Reporting to the Program Director and working in conjunction with the Physician Leaders, the Coordinator is accountable to provide dynamic leadership to interdisciplinary teams within the service.
Situated in a purpose built, mental health care facility, the program focuses on balancing risk and recovery while caring for body, mind and spirit. The Mental Health Care Program has adopted the Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery based model as its overarching philosophical framework. The Adolescent Psychiatry Program serves individuals 13-18 years of age, while the Dual Diagnosis Program services individuals 18 years and older. Individuals admitted to these programs are those who experience complex mental health challenges and may also have co morbid medical issues. As part of a regional health care system, the program provides services to a large geographical area within the South West LHIN. In addition, we are an academic centre with a focus on educating the next generation of health care providers and contributing to research leading to future best practices.
As the successful candidate you will manage service delivery excellence and ensure efficient operations at the unit level. Your success will be evident in your execution and management of day to day success of our program/service strategy, through ensuring good use of resources and supporting staff to deliver excellence to the people we serve.
You can be counted on to organize and oversee the resources, including staff, needed to deliver each program/ services; takes actions to ensure that patient, staff and service level expectations and needs are being met and measures and monitors day to day performance, identifies and implements opportunities for improvement as per plan.
As a highly motivated and engaging leader, the Coordinator will demonstrate effective communication, visionary leadership and exceptional people management, problem solving and critical thinking skills. Knowledge and expertise in change management is essential.
In addition, the successful candidate will possess strong Leadership Competencies including:
Renowned for compassionate care, St. Joseph’s Health Care London is one of the best academic health care organizations in Canada dedicated to helping people live to their fullest by minimizing the effects of injury, disease and disability through excellence in care, teaching and research.
As a major patient care, teaching and research centre with a distinguished legacy of service to London, Southwestern Ontario and the veterans of Canada, dating back more than 140 years, St. Joseph’s five key role areas include acute/ambulatory care, complex care and veterans care, long-term care, rehabilitation and specialized geriatrics and specialized mental health care. Facilities and services include St. Joseph’s Hospital, Parkwood Institute, Mount Hope Centre for Long Term Care and the Southwest Centre for Forensic Mental Health Care.
Our research arm, the Lawson Health Research Institute, continues to direct their research to the development of new knowledge that is continually being applied directly to patient care.
More than 400,000 patients annually receive care from more than 4,500 physicians and staff at St. Joseph’s.
St. Joseph’s is affiliated with Western University.
From the shortest visit to the longest stay, we earn complete confidence in the care we provide, and make a lasting difference in the quest to live fully.