Case Manager (CM)
Ontario Addiction Treatment Centres (OATC) - Sioux Lookout, ON

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About OATC:

The Ontario Addiction Treatment Centres (OATC) was founded in 1995 by concerned and compassionate Physicians. Their goal was to assist individuals who suffered from opioid dependence; providing high quality opioid agonist treatment and mental health in a safe, secure and non-bias environment. Today, OATC services over fifty-three communities throughout Ontario within urban, rural and remote areas, treating over ten thousand patients daily.

Please visit our website for more information - www.oatc.ca

About the Position:

The Case Manager (CM) promotes a positive behavioural change to clients who suffer from an opioid dependence. The Case Manager is responsible for clinical oversight, client care and delivery of patient focused services such as; assessment and service planning. Other deliverables that are associated with the CM are case management, outreach, crisis intervention and one-on-one patient counselling to address clients individual treatment needs.

The Case Manager (CM) works alongside a collaborative team of healthcare professionals who execute a delegated action plan by a licenced Physician.

Duties and skills required:

  • Maintain a professional, trusting and confidential relationship with clients based on mutual trust and respect and in accordance to all OATC policies, protocol and governing legislation.
  • Orientate and coach new clients to the program rules, policies, procedures and clients rights.
  • Conduct a detail interview with client, assessing their problems/needs, developing and rolling out a counselling and intervention (treatment) action plan program to assist them.
  • Weekly meeting with clients for intervention maintenance and supportive advocacies, ensuring client continues their commitment of completion of the program.
  • Consult with on-site licenced Physician, discussing client’s condition and appropriate intervention measures that are needed. (Admission, discharge and/or transfer of MMT clients).
  • Identify additional and/or alternative services within the local community, providing a referral or channel for outreach, allowing the client to stay engaged and comply with program requirements.
  • Collaborate with a diverse team (Physician, Pharmacist, Nurses and Support Staff), ensuring clients are supported and act as an advocate for them thorough the MMT maintenance process.
  • Prepare and provide all statistical data pertaining to clients to direct reporting Manager and/or healthcare professional associated with individual clients on a monthly bases.

Employment Requirement:

  • Completion of a post-secondary degree in Counselling, Psychology, Behavioural Science and/or Social Work from an accreditation institution.
  • Advanced Issues in Opioid Dependence Treatment (AODT) certificate is a define asset.
  • Crisis intervention training is a valued plus.
  • One year of experience working with clients who are drug/alcohol addiction dependent.
  • Experience in a clinic or health services setting is a STRONG ASSET.
  • Sound computer and documentation (manual/computer based) skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills while interacting with a diverse team.
  • A people person with great problem solving, decision making and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to interact with diverse and cultural clients, showing compassion, sensitivity and support.

Compensation and Employment Terms:

Starting - $23.00 hourly, for two (2) days per week (4 hours per day). Additional coverage as needed.

Location:

Sioux Lookout, ON (1 Vacancy)

Interested candidates are asked to submit their cover letter and resume in confident, quoting file number: 00S-SXLKT-00S

Be advised, only those selected for an interview with be contacted. OATC is an equal opportunity employer.


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