Clinical Supervisor - Addictions and Mental Health

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Leadership - Supervisor/Lead
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Alberta Health Services
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ALB00118057 Requisition #
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Barrhead, with a population of approximately 5,000 is located in the northeast region of Alberta, just 100 km North of Edmonton. Barrhead offers the diverse, hands on experience you would expect in a rural position. Barrhead is an active community with lots to offer including new recreation facilities, an arts community and a number of lakes and campgrounds nearby. Barrhead offers the best of a rural life experience with easy access to Edmonton and its urban amenities. We are looking for an experienced Addiction and Mental Health professional to join our team as a Clinical Supervisor. In this role, you will be based out of the Barrhead Community Addictions office and will provide supervision to a dynamic group of individuals and programs in the community Addiction and Mental Health Programs. You will supervise staff in Barrhead, Westlock, Athabasca and Lac La Biche. You will have the opportunity to contribute to local and zone-level program development, collaborate with two fellow Mental Health supervisors and will carry a small and varied caseload. This position is eligible to Registered Psychiatric Nurses, Registered Nurses, Social Workers, Psychologists and Occupational Therapists and Registered Addiction Counselors.

Description:

As a Clinical Supervisor, you will provide clinical supervision for a discipline, practice area or service sector supporting clinicians to provide excellence in professional practice and enable quality, patient and family-centered care. In this clinical leadership role, you will provide clinical supervision to staff providing addiction and/or mental health services to individuals, families, and groups. This role involves supervision related to a range of assessment, mental health (psychosocial, and psychological interventions), and other activities. Supervision may be provided to regulated staff, those requiring supervision to meet regulatory requirements for practice, and/or to unregulated staff providing the restricted activity of psychosocial intervention. This may include observing clinical sessions, reviewing clinical documentation and written reports, conducting team case consultations and offering support, and providing guidance and direction to clinical staff with challenging and urgent cases in a timely manner. In your role, you may work with members of the interdisciplinary team, psychiatrists and community partners in support of effective professional and collaborative practice. You may contribute to the planning, implementation and evaluation of mental health treatment services in a hospital setting or community. You may also identify and address gaps in clinical practice as well as facilitate addressing of system level gaps and risk management issues. You may provide support to leadership in the hiring, orientation and performance evaluation of clinical staff.

  • Classification: Clinical Supervisor AMH CL
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Department: CH-Addictions Barrhead-EDM
  • Primary Location: Barrhead Addictions
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 17-SEP-2019
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • Date Available: 27-SEP-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $44.52
  • Maximum Salary: $58.27
  • Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Provided
Required Qualifications:

Master's degree in Psychology from an accredited program. Master's degree in Social Work (clinical specialization) including education in mental health assessment and psychotherapy and who have Psychosocial Intervention Authorization. Master's degree in Occupational Therapy including training and experience in mental health assessment and provision of psychotherapy. Master's degree in Nursing or Psychiatric Nursing including training and experience in mental health assessment and provision of psychotherapy. Active or eligible for registration with the applicable regulatory body. Must hold general registration prior to starting in the position. 5 years' experience in providing mental health assessment and intervention, including restricted activity of psychosocial intervention.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Equivalencies in education, knowledge and experience will be considered. Experience in program development, Prevention and community development work. Strong communication and engagement skills, particularly in collaboration with diverse and multidisciplinary teams/programs. Team management, motivational and Conflict resolution skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

As Required.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.

Important:

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

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