|Job Title:||Community Mental Health Clinician 2 - Adult|
|Work Site:||South Mental Health Substance Use Team - Vancouver, BC|
|Status:||Temporary Part Time (0.7 FTE)|
|Start Date:||As soon as possible until approximately October 2022|
|Salary:||$35.65 - $44.56 per hour|
Days off: Friday, alternating Mondays
Come work as a Community Mental Health Clinician with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!
Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for a Community Mental Health Clinician with a Master's Degree in a Behavioural Science to join the Vancouver Community South Mental Health team. Apply today to join our team!
As per the current Public Health Orders (Long Term Care/Seniors Assisted Living Provincial Health Officer Order and the Health Sector Order) as of October 26, 2021, all employees working for Vancouver Coastal Health must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status will be required.
As a Community Mental Health Clinician, you will:
Provide direct client care to the seriously mentally ill adult population in the community and/or in a psychiatric care unit by screening, prioritizing and processing referrals, conducting comprehensive assessments, implementing therapeutic interventions during on-going follow-up care, and consulting with the individuals' general practitioners.
Monitor clients’ mental status and progress for possible medication side-effects and evaluate clients’ response to treatment.
Collaborate with interdisciplinary team members, educational resources and other health care professionals/providers to achieve excellence in health services and education.
Participate in in-services, inter-disciplinary case conferences and team meetings, as required by the employer, and collegially share information, demonstrate and/or provide guidance on clinical/health related tasks, ensure students are aware of assignments developed by the employer and reassign clinical/health related tasks, as necessary.
Provide outreach, rapid crisis response, and bridging to appropriate community services.
Perform intake duties and group work, as required.
Provide an ongoing commitment to client services and continuous improvement to ensure best practice client services and the most effective delivery of service.
Recovery, Strength, Respect, Resilience
Vancouver Coastal Health Mental Health and Addictions Services is committed to collaborating with consumers and families to build on strengths, talents and interests in order to foster a community of hope, growth and self-determination.
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.
WHY JOIN VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH?
VCH is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents. 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. We invite you to join us in creating healthy lives in healthy communities by showcasing our passion for care, connection to the communities we serve and our culture of teamwork that makes VCH a great place to work.
Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential to delivering exceptional care and building a great place to work. At VCH, we value and accommodate unique differences to ensure that our staff and medical staff (both current and prospective) have the opportunity and are supported to thrive.
To build a strong and representative workforce, we are seeking candidates who will contribute to a caring and inclusive culture. We encourage applications from members of communities that are disadvantaged on any grounds under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities and people with disabilities.
VCH is proud to be recognized as a Best Place to Work in Canada in 2021 by Glassdoor and Forbes.
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.