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Job Title:Crisis Intervention Worker, CHEO Mental Health PSU, Regional Psychiatric Emergency Service for Children and Youth (RPESCY)
Reference #:18-266
Union: OPSEU
Supervisor: Manager
Classification:Temporary (until July 2018) Full-Time (1.0)
Salary:$41.45 to $ 50.41 per hour
 
Posted Date: 2018-06-05
Deadline:2018-06-30
 
Description:

POSITION SUMMARY

The Crisis Intervention Worker will function as a member of the CHEO Crisis Intervention Team, together with Psychiatry, working in the CHEO Emergency Department.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

§ Be a first responder for the CHEO Crisis Intervention Service

§ Risk and psychosocial assessments of those children/youth and their families who present 1) to CHEO Emergency Department in an acute psychiatric crisis; 2) are being held in the CHEO Emergency Department overnight pending a mental health assessment in the morning Liaison with CHEO Emergency staff and Psychiatry on-call services

§ Recommendations re: case disposition including admission to Inpatient Psychiatry Unit and discharge home

§ Liaison with CHEO, The Royal and community mental health services

§ Monitoring of service utilization

§ Collection of outcome measurement data

§ Participate in in-service training regarding the management of psychiatric crisis in children and youth

§ Work rotation on weekdays including day shifts and evenings shifts.

QUALIFICATIONS

§ Police Record Check (PRC) (Essential)

§ Masters degree in health or social science profession (Essential)

§ Eligibility for registration with discipline-specific professional college (Essential)

§ Knowledge of psychiatric disorders in children and youth (Essential)

§ Minimum of five years of counseling experience with children, youth and families (Essential)

§ Ability to establish rapport with children, youth and families in crisis (Essential)

§ Suicide prevention training (Preferred)

§ Non-violent crisis intervention (Preferred)

§ Brief therapy training (Preferred)

§ Ability to assess and prioritize needs (Essential)

§ Ability to work both collaboratively and independently (Essential)

§ Ability to collaborate with other disciplines in a medical setting (Essential)

§ Sound knowledge of community resources (Essential)

§ Bilingualism (French/English) (Preferred)

* Please note you will be represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU).

Should the applicant require any accommodations during the application process please notify Human Resources as per the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

 
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