|Job Title:||Drug Checking Technician|
|Work Site:||Overdose Emergency Response - 601 West Broadway|
|Status:||Temporary Full Time|
|Start Date:||As soon as possible until approximately March 31, 2020|
|Salary:||$24.38 - $26.42 per hour|
|Hours:||0900-1700, with Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays off. Some evenings may be required for this position.|
Within the context of a client and family-centered health care delivery model and the mission, vision, values and objectives and policies of the Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH), the Drug Checking Technician, under the direction of the Manager, and care staff regarding client care planning, operates a mobile drug checking and harm reduction service which includes implementation and utilization of a range of drug checking technologies, the provision of support to peer staff and the provision of harm reduction education that will assist people who use drugs to understand drug checking results, learn about safer drug use and to connect to community resources. Receives client feedback, and inquiries and responds as appropriate. Completes and maintains accurate and related records and documentation.
Education & Experience
Knowledge & Abilities
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.