Unit Manager Acute Inpatient Psychiatry
|Category:||BSW, MSW, RSW, Other|
|Employer:||Alberta Health Services|
|Title:||Unit Manager Acute Inpatient Psychiatry|
|Address:||1850 10123 99 St|
Grande Prairie is located in beautiful northern Alberta, the land of long summer days and ample recreational opportunities during
At a minimum, a Baccalaureate Degree with current licenses and designations in Occupational Therapy, Social Work or other relevant area. Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse with current licenses. Experience in a health care setting and provision of addiction and mental health services. Demonstration of a dedication to professional and personal development. Equivalencies in education and experience may be considered.
Progressive leadership experience in an addiction and mental health environment. Effective communication, strong organization skills and ability to influence and lead change. A commitment to quality services that are client focused. Confidence in decision making, coaching and mentoring and initiating difficult conversations. Ability to build confidence in others. Solution focused and able to sort through complex issues.
Five (5) years in a related role in an organization of significant size, complexity and diversity. Master’s degree.
|Description:||From your thorough knowledge of Alberta Health Services’ Vision, Mission, Business Plan and Addiction and Mental Health policies and of relevant provincial legislation, you will be directly responsible for: Ensuring compliance with relevant policies, the Mental Health Act and Health Information Act. Modeling and supporting patient and family centered care. Managing rotations and staffing within a unionized environment. Providing day to day supervision of nursing, allied and clerical staff within the unit. Coordinating and providing leadership to daily operations and delivery of services. Having a basic understanding of Meditech, ePeople and eManager. Identifying training needs. Monitoring and ensuring compliance with budgetary guidelines through Attendance Awareness, monitoring overtime, rigorous monitoring of observation levels and ensuring rigorous recruitment to the casual pool. The Unit Manager will demonstrate proficiency in: Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build collaborative and trusting relationships with staff and the leadership team of QEII and Addiction and Mental Health. Ability to facilitate resolution of conflict among staff or between patients and their families. Aptitude for promoting, implementing and evaluating the change process by utilizing principles of change management. Flexibility, creativity, self-motivation and organizational skills. Verbal and written communication skills. Modeling behaviors consistent with the values of AHS; compassion, accountability, respect, excellence and safety.
Department: NZ GDCH CHC PC Clinics
Primary Location: Grande Prairie Mental Health
Employee Class: Regular Full Time
Posting End Date: 01-FEB-2018
Date Available: 22-JAN-2018
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 2
Shifts per cycle: 10
Shift Pattern: Days
Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
Minimum Salary: $36.68
Maximum Salary: $62.91
Vehicle Requirement: N/A
|Please forward your resume to:||Please apply directly to the posting on the Alberta Health Services Careers website located here: https://careers.albertahealthservices.ca/jobs/unit-manager-acute-inpatient-psychiatry-36299|