Clinical Supervisor - Addictions & Mental Health

Leadership - Supervisor/Lead
Alberta Health Services
ALB00116742 Requisition #
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St. Paul, with a population of approximately 5,500 is located in the northeast region of Alberta, just 200 km away from Edmonton. St. Paul offers the diverse, hands on experience you expect in a rural position. St. Paul is an active community with lots to offer with multiple recreation facilities and 14 lakes with numerous campgrounds nearby. Rural Alberta is beautiful, peaceful, and provides a great backdrop for a fulfilling career. If nothing feels better than making a difference in the lives of families in your own community, this could be the opportunity for you. We are looking for an experienced Mental Health professional to join our team as a Clinical Supervisor - Addictions & Mental Health. In this role, you will be based out of the Community Addictions office and providing supervision to a dynamic group of individuals and programs in the community Addiction and Mental Health programs and liaising with the inpatient staff and psychiatry as part of continuing care. You will have the opportunity to contribute to local and zone-level program development, and will carry a small and varied caseload. This position is eligible to Registered Psychiatric Nurses, Registered Nurses, Social Workers, Psychologists and Occupational Therapists.


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 St. Paul-EDM
  • Primary Location: St. Paul Addictions
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 19-SEP-2019
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • Date Available: 29-SEP-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • 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:

Experience in program development and community planning work. Strong communication and engagement skills, particularly in collaboration with diverse and multidisciplinary teams/programs. Conflict resolution skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Equivalencies in education, knowledge and experience will be considered.

Please note:

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


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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