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Manager, Provincial Wellbeing - Repost

Requisition ID: 354300  

Position Number: 20064068

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Flexible in Manitoba

Employer: Shared Health 

Site: To Be Determined within Winnipeg

Department / Unit: Wellbeing Centre of Expertise  

Job Stream: Non-Clinical  

Union: Non Union 

Anticipated Start Date: To Be Negotiated

FTE: 1.00  

Anticipated Shift: Days 

Work Arrangement: In Person

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015

 

Shared Health leads the planning and coordinates the integration of patient- centered clinical and preventive health services across Manitoba. The organization also delivers some province-wide health services and supports centralized administrative and business functions for Manitoba health organizations.

 

Position Overview

This is an exciting time for Manitoba health care. Manitoba’s health system is currently in transition with changes aimed at improving the quality, accessibility and efficiency of health care services throughout Manitoba.

As part of the Shared Health Workforce team, the Wellbeing Center of Expertise will develop, implement and evaluate a multi-year “made in Manitoba” provincial workplace wellbeing strategy to instill a holistic culture of wellbeing, psychological safety, belonging, equity, and meaningful connection through five inter-dependent pillars: People First, Instill Belonging, Foster Purpose, Inspiring Leaders, and Intentional Organizational Action.

 

MAIN FUNCTION
Reporting to the Executive Director, Provincial Wellbeing, the Manager, Provincial Wellbeing will be instrumental in leading the development and implementation of provincial wellbeing initiatives, prevention strategies, and policies that will promote the holistic wellbeing of Manitoba’s healthcare workforce. The goal of these initiatives will be to build provincial capacity in responding to crisis, promoting recovery, fostering awareness of mental health supports, and enabling wellbeing along a continuum. The incumbent will serve as a role model and change agent for the organizational culture and vision of workplace wellbeing by leading and coordinating the execution of the provincial wellbeing strategy in collaboration with Wellbeing Leaders and Service Delivery Organizations. The incumbent is accountable for ensuring the strategic execution of the provincial wellbeing strategy through direct and indirect influence within Shared Health and across Service Delivery Organizations. A key priority of this role will be to lead the development, implementation, and delivery of a consistent and sustainable Provincial Critical Incident Stress Response Program across a full continuum of services and education.  The incumbent will work collaboratively with various stakeholders including Service Delivery Organizations, Occupational and Environmental Safety & Health (OESH), Shared Health, Manitoba Health, and other health providers.

Experience

  • Minimum of 7 years' experience working in the healthcare delivery system and/or in a directly related role in healthcare with 2 years managerial experience and a successful track record of management and supervision of interdisciplinary teams in health care, mental health, public health, health promotion, health care administration in either the private or public sector.
  • Experience in clinical consultation with clinicians and teams.
  • Demonstrated experience in program management including planning, budgeting, change leadership, evaluation, reporting, tracking and developing detailed work plans, budgets, and schedules.
  • Previous clinical experience and training in providing trauma informed, systemic, strength-based approaches, and experience in providing the full continuum of Critical Incident Stress Response in both a group and individual setting.
  • Experience in providing high level consultation with senior leadership and HR.
  • Strong clinical knowledge of mental health interventions, trauma, workplace stress, operational stress injuries, psychological safety in the workplace, and mental health and wellness.
  • Experience and knowledge with the delivery of services and programs that foster equity, diversity, inclusion.
  • Experience and demonstrated sensitivity in collaborating with Indigenous Peoples and culturally diverse populations.
  • Experience with providing psychological supports to individuals and groups, both in person and virtually.
  • Familiarity with Manitoba’s public health care system and services.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Bachelor’s degree in a health-related field (e.g., Psychology, Social Work, Nursing, Public Health, Health Sciences or a related field).
  • Master's degree in social work, Psychology, Nursing, or other related healthcare discipline preferred.
  • A combination of education and experience may be considered.

Certification/Licensure/Registration

  • Active member in good standing of an associated regulatory body as appropriate.
  • A valid Manitoba driver’s license and use of a personal motor vehicle is required.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Intermediate skills in MS Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint and virtual platforms (i.e. Microsoft Teams) required.
  • Understanding of adult education delivery and program development.
  • Proven ability to build and lead teams in changing working environments.
  • Strong and compassionate people leadership skills with the ability to facilitate and negotiate using consultative decision-making processes, foster trust, maintain positive working relationships, and encourage diverse perspectives.
  • Ability to conceptualize systemically the multi-faceted and dynamic nature of wellbeing within the broader healthcare ecosystem.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement and develop innovative programs and manage programs within the healthcare system, including the development of provincial standards, policies, processes, procedures, and supporting documentation.
  • Ability to integrate alternative approaches or practices from among diverse perspectives e.g. Indigenous practices, ceremony, and healing practices.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in change management, with an ability to lead and influence interdisciplinary healthcare professionals at all levels.
  • Strong understanding of the value and importance of cross-team collaboration with the ability to act as a consultative partner with various stakeholders.
  • Strong coaching and facilitation skills including development and delivery of training to professional audiences and commitment to the growth, development, and support of colleagues through communities of practice or employee resource groups.
  • Strong clinical skills including consultation, assessment, Critical Incident Stress Response, and trauma-informed care.
  • Strong working knowledge of associated evidence-based best practices and advanced training in Critical Incident Stress Response (CISR) including mental health, trauma, and CISR response and support systems.
  • Ability to exercise high level clinical practice, empathy, and sound judgement in relation to sensitive and confidential matters and information.
  • Ability to work with front line employees with diverse life experiences with a demonstrated understanding of the impacts of marginalization on wellbeing.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and be adaptable to changing priorities as needed.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to effectively communicate with diverse stakeholders at all levels.
  • Competence in an Indigenous language and/or knowledge/lived experience in Indigenous customs, traditions, and values is an asset.
  • Will be required to complete cultural safety training, including specific Indigenous cultural awareness training, required by the employer.
  • Fluency in English and bilingualism in French an asset.
  • The provincial health system in Manitoba has adopted the LEADS in a Caring Environment framework.

Physical Requirements

  • May be required to work safely in a typical computerized office environment with frequent meetings.
  • May be required to travel throughout the service area requiring a valid Manitoba driver’s license and use of a personal motor vehicle.
  • Some evening/weekend work may be required.
     

 

We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.

Interested candidates should select the "Apply" icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification.

This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE.

Shared Health values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We welcome applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.


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