MHSU Substance Use Clinician

MHSU Substance Use Clinician

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date September 18, 2020
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Salary $34.95 - $43.58 - Per Hour
Location Kelowna, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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MHSU Substance Use Clinician

Competition #: 01446243
Employee Type: CASUAL
Bargaining Unit: BCGEU
Facility: KELOWNA CHSC
Department: KEM MHSU OUTREACH PRO-AD
Reports To: MANAGER
Hourly Wage: $34.95 – $43.58
Close Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary
We are currently looking for a casual MHSU Substance Use Clinician to join the Mental Health and Substance Use team based out of the Community Health & Services Centre in Kelowna. This position will be supporting multiple programs within Substance Use.

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.

Casual shifts are scheduled on an as-needed with shift times of 10:00 to 18:00, 11:00 to 19:00, 12:00 to 20:00. Substance Use Programs run Monday to Saturday.

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.

• 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.

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

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