Let us welcome you to Optima Living in Medicine Hat, Alberta.
Optima Living—founded in 2007—owns and operates innovative seniors’ living communities throughout Alberta and BC, taking an unprecedented approach to senior life. Our unique company culture is one where both residents and team members are family.
Optima Living’s North Star, Let us welcome you home, speaks to our underlying principles and the experience seniors discover in our communities. When residents are home, they feel safe, respected, and welcome. Home is where one’s voice is heard, their views matter, and they have freedom of choice.
Optima Living’s mission, vision, and values—respect, dignity, teamwork, and doing the right thing—support and build upon our North Star. Optima Living operates over 2,200 beds providing congregate living options for seniors. These options range from subsidized to luxury, Independent to Assisted Living, Long-term Care to Memory Care, and Residential Mental Health.
As the General Manager you are responsible for providing day-to-day operational support. This includes an understanding of finance, occupancy, resident support, employee/labour relations, as well as relationship building with our support services team. This position reports to Regional Director.
Do you have the following experience & skills? If Yes, then you’re the one!
Experience in a residential care setting is preferred.
Completion of CPR and First Aid is an asset.
Exceptional interpersonal skills with peers, residents, visitors, and operational partners
Superior organizational skills with the ability to handle multi-resident requests.
Superior oral and written communication skills
Responsible for setting and implementing site level vision, mission, values, and organizational strategies.
Ability to drive results through others.
Actively plan for growth and successions in pipeline development
Ability to inspire a diverse, employer of choice culture with a focus on “Let Us Welcome You Home.”
Provides coaching and mentoring.
Ensure our commitment to Best in Class and excellence:
Reward and recognize those who embody our “Best-in-Class approach” and to those who live by our credo of ‘Let us Welcome You Home”
Maintains compliance with provincial legislation and accreditation standards.
Interact with residents to resolve enquiries in a friendly, service-oriented manner.
Complies with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, and Workplace Hazardous Material Information System. This includes recognizing health and safety hazards, reporting incidents, fulfilling responsibilities under the applicable legislation, as well as participating in in-services and fire drills.
Budget creation and implementation.
Having the skills and knowledge to make informed decisions about managing within a budget.
Demonstrates the ability to analyze data and Financial Statements establishing targets and driving results.
Benefits of working with Optima Living:
Truly awesome teammates
Welcoming and supportive work environment
All the usual perks:
- Dental care
- Vision care
- Extended health care
- Life insurance
- RRSP match
- On-site parking
- Employee assistance program
Conditions of Employment
Clear Police Information Check
Clear Vulnerable Sector Check
COVID-19 vaccination proof. This requirement may be waived if you have received an exemption through the provincial government.