SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Demonstrated ability to provide clinical leadership and work direction.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others.
As applicable to the job, comprehensive knowledge of substance abuse and addiction.
Demonstrated ability to identify primary issues and stage of change; collaboratively planning treatment goals with the client
As applicable to the job, comprehensive knowledge of mental disorders, addiction and concurrent disorders; the recovery model and principles of psychosocial rehabilitation.
As applicable to the job, knowledge of relevant legislation.
Knowledge of relevant clinical practice standards/guidelines and care pathways.
Knowledge of theories and systems of family dynamics.
Knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in patient/client/resident care.
Demonstrated ability to effectively plan, organize and prioritize work.
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate in writing and orally on a one to one and group setting.
Demonstrated ability to deal with and/or guide others in resolution of conflict issues.
Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events.
Demonstrated ability to use critical thinking skills in the approach to patient/client/resident care.
Demonstrated ability to lead change and support staff through transition.
Demonstrated ability to effectively lead a project or initiative.
Demonstrated skill in the application of techniques appropriate to the assessment and treatment of designated patient/client/resident population utilizing best available evidence informed practice.
Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver educational programs and materials for staff/patients/clients/residents and families based on education theories, principles and best practices.
Demonstrated ability to promote a supportive, creative learning environment and engage in continuous quality improvement.
Knowledge of basic research, e.g. research ethics, research question, hypothesis and qualitative and quantitative data analyses methods.
Demonstrated skill in CPR techniques.
Demonstrated computer literacy to operate a computerized client care information system as well as applicable word processing, spreadsheet and database software applications.
Ability to operate related equipment.
Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position.