• Adult Behavioural Health Consultant

    Camrose PCN | December 20, 2021

    Adult Behavioural Health Consultant

    Location:  Camrose

    FTE: 1.0 FTE, Temporary 6 month term - January - June, 2022

    Start Date:  As soon as suitable candidate found

    End Date: June 30, 2022

    Closing Date:  Until suitable candidate found

    About the Camrose Primary Care Network

    The Camrose Primary Care Network (PCN) seeks to fill a full-time (1.0 FTE) temporary 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
    *may be require to work from a variety of settings to provide patient care such as: PCN office, Physician clinic, or alternate locations as deemed appropriate by Management

    Qualifications:

    *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.

    Experience:

    *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.

    Reporting Structure:  Direct - Clinical Manager

    Salary:  Remuneration based on education and experience with a range of $36.96 - $49.15/hour.

    Why Work for Us?

    Employees of the CPCN enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes health, dental and vision, health spending account, RRSP matching program, vacation and personal time off allowances. 

    Apply:  Interested applicants should submit their cover letter and resume to: jtomaszewski@peakstoprairiespcn.com.

    Camrose PCN is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires the following must be provided prior to your first day of work:

    Security Screening: Satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with CPCN.

    COVID-19 Immunization: Proof of full immunization against COVID-19. Full immunization status is achieved when 14 days have passed after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine, or the first dose of a single-dose vaccine. 

    We would like to thank all applicants for their interest, however only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Camrose PCN is committed to providing high quality client-centered care by attracting, engaging, and developing an inclusive workforce that reflects the diverse population it serves. Diversity at Camrose Primary Care Network means fostering a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, respected, and responded to in ways that fully develop and utilize each person’s talents and strengths.

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