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Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU) Substance Use Clinician - Kelowna, B.C.
Location:Kelowna
Facility:KELOWNA CHSC
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Competition #:01472219
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:BCGEU
Facility:KELOWNA CHSC
Department:KEM MHSU O/P SER-ADULT
Reports To:PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER
Hourly Wage:$34.95 - $43.58
Close Date:DECEMBER 13, 2020*
Comments:**We kindly request that you attach all relevant documentation to your application**

Position Summary

We are currently in search of a Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU) Substance Use Clinician for a Casual opportunity with the Kelowna Community Health and Services Centre (CHSC). The successful applicant will have experience in working with individuals with addictions, and have strong knowledge of specific treatment approaches to counselling individuals with substance use issues.

The Substance Use Clinician functions as a member of the larger Hospitals & Communities Integrated Services (HCIS) health care team and as a member of a specific MHSU multi-disciplinary team whose purpose is to ensure that persons experiencing substance use problems/disorders or concurrent substance use and mental health problems have access to timely, responsive, evidence based treatment and clinical supports across the continuum of available services. The Substance Use Clinician provides, at the advanced practice level, assessment, treatment, service coordination and, as required, urgent response to the most complex clients, frequently with co-occurring disorders, who may also have serious functional impairment in the domains of physical health and personal, family, financial, occupational, and social life. The Substance Use Clinician functions as a primary clinician utilizing a variety of specialized treatment modalities/therapies for individuals, groups of clients and/or their families.

The Substance Use Clinician provides, at the advanced practice level, assessment, treatment, service coordination and, as required, urgent response to the most complex clients, frequently with co-occurring disorders, who may also have serious functional impairment in the domains of physical health and personal, family, financial, occupational, and social life. The Substance Use Clinician functions as a primary clinician utilizing a variety of specialized treatment modalities/therapies for individuals, groups of clients and/or their families.

The ideal candidate will be reasonably available to work rotating days from 08:00-16:00 (including weekends).

If you are an experienced mental health professional and passionate about helping those in our community, apply today!
 
Qualifications

Masters 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 an alcohol and drug treatment 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