Rural and Remote Adult Mental Health and Substance Use Clinician

Position Summary

We are currently in search of a Permanent Full Time Rural and Remote Adult Mental Health and Substance Use Clinician to join our South Similkameen Health Centre team in Keremeos BC!

Primary job 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.

Day-to-day duties comprise 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.

The Interior Health Mental Health & Substance Use Services’ purpose is to restore, preserve and promote good mental health through sustainable and accountable practices. Our goal is to help clients achieve independence and improve the quality of their lives. Mental Health & Substance Use Services vary from crisis intervention and assessment, to short-term and long-term treatment programs. Services are delivered along a continuum that ranges from Health Promotion and Prevention through to intensive Treatment, long-term rehabilitation and support.

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

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:
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 a mental health and substance use environment or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Current valid BC driver’s license.

Comments

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:

01659795

Employee Type:

PERMANENT FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

BCGEU

Facility:

S. SIMILKAMEEN HEALTH CTR

Location:

Keremeos

Department:

KMH MHSU O/P SER-ADULT

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$35.65 - $44.56

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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