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AMHS-KFLA is a non-profit organization delivering community-based mental health, addiction and housing services to nearly 8,000 individuals in the City of Kingston and the counties of Frontenac and Lennox and Addington. Focusing on a client-centered model of care, AMHS-KFLA’s 250+, highly-skilled staff act with an emphasis on psychosocial rehabilitation, harm reduction and evidence-informed principles and practices.
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Position: Registered Nurse Team Lead, ACTT
Competition Reference: 2019-38-KFLA
Required Shifts: Days, Evenings, Weekends
Reports to: Associate Director, Access & Services Transitions
Hourly Rate: Rate under review
Job Status: Permanent Full Time
Union/Non-Union: OPSEU Local 489
The Registered Nurse Team Lead works as a member of an interprofessional team independently carrying out treatment, rehabilitation and support functions to facilitate community living and recovery within the context of the ACT model for persons living with a serious mental illness. Services are provided 24-hours a day, 7-days a week in the environment of choice of the individual wherever possible. In conjunction with the Associate Director the incumbent provides leadership in the practice setting by supporting and empowering staff as a role model to contribute to the delivery of high quality care. This incumbent is responsible for coordinating the individualized treatment plan and required services for assigned clients. In addition, the incumbent participates in the comprehensive assessment of clients and shares in the responsibility for addressing the needs of all clients requiring frequent contact. Nursing expertise is shared with other team members in order to assist in the physical health needs of clients. All services are provided in accordance with the mission, vision, values and established protocols of the Agency, ACTT Program Standards and applicable legislation.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Please submit a resume and cover letter as one document only quoting Competition Number 2019-38-KFLA
AMHS-KFLA strives to be a diverse and inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community enhance our ability to provide quality services to our clients.
We are committed to accessible employment practices. If you require an accommodation to fully participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources to discuss your individual accessibility needs.
AMHS-KFLA is a non-profit organization delivering community-based mental health, addiction and housing services to more than 7,000 individuals in the City of Kingston and the counties of Frontenac and Lennox and Addington. Focusing on a client-centred model of care, AMHS-KFLA’s 250+, highly-skilled staff act with an emphasis on psychosocial rehabilitation, harm reduction and evidence-based principles and practices. Quality services are provided with dignity, hope and in confidence. AMHS-KFLA strives to be a diverse, accessible, mentally healthy workplace and an employer of choice for professionals working in the fields of mental health, addictions and nonprofit administration.