In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of the Vancouver Island Health Authority (Island Health) patient and staff safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.
The Coordinator is responsible for planning, developing and directing the delivery of contracted Mental Health and Substance Use Services .
This position provides leadership in the development and delivery of mental health and substance use services with a focus on expanding resources into areas with the greatest need. This position manages, directly and through delegation, the professional and clinical practice of staff, the quality of services and ensures departmental policies and procedures comply with professional, legal, and Island Health standards.
Education, Training And Experience
A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in a health related discipline and seven (7) years' relevant experience, including supervisory experience, preferably in supportive housing, program development and oversight, community development, and contract management. Formal project management training and direct care clinical experience are assets.
Skills And Abilities
Demonstrated leadership ability in complex and highly changeable situations.
Able to operate independently and complete projects within sensitive timelines.
Strong interpersonal and teambuilding skills.
Demonstrated project management skills including understanding of group process and experience resolving complex multi-stakeholder issues.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Ability to integrate administrative, clinical, professional and operational aspects of programs and projects in an effective and efficient manner.
Demonstrated analysis, planning and evaluation skills within the health care system.