In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of the Vancouver Island Health Authority (Island Health) patient and staff safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.
The Manager, Acute Treatment is responsible for setting the direction of patient/client care activities, operational planning, human resource management, financial management, education and research for the assigned programs. The position is responsible for development and implementation of care programs, policies and procedures in a manner aligned with the organization's culture, values and strategic direction and ensuring coordination of services with all relevant aspects of Mental Health and Substance Use services and other Island Health programs.
Baccalaureate degree in relevant discipline. Master's degree preferred. Seven to ten years of relevant management experience, preferably in the Mental Health and Substance Use field. Experience in program redesign. Knowledge of Mental Health delivery systems.
Link to Full Job Descriptionhttps://jd.viha.ca/JD2070.pdf
Additional information for applicants
Priority will be given to individuals with nursing background.
Requisition CA Non Contract
Imagine your life’s work in our piece of paradise!
Island Health is one of the largest employers on Vancouver Island with over 24,500 employees, 1,900 physician partners, and over 3,000 volunteers that give their time, skills and experience to our organization. The Vancouver Island region offers you a wide range of urban, rural or remote communities. Whatever the lifestyle you are looking for, we have it here. Our cities are brimming with cultural events, festivals, shopping and restaurants as well as friendly towns with vibrant neighbourhoods and world-class outdoor adventure.
Some of our positions may be eligible for an exceptional employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, group life, long term disability and extensive extended health plan as well as competitive wages.
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