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Current Job Openings

Director of Wellness

Candidates are invited to apply for the Full Time Director of Wellness position at Ressam Gardens a memory care community, located in Hamilton, Ontario. The Director of Wellness will oversee the clinical activities within the community designed to promote the well-being of our residents.

By joining Ressam Gardens, you are contributing to a community of neighbours who quickly become friends. Your genuine positive attitude will contribute to our inviting atmosphere. You will collaborate with physicians, other health care professionals and family members as you oversee and perform nursing tasks including resident assessments both before and after arrival. You will be knowledgeable regarding charting and reports, outbreak protocols and hiring and management of clinical staff.

You present as polished and professional and demonstrate the essential values of leadership, patience, and compassion. You genuinely want to support our residents as they enjoy our full range of services within our well-equipped community. Most importantly, by joining Ressam Gardens, you will help people live better!

To match our Qualifications, you will possess

• A minimum of 2 years’ experience as a licensed RPN or RN.
• Registered and in good standing with the provincial regulatory body i.e. CNO
• Experience with seniors population including knowledge of dementia
• Current Food handlers course is an asset
• Current CPR and First Aid
• Knowledgeable of applicable legislation and policies including RHRA, Infection Control and government contract requirements i.e. LHIN
• Superior communication skills both oral and written in addition to active listening skills
• Strong organizational, time management and presentation skills
• Available to work shifts that will include days, evenings, weekends and holidays
• Clear immunization records including recent TB testing
• Clear criminal background check including Vulnerable Sector

CLOSING DATE
Interested applicants please forward your resume in confidence no later than November 19, 2021 to the attention of:

Hiring Manager
Email: joinourteam@ressamgardens.ca

*In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Ressam Gardens Policies on Accommodation, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of Ressam Garden’s hiring process.* [include this paragraph for Ontario Communities only]

Life Enrichment Coordinator
Candidates are invited to apply for the Full Time Life Enrichment Coordinator position at Ressam Gardens a memory care community, located in Hamilton, Ontario. The Life Enrichment Coordinator will foster an active and inclusive social experience in our community drawing upon an outgoing attitude and infectious energy as they develop, plan and execute engaging activities for residents both in and outside of the community.

By joining Ressam Gardens, you are contributing to a community of neighbours who quickly become friends. Your genuine positive attitude will contribute to our inviting atmosphere. Your creativity and strong initiative will allow you to plan interesting and unique activities for our residents to engage the body, mind and spirit. Most importantly, by joining Ressam Gardens, you will help people live better!

You present as polished and professional and demonstrate the essential values of patience, and compassion. You genuinely want to support our residents as they enjoy our full range of services within our well-equipped community.

To match our Qualifications, you will possess

• Post-secondary education in recreation or therapeutic recreation studies or a related field
• Experience in a similar role with older adults or children is a definite asset
• Dementia training an asset
• Current Food handlers course plus Smart Serve training
• Valid Driver’s license
• Current CPR and First Aid
• Strong organizational and leadership skills in addition to creativity and maturity
• Available to work shifts that will include days, evenings, weekends and holidays

CLOSING DATE
Interested applicants please forward your resume in confidence no later than November 19, 2021 to the attention of:

Hiring Manager
Email: joinourteam@ressamgardens.ca

*In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Ressam Gardens Policies on Accommodation, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of Ressam Garden’s hiring process.* [include this paragraph for Ontario Communities only]

Office Coordinator
Candidates are invited to apply for the Full Time Office Coordinator position at Ressam Gardens a memory care community, located in Hamilton, Ontario. The Office Coordinator will facilitate the efficient administrative operations in the community with vital tasks to include payroll and accounting while providing support to the General Manager and other supervisory staff.

By joining Ressam Gardens, you are contributing to a community of neighbours who quickly become friends. You will contribute to our warm and friendly atmosphere as we ensure a comfortable and relaxing environment for our senior residents. You will demonstrate professionalism and kindness as you liaise with our residents and their family members while overseeing the Receptionist role.

You will foster a positive environment with your flexibility and willingness to jump in on community tours and reception tasks. You present as polished and approachable while modelling the values of patience, compassion and a positive attitude. You genuinely want to support our residents as they enjoy our full range of services in our well-equipped community.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Responsible for completing the activities of the business office, including but not limited to: Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivables, Collections, Payroll, Benefits Administration, HR activities, Scheduling, Time Tracking and Open Shift Management; establishes and monitors workflow and makes changes as necessary to improve quality of service.
• Supports the Management Team with trouble shooting and resolving Payroll and benefit related inquiries.
• Adheres to established policies and procedures regarding quality assurance, fire, occupational health and safety, environment, and infection control.
• Maintains internal records and prepares internal reports for facility as required; maintains confidentiality of all financial, personnel and resident data; maintains accounting records.
• Handles payments from families and all queries concerning billings from residents and /or families; prepares and completes bank deposits
• Greets visitors, determines purpose of visit; directs visitors to proper location as appropriate; informs staff of visitor’s arrival; presents a positive image of the community to the public; monitors comings and goings of residents from community.
• Supervises concierge staff
• Participates in rotational on-call schedule with the Management Team
• Clerical Duties such as directing phone calls, completing job postings, seniority lists, photocopying, covering reception, meeting minutes etc.
• Other duties as assigned by the General Manager

QUALIFICATIONS
• Post-secondary diploma/certificate in office or business administration, bookkeeping, accounting or equivalent
• A minimum of 2 years administrative experience
• Supervisory experience an asset
• Knowledge and experience working with Workday, PointClickCare or cloud-based software an asset
• Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Teams)
• Working knowledge of payroll, scheduling, benefit administration, accounts receivable, and accounts payable practices.
• Ability to read and write English as well as to understand complex verbal and written instructions in English.

