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Clinical Consultant

Location
Regina, SK
Details
Full Time
7 days ago
Location: Regina & Pilot Butte, SK
Position: Full-time Term (1 year term)
Posting Closing Date: August 14, 2022

Term date: August 29, 2022 to September 29, 2023.

The Clinical Consultant for the Supported Living Programs (SLP) maintains a caseload and provides direct clinical services including, but not limited to; the completion of functional behaviour assessments, the design of person-centred support plans and supports and interventions, and the development and delivery of a variety of person-centred groups based on the individualized needs of the participants. The Clinical Consultant also provides clinical consultation as required to support the SLP multi-disciplinary team.


Qualifications


Education and Professional Certification
  • Master's degree in psychology, educational psychology, social work, occupational therapy, speech and language pathology, nursing, or in a related human service field.
  • Professional designation is required.


Experience

  • Minimum one (1) year of experience working with individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities; complex emotional, medical, and physical needs; or co-occurring mental health issues and disorders.
  • Experience providing clinical leadership, guidance, support, and development to team members is an asset.


Skills and Characteristics
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to inspire, motivate, mentor, and support others.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Subject matter expert in clinical and ethical issues relating to the care and support of vulnerable persons with complex needs, behavioural issues, developmental disabilities, mental health disorders, and/or other related issues.
  • Strong assessment, counselling, and service (CARE) planning skills.
  • Ability to set clear, obtainable goals and meet individual and program objectives.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to form strong relationships and professional working alliances.
  • Knowledge of person-centred thinking and gentle teaching.
  • Ability to work within an ethical framework with extensive knowledge of relevant legislation.
  • Ability to display empathy, patience, understanding, and a person-centred approach in day-to-day interactions.
  • Ability to cope with emotionally demanding situations.
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to new situations.
  • Ability to design and facilitate in-service specialized training.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Effective time management and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to think critically and be solution focused.
  • Open to continuous education and learning and development opportunities.
  • Proficient computer skills.


Duties and Responsibilities

Services
  • Develop and guide the person-centred care plan for the participants on the assigned case load. Support and guide the care team in the implementation of the person-centred service (CARE) plan and the supports and intervention strategies for each participant.
  • Complete functional behavior assessments.
  • Conduct individual, group, and family counselling, as appropriate.
  • Develop individualized, evidence-based, and strength-based interventions and positive behavior support plans.
  • Oversee and evaluate the adjunct music and art therapy contracts, including the referral process. Ensure the goals of the adjunct therapy are tied directly to the participant's care plan, the allocation of therapy hours, and goal achievement.
  • Assist the participant and team in implementing strategies, evaluating the effectiveness of the strategies, and adjusting strategies as needed to ensure the best outcome for the participant.
  • Develop and lead a variety of interactive behavioural therapy (IBT) groups.
  • Facilitate specialized training as subject matter expert.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of the SLP annual clinical strategic plan. Identify and implement quality improvement initiatives that are needed to ensure excellence of service delivery.
  • Design, develop, and implement new procedures and protocol statements as required.
  • Communicate and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders including families and referring agencies.
  • Maintain file upkeep and documentation of the participants and their person-centred care plan and related supports and intervention strategies. Complete reports and documentation in a clear, accurate, and timely manner.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Leadership
  • Set the direction for the person-centred care program by integrating quality improvement initiatives and encouraging reflective practice.
  • Share specialized knowledge with the SLP care teams and provide professional consultation and training to assist with the professional development of the various care team members.
  • Provide leadership, guidance, consultation, and support to the SLP multi-disciplinary care teams as required; and to the wider agency regarding person-centred planning, person-centred thinking, zones of regulation, and CARE principles.

Management of Resources
  • Access clinical, educational/vocational, residential, administrative, and community resources appropriately and efficiently.
  • Connect participants with the appropriate community resources, building effective support linkages for the participants and increasing the inclusion of the participants within their community.
  • Work closely with the clinical director to forecast program budget, projecting clinical expenses annually. Regularly monitor budget expenditure to ensure targets are met.

Safety
  • Maintain, promote, and reinforce safe work habits, practices, and procedures.
  • Adhere to written or verbal agency and government regulations, policies, practices, and instructions.


Additional Requirements
  • The incumbent is responsible for completing all mandatory training requirements for the position as per agency policy and guidelines.
  • The incumbent must be registered with an accredited professional association or body.


In accordance with the agency's COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Policy, all new employees are required to be fully vaccinated. If you are the successful candidate you will be required to provide proof of COVID vaccination status.

Annual salary range for this positionis $79,601 to $102,918. If you have any question, please contact Jane Powell @306-781-1260 or jane.powell@ranchehrlo.ca.
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