• Full Time
  • Ohsweken, ON
  • Applications have closed

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CASE MANAGER CYH/MHA 020-22-2

CHILD AND YOUTH HEALTH, HEALTH SERVICES

Full-Time

Applications will be received by Six Nations of the Grand River and Grand River Employment & Training (GREAT) up until 4:00 p.m. EST, Wednesday, January 19, 2022, for the Case Manager with Child and Youth Health, Health Services Department.  The Six Nations of the Grand River Application for Employment Form, Job Posting and Job Description are available for printing from the www.greatsn.com website.  Online applications accepted through https://www.vscyberhosting.com/sixnations/. NO LATE APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED.

 

Applicants from Six Nations and other First Nations will be given preference to deliver programs and services in a First Nations community.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Case Manager reports to and works under collaborative direction and supervision from the Mental Health & Addictions Manager and the Child and Youth Health Manager, Six Nations Elected Council.

To assist Mental Health & Addictions and Child and Youth Health Managers in managing client cases and coordinating services for children and their families.

To act as a liaison between Mental Health & Addictions and Child and Youth Health in order to enhance service delivery for children and families that utilize both services.

To assist the Mental Health & Addictions and Child and Youth Health Managers in the performance of statutory, advisory and operational duties related to the successful integration of Mental Health & Addictions and Child and Youth Health Managers services into the community.

To assist the Mental Health & Addictions and Child and Youth Health Manager and Director of Health Services in the provision of a culturally appropriate clinical care.

Type Full Time
Closing Date  January 19, 2022
Term: Permanent
Hours of Work  35 Hours weekly
Wage TBD

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Registered Nurse with a Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing Degree or Registered Practical Nurse w/ 3 years’ experience in Mental Health and Addictions; OR
  • Registered Social Worker with Baccalaureate in Social Work
  • Experience working with Mental Health & Addictions clients
  • Member of the College of Nurses of Ontario with a current license/or Ontario College of Social Worker
  • Must have a current cardio-pulmonary resuscitation and first-aid certificate
  • Understands the importance of confidentiality and the ability to work with tact and discretion.
  • Must have a vehicle and a Class G driver’s license.
  • Must successfully pass a vulnerable police record check.
  • Good knowledge of Six Nations Community and highly sensitive to Six Nations culture is preferred

SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: (Choose one method ONLY):

Method #1:  Online

  1. Please visit: https://www.vscyberhosting.com/sixnations/ to access our job board and follow the directions to apply.
  2. Please ensure all required documents are provided/uploaded with your application package, which include:
    1. Cover letter including your band name and number (if applicable). Please indicate in your letter how your education and experience qualifies you for this position.
    2. Recent resume clearly identifying that you meet the Basic Qualifications of this position as stipulated above.
    3. Copy of your education diploma/degree/certificate and transcript.
  3. If you have any questions or need assistance please reach out to Lesleigh Rusnak, Staffing Officer at 519-445-2223 ext 4343 or via email at StaffHR@sixnations.ca.

Method #2: GREAT – Applications must include all of the following:

  1. Printed, filled in and authorized Six Nations of the Grand River Application for Employment Form.
  2. Cover letter including your band name and number (if applicable). Please indicate in your letter how your education and experience qualifies you for this position.
  3. Recent resume clearly identifying that you meet the Basic Qualifications of this position as stipulated above.
  4. Photocopy of your education diploma/degree/certificate and transcript.
  5. Place all documents listed above in a sealed envelope and mail to or drop off at:

 

Case Manager – Full Time – 020-22-2

c/o Reception Desk

Grand River Employment & Training (GREAT)

P.O. Box 69, 16 Sunrise Court

Ohsweken, Ontario  N0A 1M0

POSITION DESCRIPTION – HEALTH SERVICES

POSITION TITLE:  Child and Youth Health/Mental Health Nurse Case Manager

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:

Reports to and works under collaborative direction and supervision from the Mental Health & Addictions Manager and the Child and Youth Health Manager, Six Nations Elected Council.

PURPOSE & SCOPE OF THE POSITION:

To assist Mental Health & Addictions and Child and Youth Health Managers in managing client cases and coordinating services for children and their families.

To act as a liaison between Mental Health & Addictions and Child and Youth Health in order to enhance service delivery for children and families that utilize both services.

To assist the Mental Health & Addictions and Child and Youth Health Managers in the performance of statutory, advisory and operational duties related to the successful integration of Mental Health & Addictions and Child and Youth Health Managers services into the community.

To assist the Mental Health & Addictions and Child and Youth Health Manager and Director of Health Services in the provision of a culturally appropriate clinical care.

