Reporting to the Director of Forensics and Urban Addictions, Addiction and Mental Health Calgary Zone, the Manager for the Addiction Centre and the Women's Mental Health clinic will manage the delivery of service across these programs. The Manager acts as a mentor and consultant to program staff and promotes clinical development and education within the program setting. This individual must demonstrate the ability to collaborate with a diverse range of stakeholders to plan and operationalize services which are patient and family centered, are aligned with organizational goals of improved access to services and to effective, quality care. This position is responsible (both individually and collaboratively) for: Strategic planning, fiscal management, implementing, and maintaining standards of professional practice. Hiring, supervising and evaluating professional and support staff. Implementing changes related to processes and structures to achieve improved access, quality of care and resource allocation.
Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Track record of innovative leadership in a dynamic and multidisciplinary environment. Graduate of a recognized program with a Baccalaureate Degree in a relevant discipline. Demonstrated experience working on initiatives with partners both internal and external to AHS. Registration with relevant professional organization recognized by the Health Professions Act in Alberta. Interpersonal skills, including ability to problem solve and initiate and implement conflict resolution process. Minimum 5 years progressive management experience with the health care industry, in an Addiction and Mental Health setting required. Excellent knowledge of Addiction treatment for complex Addiction and Mental health clients. 3 - 5 years of knowledge/skill development and experience in Addiction and Mental Health is required. Fluent in multiple collective agreements and have advanced knowledge of each discipline's roles, responsibilities and scope of practice. Demonstrated skills and experience in strategic experience, Quality Improvement, Operations Management, Human Resources Management, and Financial Management.
Knowledge and understanding of the Addiction and Mental Health continuum of care. Commitment to ongoing professional development and continuing education is essential.
Master’s level preparation is preferred. Knowledge of a variety of treatment modalities across the addictions continuum.