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Kanata – Wellness Coordinator

Job Description

Education/Qualifications – Ontario

  • RPN in good standing with the Ontario College of Nurses
  • Required in all provinces
  • Computer skills – advanced working knowledge with Word, Outlook and graphic software
  • Up to date Standard First Aid and CPR


  • 3 – 5 years Management Experience
  • Previous marketing and sales experience is an asset

Resident Service Focus

  • Demonstrates a genuine desire to be of help to others
  • Applies a broad understanding of Resident needs to monitor satisfaction and takes corrective action when necessary
  • Develops effective relationships with Residents and professionally works with them to solve problems and ensure Resident needs are met in a manner that supports the corporate mission
  • Anticipates issues that go beyond Resident requests in order to meet their goals and need
  • Looks for creative ways to resolve Resident requests in a way that meets the needs of all stakeholders

Results Driven Focus

  • Strives to meet personal objectives and accepts responsibility for all areas of the job
  • Encourages critical thinking and innovations in problem solving activities
  • Secures the resources and supports required to accomplish goals through negotiation and influence
  • Sets departmental goals as well as the programs and processes required to achieve them
  • Provides specific performance feedback, both positive and corrective, on an on-going basis dealing firmly and promptly with performance problems


  • Builds teams that are founded on principles of openness and integrity
  • Supports others to make decisions about their own work
  • Creates a supportive environment for Team Members and Volunteers as evidenced by the ability to bring the team together and build employee engagement
  • Fosters a climate of openness, trust and solidarity among Team Members and Volunteers by treating each person as a valued Team Member
  • Takes a proactive, positive view of Team Members and Volunteers and their capabilities, ensuring they understand their role and responsibilities, counseling and
  • supporting them in improving their skills
  • Embraces the “big picture”, establishes direction and aligns people to build commitment to achieving goals

Physical Demands

  • Sustained walking, sitting, standing, squatting
  • Carrying (3.0 – 15 kgs)
  • Varying lumbar and cervical rotation, as well as shoulder reaching
  • Wrist must be capable of moving in all planes
  • Various forms of grip, pinching and finger dexterity required

Mental Demands

  • Ability to respond effectively to inquiries, issues and concerns
  • Short and long term memory capability
  • Alertness, concentration, judgement and decision making

Other Competencies

  • Ability to empathize
  • Ingenuity and creativity
  • Problem solving and critical thinking

Other considerations:

  • You must pass a Vulnerable sector back ground check.
  • You must be able to work with Dogs and Cats and other animals, allergies or other needs cannot be accommodated.
  • Due to our high level of residents with dementia; your tattoos and piercings must either remained covered by clothing or are discrete. Any other external body decoration, including hair, must not be frightening to a frail senior with dementia.
  • You must be legally allowed to work in Canada.
  • You must be in good physical health as this job requires lifting, sitting, standing and walking.
  • Must be able to read and write in English to a minimum High School Level.
  • Available on call and in emergency situations.
  • Thank you for your career interest!

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