Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU) Substance Use Clinician

Position Summary

We are currently looking for a Relief Full Time MHSU Substance Use Clinician to join the Mental Health and Substance Use team based out of the Osoyoos Health Centre. Outreach work is a requirement of this position.

The MHSU 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 MHSU 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 MHSU 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.

Shift times are Monday to Friday from 08:30 to 16:30

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 B.C. 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 #:

01741256

Employee Type:

RELIEF FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

BCGEU

Facility:

OSOYOOS HEALTH CENTRE

Location:

Osoyoos

Department:

PEM MHSU O/P SER-ADULT

Reports To:

MANAGER

Hourly Wage:

$35.65 - $44.56

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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