Chief Executive Officer

New Brunswick
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Chief Executive Officer, Mill Cove Nursing Home

Mill Cove, NB

Mill Cove Nursing Home (MCNH) is searching for a collaborative and experienced Chief Executive Officer to join their team.

The Organization

We are a reputable 65-bed nursing home located in the heart of New Brunswick, dedicated to providing exceptional care and support to our residents. Our mission is to ensure the well-being, safety, and comfort of all residents in a family-oriented environment. As a key player in the healthcare industry, we are committed to upholding high standards of care and fostering a positive community within our facility.

The Role

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is a strategic leader responsible for driving organizational success by ensuring the well-being, safety, and comfort of residents, fostering a culture of quality improvement, managing risks, and driving change within a unionized healthcare environment. Reporting to the Mill Cove Nursing Home (MCNH) Board of Directors, they are responsible for providing leadership and strategic vision, seeking out opportunities for partnerships, improvement, and internal capacity-building. They align decisions with strategic direction, anticipating and addressing how all decisions impact the entire organization. The CEO oversees all operations of the nursing home including liaising with government and ensuring regulatory compliance, designing effective policies, processes, and systems, and maintaining high quality service and care for all residents and their families. They regularly engage with stakeholders in the community and in the field of long-term care to represent and advocate for MCNH.

Key areas of oversight and responsibility are:

Strategic Leadership and Governance – Provides creative and visionary leadership to the nursing home that ensures the well-being, safety, and comfort of all residents, placing their needs at the forefront of all decision-making and systems. Works with the Board of Directors to develop and execute strategic plans aligned with organizational goals and industry standards.
Continuous Improvement and Risk Assessment – Prioritizes quality improvement initiatives, fostering a culture of continuous improvement to enhance care delivery among all levels of the staff team. Ensures the internal systems are designed to identify and manage risks. Stays abreast of industry trends and emerging best practices, while proactively making recommendations for process enhancements.
Operational Management – Provides effective operational oversight, including human resource management, budgeting and financial management, policy development, contract management, and regulatory compliance.

Community Engagement and Networking – Engages with the local community to build positive relationships, enhance the nursing home's reputation, and align with strategic goals. Establishes and maintains relationships with provincial nursing homes, government departments, and other jurisdictions.

The Ideal Candidate

As the ideal candidate, you are committed to providing exceptional care to seniors, leading with compassion and prioritizing well-being in all your decisions. You are solutions-focused—handling the unexpected with grace and calm. You prioritize organizational goals and exercise appropriate creative flexibility as you establish policies, processes and best practices. Your authenticity, decisiveness, consultative style, and integrity have allowed you to build meaningful partnerships and relationships both internally and externally in your past roles. You lead with courage and employ good judgment in decision-making. You are an effective advocate and use your relational skills to facilitate progress and meet the needs of the organization’s constituents. You appreciate the value and impact that sound governance and a healthy Board partnership can deliver. You have an excellent sense of political landscapes, navigating different partner contexts with ease.
Qualifications and Experience
• A university degree, in a field of study relevant to long-term care or health care, or equivalent experience.
• A minimum of 5 years related progressive managerial experience.
• Experience managing and leading teams of staff and projects in a complex environment.
• Strong HR background, with experience developing systems and policies in a unionized environment and fostering positive labor relations while managing conflicts.
• Experience managing significant budgets, with knowledge of budgetary management, resource allocation, and contract management.
• Extremely organized with attention to detail, capable of managing multiple priorities and delegating tasks effectively.
• Proven experience in change management and capacity building within a dynamic environment.
• A record of fostering positive cultures and evidence-based operations.
• Knowledge of the health care sector is required, with specific knowledge of the care industry considered an asset.
• Experience having worked with or on volunteer Boards or committees is an asset.
• Government relations experience is preferred, including working in a regulated environment.
Skills and Attributes
• Ability to foster a positive culture focused on compassion, kindness, knowledge sharing, and skill building.
• An exceptional problem-solver with highly analytical thinking processes.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build strong relationships, lead teams, identify stakeholders and quickly build trusting relationships and confidence.
• Unimpeachable ethics and integrity, with sound judgment and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
• Decisiveness combined with a facilitative style, able to explain decisions and clarify complex issues.
If you are interested in this opportunity, contact Michelle Doyle at, Kyle Steele at, or Dr. Jennie Massey at or submit your full application package online by clicking the "Apply Now" button below.