Director of Nursing

Application ends: March 31, 2023
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Job Description


If you are trained in Nursing Administration and would enjoy contributing to the health and happiness of seniors Kiwanis Nursing Home may be your new home!

Our Vision: To be recognized as a home where residents choose to live, and staff choose to work.

That of course includes the Director of Nursing role that we are seeking to fill!

Our nursing home (your new home?) is a 100-bed person-centered care home located in Sussex, New Brunswick. You will be joining approximately 120 other caring and amazing staff members who interact daily with our residents and their families.

Reporting to the Administrator, the Director of Nursing plans, organizes, directs, operates and coordinates nursing, clinical, and administrative matters. The DON may fill in for Administrator in his/her absence.

In this role, the Director of Nursing oversees and coordinates all nursing staff and overall nursing operations of our home. DON duties include evaluating and directing all nursing employees, establishing goals for the nursing department, and creating and enforcing compliant long-term care policies. You will also uphold our standards of a collaborative and supportive workplace, so that all nursing staff will be able to do their best in caring for our residents each day.

You will also be part of a dedicated leadership team of six professionals who lead with heart.

What we hope you can offer us: Current registration with the Nurses Association of New Brunswick, a Baccalaureate degree in Nursing supplemented by recognized courses in administration and/or health care, or equivalent, a minimum of three years relevant supervisory experience in Nursing Management at a senior level, effective communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to apply these skills with residents, their families, supervisory and subordinate staff, other health care professionals and the general public, and a high degree of leadership, supervisory and administrative ability.

What we can offer you: An annual salary of up to $92,000, pension, group benefits (Kiwanis covers your full health and dental premiums), a wellness program, standard working hours from 8AM – 4PM, and treats in the office on a regular basis.

Interested? Apply by sending a resume to the email provided within this posting. We look forward to meeting you!

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $83,704.00-$92,414.00 per year


  • Company pension
  • Dental care
  • Employee assistance program
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Sussex, NB: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Bachelor’s Degree (required)


  • nursing management: 3 years (preferred)


  • NANB Registration (required)

Work Location: In person