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Director of Resident and Family Experience

Location: Musquodoboit Harbour

Position: Full Time position - $10,000 signing bonus* (paid out over the course of 2yr agreement)

Facility Description:

The Birches is a licensed long term care facility providing services for 42 residents and employing about 80 employees. Our rural location and culture provide a unique opportunity for living and working. Our home was recently announced for replacement and a new journey is ahead for the team to transition into a new facility. The Birches is part of a shared management team with Ocean View Continuing Care Centre and the Director of Resident and Family Experience works closely within a larger management team to build capacity and resources.


We are currently searching for a Director of Resident and Family Experience. Reporting to the Senior Director of Long Term Care, the Director of Resident and Family Experience is accountable for the day-to-day management of the home. This includes leadership for both the management employees and the front-line staff team who are accountable for the programs and services provided for the residents.



  • 3 years long-term care experience in a Registered Nurse role

  • 1 year management experience in a unionized environment

  • A positive attitude with seasoned experience leading change and transition

  • Current RN license to practice in Nova Scotia or willingness to obtain the same prior to commencement of employment

  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle

  • Current First Aid/CPR


· Experience in an Accredited health care environment

· Leadership training / education (MHA/MPA/MBA)

BENEFITS: We are offering a competitive salary/benefits package and support for continuing education.

Job Type: Full-time

*$10,000 signing bonus with 2 year return of service


  • Dental care

  • Employee assistance program

  • Extended health care

  • On-site parking

  • Paid time off



  • Day shift

  • Monday to Friday


Application question(s):

  • Have you previously been employed at The Birches Nursing Home?



  • Bachelor's Degree (preferred)



  • Registered Nurse (RN) License (preferred)

Please email resume to:

Martha CooperSenior Director of Long Term Care


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