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Yellowknife Health And Social Services Authority - Manager Resume Example

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Grace Gray
Professional Summary

Accomplished and energetic Mental Health Clinician with a solid history of achievement in Mental Health and Psychiatry. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include:
1.  recovery-focused initiatives in relating to clients and their families to facilitate acollaborative environment that fosters opportunities for independence,
2.  a proven ability to provide high standard quality of care that isin line with current evidence-based models of practice and national practicestandards,
3.  consistently evaluate interventions and initiatives using outcomemeasures and adjust my program depending on changes to my clients' health,environment and circumstances. 
4.My ability to understand my clients' needs and work with a broad rangeof professionals from many different sectors has been key to my success inassisting clients to maximise their personal recovery and capacity to managetheir own lives.

Skills

-  Compassionate and supportive qualified mental health specialist with anability to relate to clients and their families to facilitate a collaborativeenvironment that fosters opportunities for independence and social acceptance  -   I use a recovery-oriented model of service and clientparticipation as an important part of the program activities.  I have a proven ability to provide high standard quality of care that isin line with current evidence-based models of practice and national practicestandards. 

-  I consistently evaluate interventions and initiatives using outcomemeasures and adjust my program depending on changes to my clients' health,environment and circumstances. -  Possess comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of delivering services to mental health patients, across the age spectrum and culturally sensitive

-  Ability to work independently and under pressure  -  Ability to generate reports, evaluate programs and analyze data 

Experience
Manager/Clinical Supervisor Community Mental Health and Adult Services 08/2014 to Present
Yellowknife Health and Social Services Authority Yellowknife, NT
  • Confer with board members, organization officials, or staff members to discuss issues, coordinate activities, or resolve problems related to Mental Health/Psychiatry
  • Develop data-base to analyze operations to evaluate performance of the Mental Health Team in meeting objectives or to determine areas of  program improvement, or policy change (participate/lead in accreditation) 
  • Direct, plan, or implement policies, objectives, or activities of organizations  to ensure continuing operations, to meet best practice/ accreditation requirements and optimize client outcomes, .
  • Review and analyze legislation, laws, and public policy, and recommend changes to promote and support interests of both the general population and special groups.
  • Preside over or serve on management committees, or other governing boards.
  • Prepare or present reports concerning activities, expenses, budgets, government statutes or rulings, or other items affecting program services.
  • Assist in the development of collaborative/Integrated care services, by designing and piloting two(2) identified projects: Opiate Maintenance and Treatment Project(OMTP), and the Integrated Depression Management Project
Clinical Coordinator Psychiatric Services 08/2009 to 08/2014
Stanton Territorial Health Authority Yellowknife, NT

  • Diagnose psychiatric disorders and mental health conditions.
  • Assess patients' mental and physical status based on the presenting symptoms and complaints.
  • Distinguish between physiologically and psychologically based disorders and diagnose appropriately.
  • Conduct individual, group, or family psychotherapy for those with chronic or acute mental disorders.
  • Monitor patients' medication usage and results.
  • Evaluate patients' behavior to formulate diagnoses or assess treatments.
  • Educate patients and family members about mental health and medical conditions, preventive health measures, medications, or treatment plans.
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary team members, including psychiatrists, psychologists, or nursing staff, to develop, implement, or evaluate treatment plans.
    • Participate in activities aimed at professional growth and development including conferences or continuing education activities.
    • Develop and implement treatment plans.
    • Interpret diagnostic or laboratory tests such as electrocardiograms (EKGs) and renal functioning tests.
    • Participate in treatment team conferences regarding diagnosis or treatment of difficult cases.
    • Teach classes in mental health topics such as stress reduction (Knowledge share collaboration between Stanton Hospital and Aurora College-Nursing Program).
    • Perform payroll functions, such as maintaining timekeeping information and processing and submitting payroll.
    • Use computers for various applications, such as database management or word processing.
    Clinical Therapist 07/1997 to 08/2009
    Stanton Territorial Health Authority Yellowknife, NT
    • Ask questions that will help clients identify their feelings and behaviors.
    • Counsel clients on concerns, such as unsatisfactory relationships, divorce and separation, child rearing, home management, and financial difficulties.
    • Encourage individuals and family members to develop and use skills and strategies for confronting their problems in a constructive manner.
    • Maintain case files that include activities, progress notes, evaluations, and recommendations.
    • Develop and implement individualized treatment plans addressing family relationship problems, destructive patterns of behavior, and other personal issues.
    • Collect information about clients, using techniques such as testing, interviewing, discussion, and observation.
    • Confer with clients to develop plans for posttreatment activities.
    • Confer with other counselors, doctors, and professionals to analyze individual cases and to coordinate counseling services.
    • Determine whether clients should be counseled or referred to other specialists in such fields as medicine, psychiatry, and legal aid.
    • Follow up on results of counseling programs and clients' adjustments to determine effectiveness of programs.
    • Provide public education and consultation to other professionals or groups regarding counseling services, issues, and methods.
    • provide travel clinics to communities in the Arctic Re: Holman Island, Kugaruuk, Kugluktuk and Lutselke
    Staff RN 06/1994 to 07/1997
    Churchill Health Center Churchill, MB
    • Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients' conditions.
    • Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records.
    • Record patients' medical information and vital signs.
    • Order, interpret, and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's condition.
    • Modify patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.
    • Consult and coordinate with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement, or evaluate patient care plans.
    • Monitor all aspects of patient care, including diet and physical activity.
    • Observe nurses and visit patients to ensure proper nursing care.
    • Instruct individuals, families, or other groups on topics such as health education, disease prevention, or childbirth and develop health improvement programs.
    • Prepare patients for and assist with examinations or treatments.
    • Work with individuals, groups, or families to plan or implement programs designed to improve the overall health of communities.
    Mental Health Crisis Worker 08/1993 to 06/1994
    Chrysylis Mobile Crisis Unit Calgary, AB
    • Provide community outreach services
    • Observe, record, and report to physician the patient's Mental Health condition, the treatment/intervention provided (i.e. defuse crisis), and reactions to drugs or treatment.
    • Comfort and reassure patients.
    • Coordinate work with other emergency medical team members or police or  referral to follow-up services (i.e., income support, housing)
    Staff RN Psychiatry - Unit 21 09/1992 to 06/1994
    Foothills Hospital Calgary, AB
    • Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients' conditions.
    • Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records.
    • Record patients' medical information and vital signs.
    • Modify patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.
    • Consult and coordinate with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement, or evaluate patient care plans.
    • Monitor all aspects of patient care, including diet and physical activity.
    • Instruct individuals, families, or other groups on topics such as health education, disease prevention, or childbirth and develop health improvement programs.
    • Prepare patients for and assist with examinations or treatments.
    • Assess the needs of individuals, families, or communities, including assessment of individuals' home or work environments, to identify potential health or safety problems.
    Education
    Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Aug 2014 RNPDC and Nova Scotia DHW - Halifax, NS On-line after degree program completed
    Nursing - Diploma Program May 1992 Mount Royal University - Calgary, AB
    Bachelor of Science: Psychology Apr 1990 University of Calgary - Calgary, AB
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    Previous Companies:

    • Yellowknife Health and Social Services Authority
    • Stanton Territorial Health Authority
    • Churchill Health Center

    Previous Job Positions:

    • Manager
    • Clinical Supervisor Community Mental Health and Adult Services
    • Clinical Coordinator Psychiatric Services
    • Clinical Therapist
    • Staff RN

    Schools:

    • RNPDC and Nova Scotia DHW
    • Mount Royal University
    • University of Calgary

    Level of Education:

    • Bachelor of Science

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