Mental Health And Substance Use (Mhsu) Substance Use Clinician – Penticton Health Centre

Mental Health And Substance Use (Mhsu) Substance Use Clinician – Penticton Health Centre

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date May 4, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Penticton, BC
Category Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Community :PENTICTON

Position Summary

We are currently looking for a Casual Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU) Substance Use Clinician to join the Mental Health and Substance Use team based out of the Penticton Health Centre. This position primarily supports youth substance use outreach services for concurrent disorders.

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. Some outreach work will also be required as part of this position.

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

**Please Note**
• We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
• 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 the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to [email protected] to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

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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