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Chatham-Kent Health Alliance

Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) is a 200+ bed community hospital, equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and technologies. Formed in 1998, CKHA is committed to core service excellence, top-flight operational performance and to becoming a facility of choice in Southwestern Ontario. With sites in Chatham and Wallaceburg, CKHA is comprised of approximately 1360 compassionate staff, 178 physicians and 300 volunteers who serve the medical needs of 102,000 residents in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent.

Position:  Clinical Manager/Professional Practice Leader, In-Patient Psychiatry/PAN

Region:  Chatham – Kent

Description:  Mission: One Team - Two Sites: Serving Chatham & Rural Kent
Vision: Together, Growing a Healthier Community
Values: CKHA CARES - Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence, Safety

VACANCY NUMBER:
0000018216

POSITION:
Clinical Manager/Professional Practice Leader

DEPARTMENT:
In-Patient Psychiatry/Psychiatric Assessment Nursing

STATUS:
Regular Full-Time

# OF POSITIONS:
1


POSTING DATE: 29 May 2018
CLOSING DATE:

BARGAINING UNIT:
Non-Union

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skill, Experience)
- Regulated health professional with a University degree in a health services field, Masters degree preferred
- Five years recent clinical experience in acute mental health
- Three years previous clinical leadership experience in a progressive leadership role
- Current membership in the appropriate professional College required and affiliate memberships as desired
- Experience with working in an interprofessional team environment
- Demonstrate advanced knowledge and application of CNO standards of practice and Mental Health best practices
- Good verbal and written communications skills evidence of academic and/or proposal writing.
- Experience in project management and utilization of data to guide resource allocation and quality improvement
- Satisfactory attendance.

ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES (Personal Skills and Attributes)
- Demonstrate excellent knowledge of clinical best practices for acute mental health and the ability to provide effective leadership
- Evidence of strong interpersonal and leadership skills and abilities including but not limited to: communication, responsiveness, conflict resolution,
change management, visionary, organizational skills, and decision making skills
- Demonstrated ability to coach/mentor and inspire a culture of collaboration and teamwork
- Knowledge and application of adult learning and learning theories - facilitate learning of staff - develop, implement, design and revise education
programs.
- Demonstrated facilitation, change management, conflict resolution, project management, and coordination skills.
- Ability to determine feasibility of potential research, educational or clinical initiatives.
- Teamwork - Ability to build and direct team effort with physicians and staff
- Strong computer skills utilizing MS Office Suite products (Word, Excel, Power Point), MS Outlook and ESM.
- Ability to identify potential for patient or institutional risk and intervene appropriately through follow up and investigation of safety reports.
- Knowledge of current and future trends in mental health and the ability to use knowledge for program planning, development and evaluation.
- Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and prioritize work in a continuously changing environment.
- Demonstrated ability to role model through the interest in the development of self and others. Identifies own learning needs and seeks opportunities to
meetthem.
- Demonstrated ability to support and embrace the philosophy of Patient and Family Centred Care.
- Demonstrated participation in building a culture of safety and partnering with each other to improve the safety of patient care processes and systems.
- Demonstrated performance reflecting the Mission, Vision, Values and Code of Conduct of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance.

ACCOUNTABILITIES (Major Responsibilities of the Position)
- Ensures quality patient care throughout day to day planning and coordination of human and material resources for the Mental Health Program
- Fulfill the role of Officer in Charge delegate
- Labour relations. Working knowledge of relevant collective agreements (i.e. ONA, CLAC, OPSEU)
- Human and financial resource management
- Participates in organizational and/or regional projects/committees as required
- Provides professional practice support to the Mental Health Program as needed
- Coordinates the use of Best Practice Guidelines at CKHA together with Best Practice Champions.
- Accountable for determining and administering appropriate level of remediation/discipline in collaboration with Human Resources and Initiate practice issue
related discussions as outlined in CKHA standardized process.
- Performance management and Performance reviews. Monitors and assesses clinical practice based on Regulated Health Professional practice standards
CKHA policies, procedures, standards of care and develops learning plans/opportunities.
- Promotes the advancement of professional practice through an active role and leadership roles with and the development of inter-professional practice
initiatives.
- Assists with monitoring of current registration of Regulated Health Professionals
- Provides leadership and mentorship to professional staff regarding educational activities and initiatives.
- Administrator on call


CKHA is an equal opportunity employer committed to fair and accessible employment practices. Should you require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources.


Salary:  To be negotiated

Terms of Employment:  Full-Time

Deadline for Application:  Tuesday, July 31, 2018

How to Apply:  Please apply through our website at the following link:

https://erecruit.ckha.on.ca/eRecruit/VacancyDetail.aspx?VacancyUID=000000003725


Location:  Chatham

Profession Type:  Management

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