CLOSING DATE
Interested applicants please forward your resume in confidence no later than November 19, 2021 to the attention of:

Hiring Manager
Email: joinourteam@ressamgardens.ca

*In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Ressam Gardens Policies on Accommodation, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of Ressam Garden’s hiring process.* [include this paragraph for Ontario Communities only]

Executive Chef

Candidates are invited to apply for the Full Time Executive Chef position at Ressam Gardens a memory care community, located Hamilton, Ontario. The Executive Chef will oversee the kitchen and dining facilities within the community

By joining Ressam Gardens, you are contributing to a community of neighbours who quickly become friends. Your genuine positive attitude will contribute to our inviting atmosphere. In this management role, you will oversee scheduling, ordering and the food and kitchen equipment budget for the community. In addition, you will inspire, hire and lead a team of, cooks and other staff as you create and deliver nutritious and delicious meals to our residents and staff, always adhering to Ministry and Public health guidelines.

You present as polished and professional and demonstrate the essential values of leadership, patience, and compassion. You genuinely want to support our residents as they enjoy our full range of services within our well-equipped community. Most importantly, by joining Ressam Gardens, you will help people live better!

To match our Qualifications, you will possess

• A minimum of 2 years of leadership experience in a restaurant or facility. High volume serving experience is an asset.
• Red Seal certification or equivalent is required
• Experience and knowledge of serving special dietary needs and food textures
• Current Food handlers course
• Knowledgeable of applicable government legislation and policies including RHRA, and Infection Control
• Superior oral and written communication skills in addition to active listening skills
• Strong organizational, time management and presentation skills
• Available to work shifts that will include days, evenings, weekends and holidays
• Clear immunization records including recent TB testing
• Clear criminal background check including Vulnerable Sector

CLOSING DATE
Interested applicants please forward your resume in confidence no later than November 19, 2021 to the attention of:

Hiring Manager
Email: joinourteam@ressamgardens.ca

*In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Ressam Gardens Policies on Accommodation, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of Ressam Garden’s hiring process.* [include this paragraph for Ontario Communities only]

Maintenance Coordinator
Candidates are invited to apply for the Full Time Maintenance Coordinator position at Ressam Gardens a memory care community, located in Hamilton, Ontario. The Maintenance Coordinator will possess the appropriate combination of experience and knowledge to ensure optimal facility operations.

By joining Ressam Gardens, you are contributing to a community of neighbours who quickly become friends. Your genuine positive attitude will contribute to our inviting atmosphere. Drawing on multiple years of experience as a handyman or tradesperson, you will be capable of changing lighting, maintaining heating and air conditioning systems, fire systems, and general maintenance of resident units. You are committed to maintaining our luxurious surroundings for our residents and as such, you don’t hesitate to be hands on as you remove waste receptacles, perform basic grounds keeping including lawn maintenance, snow removal, and sweeping sidewalks free of debris: all in effort to support the safety and well being of our residents, visitors and staff. Most importantly, by joining Ressam Gardens, you will help people live better!

To better support the community, you can draw from the ability to manage a budget and the ability to interact professionally with outside contractors. You genuinely want to support our residents as they enjoy our full range of services within our well-equipped community.

To match our Qualifications, you will possess

• 3-5 years of relevant knowledge/experience in mechanical or electrical systems, plumbing, carpentry and heating/ ventilation systems.
• Technical training in building maintenance is preferred
• High standards for infection control policies.
• Strong attention to detail
• Previous maintenance/handyman experience in either residential or commercial settings
• Experience with older adults is an asset
• Superior communication skills with fluency in English including the ability to comprehend manuals related to equipment and systems
• Strong organizational skills and maturity
• Ability to effectively listen and respond to the needs and concerns of our residents and escalate when appropriate
• Available to work shifts that will include days, evenings, weekends and holidays
• Willingness to be on call to respond to unforeseen situations
• A clear criminal record

CLOSING DATE
Interested applicants please forward your resume in confidence no later than November 19, 2021 to the attention of:

Hiring Manager
Email: joinourteam@ressamgardens.ca

*In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Ressam Gardens Policies on Accommodation, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of Ressam Garden’s hiring process.* [include this paragraph for Ontario Communities only]

Other Job Opportunities

Reception
  • Shows a positive attitude, greeting residents, visitors, and the general
    public
  • Assists staff and residents with day to day information
  • Carries out general administrative duties, assisting the management staff
    as needed
Activity Assistant
  • Plans, carries out, and evaluates recreation/wellness programs in
    consultation with the Memory Care Coordinator
  • Understands and responds to the individual activity needs and
    preferences of the residents in a positive and respectful manner
  • Creates schedules and timetables for various activities e.g. dance, music,
    artwork, sports, gardening
Volunteers
  • Conducts 1:1 visits with assigned residents
  • Assists with programs and outdoor activities as directed by the Activity
    Assistant
  • Inspires active participation and a positive experience for residents
Culinary Staff
  • Provides food services according to legislation in a manner that meets the
    needs and preferences of the residents
  • Follows all health and safety protocols for safe food handling and storage
  • Manages schedules and supervises the performance of dietary aides
Dietary Aide
  • Assists residents to have a positive dining experience
  • Carries out the tasks of set up, serving and clean up associated with all
    meal services
  • Follows safe food handling practices
Resident Attendant / PSW
  • Provides care assistance for all residents including daily living activities
    e.g. dressing, hygiene, bathing, mealtime, leisure activities etc.
  • Ensures the safety and well-being of residents by providing resident-
    focused, committed care in compliance with all regulations
  • Functions well as part of an interdisciplinary team