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British Columbia

Director of Operations

Director of Operations, Kelowna, British Columbia
Full Time, 1.0 FTE
Good Samaritan Canada, Good Samaritan Delta View Care Centre

The world could use more good samaritans. If you are interested in a diverse and rewarding career within a dynamic organization, then choose a career where people matter, where you are valued, appreciated for your hard work, and supported. Join a team that empowers you to live up to your potential so that you can feel part of something bigger and make a difference in the lives of others.

The Opportunity

The Director of Operations is a key representative, promoting a positive image of the organization and facilitating collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders. The Director of Operations is responsible for leading and mentoring a skilled team of leaders and for fostering a positive and just work culture that supports the growth of both the organization and its employees in alignment with the Mission, Vision, and Values (MVV) of the Good Samaritan.

The Director of Operations provides leadership and operational accountability for a range of programs and services which include assisted living, private pay, independent living/life lease, long term care, and dementia care, in nine (9) Good Samaritan care homes located throughout interior and coastal British Columbia.

As a member of the Leadership Team, the Director of Operations is responsible for the development and attainment of operational goals that align with the organization’s MVV, strategic plan, budgetary parameters, and for the assessment, mitigation, and monitoring of operational risk.

Requirements for this Opportunity:
  • An undergraduate degree or equivalent experience in business administration, health care administration or related field is required;
  • A master’s degree in a health or business administration related field is preferred;
  • Active registration with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP) is preferred;
  • Ten (10) years of operational and administration experience in large and complex healthcare organizations, with continued growth in responsibilities and increased complexity of roles, with the last five (5) years in a senior management level position; and
  • A minimum five (5) years leadership experience related to health care, preferably in continuing care.
Who We Are:

At The Good Samaritan Society, Good Samaritan Canada, and Good Samaritan Delta View, we believe that our employees are our number one asset. Since 1949, we have been providing excellence in complex/long term care, assisted/supportive living, and other specialized care services for the elderly and those with developmental and physical support requirements. We could not do what we do without our dedicated and committed employees.

How to Apply:

Please send your resume and covering letter to quoting competition number CO.20.013. This competition will close on June 3rd, 2020.

CHE Select Program

The Certified Health Executive (CHE) Program is the only leadership designation in Canada for health leaders. The CHE is aligned to the LEADS Domains which supports self-directed, life-long learning.

CHE Select intensifies the College’s role in supporting leaders in Canadian health system to define and understand their leadership and the role they play in leading systems change, it includes individual development and will also support organizational culture and systems change.

Alt Hotels

Members receive a 10% discount at Le Germain Hotels in Canada and Alt Hotel Ottawa, and a 5% discount on all remaining Alt Hotels.