The Program – Neurodevelopmental Assessment & Diagnostic Centre (NDC)

Enviros’ Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Diagnostic and Assessment Clinic for both children and adults.

The Position – Clinic Coordinator

The Clinic Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating multi-disciplinary FASD assessments and managing intake processes. The Clinic Coordinator will also assist, along with the Clinical Team, in providing recommendations to individuals who have been recently diagnosed with FASD to better understand their unique strengths and provide individualized referrals to support some of their complex needs. The Coordinator, along with the lead Coordinator and Manager, will promote strong community partnerships; including collaboration with the Justice sector. As well as participate in ongoing training to achieve a solid level of understanding of the FASD assessment and diagnostic processes, the most recent Canadian guidelines and recommended FASD clinic best practices.

Duties will include:

  • Acts as the first point of contact for individuals as they enter the diagnostic process
  • Process and procedures for clinic
  • Work with clients and/or families to ensure all supporting documentation is completed
  • Supports and interacts with individuals and/or families in a way that incorporates their needs, perspective, preference and experience.
  • Educates individuals and /or families on the diagnostic process and what to expect at each appointment; assist the individuals and/or families in getting to each appointment
  • Clinic operations
  • Manage intake processes
  • Coordination of referrals
  • Consult with relevant professionals in collecting data for assessment- including court assessments
  • Work closely with clinicians on team
  • Conduct intake and interview of clients, family and biological mother’s (including clarification of expectations, obtaining relevant family, social, educational history, and prenatal alcohol history as required, description of current concerns)
  • Facilitate completion of standardized questionnaires
  • Coordinate multi-disciplinary team assessments
  • Educate social service providers in the referral and assessment process for FASD
  • Communicate best practice strategies based on assessment results
  • Collaborate with community and intersectoral groups and assist with community capacity building for pre and post assessment education and support
  • Oversee program budget and maintain expenses in conjunction with Manager
  • Compile mid-year, annual reports, and other reports as required
  • Maintain program licensing and training standards as required

Qualifications:

  • Minimum degree in nursing, social work or other related health/social serviced field is required
  • Ability to create/lead and maintain effective team relationships
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team environment
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Experience working with teams of various professional backgrounds
  • Experience interviewing clients where sensitive and emotional information may be shared
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Have a knowledge and understanding of FASD
  • Cultural sensitivity and intercultural skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Clear Criminal and Child Intervention check completed

If you are the dynamic and qualified candidate we are looking for, please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@enviros.org attention to Sylvie Horan quoting job reference #2174.  Competition for this posting closes on Friday, November 5th, 2021.

 Enviros is an equal opportunity employer.  We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  We regret that we are unable to accept telephone inquiries.

To apply for this job email your details to careers@enviros.org