Mental Health Clinical Coordinator

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Position Summary:

The Mental Health Clinical Coordinator, in partnership with the Manager Mental Health, mentors and coaches staff responsible for day to day patient care, working with Physicians and other health care professionals across the hospital to ensure an interdisciplinary approach to patient care is achieved.

Under the supervision of the Manager Mental Health, the Clinical Coordinator promotes a safe patient focused environment through the implementation of evidenced-based practice, and continuous quality improvement including developing, implementing and monitoring performance indicators.  The Clinical Coordinator works with the Manager, medical leaders and director providing leadership, operational supervision and oversight to the mental health program. The Clinical Coordinator facilitates day to day operations collaborating with nursing, allied health professionals, physicians and management. 

She/he assists in the development of corporate clinical and operational priorities in the supervision of patient care in the inpatient Mental Health unit. Participates with all health care team members in formulating and implementing policies, procedures and standards necessary to provide excellence in Schedule 1 mental health service environment while analyzing and promoting evidence based practice in psychiatry. 

Education:

  • Current Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • BScN or undergraduate degree required
  • Canadian Nursing Certification in Psychiatric Nursing Certificate
  • Master’s degree in Health Services preferred 
  • Membership with the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario required

Experience:

  • Demonstrated experience in program planning, curriculum design, learning technologies and facilitation skills 
  • Advanced practice knowledge in all areas of Psychiatry
  • Demonstrated experience in program planning, curriculum design, learning technologies and facilitation skills 
  • Advanced practice knowledge in all areas of Psychiatry

Competencies:

  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills and problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Awareness of issues and trends in mental health care and their implication to the delivery of health care services for a community hospital
  • Knowledge of capacity building, current and potential community partners and community issues
  • Computer literacy and proficiency in MS Office, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel required
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis is required 

Applications:

For further information about our currently available positions, and to pursue this career opportunity, please apply through the Cambridge Memorial Hospital Career Portal at www.cmh.org/about/careers.  Need help with your application? Call us at 1-519-621-2333 ext. 2390 to speak our Recruitment Specialist.