Interior Health has an exciting permanent full time opportunity available within our dynamic team in Mental Health in Cranbrook, B.C.
This position is part of the East Kootenay Primary Care Network. A Primary Care Network (PCN) is a model of care that that supports the delivery of team‐based primary health care services in a local area. In a PCN, family physicians, other primary care providers, and allied health care providers in a geographic area work together to meet the health needs of their local community.
Who Are We Looking For?
A successful candidate is required to have two years recent related experience in a mental health and substance use environment, preferably in healthcare. If you have strong assessment and intake skills and are comfortable responding to crisis situations in the community.
What Will You Work On?
The Mental Wellness Clinician functions as a member of the Primary Health Care team. The Clinician provides short-term support and interventions relating to treatment, and/or, consultation and referral for clients experiencing chronic disease, mild to moderate mental health conditions, depression and anxiety, and challenges affecting achievement of their health goals pertaining to lifestyle choices. The Clinician is responsible for working with the Primary Care providers and team to recognize and address psychological symptoms and conditions using applicable evidence based approaches to meet short-term behavioral needs of clients.
Shift times are from 08:30 to 16:30 hours.
How Will You Create Impact?
Joining our IH team will allow you to challenge yourself professionally while enjoying all the personal pursuits available to you within this fantastic community.
How Will We Help You Grow?
An abundance of opportunity! Grow your career with Interior Health and take advantage of the work life balance that living in the Interior of British Columbia provides.
Reasons to Apply at Interior Health... What we can do for you
We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package, recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary, and generous vacation entitlement after your first year of employment.
We offer a work environment conducive to growth and development of strong clinical skills. The opportunity to have a balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire.
Education, Training and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution in an Allied Health, Behavioural, or Social Science field relevant to the position.
Two (2) years recent related experience working with various community based health and human services, adults with complex multiple health care disabilities and working with populations suffering from mild to moderate mental health conditions such as chronic disease, primary care, geriatrics, community health, behaviour and human development; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Current valid B.C. 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.