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Mental Health & Addictions Intake Clinician

Vancouver Coastal Health is world renowned for innovation and a focus on quality care and outcomes. The remarkable range of specialties places VCH at the forefront of career destinations for Nurses, Sonographers, Social Workers, Physiotherapists, Mental Health professionals and many other health care and allied professionals. Launch an exciting career with us where you can apply your skills and develop new ones alongside some of Canada's finest practitioners. Come for the job. Stay for the team.

Job Title: Mental Health & Addictions Intake Clinician
Work Site: HOpe Center, North Vancouver
Status: Regular Part Time (0.42 FTE)
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $32.39 - $40.40 per hour
Hours: 0700-1900 Rotating
Reference#: 092358-chu


JOB SUMMARY:

The Mental Health & Addictions Intake Clinician works as a member of an interdisciplinary team to conduct the centralized intake functions for Mental Health & Addictions Services to ensure linkages between client and the appropriate resources occurs. Conducts the intake function for individuals with mental health and/or substance abuse issues and performs initial screening, triage and referrals based on client needs, urgency of request and best practices to determine the appropriate treatment.

 

Develops, implements and adjusts outcome orientated individualized treatment plans that covers both the mental health and substance use disorder. Provides treatment/support services to clients including individual and group therapy, couples and family therapy, and education, manages the waitlist and provides consultation to client/family.

 

Provides information to health providers and the general public, establishes and enhances relationships/communication within Mental Health & Addictions Services and other community resources, prepares and maintains client records, maintains and provides accurate intake/referral data and statistics, participates in team meetings and continuing education, and engages in on-going team planning and quality improvement.

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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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