|Job Title:||Technology and Innovation Advisor, Mental Health & Substance Use|
|Work Site:||Joseph & Rosalie Segal Family Centre|
|Status:||Temporary Full Time - until September 2019|
Vancouver Coastal Health Mental Health and Substance Use Services
Mental health and substance use services provide a range of health care and support services to adults and older adults struggling with acute, chronic or recurring challenges. These services may be provided in hospitals, the community or in your own home.
Reporting to the Director, Mental Health and Substance Use, you will be responsible for designing, developing, implementing and evaluating online client service and education programs and systems, using a variety of innovative technology and modalities, with the goal of connecting clinicians/therapists and their clients to superior quality treatment quickly and efficiently.
You will work in a team environment and with key stakeholders (practice leads, clinicians, educators, and managers across the health authority, as well as systems contractors/vendors) to advise on and develop a high quality systems that support assessment and therapeutic interventions for clinicians/therapists and their clients, as well as support a variety of education, training and learning modalities for clinicians/therapists in utilizing an online approach to providing client therapy.
You'll support strategic planning initiatives for the department through problem solving, change management, education and training, group facilitation and project management from an innovative technological approach and collaborate with other team members and vendors/contractors to recommend enhancements to the system and language, to support online therapeutic objectives while still achieving required best practice therapy protocols.
Qualifications and Expertise:
VCH Management Competencies:
You question actions inconsistent with our values
You treat people with fairness and respect independent of their status or disagreement with you
You hire great people and expect great things from them
You inspire others with your thirst for excellence
You create an environment where people can flourish and grow
You seek what is best for the health system, rather than the best for yourself or your group.
Courage to Innovate
You challenge the status quo to improve quality and sustainability
You take smart risks and make tough decisions without agonizing
Qualified applicants only please submit a resume and covering letter quoting competition # 105598-tbo.
***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the staffpostings.vch.ca 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.