Manager - School Mental Health Nursing Team

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Company Name CCAC
Location Toronto, Canada
Date Posted Mar 29, 2012
Category Management
Job Type Full-Time

Description

Share your clinical expertise in mental
health nursing as our very first

Manager - School Mental
Health Nursing Team


The Toronto Central Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) is dedicated to supporting and enhancing the quality of life, independence, health and well-being of individuals in the community by offering a single point of access for community services and demonstrating leadership and excellence in community care.

A new initiative, the Mental Health & Addiction Nurses in District School Boards Program is important to Ontario's plan to improve service and support for children and youth with mental health and addictions needs. The program will help district school boards build the capacity to recognize and respond to student mental health and addiction issues.

We are looking for an experienced and achievement-oriented manager to lead the planning, development and implementation of this new and innovative program in district school boards served by the Toronto Central CCAC. A significant proportion of mental health problems and illnesses have their onset during childhood or adolescence; early recognition and intervention can be critical. This will be your goal as you combine your interdisciplinary focus and passion for mental health nursing to build and manage a dedicated School Mental Health Nursing Team to support students with mental illnesses and substance abuse concerns.

As RN in good standing with the CNO, you have direct clinical experience in providing mental health and addictions services for children and youth, including school-based programs, enhanced by 3 to 5 years of success managing in a multidisciplinary, culturally diverse health care environment. This role calls for a proven leader with a track record of building teams and advancing the clinical practice of multiple health disciplines, someone who has used theory and research/evidence-based outcomes in practice, and is familiar with relevant legislation and committed to the highest level of customer service and client care. A master's degree in Nursing or Health Administration would be ideal. English/French bilingualism is an asset.

If you are seeking a chance to truly make a difference in the lives of others as well as your own, please send your resume directly to: Wanda Goslin, Director of Human Resources, Toronto Central Community Care Access Centre, 250 Dundas Street West, Suite 305, Toronto, ON M5T 2Z5. Fax: 416-506-1629. E-mail: wanda.goslin@toronto.ccac-ont.ca.

Most Community Care Access Centres of Ontario are governed by the requirements of the French Language Services Act. We provide services in French and encourage applications from French-speaking candidates.

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