Mountainview Residence - Retirement Living in Georgetown

Food Service - Employment Opportunities
Cook

Responsibilities and qualifications:

  • Prepare and present well-balanced fresh meals and snacks that comply with the Canada Food Guide being mindful of special needs.
  • Co-ordinate and participate in the proper cleaning and infection control of the dining room, kitchen and serving and storage areas
  • Needs a working knowledge of proper food handling techniques, WHMIS, occupational health and safety, infection control, lifting technique, disinfecting and cleaning techniques

Education/Experience

  • Must have experience preparing food for large numbers of people ; experience in a retirement home, long term care facility, or healthcare facility is an asset
  • Must have attained Canadian grade 12 or equivalent and must have some formalized training in food preparation and service
  • Must have good written and oral communication skills, especially in English
  • Ability to obtain a valid police check
  • Valid Food Handler's Certificate
Evening (Student) Dietary Aid

Responsibilities

  • Prepare the dining room for the evening meal, with proper cleaning of kitchen and dining room at the conclusion of the meal
  • Provide friendly and efficient meal service to residents and their guests, assisting with special needs as required.
  • Prepare and serve beverages
  • Provide tray service as needed
  • Must be able to work well with others in a team environment

Education/Experience

  • Minimum Grade 9 education
  • The ability to read, write and comfortably communicate in English
  • If over 18, the ability to obtain a valid police check
Daytime Kitchen Helper

Responsibilities

  • food preparation
  • Prepare the dining room for meal; clean and tidy at the conclusion of meals
  • Provide friendly and efficient meal service to residents and their guests, assisting with special needs as required.
  • Prepare and serve beverages
  • Provide tray service as needed
  • Assist with cleanup -- kitchen and dish pit cleaning and organization

Education/Experience

  • Minimum grade 12
  • Food handler's certificate
  • The ability to read, write and comfortably communicate in English
  • The ability to obtain a valid police check
Housekeeping - Employment Opportunities
Housekeeping

Responsibilities

  • Perform housekeeping duties according to Highgate schedules and procedures being mindful of infection control protocols and safe housekeeping practices
  • Laundry; properly sort clothes and start the washing machines
  • Restock and organize the cart at the end of the shift for next day's use. Removing all garbage and dishes
  • Serve breakfast and lunch in the dining room

Education/Experience

  • Minimum Grade 10 education
  • The ability to read, write and comfortably communicate in English
  • No allergies to cleaning chemicals
  • Able to use cleaning chemicals, appropriately and safely
  • Able to perform physical work and work as a team player
  • The ability to obtain a valid police check
Janitor

Responsibilities

  • leaning all floors in suite, hallways, washrooms, shower room, servery, etc and emptying all garbage and recycling bins
  • Cleaning front hall/elevator carpets, floor in café, front entrance, hair salon, and activity room
  • Spot cleaning of carpets
  • Changing of lightbulbs, unclogging toilets, and small maintenance jobs
  • Help in serving dinner
  • Maintaining all outdoor patio areas (ie. sweeping patio, cleaning furniture)
  • Cleaning of multi-sensory room before shift ends
  • Cleaning of public washrooms before supper, after supper and before shift ends, and as needed
  • Dusting and cleaning of the floor in lounge areas and staircases daily
  • Manage and participate in grounds keeping during all seasons
  • Learn and practice proper infection control procedures

Education/Experience

  • Minimum Grade 10 education
  • The ability to read, write and comfortably communicate in English
  • No allergies to cleaning chemicals
  • Able to use cleaning chemicals, appropriately and safely
  • Able to perform physical work and work as a team player
  • The ability to obtain a valid police check
Life Enrichment - Employment Opportunities
Life Enrichment Staff

Responsibilities:

  • Create an enjoyable, relaxed and interesting environment in the Residence and assume responsibility for the morale and general well-being of residents
  • Participate in the creation of the annual calendar of events offering a variety of activities and events that cater to the social needs of each resident
  • Plan, organize and implement the monthly activities, crafts and events
  • Participate in the planning, organizing, writing and publishing of the monthly newsletter
  • Interview and assess each resident with regard to individual life enrichment interests.
  • Participate in the managing of the volunteer program in the residence

Education/Experience:

  • Secondary education
  • Additional education as an adjuvant, recreologist or a degree in gerontology is an asset
  • Be able to read, write and comfortably communicate in English
  • Able to perform the physical work required, such as lifting disabled residents or moving wheel chairs, also moving furniture to set up rooms for activities
  • Solid working knowledge of MS Office Suite - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher
  • Ability to obtain a valid police check
Bus Driver

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the creation of the annual calendar of events offering a variety of activities and events that cater to the social needs of the residents
  • Participate in the planning, organizing of the monthly activity schedule offering a variety of outing destinations
  • Interact with the residents to create an enjoyable, relaxed and entertaining environment on outings and ensure the safety and well-being of residents
  • Responsible for pre trip inspections, maintenance schedules and cleanliness of the bus
  • Maintain own driving logs

Education/Experience:

  • Required bus driver's license and must have a good driving record for past three years
  • Secondary education
  • Additional education as an adjuvant, recreologist or a degree in gerontology is an asset
  • Be able to read, write and comfortably communicate in English
  • The ability to obtain a valid police check
Volunteers

Responsibilities:

  • Meet one on one with the residents
  • Must be able to work independently; organize and implement various activities (ie. bingo, bowling, crosswords, crafts)
  • Participate in special events/theme nights

Education/Experience:

