managers, the person-in-care’s psychiatrist, physician and other professionals involved with the person-in-care.
  16. Reviews all referrals and arranges for all interviews and admissions.
  17. Defines duties, organizes workload of all professional and care staff and arranges schedules to ensure adequate staffing coverage is maintained.
  18. Responsible for providing input into the evaluation of the work of care staff.
  19. As part of the management team, participates in formalizing and reviewing personnel policies and procedures.
  20. Assumes on-call duties for all licensed care facilities with the MPA Society as scheduled.
  21. Identifies and recommends training/skill enhancement for care staff.
  22. Responsible for the active and ongoing monitoring and follow up of the work of others and accountable for the outcomes of the care given by care staff.
  23. Performs other duties as assigned.


The Nurse Manager is responsible for the complete operation of the community care facility in a manner consistent with the Licensing Act and the policies of the Vancouver Motivation, Power & Achievement Society.


Education, Training & Experience


  1. RPN/RN with BHSc (PN)/BSN preferred or equivalent consideration of education and experience.
  2. Minimum of 3-5 years experience in supervisory and management positions with experience in the operation of a psychiatric residential community care facility.
  3. Demonstrated management skills in a unionized environment.
  4. Able to work independently, exercise initiative and good judgement.
  5. Excellent communication skills.
  6. TB clearance and medical certification.
  7. Current CPR and First Aid certification.


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