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MENTAL HEALTH & ADDICTIONS CLINICIAN (CASUAL)
Location:Burns Lake
Facility:BURNS LAKE HEALTH UNIT
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Competition #:05317687
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:BCGEU
Facility:BURNS LAKE HEALTH UNIT
Reports To:PRIMARY CARE TEAM LEAD
Hourly Wage:$29.08 - $36.24
Close Date:JUNE 29, 2017*
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Position Summary

In accordance with Northern Health’s vision of an idealized system of services where people and their families receive primary care services in Primary Care Homes supported by interprofessional teams, the Primary Care Mental Health and Addictions (MHA) Clinician functions as a member of the interprofessional team and applies best practices to provide competent, safe and ethical care for people and their families in settings such as physician practices, homes, schools and communities.

Through assessment and involvement of each person and their family, the Primary Care MHA Clinician develops and implements a plan of care and intervention to assist the person in managing their mental health or addiction challenges. The Primary Care MHA Clinician will provide care according to the person’s care plan and the person’s personal goals.
 
Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree (from an accredited educational institution) in an Allied Health, Behavioral or Social Science field relevant to the position plus two (2) years recent, experience in a health setting working with complex care clients with a combination of mental health and/or addiction issues. Or equivalent related knowledge, skills and experience.
Current valid BC driver’s license.

BURNS LAKE COMMUNITY
The village is located at the heart of the Lakes District, in the centre of the province, an area boasting 4,828 km/3,000 mi of lake shoreline. It's surrounded by nature, including some of BC's largest freshwater lakes, such as Babine Lake North of town. With its myriad of lakes and a half-dozen species of sport fish, the area offers anglers a multitude of choices and opportunities that are nearly endless. Burns Lake offers affordable housing and natural splendour that supports a balanced lifestyle.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT