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Coordinator - Mental Health Substance Use (mhsu) Rehabilitation Services (full Time)

Terrace, BC
Full Time
2 days ago
Are you someone who has a real passion for helping others? Are you looking to highlight your knowledge, skills, and abilities in a new and dynamic environment? We currently have an exciting opportunity for you to bring your excellent work ethic to our Specialized MHSU Outreach Services department.

In conjunction with designated management and other team members of the MHSU Specialized Services, the Coordinator, MHSU Rehabilitation Services participates in the planning, delivery, and coordination of MSHU rehabilitation services, application of practice standards, goals, and objectives, and collaborates on various staffing and quality control issues. Provides leadership, direction, and guidance to rehabilitation staff by ensuring profession and practice standards are met. As required, provides Occupational Therapy assessment and treatment] for clients of specialized services and others.

Shift Rotation/Hours of work: Monday to Friday, Days - 08:30 to 17:00

Terrace has a population 12,700 (2021) residents. The community of Terrace is northern living at its best. Snow-capped mountains, pristine glacier-fed rivers, lakes and streams all add to the beauty of this community. Check out Terrace where there is always something new to experience.

What Northern Health has to offer you!
• Comprehensive benefit packages including MSP, extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
• Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
• Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for eligible positions
• Employee referral program
• Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
• Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
• "Loan Forgiveness Programs" are offered through the Federal and BC Government for eligible professions.

• Graduation from a recognized university with an approved program in Occupational Therapy.
• Three (3) years' recent related experience providing treatment services to individuals with substance use and mental health issues including one (1) year in a supervisory capacity or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
• Current full registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of BC.

Skills and Abilities:
• Comprehensive knowledge of mental illness including current trends, best practices, and modalities of treatment.
• Broad knowledge of mental health service delivery system, service mandates, referral guidelines, legislation, and government policies
• Comprehensive knowledge of Occupational Therapy theory, and practice within a client and family centred model.
• Comprehensive knowledge of the standards of practice and guidelines for clinical practitioners established by the College of Occupational Therapists of British Columbia and the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists.
• Comprehensive knowledge of evidence-based Occupational Therapy practice related to clinical areas.
• Comprehensive knowledge of organization's policies, procedures, and standards of care.
• Comprehensive knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care.
• Comprehensive knowledge of research process and methodology.
• Demonstrated ability to provide leadership, supervision, work direction and training.
• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
• Demonstrated ability to communicate with (both orally and in writing), and deal effectively with co-workers, physicians, other health care professionals, clients and their families, and external agencies.
• Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and prioritize work.
• Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events.
• Demonstrated ability to deal with and/or guide others in resolution of conflict issues.
• Demonstrated ability to problem-solve.
• Demonstrated ability to develop project plans and implement new projects.
• Demonstrated skill and ability to operate related equipment and techniques appropriate to clinical areas.
• Demonstrated physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
• Demonstrated ability to develop educational programs and materials.
• Basic computer literacy to operate a computerized patient care information system.

Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation's communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.
Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.
There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.
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