Mental Health Worker

Geraldton District Hospital - Geraldton, ON (30+ days ago)

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As a fully accredited, progressive health care organization, Geraldton District Hospital is committed to providing
high quality services to residents of Greenstone and surrounding First Nations communities.

With 23 acute care beds, 26 long-term care beds, a 24-hour emergency department and a heliport, Geraldton
District Hospital provides an array of services, including clinical nutrition, diagnostic imaging,

laboratory, outreach chemotherapy, rehabilitation, social work and telemedicine.

Mental Health Worker
Permanent Part Time

Geraldton District Hospital is seeking a knowledgeable, compassionate and self-motivated
individual to join our team to assist individuals experiencing a mental health crisis and
provide information and referral assistance, crisis assessment, interventions and supports,
brief crisis counseling and on-site crisis intervention.

Qualifications and Experience:
Post-secondary degree or diploma in the health or human services field
2 years’ experience working with individuals with mental illness and/or addictions
Good knowledge of community mental health and other social service resources and

possess skills and experience in crisis assessment, intervention strategies, and crisis
counselling/support

Ability to manage multiple priorities with excellent communication, interpersonal and
organizational skills

Exercises positive public relation skills in the performance of duties
Must be physically able to perform the essential duties of the job
Ability to communicate in both official languages is an asset
Knowledge of First Nations culture and language is an asset
Available to work flexible hours and/or on call

Geraldton District Hospital is committed to workplace diversity and provides accommodations

to applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process.

If you interested in combining a fulfilling lifestyle with a challenging opportunity, please submit

your application and resume in confidence, by email, to:
hr@geraldtondh.com