Mental Health Outreach Coordinator

0.8 FTE Permanent, 7.25 hrs/day
Pathways Community Mental Health – Office location TBD
Employee Group: MAHCP
Start Date: To be determined
Closing Date: April 1, 2022
Job Posting Number: P-095-0225

Position Summary:
Reporting to the Regional Manager of Intensive Case Management, Seniors, Housing & Proctor Programs, the Mental Health Outreach Coordinator works within the guidance of the Regional Management Team as a lead clinician. This role includes the responsibility of supporting client care and services in accordance with Southern Health-Santé Sud’s community mental health program goals and service delivery models. Responsibilities include applying advanced clinical abridgement, evidenced based practices, continuous quality improvement while enhancing client access and navigation to services, monitoring program indicators, client flow and desired outcomes. The incumbent assists all staff to respond effectively to clients and families, within a family centered care approach, achieve continuous growth, engage in critical thinking, and provides support to staff with complex clinical presentations. The Mental Health Outreach Coordinator supports program change initiatives, standardized, innovative and safe practices for both clients and staff, and identifies learning and practice development needs for staff in maintaining clinical competencies.

o Graduate of an accredited post-secondary education in a health-related social sciences program (e.g.BSW, BScMH, BScPN, BN, RPN, MOT).
o Other relevant educational qualifications and experience may be considered.
o Health Care Management and/or Health Care Leadership Certification are an asset.
o Maintains an active license and registration to practice in good standing with the appropriate college, and professional association meeting provincial legislation. Full professional registration with an approved regulatory body without any restrictions to service provisions and able to support the entire age spectrum serviced by the regional program.
o Certificate in Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST).
o Minimum of three (3) years acute mental health and/or supervised counselling experience in the last five (5) years.
o Experience in providing mental health services for adults or children and adolescents or adults with serious mental illness, or senior’s mental health.
o Experience in completing psychosocial assessments and mental status examinations.
o Team leadership experience and the ability to create a space where all opinions are valued and people are free to share.

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Submit Cover Letter & Resume to:
Jordan Fehr
Payroll & Human Resources Manager