Christie Gardens

Primary Care Physician / Medical Director


Interested in Geriatric Specialty? Tired of running a clinic? Burnt out due to the intensity of the pandemic? Come join our team ...

Christie Gardens is a vibrant retirement home that has been serving Toronto’s seniors for over 35 years. There are 400 residents of the Christie Gardens community whose needs span the continuum of retirement living.

Christie Gardens’ well-established Wellness Centre, staffed with excellent clinical and administrative personnel to support you, makes available primary care and select specialty health services to all residents. The Courtyard Community located on the first floor consists of a 76 bed nursing home which provides 240-hour care for those residents requiring additional support.

  • The successful candidate should be:
  • Academically trained and interested in practicing evidence-based medicine;
  • Eager to set a new standard in primary care and advocate for seniors independence;
  • Open to constantly improving care processes; and
  • Interested in spending more time with patients, not paperwork. We provide administrative support.

We seek a primary care physician with a keen interest in geriatrics who wishes to work in a collaborative team-based care environment. Availability for 2 clinic days a week would be ideal.

Talk to us about our competitive and flexible remuneration options.

Interested physicians are welcome to visit and tour the community.

Please contact Heather Janes, CEO at 416-530-1330 or submit your interest via email.


Nurse Practitioner


Christie Gardens is looking for an enthusiastic individual who will thrive in our unique continuum for seniors. The Nurse Practitioner works collaboratively with our Physicians, Director of Health and Wellness, and other staff to provide care for our residents. Must have availability to provide one to two clinic days per week.

The Nurse Practitioner will demonstrate a high degree of trust, respect, accountability, and commitment.

  • Qualifications
  • Registered Nurse Practitioner in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario;
  • Minimum of five years working as a Registered Nurse Practitioner;
  • Specialty certification in gerontology nursing preferred;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; and
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Major Responsibilities
  • Assess, manage, and evaluate health concerns of residents;
  • Diagnose residents, order and interpret diagnostic tests, and prescribe medication and other treatment;
  • Work collaboratively with attending physicians;
  • Assist with educating and supporting residents and families;
  • Act as a clinical expert/resource to establish, maintain, and improve care delivery;
  • Provide specialized knowledge regarding resident and family challenges and practice issues through consultation with physicians, nurses and other members of the team, residents, and families; and
  • Participate in care conferences.

We thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Bring your maturity, life experience, and expertise to Christie Gardens where there is a fresh new approach to Elder care that is unique and truly individualized. Email your resume and cover letter.


Clinical Support Coordinator


Christie Gardens seeks a Registered Practical Nurse to work as full time Clinical Support Coordinator. This position will provide support to the nursing team throughout the continuum as well as assist the Director of Health and Wellness with care planning and service delivery.

The schedule for this position is Monday to Friday 11am to 7pm.

  • Qualifications
  • Registered Practical Nurse with at least two years’ experience in a Retirement or Home Care;
  • Experience in working with seniors with various cognitive and physical capabilities;
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written;
  • Caring and seeks to promote the dignity and integrity of individuals;
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team, be resourceful, and demonstrate flexibility; and
  • A mature attitude with a genuine interest in seniors.
  • Major Responsibilities
  • Assist with the maintenance of records reflecting residents’ condition, care, and specific treatment;
  • Complete and review Care Plans in a timely manner as per RHRA regulations;
  • Make daily rounds to help and support team;
  • Daily review 24 hr report and follow up as necessary with team;
  • Pharmacy communication and support as needed;
  • Perform audits as requested by Director of Health and Wellness and Team Leader;
  • Oversee clinical care processes to ensure that care is delivered according to individual plans of care for residents;
  • Lead implementation and monitoring of required clinical programs, i.e. Falls Prevention, Skin and Wound Care, Continence Care, Pain Management, and Responsive Behaviours;
  • Assume the duties of the Administrative Assistant as required;
  • Model and foster an environment of positive customer service in all aspects of care; and
  • Maintain an active presence in the Resident Home Areas mentoring staff while overseeing providing and supporting Staff Education to all staff and ensuring completion of the provision of quality resident care.

Bring your maturity, life experience, and expertise to Christie Gardens where there is a fresh new approach to Elder care that is unique and truly individualized. Email your resume and cover letter.


Registered Practical Nurses


Christie Gardens is a Christian not-for-profit senior living community experienced in delivering distinctive services within a continuum of living. At Christie Gardens we have fresh new approach to Elder care that is unique and truly individualized.

Christie Gardens is looking for enthusiastic Registered Practical Nurses who are interested in a work environment that is creatively stimulating and challenging. If you are a mature, skilled registered practical nurse with superior assessment and problem solving skills, Christie Gardens has an excellent opportunity for you on various shifts.

  • Qualifications
  • Experience in working with seniors in a retirement setting or clinical setting;
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written;
  • Possess qualities of empathy, kindness, integrity, responsibility and understanding;
  • Able to work independently and collaboratively within a team, be resourceful, and demonstrates flexibility; and
  • Diploma from an accredited school of nursing and Current registration with CNO.

Do you share in the belief that quality care and quality choices equate to a meaningful life? We are committed to ensuring a superior quality of life for Residents who choose Christie as their home.

Do not miss this opportunity to “join our team” at Christie Gardens, a proud provider of exceptional seniors’ accommodation in Toronto.

Email your resume with cover letter introducing yourself to us.


Personal Support Workers


Christie Gardens is a Christian not-for-profit senior living community experienced in delivering distinctive services within a continuum of living. At Christie Gardens we have fresh new approach to Elder care that is unique and truly individualized.

Christie Gardens is looking for enthusiastic Personal Support Workers who are interested in a work environment that is creatively stimulating and challenging. Christie Gardens has an excellent opportunity for you on various shifts.

  • Qualifications
  • graduate or student of an approved Personal Care Support Worker course;
  • A high standard of behaviour and neat appearance;
  • A mature attitude; and
  • A genuine interest in people, with a special emphasis in gerontology.

Do you share in the belief that quality care and quality choices equate to a meaningful life? We are committed to ensuring a superior quality of life for Residents who choose Christie as their home.

Do not miss this opportunity to “join our team” at Christie Gardens, a proud provider of exceptional seniors’ accommodation in Toronto.

Email your resume with cover letter introducing yourself to us.

  • Responsibilities
  • Build relationships to promote the physical, emotional, social, and spiritual wellbeing of residents;
  • Share responsibility for the care of the neighbourhood including equipment and personal belongings of the residents;
  • Provide restorative care – transfers and/or assist residents with restorative techniques, assist residents with nutritional needs, assist in palliative care;
  • Perform personal care to promote the physical, emotional, social, and spiritual wellbeing of residents;
  • Contribute to resident care plans;
  • Observe and report changes immediately in the residents’ physical, social, and emotional conditions;
  • Meet high standards of cleanliness and adhere to aseptic practices; and
  • Practice safety: Use good body mechanics, use mechanical lifts as needed, use good infection control techniques.

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