Friday, September 20, 2013

Director of Education and Training

About Extendicare

Extendicare REIT, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, operates 235 long-term care facilities across North America, with capacity for over 26,800 residents. As well, through its operations in the United States, Extendicare offers medical specialty services such as subacute care and rehabilitative therapy services, while home health care services are provided in Canada. The Company employs 34,000 people in the United States and Canada.

Job Description

As the Education and Training Director, you ensure the clinical training and education of the nursing and healthcare staff, as well as new employees. The Education and Training Director will also be proactive in developing and maintaining the clinical competencies of our nursing staff. If you have the vision and desire to improve today’s ever-changing healthcare environment, continue your career with Extendicare!

Job Responsibilities

  • Assess the learning needs of the staff through direct observation, formal learning assessments and through review of quality improvement and program evaluation

  • Ensure each department has the required education for long-term care as required by law and Extendicare policy

  • Plan and deliver mandatory, voluntary and identified needs in-service for all departments

  • Maintain all in-service records for facility staff

  • Measure the impact of programs and learning activities on staff

  • Participate in Interdisciplinary Plan of Care

  • Coordinate the use of educational equipment and resources

  • Share “on-call” status with other facility nursing managers

We will give you the tools you need to succeed as our Education and Training Director. We are seeking a registered nurse who will use his or her previous nursing and healthcare experience to ensure the proper education and training of our staff. Requirements include:

  • Registered Nurse license (RN)

  • Prior experience in training or education is preferred

  • Previous experience as a registered nurse and working knowledge of nursing processes, preferably in long-term care

  • Strong oral presentation and written communication skills

  • Ability to provide constructive criticism to nursing staff and to identify opportunities for professional development

  • Highly organized with solid record-keeping ability

  • CPR certification

  • Ability to speak, read and write English fluently


In addition to providing our employees with the tools necessary for development and success, we offer an attractive compensation and industry-leading benefits package.

  • 401(k) and matching contributions

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance

  • STD/LTD and life insurance

  • Paid time off – personal, sick, vacation and holiday

  • Employee-assistance program – employees and dependents

  • …..And more!

Why Extendicare?

CareerGrowth – Extendicare regularly promotes from within. Our employees regularly transfer facilities and grow into regional and corporate positions.

Support and Resources – Assistance and support is always available from the regional and corporate level to ensure your success.

Training – We invest in you! Training and continuing education are encouraged to promote skill development.

Great people are our greatest strength! APPLY now!


If you can hear yourself saying one of the following:

"Helping People Live Better."

"Revolutionizing Post-Acute Therapy."

"IT Solved."

A challenging and exciting career at Extendicare, ProStep or VCPI awaits you. We value our customers and our teams who care for them. We are enthusiastic about helping others by providing quality care, rehabilitation and IT services. If you are interested in a rewarding career, passionate staff, and a diverse team apply today.

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