Mental Health And Substance Use (Mhsu) Substance Use Clinician

Mental Health And Substance Use (Mhsu) Substance Use Clinician

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Author pmnationtalk
Date September 20, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Salmon Arm, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Community :SALMON ARM

Position Summary

Interior Health is seeking a Permanent Full Time Mental Health and Substance Use Clinician to join the caring Mental Health and Substance Use team at the Salmon Arm Health Centre. The ideal candidate will have strong assessment and treatment skills and possess a human caring and relationship centred approach to practice.

As the successful candidate, you will work in accordance with established vision and values of the organization, as well as within a client and family centered care model, the Alcohol and Drug (A&D) Clinician functions as a member of the larger Community Integrated Health Services (CIHS) 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 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 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.

Days of work are Monday to Fridays; from 08:30 to 16:30.

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


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 an alcohol and drug treatment environment or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Current valid B.C. driver’s license.

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