MHSU SUBSTANCE USE CLINICIAN

INTERIOR HEALTH AUTHORITY - Penticton, BC (30+ days ago)

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Job title :MHSU SUBSTANCE USE CLINICIAN
Community :PENTICTON
Facility :PENTICTON REGIONAL HSPTL
Status :PERMANENT FULL TIME

Position Summary

We are currently in search of a Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU) Substance Use Clinician for a permanent full time opportunity with the Substance Use Recovery Support Beds Associated Team: Day Treatment Program and Overdose Prevention program located in Penticton, B.C. The successful applicant will have experience in working with individuals with addictions, and have strong knowledge of specific treatment approaches to counselling individuals with substance use issues.

The MHSU Substance Use Clinician ensures 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 Alcohol and Drug 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 Alcohol and Drug Clinician functions as a primary clinician utilizing a variety of specialized treatment modalities/therapies for individuals, groups of clients and/or their families.

Interior Health offers a competitive salary. In addition, you will enjoy full benefits, including:
  • 4 weeks’ vacation
  • Insurance premiums 100% paid by Interior Health
  • Medical Services Plan
  • Extended Health Coverage
  • Dental Health Coverage
  • Pension Plan
Shifts of work are Monday to Friday 08:30 to 16:30 with weekends and statutory holidays off.

If you are an experienced mental health professional and passionate about helping those in our community, you'll love working within a friendly and supportive team environment. 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.