Family Counsellor - Behavioral Health Consultant

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Psych/Counselling/Social Work
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Alberta Health Services
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ALB00083264 Requisition #
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  • Classification: Family Counsellor
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Department: Cgy West Central PCN MH Recov
  • Primary Location: Sheldon M Chumir Health Centre
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 21-FEB-2019
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • Date Available: 01-MAR-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $41.58
  • Maximum Salary: $55.25
  • Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required
Required Qualifications:

Completion of master's degree in a health related field. Active or eligible for registration with applicable professional association or college.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Minimum of five years of post-degree demonstrated experience and excellence in assessment and treatment of mental and behavioral health disorders preferably in mental health settings. Minimum of one year of experience in providing assessment and therapy in a community-based primary care setting with family physicians. Training and experience in implementing evidence-based interventions, and basic health psychology and knowledge and ability to apply population based care principles. Proven ability to work with a diverse population across the entire age span and interest in working within a primary care behavioral health model. Demonstrated sound clinical and professional judgement, superior interpersonal and social skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong ability to be self-directed, flexible, and displays initiative in work settings. Proven ability to effectively develop collaborative working relationships with health professionals and in providing effective and responsive consultation. Evidence of an ability to openly accept and integrate supervision. Possession of valid Driver’s License and access to a vehicle is a requirement of the position as travel with the Calgary Zone is a required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Superior knowledge of the mental health system, services and resources and ability to facilitate referrals of primary care provider’s patients. Knowledge of DSM-V and medications used in the treatment of mental health conditions. History of effectively working in a matrix organizational structure. Strong practice management and organizational skills geared to primary care settings. Evidence of strong skills in creating and presenting to groups and individuals.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.

Important:

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

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