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Case Manager, Aboriginal Mental Health

Location
Surrey, BC
Details
Full Time
4 days ago

Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.8 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples. Our team of nearly 40,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.

We are proud of the innovation, dedication, partnership and resourcefulness of our physicians, employees and volunteers. More than any building or technology, it's our people who make Fraser Health distinct.

An exciting opportunity awaits you as a Full Time Case Manager of Aboriginal Health. As a key member of the team, you will provide leadership in the delivery of Aboriginal Health (AH) services with a focus on coordination and integration along the continuum of care both within Fraser Health (FH) and with partner organizations.

In this position your primary responsibilities include:
    •In consultation and collaboration with local community Aboriginal health/mental health services/agencies, works to enhance and/or maintain existing, and develops new aboriginal Mental Health Services; organizes educational events as needed. •Functions as a primary therapist and case manager, providing diagnostic client assessment and short and long term individual, group, and family mental health and concurrent disorder therapy, using a variety of interviewing, counselling, and assessment methods, in accordance with professional standards and clinical policies and practices. • Manages cases and formulates treatment plans and goals in conjunction with appropriate facility staff, including joint care plans with facility Managers of Care, assigned agency staff, and other services. Uses crisis intervention and outreach as required. •Facilitates clients'' utilization of appropriate community services and rehabilitative programs by performing duties such as researching available services, liaising with these agencies, providing related advice and consultation to clients and providing referrals to appropriate community treatment alternatives and services. •Utilizes available community resources to develop supportive and rehabilitative programs for adults and their families. Makes arrangements for clients to be admitted to hospital when required, including on an involuntary basis.

Education and experience required:
    •Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Clinical Counselling or other relevant health related discipline. •Two (2) years' relevant clinical experience in either a psychiatric unit of a hospital or in a community setting including one year of experience working with aboriginal clients or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. •Valid B.C. driver's license and access to personal vehicle for business related purposes.

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience is acceptable.

Fraser Health Authority values diversity within the workplace. For this position, we also want to highlight that First Nations, Inuit, Metis or Aboriginal ancestry is regarded as directly relevant to the skills and knowledge for excellence in the position. Pursuant to Section 41 of the British Columbia Human Rights Code, preference will be given to applicants of Aboriginal Ancestry.

Valued Benefits:
    •A career that offers you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with health care providers who are excellent in their respective fields. •Phenomenal opportunities for support and management roles are available as you advance within the organization. •Competitive salary package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage. •A chance to create a difference in the world of health care.

Apply today, so we can continue the conversation and make a difference in the communities we serve! We value diversity in the workforce and seek to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.

We invite you to find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health as an excellent place to work. Work hard and have fun while you, do it.

Curious to know what it's like to work here? Like us on Facebook(@fraserhealthcareers), follow us on Twitter & Instagram(@FHCareer), or connect with us on LinkedIn (fraserhealthcareers) for first-hand employee insights!

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Located in British Columbia, Fraser Health is one of Canada’s largest and fastest growing health authorities that operates 12 hospitals (including Level 1 and 3 Trauma Centres), the province’s firs...

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Health Care
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10,000+ employees