MENTAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE USE URGENT RESPONSE CLINICIAN

INTERIOR HEALTH AUTHORITY - Vernon, BC (4 months ago)

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Job title :MENTAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE USE URGENT RESPONSE CLINICIAN
Community :VERNON
Facility :VERNON URGENT PRIM CARE
Status :CASUAL

Position Summary

Interior Health is seeking a casual Urgent Response Clinician to join our Mental Health & Substance Use team in Vernon.

In accordance with established vision and values of the organization, as well as within a client and family centered care model, the Urgent Response Clinician functions as a member of the larger Integration and Strategic Services health care team and as a member of a specific MHSU multi-disciplinary team whose purpose is to provide direct and indirect mobile crisis intervention and mental health clinical services in order to ensure that persons with serious mental health problems and/or problematic substance use or withdrawal management issues have access to timely, responsive, evidence based treatment and clinical supports across the continuum of available services.

The Urgent Response Clinician provides, at the advanced practice level, crisis response, assessment, suicide intervention, short term treatment planning, time limited case management and, as required, rapid response to clients who may also have serious functional impairment in the domains of physical health and personal, family, financial, occupational, and social life. The Urgent Response Clinician functions as a primary clinician for short periods of time 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 basis between the hours of 09:00 to 21:00.

If you’re passionate and experienced in mental health and substance use, apply today to join our team!

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 in a mental health and substance use services environment or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Current valid B.C. driver’s license.

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  • 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 AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.