Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care
Aug 10, 2020Full time
Position Title: Clinical Manager Job Class: MG009 Employment Type : Full Time Employee Group: Management Work Schedule: 37.50 hours weekly as per schedule Posting Date: August 10, 2020 Posting Type: Open Number: Multiple Programs: Outpatient Services Bayview Program for Dual Diagnosis & ECT Services Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care is our region's 301-bed specialty mental health hospital. Located on the shores of Georgian Bay in Penetanguishene, the hospital is home to the Waypoint Research Institute and also has the province's only high secure forensic mental health program for clients served by both the mental health and justice systems. We provide an extensive range of both acute and longer term psychiatric inpatient and outpatient services to Simcoe County, Muskoka, part of Dufferin County and the southern portion of Parry Sound. The hospital is recognized for the provision of exceptional care to those most needing mental health services and for its contributions to the understanding of mental illness. For additional information about Waypoint, including program descriptions, please visit our website at http://www.waypointcentre.ca/ Waypoint Centre is currently filling multiple Clinical Manager positions as listed above. When applying, please indicate program(s) of interest, in order of preference, for screening purposes. The purpose of the Clinical Manager role is to assume responsibility for the overall operation of assigned clinical programs by planning, implementing, integrating, and evaluating a comprehensive range of program activities that ensure and/or support quality focused, patient-centered care, treatment and rehabilitation in a safe environment. Key Accountabilities: Provides clinical leadership and direction, promotes quality client care practices focused on recovery and the achievement of positive outcomes; evaluates practice and services, researches and promotes the utilization of best clinical practices and acts as a resource and mentor to support the patient experience; as well as identifies and manages risk and emergency situations. Coordinates and manages staff allocations ensuring optimum utilization of resources based on monitoring and interpreting workload measurement, utilization of standardized tools such as RAI-MH data and other established practices. Promotes positive work environments by role modeling professional behaviour, promoting teamwork and interdisciplinary collaboration, addressing workplace conflict and effectively managing change initiatives. Engages in recruitment and retention activities including managing performance against performance expectations, conducting performance reviews including the development of learning plans; authorizing attendance records, implementing Hospital Attendance Support Program, and attending Rehabilitation meetings. Promotes positive labour relations: responding to complaints/grievances, investigating, evaluating and reporting on client complaints/incidents, identifying/resolving such issues; supporting staff during investigative process. Manages overall program budgets, including Salaries and Benefits as well as Direct Operating Expenditures (DOE). Qualifications/Requirements: Post-secondary education, university degree in a field related to health sciences or mental health is preferred Membership in good standing in a healthcare regulatory college or equivalent workplace experience Additional training and/or education in leadership is also an asset Preference for a minimum seven (7) years of experience working in a health care environment in a patient care role; additional experience working in a leadership capacity within a unionized setting is considered an asset Experience within the mental health field is preferred Relevant experience with identifying and managing high risk and emergency situations Preference for experience with budget management, business case preparation, and developing cohesive teams Results oriented work ethic to work independently and undertake tasks needed to accomplish work objectives and deliver quality, consistent and timely results Demonstrated leadership, conflict resolution, interpersonal skills along with strong analytical skills Proven written and verbal communication skills Proven ability to adapt readily to change with strong organizational and planning skills Models and promotes core ethical practice, Waypoint Values, and reflects an optimistic and positive attitude Preference for proficiency in French/English language How do I apply? Waypoint employees apply through the Employee Self-Service portal at https://employees.waypointcentre.ca and external applicants apply to http://www.waypointcentre.ca/i_want_to/join_your_team by close of business (5:00 pm) on August 24, 2020 quoting Job ID WC20-211 . When applying, please indicate programs of interest, in order of preference, for screening purposes. Attach your cover letter and resume detailing why you are interested in this opportunity and how you meet the qualifications and key accountabilities specified. We are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued and respected. Waypoint offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of our recruitment process. If you are contacted to arrange an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation. For planning purposes, please be advised that final screening of all applicants will be completed by September 7th, 2020. All applicants are thanked for their interest in this position, however, due to high volumes only those selected for an interview will be contacted.