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ADULT MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTIONS CLINICIAN (CASUAL)
Location:Prince George
Facility:NEW NECHAKO CENTRE
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Competition #:05373418
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:HSA
Facility:NEW NECHAKO CENTRE
Reports To:TEAM LEADER - ADULT WITHDRAWAL MANAGEMENT UNIT
Hourly Wage:$29.63 - $36.93
Close Date:MAY 30, 2018*
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Position Summary

Under the direction and supervision of the Team Leader of the Adult Withdrawal Management Unit, the Adult Mental Health and Addictions Clinician as part of a multidisciplinary team this Clinician is responsible for providing assessment, therapeutic intervention and case management for persons admitted to the Adult Withdrawal Management Unit for Acute Substance Withdrawal Management and/or Mental Health issues. Provides, supports, guidance and education to substances users and/or Mental Health clients and their families as identified through assessment. The incumbent will be expected to work within the framework of Harm Reduction in substance use, promoting the benefits of this approach. This position requires flexibility and a strong commitment to connect with youth in their environment. The incumbent is responsible for the creation of treatment plans and carry out group activities to improve or maintain the youth’s level of physical, mental and social functioning.
 
Qualifications

- Bachelors Degree in a Health related Science.
- Two years experience in Mental Health and Addictions.
- CPR and Foodsafe Certification.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with clients, families, members of the multidisciplinary team and the public.
- Ability to deal with others effectively.
- Ability to organize work and implement a plan of care.
- Ability to operate related equipment.
- Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

PRINCE GEORGE COMMUNITY
Prince George is one of the larger cities in British Columbia with a population of approximately 75,000. Built on the confluence of the Fraser and Nechako rivers, Prince George is close to the geographic center of British Columbia and has become a transportation hub as well as an important link in the Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor. It is a major centre for shopping and a service centre for surrounding communities, as well as home to the University of Northern British Columbia. In Prince George, BC’s Northern capital, you are just minutes from being fully immersed in the wonders of our natural surroundings – this is a true outdoor person’s paradise. A warm, friendly and diverse population attests to our community spirit. You can be assured of discovering a myriad of entertainment and recreational options year-round, from heritage and cultural opportunities to good old family fun.

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