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Job Title:
Psychologist

Posted Date:
8/9/2013
Closing Date:
9/19/2013

Job Description

PSYCHOLOGIST

Status: Full-Time
File Number: UN.EX. 130000775
Location: Oshawa
Wage Schedule: $50.479 - $54.995 per hour
Program: Adult Outpatient Program

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides psychological assessment, diagnosis and treatment to clients with serious mental illness in an outpatient setting. Provides individual as well as group psychotherapy to clients who often have traumatic histories. Participates collaboratively in discharge planning and case consultation with other health care providers in the program and in the community. Participates in professional development and continuing education to maintain clinical competence. Provides supervision to interns and other hospital staff as required. Participates in program planning, development and evaluation.

QUALIFICATIONS:
„ Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Psychology with competency in adult Clinical Psychology;
„ Registration with the College of Psychologists of Ontario;
„ experience appropriate to an acute care hospital setting;
„ proven ability to work effectively with clients with concurrent disorders;
„ substantial training and experience in trauma processing and experience working with survivors of trauma;
„ excellent psychological assessment and diagnostic skills;
„ ability to work effectively on a multidisciplinary team;
„ advanced communication, interpersonal and organizational skills both verbal and written;
„ working knowledge of the Mental Health Act of Ontario;
„ at least 5 years of clinical experience in assessment and treatment of emotional, cognitive, and behavioral problems;
„ substantial training and experience in group psychotherapy;
„ supervisory experience with interns and other clinical staff;
„ committed to client-focused philosophy;
„ demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to Lakeridge Health's comprehensive
„ safety programs and practices including staff safety, patient safety, environmental
„ safety and participates in regular in-service education in this area

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
The terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with Hospital policy for non-union and management staff.


Lakeridge Health thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.