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Island Health is hiring an ASTAT Clinician


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  • Full Name: Island Health
  • Location: Lady Minto Hospital - Salt Spring Island
  • Phone: 250-384-7009 (ext 64954)
  • Expires: 19 days, 14 hours

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  • Item listed by: on July 5, 2018

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    Island Health is seeking three casual ASTAT Clinicians to work at Lady Minto Hospital on Salt Spring Island.

    Job Summary
    As the ASTAT Clinician, you provide urgent individual and group clinical response and psychotherapeutic services to adults with mental health and addiction issues. Working as part of the southern Gulf Islands Mental Health and Substance team, you will provide after-hours crisis assessment and intervention at Lady Minto Hospital from 4:30 p.m. to midnight. You will also maintain clinical records and attend team meetings as required.

    You have a master’s degree in a health related discipline from an approved post-secondary institution, along with two years’ related experience working with adult acute clients in a mental health and addictions facility (or related field). You have experience with crisis intervention, urgent response and short-term therapy and group psychotherapy work. A significant understanding of substance use issues, substance use assessments, the change process and community dynamics are essential.

    Knowledge of psychiatric disorders and applicable legislation such as the Mental Health Act and the Adult Guardianship Act are required. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered.

    A valid BC Driver’s license is required.

    Learn more and apply online:

    Contact Jon Schwabach, Team Lead – SGI, MHSU
    Email: Jon.Schwabach@viha.ca
    Phone: 250-384-7009 (ext. 64954)

    About Us
    Island Health is one of five regional health authorities in British Columbia. As the largest employer on Vancouver Island, Island Health has more than 21,500 employees, 1,900 physician partners and 6,500 volunteers. We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package including dental and prescription coverage, group life, long term disability and extensive extended health plan, plus up to four weeks’ vacation after your first year of employment.

    Come be part of our future!

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