Program Manager
Lanark County Mental Health - Smiths Falls, ON

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Lanark County Mental Health

Lanark County Mental Health is a comprehensive, multi disciplinary team and community based mental health organization sponsored by the Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital. Transitional youth and adults experiencing serious and persistent mental health concerns are provided with streamlined access to mental health services and resources. We believe in a client centered approach to support the individual in a recovery model to promote optimal health and well-being. There is an opportunity for a

Program Manager Intensive Community Support

The Program Manager Supervisor is responsible for the coordination of a comprehensive continuing care network. The successful candidate will provide guidance and direction in the establishment of comprehensive clinical programs through identified best practice models to support clients with ongoing recovery focused, mental health services. Advanced leadership skills, clinical supervision and expertise in psychiatry / mental health is essential to supporting a dynamic team of social workers, community mental health nurses, case managers, a social/recreation counselor and psychiatrists. This position will share in the continuous quality improvement of client services and education sessions for clients and families, peers and community agencies.

The position requires a Masters of Social Work or related degree with minimum of five years clinical expertise in psychiatric hospital services and community mental health services and /or a Bachelor of Nursing Degree, and Certification Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing. The Program Manager position requires proven experience in successfully managing staff and experience as a supervisor or manager. Interpersonal skills, strong professional work ethic, positive attitude, commitment to quality care and excellent communication skills are required. Advanced information technology, protocol development and problem solving skills are essential in the shared care model of integrated services.

Qualified applicants should apply in confidence by Friday April 12, 2013 at 4 p.m. (Eastern Time). Applications should be sent to:

Ms. Diana McDonnell
Director, Lanark County Mental Health
88 Cornelia St. W., Unit A2
Smiths Falls, ON
K7A 5K9

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.