Interior Health is seeking a permanent full time Rural Adult Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU) Clinician in Midway, B.C.
In accordance with established vision and values of the organization, the 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.
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 Manager skills to the test and come join the welcoming clinical staff at Midway Health Unit!
Community Profile: Situated in the scenic Kettle Valley, Midway has a warm climate which makes it a great place to hike or cycle through the village. Due to its close proximity to the American border and 40 minute drive from Grand Forks, Midway is located near several large shopping areas. In addition to hiking and cycling, residents enjoy curling at the local curling club, golfing at the Kettle Valley Golf Club and skiing at Pheonix Mountain Ski Hill. Cross country skiing and snowshoe trails are also available.
Education, Training and Experience:
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.
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.