Intensive Case Management Clinician - Clinical Counselling / Social Work

$34.95 - $43.58 hourly
  • Vancouver Coastal Health
  • Bella Coola, BC, Canada
  • Jun 08, 2021
Full time Counseling Healthcare Mental Health

Job Description

Vancouver Coastal Health is looking for an Intensive Case Management Clinician to join the team in Bella Coola, BC. Apply today to join our team!

 Be a part of a new community based resource team to better support individuals who are struggling with substance misuse and mental health concerns and who also frequently come to the hospital for help. The Resource Team will meet people where they are and will provide counselling, and access to wellness resources. They will work closely with existing hospital and community services.

As an Intensive Case Management Clinician you will:

  • Apply mental wellness and harm reduction strategies to provide wrap-around assessment, intensive intervention, treatment, outreach and/or detoxification and/or recovery consultation to clients experiencing significant challenges associated with severe problematic substance abuse with or without a mental illness.
  • Work in partnership with clients, families and relevant clinical care partners to ensure service provided is integrated across the continuum of care.
  • Perform key duties such as intake, mental health and addiction assessments, treatment planning, crisis intervention, consultation, group intervention, case management and education.
  • Participate in team meetings, continuing education, conferences, and/or corporate initiatives and engage in on-going team planning, development, evaluation and quality improvement activities.


Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.




Bella Coola sits in a mountain valley at the head of the North Bentinck Channel, 500 km north of Vancouver, with a population of about 1800 people. The community is at the end of a long, truly magnificent fjord, on the mainland coast of British Columbia. Bella Coola General Hospital has 10 acute bed, 5 residential beds and a 3 bed emergency department open 24/7, along with a laboratory, diagnostic imaging services, Telehealth, Mental Health, Public Health, Home & Community Support Services. Also within the hospital are a medical clinic and a pharmacy.

Education & Experience

  • Master’s degree in a related, health science discipline (ie Clinical Counseling, Social Work) and two (2) years’ recent related experience providing treatment services to designated population group who are living with severe or moderate problematic substance use and mental health concerns and who do not readily engage in health care services or an equivalent combination of training, experience.
  • Registration with Provincial Licensing/governing body of profession if applicable.
  • Valid BC Drivers License. Local area travel may require the use of a personal vehicle.


Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting. Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.

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