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    Manager - Inpatient Psychiatry Unit - Mental Health & Addictions - Bridgewater, NS, Canada - Nova Scotia Health Authority

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    Nova Scotia Health Authority Bridgewater, NS, Canada

    1 month ago

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    Req ID: 174742
    Company: Nova Scotia Health
    Location: Western Zone, South Shore Regional Hospital
    Department: MHA WZ Inpatient & Withdrawal Mgt SS
    Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly FT (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)
    Status: Management/Non Union Position
    Posting Closing Date: 24-May-24

    Nova Scotia Health is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada. We're on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today.

    Nova Scotia Health employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province. We believe there's a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails. The work-life balance that comes with an Nova Scotia Health role means you'll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle. Visit us today and check out to see why more people from across the globe are moving here.

    About the Opportunity

    Reporting to the Western Zone Director for Mental Health and Addictions (MHA), the Manager is responsible for all administrative, day to day and clinical operations of the Inpatient Psychiatry Unit for the South Shore of Western Zone. The Manager monitors clinical service delivery on a day-to-day basis to ensure service provision is in accordance with Nova Scotia Health's policies and procedures and is compliant with evidence-based practice, provincial standards and accreditation requirements.

    The position monitors service delivery on a day-to-day basis to ensure service provision is in accordance with NS Health's policies & procedures and is compliant with evidence-based practice, provincial standards & accreditation requirements. Working closely with the Zone Director, Chief of Psychiatry, MHA Managers, relevant staff, physician & academic leaders, the Manager provides strategic & operational leadership that supports excellence in service delivery, integration of MHA service provision & collaboration with other program areas.

    About You

    We would love to hear from you if you have the following:

    • Master's Degree in a recognized mental health and/or addiction health discipline or related field with five (5) years' experience in a mental health and addictions system preferred; OR Bachelor Degree in a recognized mental health and addiction discipline, with five (5) years' experience in mental health or addictions, one of which should be in professional practice/leadership capacity and two (2) additional years' experience in clinical practice for a total of seven (7) years' experience.
    • Registered/eligible for registration and a member in good standing of the relevant regulatory body.
    • Minimum of five (5) years' experience in working in the mental health and addictions field.
    • Formal leadership experience in the health care field, Mental Health & Addictions preferred
    • Judgment and decision making skills demonstrated through analysis and synthesis, problem solving, systems thinking and emotional intelligence.
    • Excellent leadership, organizational, analytical, problem solving, conflict resolution, negotiation, strategic thinking, and decision making skills with the ability to successfully change, adapt, overcome, and cope with unexpected changes
    • Demonstrated commitment to employee and self development and continuous quality improvement
    • Physical and mental capabilities to perform the duties of the position such as managing multiple priorities, time sensitive deadlines, stressful situations, working flexible / extended hours and travelling within and outside NSH as necessary
    • Demonstrated ability to define a vision and guide individuals and groups toward the vision while maintaining group cohesiveness, motivation, commitment and effectiveness.
    • Ability to manage human resources/intellectual capital, financial resources, capital/material assets and information.
    • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with evidence of their use in establishing partnerships and respectful, productive, collaborative internal/ external stakeholder relationships;
    • The ability to understand and apply the principles of knowledge exchange and change management to support change within the service;
    Please ensure your resume is up to date and includes all relevant education, experience, training, and certifications.

    Hours
    • Permanent Full Time position; 75 Hours Bi Weekly
    Compensation and Incentives

    $ $58.33 Hourly

    Successful candidates may be eligible for our benefits package which includes health, dental, travel, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage as well as a defined benefit pension plan. (Permanent Long Assignments Only)

    Once You've Applied

    Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Preferred candidates must be able to demonstrate proof of primary series of COVID -19 vaccine at time of hire.

    Nova Scotia Health is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. We encourage all qualified applicants who self-identify as Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotian, Persons of Colour, Foreign Nationals/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply and self-identify.

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