Come work as a Manager, Mental Health & Addictions with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!
Reporting to the Director, Central Coast, this position is responsible for the delivery of effective and efficient mental health & addiction services for the Central Coast Region. Provides leadership and direction for operations management, planning, implementation and evaluation of mental health and/or addiction services and activities related to utilization and risk management, and quality of the service. Plays a critical role in addressing the ongoing issues/needs of clients and their families and ensures a smooth transition from the acute care environment to appropriate community health services. Leads an inter-disciplinary team and works as a team player with colleagues and co-workers and in collaboration with key internal and external stakeholders to achieve excellence in client and family centered care, education and research. Primary interactions and communications are with Central Coast Indigenous First Nations, other Managers, Directors, physicians within the HSDA and Vancouver Coastal Health, the Executive Directors of contacted agencies, leads of medical program and transition teams, the HSDA Senior Management Team, and community and health authority partners such as municipal government, provincial ministries, schools, police, and emergency services.
As a Manager, Mental Health & Addictions with Vancouver Coastal Health you will:
Education & Experience
Knowledge & Abilities
As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order), as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.
WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH?
VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and 'going first' when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.
• Comprehensive health benefits package, including MSP, extended health and dental and municipal pension plan
• Grow your career with employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
• Wellness supports, including counselling, critical incident and innovative wellness services are available to employees and their immediate families
• Award-winning recognition programs to honour staff, medical staff and volunteers
• Access to exclusive discount offers and deals for VCH staff
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to our goals of creating a great place to work and delivering exceptional care. We acknowledge and accommodate unique differences and ensure special measures are in place so that all prospective and current employees are given an opportunity to succeed.
We are committed to building a representative workforce and encourage applications reflecting diversity of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization or ancestry, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.
Vancouver Coastal Health is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers in 2023.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
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About Vancouver Coastal Health
Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is one of five regional health authorities that work under the Ministry of Health together, with the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) and the First Nations...Read More