Why Work at NOVA Montréal?

  • NOVA Montréal has over 116 years of experience providing high quality care in the community
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Pension is available to eligible staff
  • We invest in our staff, offering continuous opportunities for learning (paid orientations, CPR and PDSB recertification)
NOVA Montreal Staff

Available position(s)

Executive Director (ED)

The Position
Reporting to the Board, the Executive Director (ED) is responsible for leading a team of close to 40 including nurses, home health care workers, and 5 administrative staff members. This team of health care workers and administrative personnel are supported by close to 60 volunteers

The ED is responsible for the overall direction of the organization, ensuring the provision of high quality, cost-effective nursing and related services to individuals and families in the community. The ED works in conjunction with the Board of Directors to develop, review and implement the strategic plan and also acts as a spokesperson for the organization to community organizations including CSSSs and hospitals, funders and the general public.

Priorities of the function include:

  • Guide the organization through a process of continuous improvement and collaborates closely with the Board to review programs and delivery of service to optimize both financial and human resources.
  • Implements appropriate systems to monitor the operations against Board approved budget, community needs, staff and volunteer resources
  • Develops and maintains close contact with community organizations, notably the CSSSs and hospitals, to monitor trends and develop continuing initiatives in the health care field.
  • Works closely with the Director of Development and the Board to develop new sources of funding and ensure stewardship of current donors.
  • Provides ongoing supervision of nursing and auxiliary staff.

Candidate Profile

The ideal candidate will be an experienced administrator and manager with a passion for community health care. The successful candidate will likely hold a Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing and have experience in a community setting (e.g. hospital, CSSS, local health organization). A degree in business or health care administration or equivalent experience will be considered an asset. He or she will preferably have experience working with volunteers, including at the Board level. Candidates should have a proven ability to manage organizational change in a fast-paced environment, while maintaining current knowledge about community health and social needs.

The candidate should have a successful track record as a manager and leader with strong interpersonal skills.

The candidate must be comfortable collaborating at all levels in the organization, dealing with colleagues, medical and administrative professionals, members of the Board and donors. The candidate has an established capacity to influence and is able to work in close collaboration with a large variety of stakeholders to develop solid relationships founded on mutual confidence.

The candidate must be capable of working well within a team towards the successful accomplishment of strategic objectives. The candidate must have a basic level of financial literacy and a demonstrated knowledge of continuous quality improvement processes. He or she should have a tendency to encourage participation from teammates with the goal of developing projects and solving problems in a collective manner.

Excellent communication skills are required and the candidate must be fluently bilingual, in English and French.
NOVA Montreal offers a competitive compensation package, along with a pension plan.

Deadline: Please submit your application before Friday, July 28th

Note: Full job description is available upon request
Please apply below.

Home Health Aide

Recognized as a pioneer of home healthcare services, NOVA Montréal is currently recruiting for permanent/casual Home Health Aide positions.

In accordance with NOVA Montréal’s policies and procedures, and under the direction of the Registered Nurse/Case Manager, the Home Health Aide will:

  • Assist with activities of daily living, including personal hygiene services (bathing, dressing and grooming), light housekeeping services, meal services, exercise and physical assistance, companionship and mental stimulation, where applicable
  • Administer prescribed and prepared oral medications as directed by the RN/Case Manager
  • Maintain records of the client’s condition, and report any health-related changes to the RN/Case Manager in a timely manner
  • Provide clients and their families with support and basic instructions on independent living and adaptation to disability or illness


  • Health Care Aide certificate or equivalent required
  • PDSB and CPR certificates required
  • Minimum 1 year of recent experience working with elderly or disabled persons, preferably in home care assistance
  • Palliative care experience is an asset
  • Ability to effectively communicate in English or French. Bilingualism is an asset.
  • Must be available minimum 3 days in the workweek in addition to weekends or alternating weekends. May be required to work day/evening and/or nights
  • Must have access to reliable transportation
  • Must be able to commit to an ongoing schedule, while able to be flexible and adaptable to changing work environment
  • Must be punctual, with a good attendance record
  • Satisfactory medical examination and police record check
  • Must have a compassionate and caring demeanor

NOVA Montréal offers its employees flexibility in schedule, a competitive compensation and benefits package, free CPR and PDSB recertification and more. To join our expanding healthcare family, please apply below.

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