Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care Community Clinician Temporary in Penetanguishene, ON

Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care

Branch Penetanguishene ON CA

Community Clinician
Penetanguishene, ON

 Current CPR and First Aid, driver’s licence, with a preference for CNA certification in psychiatric/mental health nursing….

Shift Type: days with occasional evening shifts Reporting to the Clinical Manager of the Outpatient Services the Community Clinician will provide interventions for individuals with a serious mental illness living in a community setting and/or preparing to live in the community. These interventions and strategies involve the provision, coordination, and monitoring of complex psychosocial interventions to support individuals in their recovery. Key Accountabilities:

 Comprehensive mental health and psychosocial assessments, documentation including treatment and responses, assessment of activities of daily living and general health issues, interview and observe clients, family, other service providers

 Work collaboratively with the client, multidisciplinary team and community partners to develop, implement and evaluate collaborative plan of care; health teach and coordinate aspects of provision of support including medication. Communicate with stakeholders regarding client’s progress and any specific concerns related to wellness.

 Develop, implement, and evaluate therapeutic treatment strategies and crisis management strategies with clients, families, other service providers, provide crisis intervention and risk management strategies; provision of services to support Community Treatment Order legislation

 Support client rehabilitation and community integration in collaboration with community partners and primary care providers

 Liaise with community agencies/facilities to meet the needs of the population being served, provide information and promote and advocate for community based programs and services

 Develop, implement, facilitate and evaluate different treatment modalities ie group facilitation – CBT, DBT

 Participate in data collection, research and program evaluation projects, participation on committees


 Current registration in good standing as a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario, or Registered Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers

 Current CPR and First Aid, driver’s licence, with a preference for CNA certification in psychiatric/mental health nursing  Recent mental health nursing or social work experience, with preference for community experience in a mental health facility or

service, including familiarity with the recovery philosophy, and trauma informed care

 Demonstrated knowledge of and/or experience with medication practices, side effects, and current treatment modalities within scope of practice

 Experience and training with non-crisis intervention techniques

 Experience developing and leading therapeutic groups

 Results oriented work ethic to work independently and undertake tasks needed to accomplish work objectives and deliver quality, consistent and timely results

 Demonstrated leadership, conflict resolution, group facilitation and organizational skills

 Proven written and verbal communication skills

 Proven ability to adapt readily to change

 Models and promotes core ethical practice, Waypoint Values, and reflects an optimistic and positive attitude

 Preference for proficiency in French/English language

How do I apply? Apply to [email protected] by close of business (5:00 pm) on August 27, 2015 quoting Job ID WC15-139 in the subject

line of the e-mail. Attach your cover letter and resume detailing why you are interested in this opportunity and how you meet the qualifications and key accountabilities specified. We are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued and respected. Waypoint offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of our recruitment process. If you are contacted to arrange an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation. For planning purposes, please be advised that final screening of all applicants will be completed by Sept 10, 2015. All applicants are thanked for their interest in this position, however, due to high volumes only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Penetanguishene, ON, CA
Posted on: 2015-08-17
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