|Job Title:||Mental Health Clinician|
|Work Site:||Richmond Hospital - Richmond Mental Health Outpatient Services & Richmond Short Term Assessment & Treatment - Richmond, BC|
|Status:||Temporary Part Time (0.80 FTE)|
|Start Date:||As soon as possible until approximately September 2019|
|Salary:||$33.59 - $41.89 per hour|
ABOUT RICHMOND MENTAL HEALTH OUTPATIENT SERVICES & RICHMOND SHORT TERM ASSESSMENT
Services include general psychiatric assessment through the psychiatric consultation clinic, neuropsychological assessments and assessments for group and individual therapy. In the individual and group therapy program, a range of treatment modalities are offered, including cognitive-behavioural (CBT), interpersonal and psychodynamic therapies. Short term recovery focused intervention and treatment also provided through RSTAT.
Within the context of a recovery oriented model of care that is inclusive of person & family centered, culturally competent/sensitive care and trauma informed practice and in accordance with the standards of professional practice and the established visions and values of the organization, works within an interdisciplinary team and as part of a broader integrated system to deliver services to clients experiencing mental health and/or concurrent conditions. Provides treatments which restore and/or improve the optimal functioning of adults with mental health and/or concurrent conditions through independent mental health and substance use screening; suicide risk assessment; comprehensive holistic assessments; care planning; short term care coordination; treatment and intervention through group therapy, individual therapy and referral. Uses a variety of theoretical models reflective of best practice and current evidence. Participates in case conferences/meetings to best meet the presenting needs of the client population and to provide integration and continuity along the care continuum. Establishes and maintains non-judgmental therapeutic relationships with clients and family, collaborates and consults with colleagues and other community resources. Participates in program sponsored interdisciplinary research. Participates in continuing education and/or corporate initiatives and engages in on-going team planning, development, evaluation, and quality improvement activities.
Education & Experience
Knowledge, Skills & 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 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.***
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