Behavioral Health Consultant (BHC)

The Rundle Health Centre (Edmonton North PCN) is looking for a NEW team member who:

  •       Holds a Degree in Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing, Social Work, Psychology, Occupational Therapy or equivalent
  •       Possesses strong biopsychosocial assessment and intervention skills related to mental and physical health conditions
  •       Training in mental health crisis and suicide intervention
  •       Interested in learning and teaching
  •       Has the proven ability to be flexible and manage numerous competing priorities in an unstructured environment calmly and effectively
  •       Excels in fast-paced environments
  •       Has a strong ability to build and maintain positive relationships, particularly in ambiguous or uncertain situations


To fill the role of:

Behavioral Health Consultant (BHC)

Utilizing the Behavioral Health Consulting model of care, the BHC works collaboratively as a member of the primary care team to provide brief 15-30 minute interventions to individual patients across the lifespan. The BHC will work closely with primary care physicians within a multidisciplinary team to assess, plan, implement and evaluate behavioral based treatment plans and group programs to support improved health outcomes. 


Requirements of the role:

  •        A minimum of two years’ experience working in primary care and/or a community based setting required, experience with vulnerable populations is preferred
  •        Registration and in good standing with relevant College as recognized by the Health Professions Act
  •         Standard first aid and CPR – level C
  •        A strong belief in approaching health wholistically and practicing in culturally responsive manners
  •        Desire to work to one’s full scope of practice within their areas of competency
  •        Solution focused and a strength based approach to problem solving; training in motivational interviewing and health change methodology are assets
  •        Ability to think in terms of population health by using approaches like stepped care and group sessions and identification of clinical pathways
  •        Sound judgement and good business acumen
  •        Must have own vehicle and valid driver’s license

What to expect day to day:

  •        To work collaboratively in a patient centred, integrated team based primary care practice setting.
  •        To participate in the care of individual patients, practice populations and associated communities
  •        To assist in development of brief intervention strategies with clinic patients
  •        To occasionally deliver group programs with multidisciplinary team members
  •        To make professional, competent and autonomous decisions with patients as a member of the multidisciplinary team.
  •        To act as a resource to other multidisciplinary team members, healthcare institutions and community agencies or programs.
  •        To ensure accurate, objective and timely clinical documentation in the appropriate medical record.
  •        Coordination of various special projects, as required to meet organizational objectives


Openings:  Multiple, 38.75 hours weekly


Rundle Health Centre (3427-118 Ave)

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