• Job Opportunity - BHC

    Rebecca Topping | October 7, 2019

    Behavioral Health Consultant (BHC) 

    Location: Camrose, AB
    Number of Positions: 1
    FTE: 1.0 FTE (temporary until April 2020)


    The Camrose Primary Care Network (PCN) seeks to fill a fulltime (1.0FTE) Behavioral Health Consultant (BHC) position. This role requires an experienced BHC looking to work to their full scope of practice and, in collaboration with PCN family physicians and the multidisciplinary team, work as a primary care team member to:

    • provide emotional and social support to individuals and families attached to PCN family physicians;
    • assist people with social, psychological and/or financial matters that interfere with reaching health goals;
    • provide information and assistance to people needing access to appropriate community support; and
    • provide consult and support to individuals as they engage in positive health change activities and when needs extend beyond the medical focus



    • M.A., M.Sc., or M.C. from an accredited clinical or counselling psychology program or an MSW or BSW from an accredited clinical social work program or equivalencies may be considered (i.e. Registered Psychiatric Nurse Diploma or Occupational Therapist with associated experience) and proof of current registration in good standing;
    • Additional courses or certifications specific to the practice environment and clinical population may be required; and
    • Knowledge and experience working with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and utilizing an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and NetCare is an asset; and
    • Current BCLS-HCP certification.


    • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in providing assessment and therapy in a community based primary care setting including experience in individual and family counselling;
    • Training and experience in mental and behavioral health assessment, care planning and implementation of evidence-based interventions;
    • Experience working in a collaborative, consultative manner with a varied multidisciplinary team including family physicians;
    • Flexibility and an ability to provide service through brief consultative contacts (30min or less) within a continually changing healthcare environment; and 
    • Knowledge of Camrose and area addiction, mental health, and community-based programming supports is an asset.


    This position reports to the Camrose PCN Clinical Director.  More information about the Camrose PCN and the program can be found www.camrosepcn.com.


    APPLICATION DEADLINE:  ­­October 21, 2019.  Please email a copy of your resume and cover letter to: 

    Pam Fankhanel, Office Manager
    Camrose Primary Care Network
    Rm 1109 Suite 4 Camrose Recreation Centre
    4512 53 Street
    Camrose, Alberta T4V 4E3

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