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    Camrose PCN | December 17, 2021

    Youth & Young Adults Behavioural Health Consultant

    Location:  Camrose, AB

    FTE:  0.6 FTE, Temporary 1 year, with possibility of extension in length &/or increase in FTE

    Start Date: As soon as suitable candidate found

    Closing Date: December 31, 2021 or until suitable candidate found

    About the Camrose Primary Care Network

    The Camrose Primary Care Network (PCN) serves the community as partners in health, with a vision of providing excellence in patient care through collaboration, cooperation & multidisciplinary teamwork.

    The Camrose Primary Care Network (PCN) seeks a driven, experienced and skilled Behavioural Health Consultant (BHC) to provide emotional and social support to youth and young adults ages 12-24 years and their families.  The PCN along with associated partners seeks to improve the communication, coordination and integration of addiction and mental health supports for this population in the local community.

    The BHC will in collaboration with PCN family physicians, the PCN multi-disciplinary team, and associated partners work as a primary care team member to assist and provide:

    *the target population with social, psychological and/or financial matters that interfere with reaching health goals
    *information and assistance to people needing access to appropriate community support
    *consult and support to youth and young adults as they engage in positive health change activities and when needs extend beyond the medical focus
    *regularly scheduled follow up to support youth, young adults and their families towards achieving their wellness goals

    This position may be based from a variety of community settings such as Physician clinics, PCN offices, and local community agencies.

    Formal Education and Additional Certifications:

    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 with associated experience or related degree with relevant experience)

    Current registration in good standing with the College of Alberta Psychologists or the Alberta College of Social Workers, or the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Alberta

    Current BCLS certification for health care providers

    Mental Health First Aid training an asset

    Non-violent crisis intervention training an asset

    Must have a recent (within the past three months) criminal record check/police information check (including vulnerable sector search) prior to the first day of hire

    Valid driver’s license and access to reliable vehicle required

    Experience Required:

    Minimum of 5 years of demonstrated experience in assessment, wellness planning and treatment for youth and young adults experiencing mental health and/or addictions

    A minimum of 3 years of practice in working collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team which includes primary care physicians and other healthcare, and community supports

    Knowledge of supports and services for youth, young adults and their families in the PCN catchment area

    Training and experience in implementing evidence-based interventions and basic health psychology

    Experience consulting to various other primary health care providers through brief consultative contacts for chronic illness and at-risk populations

    Working knowledge of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), Motivational

    Interviewing (MI), strong solution focused therapy and strong suicide risk assessment is preferred

    Must have excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office products and experience with electronic medical record (EMR) documentation.

    Key Responsibilities:

    Perform initial and ongoing psychosocial assessments specific to target population

    Recognize potentially critical situations and take appropriate action

    Demonstrate strong commitment to interdisciplinary teamwork

    Develop care plan including consideration of strengths, risk factors, options, consequences of actions, health promotion, learning, comfort, safety, privacy, dignity, and integrity

    Acts as consultant and community resource person to facilitate access to series for clients and their families

    Coordinates care/services with other team members, partners and community resources

    Develops therapeutic relationships with youth and young adults/families/communities, displaying appropriate use of communication skills, respect, cultural sensitivity, empathy and understanding of the unique values of each individual

    Understand and comply with legal requirements of licensure, the Health Professions Act, Child, Youth and Family

    Enhancement Act, Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIPP), Protection of Persons in Care Act, Mental Health Act, Public Health Act, Health information Act

    Skills & Abilities:

    Self-motivated to work autonomously to full scope of practice in unique environments

    Effective interpersonal and communication skills

    Ability to recognize and resolve conflicts

    Demonstrated high level critical thinking and decision-making skills

    Excellent time management and organizational skills

    Ability to manage a varied caseload, in a fast paced, changing environment

    Expertise in clinical guidelines

    Ability to follow and adhere to Camrose Primary Care Network procedures, guidelines, goals, and objectives, and confidentiality policies.

    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, and professional development opportunities. 

    Camrose Primary Care Network is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all new employees to provide proof of qualifications and a satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search prior to the start of their employment. 

    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.

     

    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.

     

    Clinical Manager

    Location: Camrose, AB
    Position:1.0 FTE, Temporary

    Job Summary & Reporting: 

    Reporting to the Camrose Primary Care Network (CPCN) Executive Director, this individual is responsible for managing the CPCN’s clinical programs and teams in providing evidence-based programs and services that support the vision, mission, and business plan of the CPCN. The Clinical Manager will support team-based care in a hybrid model with staff working in physician clinics, CPCN clinics, and a central business office. The Clinical Manager will provide oversight with a continuous improvement approach, which is adopted and maintained by the CPCN. This role is a leadership role, which supports both the provincial objectives, as well as the CPCN local priority initiatives with guidance from the Executive Director and the Board of Directors.

    Responsibilities:

    • Contribute to short- and long-term organizational planning and strategy as a member of the CPCN leadership team;
    • Lead the development of CPCN clinical program policies, protocols and procedures based on established evidence and standards of practice;
    • Initiative program development and implementation based on needs, requirements, stakeholder input, and available resources;
    • Develop and implement strategies, processes and operational plans for quality improvement and evaluation measurement;
    • Ensure allocated resources—both human and capital—are utilized effectively, efficiently, and appropriately;
    • Oversee the program budget and approve program expenses within authorization limit in collaboration with Executive Director.
    • Liaise with other organizations, agencies, and community programs to identify and coordinate programs and services; and
    • Support, coach, and mentor a multidisciplinary team.

    Qualifications/Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in healthcare, public health, or equivalents at minimum
    • Master’s degree in healthcare, public health or equivalents preferred
    • Minimum of 5 years in a management role preferred
    • Demonstrable knowledge of change management principles is an asset
    • Excellent communication, presentation, and facilitation skills
    • Creative approach to problem solving
    • Commitment to person-centered care

    The CPCN offers a competitive compensation package with comprehensive benefits, opportunities for continuing education, and an outstanding work environment.

    Qualified and interested applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and resume to Christie Sharun, Executive Director at Christie.sharun@camrosepcn.com by December 29, 2021.

    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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