Addictions Medicine Consult Team Clinician
Full-Time • Timmins Region
Position Summary: Provide best practice assessment, treatment, navigation and support to individuals and families with substance use and/or concurrent disorders across the spectrum (inpatient to community). Work with health care team to develop capacity in relation to addictions treatment. Work within the addictions services umbrella to provide support to other addictions programs as required.
Liaise with the health care team as required for medical assessments of treatments.
Complete program intakes and develop/implement treatment plans with clients and families accessing services.
Assess individuals to identify appropriate interventions on the respective units and provide guidance to the group requesting consultation.
Complete addictions assessments for treatment planning purposes with individuals as required.
Document assessments, intervention plans, progress notes and outcomes in a timely manner.
Practice from a harm reduction approach and provide health teaching to clients, families and/or significant others on typical recovery and lifestyle issues throughout all stages of recovery when indicated.
Provide guidance, training and orientation for new staff and students.
Work collaboratively with community providers to provide wrap around care for clients with multiple needs.
Participate in program development at the local and regional level.
Facilitate education sessions locally and regionally.
Lead morning huddles and planning of the day, distribution of tasks and support daily operations.
Capture relevant and required data as defined by the NELHIN, HQO, Accreditation or other quality improvement strategies.
Align improvement projects with the organization and monitor or adjust to achieve greater outcomes.
Educate and promote health, safety and wellness in the work place.
Evaluate services and satisfaction on an on-going basis and formulate improvement strategies and solutions.
Registered Nurse Practitioner.
Registered and in good standing with respective regulating body.
Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in an addictions setting.
Minimum of 2 years’ working in an acute medical setting.
Experience in providing individual and group setting treatment
Demonstrated skills in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT).
Experience in program development and education
Certificate in suboxone training would be considered an asset
Certificate in Harm Reduction would be considered an asset
Knowledge of addictions related care (i.e. withdrawal symptoms, withdrawal management and medication treatment available)
Demonstrated knowledge of evidence based practices of recovery principles
Demonstrated knowledge of how to apply harm reduction approach to recovery
Understanding and knowledge of the recovery oriented approach.
Demonstrated experience dealing with clients who have poor distress tolerance and emotion regulation challenges.
Effective time management and ability to prioritize workload
Those who do not meet the language requirements of this posting are invited to submit their résumé for future consideration.
Must possess the ability to provide effective services to clients/patients in both English and French. Individuals who do not meet the language requirements of this posting are invited to submit their résumé for consideration.
Interested applicants must submit their résumé to Department of Human Resources, Timmins and District Hospital, 700 Ross Avenue East, Timmins, Ontario, P4N 8P2. Telephone (705) 267-6371; Fax (705) 360-6008; Attention: Kim Seguin, email email@example.com
Timmins and District Hospital will provide accommodations for applicants with disabilities during the recruitment process.
We thank all applicants for their response; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.