Assistant Director of Tertiary and Forensic Psychiatry Services
in Campbellton, NB

Campbellton, NB
$102,804 - $115,778 / year
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Competition Number: 5-23931 EXT

NOTE: Applicants must attach a resume to their application.

BARGAINING UNIT: Management and Non-Bargaining

ZONE: Zone 5 - Restigouche

FACILITY: Restigouche Hospital Centre

DEPARTMENT: Tertiary and Forensics Psychiatry Services

CLASSIFICATION: Assistant Director of Tertiary and Forensic Psychiatry Services

STATUS: Permanent full-time

FTE: 1.0

ANTICIPATED START DATE: June 2023

HOURS OF WORK:

8-hours shifts - Monday to Friday
Work schedule may be changed to meet operational needs.

JOB SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Director of Forensic and Tertiary Psychiatry Services, the successful candidate will assist with the supervision of all forensic and tertiary psychiatry programs. This person will participate actively in the creation and supervision of clinical programs and staff assigned to direct patient care. This person will also provide liaison with the medical team and the other professional departments. This person is responsible for creating, implementing and maintaining a uniform quality and performance management process. The incumbent may need to carry out various other mandates based on operational needs.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing or another relevant field;
  • Master's in management considered an asset;
  • Minimum of five years' experience in a health care management position;
  • Eight to ten years' experience in the health care field;
  • Experience supervising/managing staff and strong coaching skills;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the mental health and addiction sectors, and experience in program creation and implementation;
  • Combination of training and experience deemed equivalent may be taken into consideration;
  • Ease forging internal and external partnerships due to their knowledge of the sector and ability to bring people together;
  • Good leadership and communication skills;
  • Strategic-thinking skills and innovative and collaborative management style;
  • Strong skills in problem solving and in program planning, development and evaluation;
  • Ability to function with ease in a changing environment and strong skills implementing change management strategies;
  • Solid experience managing human and financial resources and information in general;
  • Recognized ability to achieve results, whether directly or through teamwork;
  • Ability to use the computer tools common within the health network;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Physical ability to perform assigned work;
  • Good work history (performance and attendance);
  • Adherence to professional ethics principles, the Network's management philosophy and organizational values;
  • Adherence to Vitalité Health Network's confidentiality rules.

Written and spoken competence in English and French is required.

NOTES:

1. Position to be reviewed by the Part III Classification Committee.

  • The above requirements may be verified through oral, written or practical tests during the selection process.
  • Should there be no fully qualified applicants, this position will not necessarily be reposted. If you wish to be considered for this position and meet most of the requirements, you are encouraged to apply at this time.
  • The employer reserves the right to shorten or extend temporary assignments for operational reasons.
  • We thank all applicants. However, only those selected will be contacted.
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About Vitalité Health Network

Vitalité Health Network is a regional health authority delivering and managing health care services within a territory covering northern and part of southeastern New Brunswick.

The Network is the only Francophone-managed organization of its kind in the country and has nearly 50 points of service. It provides the public with health care services in the official language of people's choice through its community and home-based programs, hospitals, Public Health offices, community mental health centres, and addiction services.

The Network has over 7,100 employees, over 570 physicians (including 269 specialists), and over 1,000 volunteers.

Take a look at our career opportunities below. For further information on the Network and our hiring process, click here.



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