Job title :RURAL AND REMOTE ADULT MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE USE (MHSU) CLINICIAN – CRANBROOK, B.C.
Facility :ROCKY MOUNTAIN LODGE
Interior Health is seeking Casual Rural and Remote Adult Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU) Clinicians for Rocky Mountain Lodge in Cranbrook, B.C.
The Rural and Remote Adult Mental Health & Substance Use Clinician functions as a member of the multi-disciplinary team, whose purpose is to ensure that adults and elderly persons with serious mental disorders and/or substance use problems and co-occurring impairment in personal, family, financial, occupational and/or social life, have access to responsive, sensitive and relevant assessment and treatment services. This includes individuals with acute psychosis, depression, anxiety, complicated grief, suicidal ideation, substance use disorders, substance dependence and concurrent disorders.
The primary duties include, at the advanced practice level, intake assessment, crisis intervention, referral, case management, short term individual and group psychotherapy, psychogeriatric support, collaborative community planning, psycho-education with clients and their families, and liaison with appropriate professionals. Duties include urgent response intervention to individuals in acute crisis, consultation with other care providers, and the coordination of services for adults and elderly with mental health and/or substance use problems.
Shifts of work are Fridays only from 08:30 to 16:30
**This is a Casual position** Casual work does not have guaranteed hours and can range from 0-37.5 hours per week. As a casual employee, there is the opportunity to bid on internal permanent and relief positions.
A successful candidate is required to have two years recent, related experience in a mental health and substance use environment, preferably in healthcare.
Put your case management skills to the test and come join the welcoming clinical staff at Rocky Mountain Lodge!
Master’s 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 a mental health and substance use environment or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Current valid BC driver’s license.