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Technical Functions:
  • Employs appropriate skills in the delivery of service to clients including assessment skills, use of clinical process in preparing plans of care for clients, manual dexterity in performing clinical procedures and excellent communication skills re: interpersonal relations, supportive listening, emotional support and health teaching.
  • Responds to community crisis with assistance as appropriate.
  • Provides crisis response coverage during regular work hours.
  • Conduct initial needs assessments with children and their families in order to identify needs.
  • Coordinate care and link to appropriate community resources or specific health professionals based on the identified needs of the child and their family.
  • Provide advocacy and follow-up with the children and their families to ensure that their needs are met.
  • Functions as a resource person for the community, agencies or individuals requiring education or information related to childhood development or child disorders.
  1. Communications Functions:
  • Works in conjunction with the community service providers and organizations that provide services and supports for children for the purpose of early identification and early intervention.
  • Cultivates and maintains a collaborative partnership with Mental Health & Addictions and Child and Youth Health through ongoing communication and collaborative working relationships.
  • Maintains positive relationships with Six Nations community services and represents the Six Nations Health Services in a highly professional and positive manner at various meetings, conferences, or educational events as directed by the Health Services Team Manager.
  • Advocates for optimum client health as requested, including but not limited to: shelter, finance, food, education etc.
  • Provide client and family with education and health teaching in relation to relevant health needs and outcomes of prescribed treatment.
  • Involves appropriate health team members in the delivery of culturally appropriate health care as identified by client needs and consent.
  • Advocates compliance to prescribed treatment for optimum health.
  • Prioritizes attendance to both Mental Health & Addictions and Child and Youth Health staff meetings to enhance collaborative working relationships.
  1. Administrative Functions:
  • Manages individual client cases in a wholistic and culturally appropriate manner.
  • Documents accurately and thoroughly within the established charting requirements and style, all client information pertinent to the safety and wellbeing of all clients. Documentation should align with professional nursing standards and all other legislative standards for health records documentation, including PHIPA (Personal Health Information and Privacy Act).
  • Maintains clinic statistics by fulfilling annual work plan activities and prepares program reports for the Team Manager and funding agencies as required.
  • Biannual review of program policies and procedures to ensure that they are culturally appropriate and meet legislative requirements for children’s health services.
  • Establishment, evaluation and improvement of protocols with relevant services located both on and off-reserve in collaboration with Health Services Team Manager.
  1. Other Functions:
  • Any other related duties as may reasonably be required by the Director of Six Nations Health Services and/or Mental Health & Addiction Services and/or Child and Youth Health Team.
  • Provides support for the Six Nations Emergency Measures Plan by ensuring awareness of the Emergency Measures Plan and assistance as instructed by the Director of Health Services.
  • Provides individualized support, personal planning and life skills to clients.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Work requires physical activity and mental stress; requires working inside/outside; requires travel; requires extensive interactions with the public, who at times may be hostile or irate; subject to interruptions, deadlines, unscheduled hours.
  • Work requires the ability to prioritize tasks, work independently with minimal supervision, and cope with many demands and time constraints.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

With the Mental Health & Addictions Manager and/or Child and Youth Health Manager

Receives direction and guidance and discusses plans, prioritizes to ensure tasks are done efficiently and effectively, receives instruction and supervision.

With Six Nations Human Services Committee

Provides technical support and advice for administration and operational responsibilities.  Develops positive relationships with individuals, families and leaders of the Six Nations Community.

 

With Other Staff

Promotes courtesy, co-operation and teamwork with all staff.

With External Agencies

Represents and promotes Six Nations interests relative to Health Services, maintains awareness of legislative policy and program changes; seeks to develop sound, professional working relationships.

With the Public

Represents and promotes the health service interests of Six Nations; works in a courteous, co-operative, positive proactive manner.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Registered Nurse with a Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing Degree or Registered Practical Nurse w/ 3 years’ experience in Mental Health and Addictions

OR

  • Registered Social Worker with Baccalaureate in Social Work
  • Experience working in Mental Health & Addictions clients
  • Member of the College of Nurses of Ontario with a current license/or Ontario College of Social Worker
  • Must have a current cardio-pulmonary resuscitation and first-aid certificate
  • Understands the importance of confidentiality and the ability to work with tact and discretion.
  • Must have a vehicle and a Class G driver’s license.
  • Must successfully pass a vulnerable police record check.
  • Good knowledge of Six Nations Community and highly sensitive to Six Nations culture is preferred

Other Related Skills:

  • Exhibits high degree of initiative and self-direction; good analytical, organizational, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Understands the organizational structure of the Six Nations Health Services, Six Nations Elected Council and the lines of authority that exists within this structure.
  • Ability to work with tact and discretion; high-level public relations skills and good project management skills.

IMPACT OF ERROR:

Errors in judgement and in the conduct of duties could lead to loss credibility, poor public relation, confusion, duplication of effort and misinformation being given to the Director of Health Services, Human Services Committee, Six Nations Elected Council, Government Agencies and the public.

CONTROL:

Guiding principles set by Health Services Department and Six Nations Elected Council. Works within the administrative policies and procedures established by the Six Nations Elected Council for the Health Services Department and other legislation provided by the respective governments.

Interested applicants: Please be sure to include SNGREC’s Employment Application Form with your submission