About the role:
Calian Health is seeking Social Workers with interest in providing mental health services to Canadian Armed Forces members in their exclusive outpatient clinic located on Canadian Forces Base Edmonton in North Edmonton.
This role is ideal if you have an interest in treating the military population, operational trauma, and occupational health. This is a rewarding position where you’d make a difference in the lives of the men and women who serve our country and keep us safe.
You would benefit from:
Gaining expertise on the unique challenges that military members are faced with
Being part of a multi-disciplinary health care team provides exceptional care
Providing mental health services to motivated, high-functioning patients that present with diverse mental health concerns
Utilizing your client-centered approach to assess and treat a variety of mental health concerns
Contributing to recovery and helping military members on their path to healing
Having ample time for administrative duties and being able to focus on patient care
Your Key Duties:
Managing crisis interventions and conducting risk assessments for individuals and families
Conducting intakes and completing bio-psychosocial assessments for a wide range of presenting issues such as work-related stress, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, suicide ideation, relationship struggles, family stress, somatic complaints, personality disorders and PTSD
Providing treatment through a variety of approaches including individual therapy, couples therapy, and group treatment therapy followed by evaluation of the treatment and therapeutic outcome
Presenting the clients’ care with recommendations to the inter-disciplinary healthcare teams to develop an individualized treatment plan
Analyzing the clients’ needs and provide information and advice to them and their families related to access to appropriate services and resources
Facilitating educational activities and group interventions such as pre-deployment briefings, psychosocial services overview presentations, and group psycho-education sessions
Implementing new interventions or treatment approaches such as telemedicine and virtual reality therapy
Distributing local outreach material such as mental health awareness material to bases and units
Creating and maintaining confidential client reports on treatment services
To be eligible for this position you must meet the following three requirements:
Must have a Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in Social Work from a recognized university
Must have a minimum of 3 years post-graduate experience with an adult population administering assessments, creating treatment plans, and delivering counselling services for individuals, couples, and groups.
Must hold a current membership certificate with the Alberta College of Social Workers, and be authorized to provide Psycho-Social Interventions
Current certification or willingness to obtain CPR Level C with AED
Type of Assignment:
We're seeking Social Workers available full time or part time up to 37.5 hours per week.
The clinic is open from 7:30 am to 4pm. There is no evening or weekend work required.
For further details about this position contact Pamela Simper, Health Services Recruiter at [email protected]
Who is Calian Health:
Calian Health is proud to continue a long-standing contractual relationship with the Department of National Defence (DND) to provide healthcare services to the Canadian Armed Forces. Through the Health Care Provider Contract, Calian Health employs health care professionals across Canada who are integral to supporting the health and wellbeing of our military members.
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