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Mental Health & Substance Use Alcohol & Drug Clinician

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date September 7, 2019
Type Part Time / Contract
Company Interior Health Authority
Salary $34.26 - $42.73 - Per Hour
Location Kelowna, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Mental Health & Substance Use Alcohol & Drug Clinician

Competition #: 01299226
Employee Type: PERMANENT PART TIME (0.54 FTE)
Bargaining Unit: BCGEU
Reports To: MANAGER
Hourly Wage: $34.26 – $42.73
Close Date: SEPTEMBER 20, 2019*


Position Summary
We are currently in search of a Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU) Alcohol and Drug Clinician for a permanent part time opportunity in Kelowna, BC. 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 Alcohol and Drug (A&D) 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 A&D 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 A&D Clinician functions as a primary clinician utilizing a variety of specialized treatment modalities/therapies for individuals, groups of clients and/or their families.

This position will work 08:30 to 17:00 and 08:30 to 17:12.
Days Of Work: Week 1: Tues, Weds, Thurs; Week 2: Weds, Thurs
Days Off: Sun, Mon, Fri, Sat, STAT

Don’t wait, make Interior Health your next best career destination! Apply Today!

• 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.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT

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