Rural Services & Education
CASA Fort Road
Position Details: 0.62 FTE, Out of Scope, Permanent
Competition Number: 20-035 (please quote when applying)
Closing Date: Open until a suitable applicant is found
Location: Edmonton, AB. This position will have the ability to work virtually except when presenting trainings which is done in person through the use of videoconferencing equipment. Proper social distancing and other necessary COVID precautions are in place for these circumstances.
The Clinical Education program provides leadership towards the development and enhancement of staff clinical competencies and best-practice patient care to improve overall capacity to support children and families with mental health issues. As part of CASA’s role in the health and wellness of children and families in the community we also work with community stakeholders in sharing of resources and knowledge transfer. The Clinical Educator will provide onsite and offsite knowledge sharing through workshops and presentation, training materials, research, and clinical planning and development to meet program needs. The Clinical Educator works closely with CASA’s Leadership team, Occupational Health, Patient Safety, Clinical Council, First Nations Team, working group for Cultural and Diversity, and with the Human Resources divisions.
The Clinical Education program works to facilitate transfer of clinical knowledge and training into competency and practice. We work with each program to integrate clinical program frameworks and professional competencies, required for best-practice delivery of care, to facilitate growth in clinical knowledge and best-practice service delivery.
Works collaboratively with CASA leadership to determine, design, implement, deliver and track organization-wide clinical training priorities;
Designs and implements a training plan/strategy to meet expressed clinical training needs;
Provides clinical mental health and organizational presentations to strategic external stakeholders and supports the CASA Foundation on presentations involving a clinical lens.
Produces training materials/courses for in-house use related to clinical training needs
Links with OH & S to provide clinical support and input to clinical aspects of Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) across the organization.
Contributes to various committees requiring clinical education input as needed, such as patient safety, clinical council,
Participates in research initiatives impacting clinical education and training directions.
Education: Master's prepared; Registered Psychologist, Registered Social Worker (Clinical designation) with children’s mental health and youth addictions clinical experience of five years preferred; in depth knowledge of adult learning.
Experience: Experienced educator and facilitator; experience in the preparation, design and delivery of clinical education workshops and training to a broad range of audiences; experience with a number of clinical therapeutic modalities such as, but not limited to; CBT DBT Solution Focused Brief Therapy, post crisis debriefing, trauma therapies; experience in research is considered an asset; experience in group facilitation, such as working groups, is an asset.
Other important characteristics include:
Professional, engaging demeanor is desired
Clear communication style
Excellent presenter to a variety of audiences
Comfortable with communications technology, but can be trained and supported
Works well with a broad range of colleagues
Good written and oral communication skills
Good problem-solving skills in complex situations
$55,437 – $70,227 depending on education and experience
We are a learning organization that promotes and provides educational opportunities for staff.
Our employee benefit package consisting of excellent extended health and dental benefits – including acupuncture and massage - life insurance, short term and long-term disability. We also have a registered pension plan in which CASA contributes to almost 4.5% along with your contributions! These benefits and more are available to you after your first 90 days with CASA
We appreciate your interest in CASA Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health. However, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. CASA is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to providing employment opportunities to all individuals. CASA is not currently accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms. Only those candidates permissible to work in Canada are applicable to this position.
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