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IWK Health Centre - Clinical Manager, AIS

The IWK Health Centre is an internationally recognized and respected academic health sciences centre located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, providing tertiary and primary care for two million women, children, youth and families across the Atlantic region. The IWK is committed to a workplace where our staff, physicians, learners and volunteers reflect the patients, families and communities that we serve. We seek and encourage applicants who reflect our broad diversity, and we are committed to reducing barriers to employment and career growth.

Clinical Manager, AIS

Date: Jul 11, 2017

Location: Halifax

Department/Program: Adolescent Intensive Services, Mental Health & Addictions Program Type of Employment: Regular Hourly FT (100% FTE)

Req ID: 6568

Union Status: Management, Management/Non Union Bargaining Unit

Compensation: $38.9829 - $51.7964/hour

Monday – Friday (37.5 hours per week). Flexible work hours required at times

Closing Date: August 14, 2017

Position Summary

Reporting to the Director, the Manager is responsible for providing leadership and operational oversight to the inter-disciplinary clinical care team(s). The Manager is accountable for the effective and efficient use of human, fiscal and material resources in the delivery of quality family centered care in collaboration with Physician/Clinician Co-Leader. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: coordinating the overall delivery of care for the population, ensuring effective operations on a day to day basis in collaboration with physician/ clinician leadership and professional practice chiefs; acting as a resource for staff; managing the hiring process; coordinating human resources to efficiently and effectively meet care requirements; working in collaboration with the Quality Improvement Coordinators and Professional Development Coordinators to ensure that quality improvement and risk management activities are coordinated effectively and improvements implemented; working with the Professional Chiefs and staff to maximize participation in educational opportunities. As a leader, mentor team members by supporting, role modeling and coaching in an effective manner; ensuring completion of all aspects of Performance Management; coordinating the performance evaluation review every two years for each employee; managing performance issues on an ongoing basis; collaborating with physicians, physician leaders, professional chiefs and support staff to resolve key clinical practice issues and improve operations; completing quarterly variance reports and other reports, as required; managing attendance; managing day to day operational expenditures, including coordination of capital expenditure, auxiliary amenities, and supply purchases; participating in the development of the service plan for the care area(s).

If you’re interested in pursuing this position, we would like to hear from you. We are specifically searching for:

  • Masters Degree in a Health Profession required.
  • Current registration with relevant health discipline college/association required • Minimum five (5) years experience in a related clinical role required.
  • Minimum of two (2) years experience in management required.
  • Project management skills required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Mental Health and Addictions Program preferred.
  • Demonstrated excellent leadership and team building skills required.
  • Demonstrated excellent communication (written and oral) and organizational skills required.
  • Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred

To express interest in this position, please apply to through our site at:

Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the closing date.