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RESIDENT PROGRAM MANAGER (FULL-TIME) Temporary Position – Extendicare Mississauga




Requisition # 2353159
Job Location Canada-Ontario-Mississauga
Job Stream Medical/Healthcare~
Job Type Contract, Full-Time
Contract Duration TBD
Number of Positions 1
Start Date of Employment ASAP
Posting Date 18-Mar-2021
Travel Required Not Required
Educational Requirements College Diploma
Languages Required English
Job Description

RESIDENT PROGRAM MANAGER (FULL-TIME) Temporary Position – Extendicare Mississauga


Extendicare is a leading provider of care and services for seniors throughout Canada. Through our network of over 115 operated senior care and living centres, as well as our home health care operations, we are committed to delivering care throughout the health care continuum to meet the needs of a growing seniors’ population in Canada. Our qualified and highly trained workforce of 23,700 individuals are united by a dedication to quality care and by our vision of being the best provider of senior care and services in Canada.

Candidates are invited to apply for the above permanent full-time position to work at Extendicare Mississauga, a 140-bed long-term care facility, located in Mississauga, Ontario.



  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in recreation and leisure studies, therapeutic recreation, kinesiology or related field, including social work from a university or community college required
  • Knowledge of the concepts of Activation and Therapeutic Techniques, Restorative care, Gentle Persuasive Approach, Montessori-based programming and event planning
  • Minimum one to two years management experience in Long-term Care
  • Experience in planning, developing and evaluating effectiveness of group and one-one programming for a diverse population of cognitive and physically impaired aging adults using a resident-centered care approach



  • Manages unionized SEIU and non-unionized contracted staff
  • Recruits, provides orientation and maintains continuous learning opportunities Conducts staff investigations, performance management and return to work program; monitors attendance program; authorizes vacation and time off requests; approves overtime; processes payroll
  • Maintains staff schedules; revises job descriptions and job routines
  • Facilitates and coordinates meetings and activities for Residents Council, OH&S,
  • Performs rotational weekend and holiday on-call manager duties
  • Participates on ITDC and divisional teams such as QI, BSO, RAI-MDS, infection control, palliative care, emergency preparedness, ethics, peer group, safety group and LTC accreditation
  • Management Co-chair of H&S Committee and responsible for overseeing on-line training of Extendicare’s 24-7 Safety program, including WHMIS and AODA of staff

Resident-Centered Care


  • Oversees the resident recreation admission and quarterly assessments in collaboration with residents, caregivers and ITDC meetings
  • Coordinates resident satisfaction surveys
  • Collaborates with teams on rehabilitative, therapeutic and recreation program development including Montessori, Snoezelen, music, horticultural and art therapies, restorative mobility and ROM; recreational programs in 5 domains, including group and 1:1 (cultural and theme events, community outings and special celebrations including Celebration of Life Memorials)
  • Coordination of equipment repairs and loans
  • Scheduling clinics with contracted service providers (dental, vison and hearing and adaptive apparel services
  • Coordination of application process for accessibility transportation i.e. Transhelp

Financial Management


  • Procures regular Activation department and special program supplies such as entertainers, vendors, dietary department and external food purchases; decorations to meet operational budgets; assist with corporate contract tendering, process petty cash receipts and supplier invoices

Volunteer Management

  • Recruits and manages a diverse volunteer base and student placements from high schools, colleges and universities in activation, gerontology, recreation and leisure studies, social services and nursing; multi-faith groups; community associations,
  • Build partnerships with community groups, St. John Ambulance Pet Therapy Program, Royal Canadian Legion, Veterans Affairs Canada, Girl Guides of Canada, recreation centres, libraries, Credit Valley Conservation, municipal/ provincial/federal governments
  • Networking with educational institutions, service groups, faith organizations, media and local businesses
  • Presentations and fundraising initiatives to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s Society of Peel (Annual Coffee Break and Walk for Memories); Farley Foundation
  • Plans and facilitates volunteer appreciation activities and recognition

Computer Proficiency

  • Utilizes the internet, Citrix, Publisher, Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) for monthly activity calendars, posters, presentations, minutes, memos, newsletters, scheduling, booking appointments, emails, notices, bulletins, upload and update resident photos in database
  • Operates documentation and training applications, including Activity Pro, Extendicare-based payroll software, Point Click Care and iTacit



Interested applicants may forward their resume by March 31st. in confidence to the attention of:


Dolly Kunji, Administrator



In Ontario, Extendicare, ParaMed Home Health Care and affiliated organizations including our partner homes in Extendicare Assist, accommodate the needs of job applicants throughout its recruitment and selection processes in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.  Accommodation needs must be provided in advance.   To discuss your needs, please contact the individual noted in the posting.





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