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Posted 5 days ago

OTN Crisis Worker

Timmins and District Hospital

Contract • Timmins Region

POSITION SUMMARY:The crisis worker will provide acute crisis intervention to community members in a timely, patient/family focused approach. Emphasis will be placed on OTN assessment, education, prevention, health maintenance, and restoration of health in a supportive and culturally sensitive manner. The Crisis Worker will coordinate and provide consults to clients who are referred to the Crisis Team by Hospitals within the TaDH catchment area. The team will further provide individualized support to assist in the resolution of their personal or emotional crisis. 


  • To provide acute crisis assessment and intervention.
  • Effectively function within the framework of their respective professional standards.
  • To participate as a member of the crisis team and work effectively with community agencies.
  • Complete psychosocial assessments and planning for effective intervention strategies.
  • Conduct interviews with the clients or families in crisis.
  • Coordinate with other community agencies in the provision of necessary services.
  • To inform community agencies of any changes that may affect them.
  • Maintain exemplary public relations.
  • Participate in meetings with community stakeholders
  • Inform our community of resources available to benefit those in crisis.
  • Provide a patient focused philosophy in all interactions.
  • Provide assessment and intervention of psychiatric emergencies via OTN.
  • Provide brief intervention, consultation and follow-up via OTN.
  • Able to implement strategies that effectively facilitate change.
  • Demonstrates leadership skills, sound judgment and diplomacy.
  • Strong assessment skills and ability to coordinate services.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of community mental health and addiction networks.
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Computer literacy with developed skills in various software applications including MS Office, RAI, ESP.
  • Able to manage high volumes and varied work assignments with accuracy.
  • Knowledge and sensitivity to work in a culturally diverse environment.
  • Demonstrates understanding and complies with patient and staff safety policies.  



  • Registered Nursing Diploma/Degree with a certificate in Mental Health and/or Bachelor of Social Work
  • Registered and in good standing with the respective regulating bodies (CNO, CSWSSW).
  •  Minimum of 5 years recent acute Mental Health and Addictions experience.
  • Demonstrates crisis intervention skills for telephone/OTN and person-to-person situations.
  • Working knowledge of inpatient and community-based resources for children and adults with mental health and addictions needs.
  • Must have the ability to function as a member of the multi-disciplinary health care team.
  • Must possess a thorough knowledge of the principles and techniques associated with Crisis Intervention assessment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to elicit critical information in stressful situations, and provide rapid assessment to formulate an immediate intervention.
  • Must possess computer skills and knowledge of MEDITECH and an ability to collect relevant data and reports.
  • Employment history which demonstrates regular attendance at work.
  • Must be available to work all shifts including weekends.
  • Must possess the ability to provide effective services to clients in both English and French. Individuals who do not meet the language requirements of this posting are invited to submit their résumé for future consideration.


Interested applicants must submit their résumé by 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: Kayla Kampman, email .


Timmins and District Hospital will provide accommodations for applicants with disabilities during the recruitment process.


TADH is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment supporting diversity in our work environment to provide quality care where all feel valued, respected, and supported. TADH is dedicated to building a workforce reflective of the communities in which we live, serve, and encourage Indigenous people, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities to apply and self‑identify.


We thank all applicants for their response; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.





Job Expires: 2023-01-06

Contact Information

Timmins and District Hospital

Phone: 7052676371
Fax: 705-360-6008
Timmins and District Hospital 700 Ross Ave E, Timmins, ON P4N 8P2, Canada

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