Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Beacon Continuing Care Society

  • Full Time
  • Halifax, NS

Job Details:

Deadline to Apply: 03/02/2024

Salary: 134-147

Career opportunities are presented in the language received.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Organizations: Ocean View Continuing Care, The Birches Nursing Home
Job Category: Management

Organization Description:

Beacon Continuing Care Society provides the Governance for Ocean View Continuing Care Center and The Birches Nursing Homes which provides long term care services for 213 Nova Scotians. There are approximately 450 employees in a unionized environment.

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Board of Directors of Beacon Continuing Care, the CEO is the senior executive with overall accountability for the day-to-day oversight and leadership of the management team in achieving the Boards strategic plan for two nursing homes. The CEO is accountable to ensure that the enterprises 400+ employees are engaged and continue to be passionate about working in long-term care. The successful incumbent will work within the Board policies and procedures to ensure quality of care and services and maintain successful Accreditation and Provincial standards for long term care homes. The Board is committed to system change and therefore the successful candidate will need to demonstrate a strong passion and commitment and ability to influence shared services and development of our social enterprise.



  • Masters in Business (MBA) or Health Administration (MHA) or comparable preparatory degree for a senior leader.
  • Certified Health Executive (CHE) or willingness to obtain same within 2 years of appointment.
  • 3+ years of long term / continuing care management is required.
  • 3+ experience managing large budgets and providing financial oversight.
  • Experience working in a unionized environment
  • Experience working with shared services and social enterprise development.


  • 5+ years of senior leadership experience in multi site management.
  • Work experience in a social enterprise model.
  • Experience in an Accredited organization. A Certified Accreditation Surveyor would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of continuous quality improvement. LEAN management certified is an asset.
  • Certification in human resource management.
  • Regulated healthcare background.
  • Professional experience in labor relations or human resource management.

We Offer:

  • Attractive Salary
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Defined Pension Plan
  • Comprehensive Orientation
  • A supportive work environment
  • Free Parking

Salary / Benefits: We offer a comprehensive compensation package including: a pension plan, attractive health/dental plan, and a competitive salary.

Hours of Work: The regular hours of work for this position are intended to be 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday. Given the scope and responsibility of the role additional hours may be required at times of high volume.

Please be aware that Ocean View and The Birches are pet friendly environment that is home to several animals including cats, birds, and rabbits.

Please direct all applications no later than March 1st, 2024 to the attention of:
CEO Selection Committee