TFT - Case Manager - Mental Health

Posting #: 2020-861965

Position: Case Manager

Department:Mental Health

Status:Temporary Full-time for approx. 3 months

Hours: Monday to Friday - days, 8 hour shifts (Hours subject to change based on operational needs)

Site:Oakville

Halton Healthcare takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we take healthcare to a new level to meet the urgent needs of ourcommunity's growing and aging population. We are adistinctive centre of healthcare excellence that offers first-rate care in an innovative environment that supports the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of the community.

This is what you’ll be doing:

The Case Manager will work as a member of the Mental Health Day Program team, offering case management and group therapy to patients living with a mental illness. The case manager will provide intense case management services to a caseload of severely and persistently mentally ill adults, some of whom may require to be on Community Treatment Orders and/or requiring long acting injections. To be successful in this position, you possess strong assessment skills, crisis management, advocacy skills, decision-making, effective coordination of care and computer skills combined with the ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team.You need to have a good working knowledge of the Mental Health Act including Bill 68 amendments and related legislation (Substitute Decision and Health Care Consent Acts).

Your role will consist of acting as a liaison between your clients and the various health care providers/community agencies needed to achieve the client optimal health and independence. The goal is to develop and monitor a plan for clients across the psycho-social realm. Patients are seen in the community and the goal is to promote independence, wellness and rehabilitationwithin the framework of recovery. The incumbent will require a minimum of 2 yearscurrent experience with persons with amajor and persistent mental illness.

This is what you’ll need to do it:

Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes.

  • Strong Case Management experience required.
  • Current registration in good standing with a regulatory Collegerequired
  • CBT and/or DBT training.
  • Experience with formal group therapy.
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively within the interdisciplinary team.
  • Experience in facilitating care for patients within the healthcare and community services.
  • Extensive knowledge of psychiatric illness and treatment thereof including psychotropic medications.
  • Demonstrated case management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate groups.
  • Strong knowledge of community resources; exemplary collegial relationships with all disciplines.
  • Ability to complete a suicide risk assessment
  • Ability to work effectively and compassionately with the most ill clients.
  • Possession of a car and a valid driver's license are required.
  • Satisfactory employment and attendance record

Date Posted: August 27, 2020

Internal applications due by: September 3, 2020

If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are, we'd like to hear from you. Please submit your application via our website at www.haltonhealthcare.com directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.

We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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