Nurse Case Manager
CANADIAN MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION- Toronto Branch - Toronto, ON

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East Metro Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACT)
1 Year Contract

The Canadian Mental Health Association Toronto Branch is a non-profit community based mental health agency providing a wide range of services across Toronto. The East Metro Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACT) is a multidisciplinary team providing community based support, rehabilitation and treatment for people living with mental illness. The team is based out of CMHA Toronto - Markham Site. Services are provided in the community and focus on stabilization, community integration, quality of life and recovery from mental illness.

Key Responsibilities:

As part of the team you will:

  • Develop therapeutic alliance with clients and their support systems/significant others
  • Provide psycho-education around meds and symptoms
  • Monitor treatment regimes
  • Assess mental status and monitor physical health needs
  • Support the agency’s primary health care and chronic disease management initiative
  • Assess client needs and link to appropriate resources * Work from a recovery based perspective
  • Collaborate service provision with other team members

The position requires the following:

  • BScN Degree and Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario
  • 2 years experience working with people with mental illness, preferably community-based
  • Excellent skills in mental health assessment and teaching, medication monitoring,

case management, and crisis intervention

  • Ability to work independently and in a dynamic team environment
  • Knowledge and understanding of the ACT Model and recovery-oriented practice
  • Primarily day hours with occasional evenings (12pm-8pm), weekends and holidays
  • Experience with addictions, forensics and dual diagnosis is an asset
  • Fluency in a second language is an asset
  • Ability to work with diverse communities
  • Ability to work from an anti-oppressive framework

A valid Ontario driver’s license is required. Successful applicants must have access to a car and insurance for transporting clients.

Salary Range: $55,410 - $66,723

Please submit resumes by Wednesday, February 26, 2014 to East Metro ACT Team Program Manager, Canadian Mental Health Association Toronto Branch, 1200 Markham Road, Suite 500 Toronto, Ontario M1H 3C3 or Fax: (416) 289-6843 or Email: work@ cmha-toronto.net. Please indicate ‘Nurse Case Manager EAST METRO’ in the subject line. CMHA thanks all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Canadian Mental Health Association is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from equity seeking groups’ including qualified individuals with personal experience of the mental health system.e


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CMHA is a nation-wide, charitable organization that promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people...