Seniors Mental Health And Substance Use (Mhsu) Worker – Rocky Mountain Lodge, Cranbrook B.C.

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Seniors Mental Health And Substance Use (Mhsu) Worker – Rocky Mountain Lodge, Cranbrook B.C.

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Author pmnationtalk
Date January 14, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Cranbrook, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Community :CRANBROOK
Position Summary

Do you want a rewarding and meaningful career where you can be part of a leading health organization?

Are you confident working with seniors with severe mental health issues and visiting the client’s home or social environment?

If so, then we would love to hear from you!

Interior Health is seeking a permanent part time Seniors Mental Health & Substance Use (MHSU) Worker at Rocky Mountain Lodge in Cranbrook, B.C. The Seniors MHSU Worker 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 elderly persons with serious mental health problems made more complex by age related issues have access to timely, responsive, evidence based treatment and clinical supports across the continuum of available services

Using knowledge of geriatric psychiatry and the aging process, the Seniors MHSU Worker provides geriatric mental health assessment, treatment, case management, community support, and as required, urgent response to clients who may, in addition to mental illness, also have serious functional impairment in the domains of physical health and personal, family, financial, occupational, and social life. The Seniors MHSU Worker functions as a primary clinician utilizing a variety of specialized treatment modalities/therapies for older individuals, groups of clients and/or their families.

Scheduled shifts are: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 08:30 to 16:30. (approximately 65.25 hours bi-weekly) .

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Everyone plays a role in the care continuum. Together, we create great workplaces. Interior Health has been named one of BC’s Top Employers for 2020! This special designation recognizes the BC employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work…

Interior Health offers a comprehensive benefits plan that includes coverage for basic Medical Services, Dental Services, Extended Health including Massage Therapist, Chiropractor, and Physiotherapist services, plus Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability. In addition, a comprehensive Pension Plan is included for all permanent employees.


A Bachelor Degree from an accredited educational institution in an Allied Health, Behavioural, or Social Science field relevant to the position, such as Social Work, Psychology.

Minimum two (2) years’ recent related experience in a mental health and/or alcohol and drug treatment environment, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Current valid BC driver’s license.

Community Profile: Cranbrook (population approximately 19,000), the largest community in the region and the sunniest in the province, is alive with activities, attractions, and amenities year-round. Winter thrill-seekers find their fix in every direction at alpine resorts in Kimberley, Fernie, Banff, Panorama, Snow Valley, and Lake Louise all just a short drive away. In warmer months, camping, boating, fishing, hiking, and championship golf are all enjoyed the Cranbrook way – in the freshest air against a stunning backdrop of powerful mountains and pristine lakes.

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