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Mental Health Clinician - Masters, Urgent Care Response Centre

Posting Number 1190372

Are you passionate about encouraging people to engage with their communities? Do you want to work for one of BC's top employers? Do you have comprehensive knowledge of crisis intervention techniques? If you have answered yes to these questions, we want you to continue 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.

Our new Urgent Care Response Centre, slated to open in July 2019, will be located on Surrey Memorial Hospital’s health services campus.  This new facility is an outpatient centre that will provide the ideal support team and environment with better coordination of mental health and substance use services, more timely care with extended hours, low-barrier access, and a multi-disciplinary team approach. It will be a welcoming, therapeutic environment with a focus on managing the client’s crisis, building coping skills and resilience, building a treatment plan, and connecting the client to the most appropriate service.

We currently have an part-time opportunity for Mental Health Clinicians at this location and invite you to apply.

Build on your education and experience as you:

  • Provide treatment and support for complex situations to clients and natural supports including people in crisis by collaborating with them to develop and implement recovery-oriented treatment options and plans.
  • Provide guidance regarding abilities related to activities of daily living; discharge and transition of care.
  • Participate in clinical research and program evaluation activities relevant to the needs of clients, families, hospitals, and the community, as requested by the Manager/Coordinator.
  • Gather client information/history including seeking additional background information in person, via phone interviews or other methods to assess client mental health status and risk to themselves or others. Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to determine the best approach to care, and assesses the need for emergent crisis intervention.
  • Carry out responsibilities in accordance with health and safety requirements.

To join the organization we require you to have:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counselling Psychology
  • Eligible for registration with relevant professional association
  • Two (2) years’ recent, related experience working with clients and families with, or affected by, mental illness and substance use disorders

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.
  • Excellent opportunities for support and mentorship into supervisory and management roles are available as you advance within the organization.
  • Competitive salary package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.
  • 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? We recommend you 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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