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12.839 Clinical Practice Manager, Specialized Mental Health (Full Time)

Job Summary

This position is responsible for the management and advancement of nursing knowledge and professional practice to ensure evidence-based care of patients and families in Specialized Inpatient Mental Health Program. Responsible for directing and developing advanced nursing practice within the program and across the patient care spectrum. To ensure that services meet safety and quality as mandated by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Committee of the Board, Director, and community.


  • Current Certificate of Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing required, Master’s Degree in Nursing preferred.
  • Certified in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Canada preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of current inpatient clinical nursing experience required and 3 years in a progressive professional management/leadership role.
  • Minimum 2 years demonstrated patient/family/staff teaching experience in Mental Health preferred
  • Skills and knowledge in developing therapeutic recovery based programs for specialized mental health clients and their families.
  • Current BCLS required.
  • Proficiency with a Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & Outlook)
  • French Language proficiency an asset.


  • Acting as a leader to nursing staff and the health care team, regarding evidence-based advanced nursing practice, problem-based needs analysis and strategies for change
  • Assisting nursing staff in the development of clinical decision making and problem solving skills through case consultation, clinical demonstration, case review, bedside rounds, etc.
  • Acting as a resource person, through informal and formal conferencing with nursing and other allied health care professionals in determining appropriate strategies to achieve patient-focused outcomes
  • Developing program specific patient/nursing care standards in keeping with the corporate strategic direction, the College of Nurses of Ontario and recognized specialty care association guidelines
  • Leading the development and revision of evidence-based clinical standards and core competencies.
  • Acting as a role model in the application of standards and philosophy of nursing practice and nursing process, in the delivery of patient care and nursing education
  • Identifying and resolving patient care problems and the identification of trends and issues in patient care delivery for further evaluation and planning
  • Directing and developing nursing education and professional development programs within the program/specialty area and across the corporation
  • Conducting needs assessment in order to determine the educational requirements of the staff and legislated requirements of the specialty area
  • Provides input to and monitors quality results and initiates related improvement processes for client safety

We thank all applicants in advance for their interests, however only those under consideration will be contacted.

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