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Ministry of Long - Term Care
Long-Term Care Operations Division
Hamilton, London, Mississauga, Oshawa, Toronto
Job Term:
10 Permanent
Job Code:
50122 - Nurse 2, Public Health
$1,552.54 - $1,867.27 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
AMENDMENT: Job description updated.

The Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007 was developed to improve the residents' experience and quality of life in long-term care homes in Ontario. It sets clear and detailed requirements for residents' rights, care and services, and for the operation of long-term care homes.

The Ministry of Long-Term Care, Long-Term Care (LTC) Inspections Branch is an exciting and high-volume area responsible for inspecting long-term care homes for compliance with applicable legislation, regulation and ministry policy.

The Long-Term Care (LTC) Inspections Branch, London Office, seeks a qualified LTC Homes Inspector to inspect and enforce legislative and regulatory requirements governing residents' rights, safety and quality of care in long-term care homes. Consider this opportunity and make a difference in the lives of others!

Please note: The position requires extensive travel within the province. You may also be required to work at locations other than the head office or satellite offices.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will work as a member of a highly trained inter-disciplinary inspection team to:

• Evaluate and assess the care, practices, processes and operations within LTC homes using evidence-based inspection methodology and provincial inspection program principles
• Monitor, evaluate and promote the health, safety, comfort and rights of LTC residents
• Interpret and apply relevant legislation and policies to ensure compliance and standards are met
• Identify, collect and document evidence for non-compliance, and determine the appropriate action/sanction and timeframes required
• Provide expert technical knowledge on resident care

How do I qualify?


• You have a current registration in good standing as a Registered Nurse, Registered Dietitian or Registered Physiotherapist in the Province of Ontario
• You have a valid class “G” driver's licence or equivalent as recognized by the Province of Ontario to drive on Ontario highways to conduct field work
• You are willing to travel extensively and work outside normal business hours

Job offer is conditional on the successful completion of the following:
• Ministry formal training program and Inspector Certification Program certification

Investigative, Analytical and Organizational Skills

• You have advanced analytical and critical thinking skills to examine information and evaluate evidence from a variety of sources, including clinical files, policies and procedures, financial and administrative information, survey data, and observations of the physical environment
• You can establish priorities on health care issues of LTC home residents, and enforce legislation and ministry policy
• You can develop and execute an inspection plan, including managing relevant documents and information
• You have knowledge and experience in performing inspection functions (e.g., interviewing, documenting reviews, observing direct care, employing risk assessment methodology)
• You can function independently and effectively under pressure in a high-volume environment

Communication Skills

• You can write clear and detailed inspection reports, as well, you can communicate legislative requirements effectively and present information to a range of stakeholders (e.g., LTC home operators and residents, health care providers, members of the public)

Leadership, Interpersonal, Problem-Solving and Negotiation Skills

• You can exercise sound judgement, political acuity and discretion when assessing appropriate actions for non-compliant homes
• You can foster cooperation, and resolve sensitive issues with LTC homes operators, other health care organizations and service providers (e.g. CCAC) while maintaining a high degree of professionalism
• You have proven leadership and interpersonal skills

Health Care Knowledge and Experience

Health Care Knowledge and Experience
• You have knowledge of and experience working in long-term care homes, and/or clinical experience in the health care or social services sectors
• You demonstrate the ability to understand, interpret and apply relevant legislation, technical and clinical guidelines, policies and procedures pertaining to LTC homes operations

Computer Skills

• You are proficient with Microsoft Office, as well as word processing, databases and spreadsheet applications to prepare reports and correspondence

Additional Information:

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  • 3 Permanent - Full Time, 119 King St W, Hamilton, West Region, Vulnerable Sector Check
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Inspections and Investigations
Posted on:
Monday, November 30, 2020
  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

    Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Talent Acquisition Branch (TAB), HR Service Delivery Division (HRSDD) to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.

    A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.
  • The information that you provide for the purpose of this competition and the results from this competition may be used to fill other positions These positions may be of various tenures including short-term assignments. Your information and the results from this competition will be retained for the purpose of filling vacancies in accordance with the applicable collective agreement or policy provisions.
Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives.
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, December 14, 2020 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

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