• Mental Health Manager [NL Health Services] Gander
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Job Description

Regional Manager of Mental Health and Addictions Services, Permanent Full-TimeMental Health and Addictions, McCurdy Complex, Gander

Definition Of Work

Reporting to the Director of Mental Health & Addictions, this position is primarily accountable for the coordination, support and day-to-day management of the Flexible Assertive Community Treatment (FACT) Teams in GFW and Gander, as well as Mental Health Case Managers in Central Zone within the Mental Health and Addictions Services. In addition, this position would also be responsible for other regional/community based mental health and addictions programs as required.

In collaboration with physician colleagues and other program managers, to ensure continuity and coordination across program areas and operations of the organization. Responsibilities will include managing human resources; program development and evaluation; implementing and maintaining best practices in Mental Health & Addictions services; fiscal and... risk management; patient safety and quality improvement. The successful candidate will be responsible for working collaboratively with other Regional Managers, Mental Health & Addictions Services to standardize program planning and operations to ensure equitable and efficient service delivery. The successful candidate must demonstrate an awareness of and be responsible for promoting and supporting person-and family-centered care, demonstrate a commitment to safety and partner with all team members to improve worker and patient safety by integrating safety into work practices, identifying risks and implementing improvements. Rotational on-call and regional travel will be required.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be accountable for providing leadership and other duties will include, but not limited to:
• Proactively manage project level operational, program, and clinical aspects of the Flexible Assertive Community Treatment (FACT) Teams in GFW and Gander, as well as the Mental Health Case Managers, including management budget, and resources;
• Operational responsibilities for Mental Health and Addiction team members currently working at McCurdy Complex and lead the transition to the new Community Health location in Gander
• Provide efficient updates on project plans, trial budget and timeline management, quality standards and risk mitigation;
• Provide leadership, clinical oversight and supervision to team members, ensuring evidence based mental health and addictions practices are adhered to;
• Provide leadership to support innovation and creativity in client centered program and policy development that reflects best practice, maximizes resources, technology and partnerships internally and externally.
• Promote program integration to ensure seamless care for clients.
• Leverage opportunities to encourage client feedback and/or participation in program and policy development.
• Motivate and empower staff to identify opportunities to improve the client experience in all Mental Health & Addictions services/programs.
• Monitor risk and implement strategies to decrease risks to clients and workers.
• Complete fiscal monitoring to ensure effective and efficient use of resources.
• Collect, collate and analyze data to inform the evaluation of Mental Health & Addictions services.
• Participate in quality improvement initiatives and other committee work in association Mental Health & Addictions services/programs.

Required Qualifications
• Undergraduate degree in a health-related discipline, supplemented by preparation at the graduate level and with related experience and professional development.
• Current registration with the appropriate licensing body within Newfoundland and Labrador is required.
• Proven experience in partnership development, program planning and evaluation, project management and leading quality/change initiatives.
• Ability to collaborate with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders and function effectively in a high pressure, diverse and changing environment.
• Exceptional interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
• Dynamic leadership style which demonstrates emotional maturity, self-awareness and evidence of value-based leadership focused on engaging others, developing coalitions, and achieving results.
• Proven negotiation and conflict resolution skills
• Highly motivated and able to apply his/her creativity in standardizing professional nursing practice across all facilities and programs, while recognizing the uniqueness of practice in specialty areas.
• Demonstrated knowledge and application of Lean Health Care; Person and Family Centered Care; and the leadership capabilities within the LEADS framework.
• Consistent demonstration of the core values of NL Health Services: Innovation, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence (I CARE)
• A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required for this position (if indicated on requisition).
• A satisfactory certificate of conduct from the RCMP or local police authority.

Preferred Qualifications
• Three years' experience in Mental Health and Addictions Services within the last five years.

Hours of work: 70 hours bi-weekly (On-call will be required)

Salary: HL 23 ($78,830-$102,479)

Competition number: P-2024000679-MGMT

Competition closing date: May 14, 2024

Central Health is an equal opportunity employer.We thank all candidates however only those selected for an interview will be contacted
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