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Requisition ID: 166004
Position Number: 20090231
Posting End Date: Open Until Fillled
Site: Shared Health
Work Location: WRHA Community Health Services
Department / Unit: Mental Health Mobile Crisis Services
Job Stream: Clinical
Anticipated Start Date: ASAP
Anticipated Shift: Days;Evenings;Nights;Weekends
Daily Hours Worked: 8.00
Annual Base Hours: 2080
Salary: $36.312, $37.530, $38.830, $40.071, $41.222, $42.463, $43.786
Shared Health leads the planning and coordinates the integration of patient-centred clinical and preventive health services across Manitoba. The organization also delivers some province-wide health services and supports centralized administrative and business functions for Manitoba health organizations.
“Our Vision is Healthy People, Vibrant Communities, Care for All”. To bring this vision to reality the WRHA Adult Mental Health Program provides an integrated and comprehensive range of mental health services and supports primarily for adult residents of Winnipeg across the healthcare continuum that support and promote recovery. Through collaboration and partnership across various health, social service and community sectors the program strives to promote mental health and well being for all, to reduce inequities and the impact of mental health problems and to work towards sustainability of mentally healthy individuals and communities.
The Crisis Response Centre is a ground-breaking development in the delivery of crisis services within Winnipeg, and upon completion, will be the first of its kind in Canada to offer a constellation of walk-in, mobile and scheduled crisis response services. Once complete, this new service will offer mental health crisis services seven days a week, 24 hours a day. The centre will include a multi disciplinary team of psychiatrists, nurses, social workers along with other clinicians and support workers with expertise in mental health as well as an understanding of the service needs of persons with an accompanying substance use disorder. The Crisis Stabilization is a separate but linked service that will remain at a separate location. Up to 20,000 people are anticipated to access the Crisis Response Services each year.
Under the general direction of the Manager - Crisis Response Services and Clinical Team Leaders, and in collaboration with the CRC Clinical Team, the incumbent is responsible for providing clinical services to individuals in mental health or psychosocial crisis.
- Four years related community experience.
The Crisis Response Centre has a mandate to provide service in French; preference will be given to bilingual (French/English) candidates.
- BN or RPN required
- Knowledge of Crisis Intervention Theory
- Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
- Suicide Assessment and Intervention Training
Must be registered or eligible for registration with the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM).
Active participation in professional associations e.g. Association of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (ARNM) preferred.
- Valid driver‘s license and vehicle preferred
Qualifications and Skills
- Scope of practice as documented in the Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA).
- Effective Crisis Intervention Skills
- Expertise in the area of mental health
- Knowledge and understanding of psychosocial rehab and recovery
- Excellent Communication and interpersonal skills
- Effective networking and agency relations skills
The Collective Agreement this position is covered under, is identified by the Union noted above. As a result of The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act, the bargaining agent for this position may differ from the Union identified. In the event you have any questions, please contact your site Human Resources Department.
We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.
Interested candidates should select the ''Apply'' icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification.
This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.
Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE.
Shared Health values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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