Alberta Health Services Mental Health Clinician Full Time in Calgary, AB

Alberta Health Services

Branch Calgary AB CA

Mental Health Clinician
Calgary, AB

Undergraduate degree in Behavioural or Social Sciences required. The team is comprised of registered nurses, occupational therapists, psychologists and social…

The Access Mental Health (AMH) Mental Health Clinician is a member of a multidisciplinary team that works in an integrated and collaborative way to improve access to information and supports concerning addiction/mental health issues. The team is comprised of registered nurses, occupational therapists, psychologists and social workers. All AMH clinicians share a common approach to providing telephone screening while each contributing their own discipline specific competencies. AMH services the public across the age continuum in the Calgary Zone.


  • Undergraduate degree in Behavioural or Social Sciences required
  • Graduate degree preferred
  • Full current professional registration with a regulated body under the Health Professions Act required


  • A minimum of 2 years direct experience working in the field of addiction/mental health
  • Related experience working in community and crisis settings
  • Strong working knowledge of addiction/mental health disorders across the age continuum
  • Experience with the DSM-IV and V multi-axial diagnostic system


  • Strong working knowledge of the addiction/mental health system and resources within AHS Calgary Zone and related resources in the Calgary community
  • Strong critical thinking, assessment, and intervention skills including crisis intervention skills
  • Ability to manage a wide variety of clinical situations with varying levels of acuity and a heterogeneous client population
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to effectively liaison with various professionals
  • Ability to work confidently, independently and within collaborative partnerships
  • Ability to thoroughly and accurately collect and document information in a timely manner
  • Minimum of 53 wpm (as supported by a typing test) and proficiency in computer navigation
  • Ability to supervise relevant student practicums as required and directed
  • Ability to work in a primarily sedentary job and highly structured work environment

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Calgary, AB, CA
Posted on: 2015-01-25
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