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Mental Health
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ALB00247539 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

Reporting to the area manager and the clinical supervisor, this position entails providing assessment, diagnosis, case management and treatment by way of mental health therapy to clients of all ages. As a Mental Health Therapist, you will be required to perform the restricted activity of psychosocial intervention utilizing a variety of treatment modalities (individual, family, and group) to persons experiencing significant mental health difficulties. Working both independently and as a member of a collaborative multidisciplinary team, you will provide evidence informed treatment, crisis intervention, consultation, and case management. The position works with children and adults, community agencies, other members of the mental health and addictions team as well as the multidisciplinary team at large. The Mental Health Therapist will also be involved in case conferences, staff meetings, professional development activities, liaison with community partners, provide support with students and other related duties as required. This position also includes supporting the mental health clinic with intakes, hospital consults and crisis intervention as needed. With a population of over 6000, Bonnyville is located approximately 2.5 hours northeast of Edmonton. The Bonnyville area is known for its oil and gas industry. The Town’s motto – “it’s Multi-Natural” – refers to the Town’s celebration of its diverse cultural heritage and rich natural resource. Bonnyville is surrounded by beautiful lakes with convenient access to unlimited outdoors activities such as golfing, hiking, fishing, swimming, hunting or ATV/snowmobiling just to name a few. It provides the perfect mix of community services through health, educational, recreation and cultural facilities. Please contact our clinical supervisor for any questions about this position: Rob MacDonald 587-873-1407.

Description:

As the Mental Health Therapist, you will be required to perform the restricted activity of psychosocial intervention utilizing a variety of treatment modalities (individual, family, group) to persons experiencing significant mental health difficulties. Working both independently and as a member of a collaborative multidisciplinary team, you will provide evidence informed and best practices in crisis intervention, assessment, consultation, referral, case management and treatment.

  • Classification: Mental Hlth Therapist CH/AS/NL
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Department: NZ BNV CHC PC Clinics
  • Primary Location: Bonnyville Mental Health
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 06-DEC-2021
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • Date Available: 27-DEC-2021
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $39.42
  • Maximum Salary: $52.36
  • Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Provided
Required Qualifications:

Completion of one of the following programs: master's degree in Psychology; master's degree in Social Work (clinical specialization) including education in mental health assessment and psychotherapy; master's degree in Occupational Therapy including training and experience in mental health assessment and provision of psychotherapy; master's degree in Nursing and Psychiatric Nursing including training and experience in mental health assessment and provision of psychotherapy; Active or eligible for registration with the applicable regulatory college.

Additional Required Qualifications:

As Required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in social work, registered nurse or registered psychiatric nurse will be considered. New Graduates welcome to apply. Possibility for relocation incentives.

Please note:

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

Hiring Requirements:

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 AHS.

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. See our Frequently Asked Questions for additional information.

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