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Job Title: Health Consultant
Job Category: Other
Job Location: Campbell River, Vancouver Island
Wage Range:
Job Type: Full-Time Temporary
Contact: Coreen Cherry - Coreen.Cherry@viha.ca
   
Experience Required?: Masters Degree + 2 yrs related experience
Annual Equipment Budget: $
Annual Continuing Education Budget: $
Other Incentives: Island Health (Vancouver Island Health Authority) is one of British Columbiaís five regional health authorities. With over 20,000 employees, 1,900 physician partners, and 6,000+ volunteers that give their time, skills and experience to our organization, Island Health is the largest employer on Vancouver Island. We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, group life, long term disability and extensive extended health plan. Come be part of our future!
Job Description:
Island Health is seeking a Temporary Full-Time Health Consultant - Campbell River Mental Health & Substance Use Job Summary In this role, you will provide advanced clinical practice and interventions relating to intake, assessment, education, treatment, consultation and referral for clients experiencing mental health, substance use and/or concurrent disorder problems and issues related to the social determinants of health. You will consult extensively with primary care providers, and refer to community resources when necessary regarding the psychosocial and social determinants of mental health and substance use health aspects of the clientís needs. Qualifications As the successful candidate, you will have a Masterís Degree in a health related program, along with post-basic education related to mental illness, including experience with crisis intervention, urgent response, short-term therapy and group psychotherapy. You will have a minimum of two yearsí related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. You will have a significant understanding of mental health and substance use issues, substance use assessments, the change process, community dynamics and the impacts of the social determinants of health are essential. Learn more and apply: https://viha.hua.hrsmart.com/ats/js_job_details.php?reqid=49054 Questions? Contact: Coreen Cherry, Acting Clinical Coordinator Email: Coreen.Cherry@viha.ca Campbell River - easy and affordable West Coast living Located three hours north of Victoria, Campbell River is on the east coast of northern Vancouver Island and is Vancouver Islandís third largest city with a population of more than 32,000. Surrounded by nature, with mountains and ocean at your doorstep, Campbell River has affordable housing, a strong community feel and provides residents with easy access to the outdoors to enjoy a healthy work/life balance.
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