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Manager, Crisis Critical Care TX U5

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health - CAMH

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted March 26, 2021.


Manager, Crisis Critical Care TX U5 (formerly EPU)
Slaight Centre for Early Intervention
Child Youth Emerging Adult Program (CYEAP)


Position Description
CAMH is the largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital as well as one of the world’s leading research centres in its field. Our services are delivered to help transform the lives of people affected by mental illness and addictions. Our goal is to tailor treatment to each individual, providing patient-centered, comprehensive, coordinated care.

As part of the Child, Youth and Emerging Adult Program, the Slaight Centre for Youth in Transition, has an ambitious agenda to advance its services for clients by improving access and adapting the service model to better match interventions to client needs. Fully integrated with the research and education mandates of CAMH, measuring and demonstrating the impact of clinical services are key priorities of the Slaight Centre.

Within a dynamic fully integrated research environment, the Manager will lead an inpatient inter-professional team committed to evidence based and client centred care. The manager will provide operational oversight of an acute 20-bed inpatient unit and a 4-5 Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit for clients’ age 16 to 29 who are experiencing first episode onset of psychosis inclusive of those with a concurrent substance use disorder. The manager is accountable for all aspects of financial, human resource management, quality and safety, monitoring performance metrics, professional development and program planning aligned with the goals of the program and the CAMH strategic plan. You will work collaboratively with colleagues across CYEAP, CAMH Emergency Department and other programs to support improvement of patient flow and internal care pathways to better meet the needs of these patients. As part of an academic health science centre, the manager will participate in and support a thriving teaching and research environment, work collaboratively with practice and academic colleagues, and support networks and partnerships, as well as system design and development for this sector. The successful candidate will support a workplace that embraces diversity, encourages teamwork and complies with all applicable regulatory requirements and legislative requirements. This position is located at 1001 Queen Street West.

The successful candidate will have a baccalaureate degree in nursing or regulated health care degree and is registered in good standing with the appropriate college. You will have three to five years’ management and/or supervisory experience, clinical expertise in working with mental health clients, and a commitment to diversity and client-centred care. Excellent leadership, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills are required, along with the ability to work in a dynamic, changing environment. Supervisory experience within a unionized environment is an asset. You are a passionate leader who sees the opportunity and importance of building a strong and sustainable mental health system, particularly for those populations that have been under-served. Candidates require the ability to work effectively in a wide range of settings with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Bilingualism (English/French) or proficiency in a second language is considered an asset.

Please Note:      This full-time, permanent position is NOT part of any bargaining unit.

Salary Range:   Competitive salary and benefits package

CAMH is a Tobacco-Free Organization.

CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and is a teaching hospital and research institute. As a CAMH employee, you will be expected to actively support CAMH’s teaching and research activities, in addition to supporting the clinical work of the hospital.

At CAMH, we strive to be an equitable and inclusive employer. Our commitment to equity is grounded in an institution-wide commitment to achieving a working, teaching, and learning environment that is free of discrimination and harassment.

CAMH actively seeks candidates from First Nations, Métis and Inuit, racialized and LGBTQ2+ communities, women, and people with disabilities (including people who have experienced mental health and substance use challenges).

We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please inform us if you require accommodations during the interview process.