Job title: Assistant Manager – Northern Zone – Mental Health & Addictions

Company: IWK Health Centre

Job description: Req ID: 176967
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location: Northern Zone, Colchester East Hants Health Centre
Department: MHA NZ Central Intake CRH
Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly FT (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Status: Management/Non Union Position
Posting Closing Date: 4-Jul-24Nova Scotia Health is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada. We’re on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today.Nova Scotia Health employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province. We believe there’s a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails. The work-life balance that comes with an Nova Scotia Health role means you’ll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle. Visit us today and check out to see why more people from across the globe are moving here.About the OpportunityReporting to Provincial Manager of Mental Health and Addictions (MHA) Intake Services, the Assistant Manager, is a member of the Mental Health & Addictions Intake Leadership team and is responsible for advancing priorities of the portfolio via supporting the ongoing development and implementation of assigned MHA Intake program services and initiatives. Is responsible for day-to-day operations, ensuring the effective, efficient use of human, fiscal, and material resources in the delivery of quality client centered care. The Assistant Manager works together with the Provincial Manager of Intake and the Provincial Clinical Practice Lead to implement initiatives to support standardization and advancement of person centered services within each of the Zones of Nova Scotia Health.About YouWe would love to hear from you if you have the following:

Psychologist (PhD) - East Coast Forensic Hospital - Mental Health & Addictions
  • Bachelor’s degree in health or a related field
  • Eligible for registration with relevant health or professional discipline / college or association
  • 3-5 years recent and related progressive leadership experience. Experience in Mental Health and Addictions an asset
  • Strong working knowledge of mental health / addictions care delivery systems in hospital and community
  • Evidence of commitment to a healthy workplace and the use of best practices in building / sustaining staff competencies, ensuring good communication and involvement of staff and clients / residents in decisions which affect them
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective collaborative relationships and partnerships with stakeholders
  • Strong human resource management, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Flexibility and creativity are required to meet the challenges in a dynamically changing environment
  • Demonstrated understanding of and champion of family centered care required
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality improvement and enhanced customer service
  • Ability to identify and report budgetary pressures to the manager and assists the manager in identifying mitigation strategies to keep spending within budget

Please ensure your resume is up to date and includes all relevant education, experience, training, and certifications.Hours

  • Permanent Full Time position; 75 Hours Bi Weekly
  • Travel may be required – must have access to reliable transportation

Compensation and Incentives$38.78 – $51.53 HourlySuccessful candidates may be eligible for our benefits package which includes health, dental, travel, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage as well as a defined benefit pension plan. (Permanent Long Assignments OnlyOnce You’ve AppliedThank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.Nova Scotia Health is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. We encourage all qualified applicants who self-identify as Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotian, Persons of Colour, Foreign Nationals/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply and self-identify.Follow Us!

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Job date: Fri, 21 Jun 2024 22:01:37 GMT