The Agency: Jubilee Centre (CJC), located in Timmins, Ontario is a specialized live-in, community-based addiction & mental health agency offering high intensity, medically supported MH Crisis & WMS, recovery-oriented Treatment & Rehabilitation Services, Primary Care, temporary housing and supports together in an integrated modified therapeutic community environment. We are seeking a highly motivated and energetic individual to fill the leadership position of Nursing Supervisor (NS) – Nurse Practitioner (NP).
Reporting to the Clinical Director, and in close collaboration with the remaining Jubilee Leadership Team, Physicians, Psychiatrists and system partners, the NS/NP will provide direct supervision (hiring, scheduling, training, evaluating) and otherwise managing front-line nursing personnel. The NS-NP will lead planning and implementation of innovative, integrated Nursing and medically supported services to increase capacity, access, quality and availability of specialized Addiction & Mental Health (concurrent disorders) treatment, MH Crisis/WMS and primary care. Within the full scope of RNEC the incumbent will implement amongst others, voluntary initiation, monitoring, maintenance and follow-up of Psychopharmacotherapies including Opiate Replacement/Agonist Therapy (ORT/OAT), Anti-craving Therapy in accordance with professional standards, evidence-based/promising practice guidelines for individuals who are intoxicated/in withdrawal and/or in MH Crisis and/or need of Primary Care consistent with legislative, funder requirements, applicable standards of practice and agency requirements .
Summary of Qualifications:
- Is a registered CNO member in good standing in the Extended Class, RN(EC), Nurse Practitioner (NP), or candidate to the profession (NP license pending)
Is a registered member in good standing with a Nursing regulatory body in another Canadian jurisdiction in the Extended Class, RN (EC), Nurse Practitioner (NP)
- CNA certification in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing – preferred
Two years experience in delivery of primary care and mental health/addictions preferred
- Certificate in Controlled Drugs and Substances: Essential Management and Prescribing Practices preferred
- Certificate/Training in prescribing: OAT/ORT and anti-craving therapies preferred
- Demonstrated experience in supervising, mentoring, teaching and evaluating front-line staff
- Experience in policy development, program planning and evaluation preferred
- Experience working effectively with diverse communities/marginalized individuals who face barriers accessing services and experience in approaching work from an equity lens
- Demonstrated experience working in a community-based Addiction & Mental Health setting; emphasis on Opioid/Alcohol Withdrawal Management/Harm Reduction, Treatment and Recovery preferred
- Demonstrated excellent problem-solving, organizational and interpersonal skills with an ability to work effectively and respectfully in a collaborative, interdisciplinary team environment
- Current liability protection under NPAO (or independently) required
- Heightened sensitivity to the needs of people with addiction and/or mental health challenges and a passion for working with the target population
- Excellent clinical skills and sound clinical judgment coupled with excellent organizational and communication (written and oral) skills
- Strong interpersonal, leadership, team-building skills and conflict resolution skills
- Ability to work independently and as a team member
- Proficient in the use of IT systems and computers for word processing, email and data entry (Outlook, Excel, EHR)
- Experience and ease with OTN and providing virtual care preferred
- Flexibility, tolerance for ambiguity and a good sense of humour are essential for this position
- Ability to effectively communicate in both official languages preferred
- Indigenous cultural competency and ability to incorporate traditional Indigenous healing approaches, and language preferred
- Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation with appropriate insurance coverage
- A successful Police Vulnerable Sector Check
- Ability and willingness to do some additional work as required by the employer including alternating on-call duty
All other factors being equal, preference may be given to the following candidates:
- Persons identifying as Indigenous, First Nation or Métis and have a solid working knowledge traditional healing practices
- Persons who have a working knowledge of Cree, Ojibway, or Oji-Cree languages
- Persons who are fluently bi-lingual in French and English
- Persons who have lived experience with mental health and/or substance use disorders and has been in the maintenance stage of uninterrupted recovery for 2 years or more.
Summary of Salary, Hrs. of Work and Benefits: Salary & usual hrs. of work: $115,300 to $125,000/yr. Usual hours of work: 40 hrs/week (incl. 1hr. paid meal period) and full benefits package. Benefits: competitive vacation entitlement based on years of service, 12 statutory holidays/yr. and 12 paid floater days/yr., up to 20 paid sick leave days/yr. Comprehensive benefits package including: extended health care, vision care and prescription drugs, dental, life insurance plan and group RRSP Pension Plan, reimbursement of annual CNO licensing and RNAO membership fees.
Other: Possibility of a) signing and/or retention bonus and/or b) re-location assistance. Certain conditions apply.
Please submit your cover letter and an updated résumé to Sylvie Dicaire at firstname.lastname@example.org under subject title: Nursing Supervisor – Nurse Practitioner, with copy to the Executive Director at email@example.com. We thank all applicants – only those selected for an interview will be contacted.