NURSING SUPERVISOR – NURSE PRACTITIONER

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The Agency: Jubilee Centre (CJC), located in Timmins, Ontario is a specialized community-based addiction & mental health agency offering high intensity, medically supported integrated Mental Health Crisis and Withdrawal Management Services simultaneously to people in actual or, emergent addiction and, or mental health crisis, and Residential Concurrent Disorders Treatment structured live-in, integrated addiction and mental health treatment, recovery, temporary housing & support in a modified therapeutic community environment.

Position Summary

We are seeking a highly motivated and energetic individual to fill the leadership position of Nursing Supervisor – Nurse Practitioner (NP).  Reporting to the Clinical Director, and in close collaboration with the remaining Jubilee Leadership (Management) Team, Physicians, Psychiatrists and system partners, the successful candidate will act as Nursing Supervisor – Nurse Practitioner (NP) and provide direct supervision of front-line bargaining unit staff, leadership and direction to the Centre’s nursing personnel and clinical awareness, and education to the remaining client care team members.

The Nursing Supervisor – Nurse Practitioner (NP) will lead planning and implementation of innovative, integrated Nursing and medically supported services to build capacity, increase access, quality and availability of specialized Addiction & Mental Health (concurrent disorders) care, consultation & support by directing, supervising, overseeing, supporting and implementing, amongst others, voluntary initiation, monitoring, and maintenance of Psychopharmacotherapies including Opiate Replacement Therapy (ORT)/Opiate Agonist Therapy (OAT), Anti-craving Therapy in accordance with professional standards, evidence-based/promising practice guidelines for individuals who are either intoxicated/or in withdrawal and/or in MH and/or Justice Crisis and consistent with legislative and funder requirements.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Valid Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the Extended Class, RN(EC), Nurse Practitioner (NP) and Current Member in good standing with CNO
  • Current holder of one of the following NP certificates: NP-Primary Health Care preferred or, NP – Adult
  • CNA certification in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing would be an asset
  • Certificate in Controlled Drugs and Substances: Essential Management and Prescribing Practices preferred
  • Certificate/Training in prescribing: OAT/ORT and anti-craving therapies preferred 
  • Demonstrated experience and/or ability in managing staff and/or leading a team of professionals in a multi-disciplinary work environment
  • Experience in policy development, program planning and evaluation would be an asset
  • Experience working effectively with diverse communities/marginalized individuals who face barriers accessing services and experience in approaching work from an equity lens
  • Demonstrated experience working in a community-based Addiction & Mental Health setting; emphasis on Opioid/Alcohol Withdrawal Management/Harm Reduction, Treatment and Recovery
  • Demonstrated excellent problem-solving, organizational and interpersonal skills with an ability to work effectively and respectfully in a collaborative, interdisciplinary team environment
  • Liability protection under NPAO (or independently) required
  • 2 years experience in delivery of primary care and in mental health/addictions preferred
  • Heightened sensitivity to the needs of people with addiction and/or mental health challenges and a passion for working with the target population
  • Excellent clinical skills and sound clinical judgment coupled with excellent organizational and communication (written and oral) skills
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and team-building skills
  • Solid problem-solving, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Proficient in the use of IT systems and computers for word processing, email and data entry (Outlook, Excel, electronic medical records…)
  • Experience and ease with OTN and providing virtual care, would be an asset
  • Flexibility, tolerance for ambiguity and a good sense of humour are essential for this position
  • Ability to effectively communicate in both official languages, a definite asset
  • Indigenous cultural competency and ability to incorporate traditional Indigenous healing approaches, a definite asset
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation with appropriate insurance coverage
  • A successful Police Vulnerable Sector Check.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, we also welcome Registered Nurses who:

  • Are candidates to the profession of Registered Nurse (RN) in the Extended Class, RN(EC), Nurse Practitioner (NP), and
  • Are currently registered members in good standing with CNO and
  • Have varying combinations of front-line and/or managerial experience in Emergency Room, Primary Care and Addiction & Mental Health Nursing.

Indigenous, First Nation and Metis peoples are encouraged to apply.

Annualized NP salary range: $110,000 to $124,000 with full benefits package.

Annualized RN (NP Candidate) salary range: Negotiable with full benefits package.

Normal hours of work: 37.5 hours per week with some additional administrative and managerial requirements as deemed necessary.

Please submit your cover letter and an updated résumé to Sylvie Dicaire at sylvie@jubileecentre.ca under subject title:  Nursing Supervisor – Nurse Practitioner.

If you are currently seeing this posting, the Job Opportunity remains open. All applicants are welcome, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.