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Rural and Remote Adult Mental Health and Substance Use Clinician
Location:Castlegar
Facility:CASTLEGAR DISTRICT HSPTL
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Competition #:01303394
Employee Type:PERMANENT FULL TIME
Bargaining Unit:BCGEU
Facility:CASTLEGAR DISTRICT HSPTL
Department:CCC MHSU O/P SER-ADULT
Reports To:MANAGER
Hourly Wage:$34.26 - $42.73
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

Interior Health is seeking a Rural and Remote Adult Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU) Clinician for Castlegar at the Castlegar Health Centre.

The Rural and Remote Adult Mental Health & Substance Use Clinician functions as a member of the multi-disciplinary team, whose purpose is to ensure that adults and elderly persons with serious mental disorders and/or substance use problems and co-occurring impairment in personal, family, financial, occupational and/or social life, have access to responsive, sensitive and relevant assessment and treatment services. This includes individuals with acute psychosis, depression, anxiety, complicated grief, suicidal ideation, substance use disorders, substance dependence and concurrent disorders.

The primary duties include, at the advanced practice level, intake assessment, crisis intervention, referral, case management, short term individual and group psychotherapy, psychogeriatric support, collaborative community planning, psycho-education with clients and their families, and liaison with appropriate professionals. Duties include urgent response intervention to individuals in acute crisis, consultation with other care providers, and the coordination of services for adults and elderly with mental health and/or substance use problems.

Shifts of work are Monday to Friday 08:00 to 16:30.

A successful candidate is required to have two years recent, related experience in a mental health and substance use environment, preferably in healthcare.

Put your case management skills to the test and come join the welcoming clinical staff at Castlegar Health Centre!
 
Qualifications

Master’s degree from an accredited educational institution in an Allied Health, Behavioural, or Social Science field relevant to the position.

Two years’ recent related experience in a mental health and substance use environment or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Current valid BC driver’s license.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT