Hours of Work:
Monday to Friday; days
Time of Day:Shift Length:Open Date::
Temporary Assignment - approximtely 52 weeks
The Nurse Manager is an innovative and self-directed, results-oriented professional who demonstrates a creative and collaborative management style and provides leadership to assigned area(s) of responsibility. The Nurse Manager is responsible for the overall management of the human and fiscal resources required to meet the client care needs for assigned areas, as well, as for the integration of quality and other client safety initiatives within the portfolio. The Nurse Manager takes an active role in strategic planning, program development, volume management and quality monitoring. The Nurse Manager promotes the integration and ongoing advancement of standards and best practices. As a leader, the Nurse Manager provides, facilitates and promotes the best possible professional service to the clients and employees, as well as to the organization and community. In this specific role, the Nurse Manager manages the overall operations of a 24/7 mobile crisis service which includes an Adult mobile team through the Ministry of Health, a Crisis Stabilization Program through the Ministry of Children's Services as well as a Mobile Crisis Rapid Response Team (MCRRT). The Nurse Manager oversees a Crisis Intervention Training program for Police within the Region and is responsible for 4 full-time Police officers through a partnership with the Hamilton Police Service. This is a mix of police officers and health regulated professionals which include nurses, social workers, occupational therapists and Nurse Practitioners.
The Nurse Manager is accountable to the Director, General Psychiatry. The Nurse Manager assumes responsibility for the designated areas as assigned. The Nurse Manager is accountable for the hiring and effective management of all direct report staff and for financially managing the cost centres for assigned units.
Bachelors Degree in Nursing required
Masters Degree preferred
Registered with the College of Nurses of Ontario and the Canadian Nurses Association required
Good understanding of systems issues with Mental Health and Social Programs in the Community
Ability to think in Macro Systems and develop service agreements/protocols with many agencies in the community
Good understanding of other related systems, i.e. corrections, court support, release of custody, policing, probation and parole, ABI, Dual Diagnosis (Systems within systems)
Advanced knowledge in Crisis Management and working with high risk populations, clients at risk to self and others
HOURS OF WORK:
Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.
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