Job Title: Mental Health & Substance Use Intake Clinician
Work Site: Youth Alcohol and Drug, Robert & Lily Lee Family Health Centre - Vancouver, BC
Status: Regular Full Time
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $31.36 - $39.10 per hour
Days off: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays
Come work as a Mental Health & Substance Use Intake Clinician with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Mental Health & Substance Use Intake Clinician to join the Youth Alcohol and Drug team at the Robert & Lily Lee Family Health Centre. Apply today to join our team!
As a Mental Health & Substance Use Intake Clinician you will:
Work as a member of an interdisciplinary team to conduct the intake functions for the designated treatment program to ensure linkages between client and the appropriate resources occurs.
Perform initial screening, triage and referrals based on client needs, urgency of request and best practices to determine the appropriate treatment and educates and provides consultation to client/family.
Provide information to health providers and the general public, establish and enhance relationships/communication within Vancouver Community and other community resources, prepare and maintain client records, maintain and provide accurate intake/referral data and statistics, participate in team meetings and continuing education, and engage in on-going team planning and quality improvement.
WHO WE ARE
Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.
Education & Experience
Baccalaureate Degree in a related Health Science discipline (such as Counseling, Social Work), and three years recent related experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Registration with Provincial licensing/governing body of profession if applicable.
Knowledge & Abilities
Broad knowledge of other facilities and community resources.
Broad knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care.
Broad knowledge of adult education principles, methods and tools.
Broad knowledge of legislation and government policies and procedures that relate to client.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with colleagues, physicians, clients and their families, students, and other service providers in health care, both one-on-one and in groups.
Demonstrated listening and information seeking skills that promotes communication and lead to a co-operative approach to problem solving within a multidisciplinary setting.
Demonstrated ability to establish workload priorities.
Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with conflict situations.
Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events.
Demonstrated ability to problem solve.
Ability to operate related equipment.
Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***
Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.