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Primary Care Network Clinician, MH&SUS

Posting Number 1189709

Are you someone who has a real passion for serving others? Are you a Primary Care Network Clinician looking to showcase your knowledge, skills, and abilities in a new and dynamic environment? If you've answered yes then we want you to keep reading!

Fraser Health is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. We are located in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley, one of the most livable regions in the world, and one of Canada's largest and fastest growing health authorities. With over 1.8 million people, we serve 1/3 of BC’s entire population and have 33,000 dedicated professionals in our 12 hospitals and other facilities that expand from Burnaby to Hope.

We currently have an exciting full time opportunity for you to bring your excellent work ethic as a dedicated Primary Care Network Clinician to our Mental Health and Substance Use Services serving the Simon Fraser communities of New Westminster, Burnaby, Maple Ridge, Coquitlam, Pitt Meadows, and the Tri-cities of British Columbia. If you're someone who is looking for a challenge that is equally as rewarding, then this might be the opportunity for you.

Build on your education & career experience as you:

  • Provide diagnostic client assessment and brief, short-term individual interventions/group therapy, using a variety of interviewing, counselling, and assessment methods, in accordance with professional standards and clinical policies and practices.
  • Coordinate cases and formulates treatment plans and goals within the PCN, in collaboration with appropriate MH&SUS staff, assigned agency staff, family members/natural supports and other services, as required.
  • Maintain client records and statistics, prepares reports, and completes forms as required, in accordance with regional policies and standards, including clinical record standards of MH&SUS.
  • Advocate on behalf of clients and in support of families/natural supports to assist in access appropriate services related to housing, food security and income by providing clients with information about appeal processes, providing information about clients to relevant Ministries and assisting clients to complete form.
  • Participate in quality improvement and risk management activities for assigned area by performing duties such as participating in quality initiatives, providing feedback to the Coordinator about needs and gaps in programs and services, and suggesting solutions to improve the linkage and collaboration between Mental Health and Substance Use Services and Primary Care Networks.
  • Maintain knowledge of mental health and substance use as it relates to concurrent disorders through methods such as reviewing literature and research, consulting with clinical and community experts within the field, evaluating clinical practice and participating in professional development activities in order to improve care through new practices.

To join our team, you have:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Clinical Counselling or other relevant health related discipline
  • Eligible for registration with appropriate professional association
  • Two years recent, related experience in a community or hospital psychiatry setting working with clients and families with, or affected by, mental illness and substance use disorders
  • Valid B.C. Driver’s license and access to own vehicle

If this sounds like the ideal role for you, here are more reasons why you should apply:

  • A career that offers you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are excellent in their respective fields.
  • Fantastic opportunities for support and mentorship into supervisory and management roles are available as you advance within the organization.
  • An opportunity to make a difference every single day in the world of health care.

Take the next step and apply so we can continue the conversation.

Come work with dedicated health care providers who are enthusiastic and committed to provide quality healthcare to our clients/patients/residents. We invite you to find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health as an excellent place to work. Work hard and have fun while you do it.

Curious to learn what it’s like to work here? Like us on Facebook (@fraserhealthcareers), follow us on Twitter & Instagram (@FHCareer), or connect with us on LinkedIn (fraserhealthcareers) for first-hand employee insights.

 

 

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