Job Details

    Job Title : Coordinator, Regional Mental Health and Wellness Services
    Company Name : First Nations Health Authority (FNHA)
    Job Type : Contract
    Job Location : Vancouver, BC, CA
    Post Date : 2019-04-10
    Close Date : 2019-04-23
    How To Apply: http://post.talemetry.com/respond.cfm?posting=1000307107&bid=4091

    Description :

    The Coordinator, Regional Mental Health and Wellness Services, plays an integral part in advancing FNHA’s Vision of "Healthy, Vibrant and Self-determining BC First Nations Children, Families and Communities" in collaboration with the regional mental health and substance use care system. This position works with individuals, families, communities and regional health authority mental health and substance use teams, including specialized care and support programs, to improve and ensure linkages between regional health authorities and services provided by FNHA and communities. As well, the position provides expert level navigation on the availability of mental health and wellness services and supports across the region.

    PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    1. Develops partnerships with regional mental health and substance use teams and community health service providers to support individuals and families to navigate the mental health and substance use care system
    2. Supports individuals and families to improve transitions within the broader mental health and substance use system and ensure linkages are made that support ongoing wellness
    3. Supports continuity of care by building relationships with and maintaining current knowledge of local and regional clinical and traditional supports
    4. Follow up on discharge planning and/or create care plans that support individuals and families to connect to comprehensive, culturally safe, trauma-informed mental health and wellness supports at home and away from home
    5. Collaborate with regional and provincial FNHA mental health and wellness services and community and Nation based clinical and cultural support services to ensure timely access to a comprehensive range of supports that promotes healing
    6. Support individuals and families through information sharing about the mental health and substance use care system to improve understanding of care, treatment options and follow up
    7. Track and document outcomes by ensuring appropriate data collection, analysis and reporting, with an emphasis on narrative reporting, along with recommendations for areas of improvement across the mental health and substance use care system
    8. Perform other duties as assigned

    Education & Experience
    * Bachelor’s degree in social work, human services or acceptable combination of education and experience
    * Significant, recent and relevant mental health and wellness experience (usually acquired over a period of 5-7 years)
    * Experience working in a regional mental health and substance use setting and in particular working with First Nations individuals, families and communities or First Nations serving organizations
    * Experience working with multi-disciplinary teams specific to mental health and wellness

    Employee Class: Temporary until March 31, 2021
    Application Deadline: April 23, 2019 at 4:00pm

 
 
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