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Job Title:
CRISIS INTERVENTION WK Casual

Posted Date:
8/21/2014
Closing Date:
8/28/2014
Functional Discipline:
Mental Health
Languages:
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Job Description
POSITION: NON-UNION
Crisis Intervention Worker - One (1) Casual

DEPARTMENT/CAMPUS:
Crisis Intervention Program - William Osler Health System

POSTING NUMBER: 141233

HOURS:
Days/Evenings/Nights, 8 and 12 hour shifts with overnight, weekends and statutory holidays
*the Crisis program is a 24hr service which runs 7 days a week
(Subject to change in accordance with operational requirements)

QUALIFICATIONS:
" Masters degree in Social Work and/or Baccalaureate of Nursing degree or a Master's degree in Counseling/Psychology with a combination of relevant experience in Mental Health and Addictions
" Registration with a regulated health profession or must be working towards Psychotherapy designation as per requirements of the College of Psychotherapists with completion by July 1, 2014.
" Minimum of 3 years recent, related experience in Crisis Intervention in the fields of Mental Health and Addictions
" Demonstrated knowledge and implementation of Best Practice guidelines in Crisis Intervention and Crisis theory
" Excellent assessment and counseling skills
" Demonstrated ability to work with and advocate for individuals with severe and persistent Mental Illness.
" Demonstrated ability to develop care plans for those in crisis
" Demonstrated ability to develop and foster community linkages and resources
" Demonstrated commitment to providing quality customer service in dealing with the public (patients and families) as well as various clinical professionals
" Demonstrated ability to work effectively within an interdisciplinary team
" Self-directed and able to work effectively with minimal supervision
" Working knowledge of computers
" Excellent attendance record

JOB SUMMARY:
To provide immediate assessment and intervention for individuals who present to the Emergency Department in
Crisis due to symptoms associated with a psychiatric problem and/or addiction, and/or psycho-social problem(s). To
work collaboratively with Hospital colleagues in a fast paced environment.

INTERNAL APPLICATION DEADLINE: August 28, 2014

POSTED: August 21, 2014


*In order be considered for this position, you must include a current resume or detailed qualifications summary with your application

*Only those selected for interview will be contacted

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE AT WWW.WILLIAMOSLERHS.CA