|Job Title:||Patient Services Manager - Mental Health and Substance Use Inpatient Unit|
|Mental Health and Substance Use Inpatient/ Joseph & Rosalie Segal Family Health Centre (VGH)|
Regular Full Time - Baseline (1.00 FTE)
As soon as possible
0800-1600, with Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays off
Reporting to the Director, and in co-management with the Medical Manager(s), is accountable for the effective and efficient functioning of a clinical program/unit. The Patient Services Manager is co-responsible for providing leadership and direction for the operations management, utilization and risk management, and quality improvement of the clinical program/unit. He/she plays a critical role in linking his/her portfolio with community health services to address the ongoing issues/needs of clients and their families and to ensure a smooth transition from the acute care environment to appropriate community health services. In addition to leading an inter-disciplinary team, works as a team player with colleagues and co-workers and in collaboration with key internal and external stakeholders to achieve excellence in client and family centred care, education and research within a complex multi-site environment that extends to the community.
Our acute inpatient psychiatry units provide assessment, care planning treatment and evaluation for adults who are acutely ill. Group and individual treatment and links with community services are a priority. In additional to general psychiatry beds, many units specialize in specific conditions, such as psychosis, mood disorders or concurrent disorders.
Education & Experience
Knowledge & Abilities
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
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