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Job Code:193605
Opportunity:Clinical Manager
Location:Sioux Lookout, ON
Date Posted:6/4/2020

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Nodin Child and Family Intervention Services is the mental health department of Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority. It is a resource available to First Nation children, youth, adults and families from 33 remote communities served by SLFNHA. Nodin CFI has several services: counsellors who travel to First Nation communities; a crisis response program; community-based counsellors; traditional healing; and an outpatient mental health service based in Sioux Lookout. Reporting to the Director of Treatment Services, the Clinical Manager is responsible for overall administrative and clinical oversight of three services of Nodin CFI including counsellors travelling to communities, youth school counsellors, and children's mental health and addiction workers. The Clinical Manager is responsible for quality management, performance improvement, developing and implementing strategies, advancing concepts/infrastructures and relationships required for programmatic focus and high-quality client care. Direct reports include an admin assistant, and Clinical Supervisors who oversee a very large pool of front-line mental health staff. The Clinical Manager ensures assigned services meet clinical standards, best practice and professional standards. RESPONSIBILITIES . Provide oversight, direction, and clinical leadership in all facets of the delivery of assigned service areas to provide maximum in efficiency and quality to consumers and partners . Hold regular individual supervision meetings to direct, assign duties, assess work and performance, teach, receive and provide updates, discuss issues and to ensure consistent application of clinical standards . Develop and mentor a clinical management team, perform annual performance reviews . Study and discuss cases with supervisors to provide suggestions and recommendations on special, complicated or problem cases . Develop productivity/quality benchmarks and analyze data against benchmarks . Work closely with Quality Assurance and Intake to ensure required data is being produced/entered for statistical purposes . Perform file audits/investigations and case reviews as required, and achieve high standards of performance in assigned service areas . Implement process improvements to enhance client care and increase operating efficiency . Participate in the establishment of Standard Clinical Operating Procedures . Ensure clinical guidelines are in place for optimal delivery of services, and compliance with requirements and address performance issues . Use critical thinking and provide strategic advice to swiftly address all service area issues . Establish budgets as requested and monitor expenditures . Complete several reports to meet funding requirements and as requested by Director . Work in partnership with First Nation leadership, community members, health care providers, and other key stakeholders to strengthen service provision . Recruitment . Sit on relevant working groups or advisory committees QUALIFICATIONS . Completion of 5 years post-secondary education specific to mental health, or equivalent . Must have a master's degree in social work, psychology or counselling (Bachelor's degree must be related to mental health) . Minimum 6-10 years of mental health counselling experience . Substantial experience utilizing a variety of treatment modalities in the field of mental health using evidence-based interventions . Experience assessing and working with high risk complex cases . Knowledge, education or training in working with traumatized individuals . Previous supervisory and leadership experience is preferred . Registration with a recognized professional body and/or to become registered within a year of commencing employment . Can function effectively in a fast-paced, multi-tasking, ever-changing environment; Can remain calm under pressure . Self-starter with excellent time management skills to effectively maintain a busy schedule . Problem solving capability and strong organizational skills . Proficient typing and computer skills . Must be able to write clearly and concisely to explain information in a well thought out, logical and effective manner . Timeliness of delivery, accuracy and strong attention to detail . Excellent relationship building skills to form and maintain collaborative relationships . Interpersonal leadership skills and strong public speaking skills . Able to design and deliver presentations . Budgeting and resource management experience . Demonstrated understanding of and competence in serving culturally diverse populations; knowledgeable of First Nations' people, history, culture, health priorities and social issues . Ability to communicate in one of the First Nations dialects of the Sioux Lookout region is an asset. . Must be willing to travel up north & locally (requiring valid Driver's License), and must be willing to relocate and live in Sioux Lookout (or within a daily commuting distance) If you believe you can make a strong contribution to this organization as an Clinical Manager, please submit your resume in confidence to healthcare@legacybowes.com quoting #193605.



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