  • Must obtain valid police check with vulnerable sector screening if over the age of 18
  • Must complete mandatory in-service training modules
  • Minimum grade 9 education
  • Ability to read, write and communicate comfortably in English
Nursing - Employment Opportunities
PSW

Responsibilities:

  • Create an enjoyable, relaxed and interesting environment in the Residence and assume responsibility for the morale and general well-being of residents
  • Participate in the creation of the annual calendar of events offering a variety of activities and events that cater to the social needs of each resident
  • Plan, organize and implement the monthly activities, crafts and events
  • Participate in the planning, organizing, writing and publishing of the monthly newsletter
  • Interview and assess each resident with regard to individual life enrichment interests.
  • Participate in the managing of the volunteer program in the residence

Education/Experience:

  • Secondary education
  • Additional education as an adjuvant, recreologist or a degree in gerontology is an asset
  • Be able to read, write and comfortably communicate in English
  • Able to perform the physical work required, such as lifting disabled residents or moving wheel chairs, also moving furniture to set up rooms for activities
  • Solid working knowledge of MS Office Suite - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher
  • Ability to obtain a valid police check
RPN

Responsibilities:

  • Directs and supervises nursing personnel and other staff while promoting a positive, harmonious team approach amongst nursing personnel, residents, families,
  • Liaise with families, physicians, CCAC and hospital staff.
  • Is a 'hands on" person responding to emergency calls and following daily, weekly, and monthly routines to maintain Mountainview's high quality care for its residents
  • Conducts regular review of residents' charts, reporting and documenting any changes in residents' physical or mental ability;
  • Work with residents and families to address increased needs for personal care
  • Is responsible for the maintenance of accurate medical records
  • Is responsible for the safekeeping and accounting of narcotics and all drugs

Education/Experience:

  • A graduate from an accredited hospital or school of nursing as am R.P.N. If currently a grad nurse, then must have written plans on file with the home to complete her registration with 18 months.
  • Current registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • The ability to read, write and comfortably communicate in English
  • Experience in geriatrics, rehabilitation or long term care nursing
  • Knowledge and experience of health care, long term care, hospitality or other people-care services or other background that demonstrates the potential to successfully supervise nursing and care programs in a retirement home setting
  • Computer knowledge is required - Microsoft Word, Office, Excel
  • The ability to obtain a valid police check
  • Current First Aid and CPR certificates
Administration - Employment Opportunities
Marketing

Responsibilities:

  • Must be able to interact well with potential residents, their families and staff;
  • Must be knowledgeable about the marketing information and the many positive aspects of the facility, conducting tours and responding to telephone inquiries in a friendly, positive manner.
  • Maintain and update current listings of inquiries and waiting lists and possible internal moves
  • Coordinate with potential residents, their families and staff with regard to move in dates, room preparation and completion of pre-administration documents
  • Assess potential residents with regard to their interests and abilities and arrange a health assessment with the Health Services Manager
  • Regularly review all marketing material and update as needed
  • Maintain competitive analysis of other homes in the area
  • Network within the community

Education/Experience:

  • A marketing degree/diploma, and/or equivalent work experience
  • The ability to read, write and comfortably communicate in English
  • Proficient computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel; skills in Microsoft PowerPoint and Publisher are an asset
  • The ability to obtain a valid police check
Reception

Responsibilities:

  • Provide effective, friendly and professional reception service to all residents and visitors
  • Answer in-coming calls, take messages and perform a variety of office tasks such as emailing or faxing
  • Manage incoming mail, and handle inquiries and requests from residents and families
  • Interact with residents to ensure a positive, safe environment always respecting confidentiality.
  • Assist in the transition process with new residents
  • Provide secretarial support for the Administrator and other supervisory staff, as needed
  • Ensure lobby area and café are kept tidy and the café is well stocked
  • Assist with promotion of life enrichment programs for the residents
  • Ability to perform tours for walk in visitors

Education/Experience:

  • Customer service and/or reception experience
  • Proficient computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel; skills in Microsoft PowerPoint and Publisher are an asset
  • Experience in office management, including record keeping, file management
  • Experience in administration support
  • Must be able to read, write and effectively communicate in English
  • Previous work in a senior's health care setting is an asset
  • General education in administration is beneficial
  • The ability to obtain a valid police check
Resident Resource Co-Coordinator

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, coordinate, conduct and track all aspects of staff orientation and on-going training programs, including staff meetings
  • Coordinate recruitment interviews & applicant testing, conducting reference checks, etc.
  • oordinate, conduct and document Health & Safety inspections; ensuring that inspections are kept current,
  • Participate in committees as requested by the Administrator, e.g. Safety, Labour Management, etc.
  • Provide secretarial support for the Administrator and other supervisor staff
  • Generate and maintain reports as required by the Administrator
  • Assist in planning administration projects and initiatives
  • Coordinate the annual performance reviews and merit process of staff
  • Assist in planning staff appreciation events
  • Respond to staff inquiries and concerns and advise staff of important legislation, policies, and procedures related to their jobs

Education/Experience:

  • Degree or diploma in business management or administration
  • Education in human resources, social service work, or gerontology is an asset
  • Must be able to read, write and effectively communicate in English
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher. Introductory level of knowledge of PointClickCare and Staff ScheduleCare programs is an asset
  • Experience in office management, including record keeping, file management
  • Must have exceptional customer service/reception experience
  • Knowledge and experience of human resources, including recruitment, orientation, and training functions
  • Experience with policy and procedure development and composition
  • Knowledge and experience of health care, long term care, retirement home, hospitality or other people-care services that demonstrates the potential to successfully participate in effective administration support and client service delivery in a retirement home setting
  • The ability to obtain a valid police check
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