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Job Title:
Psychologist

Posted Date:
12/11/2018
Closing Date:
None specified
Functional Discipline:
Child Youth and Family Program

Job Description

OPSEU

LAKERIDGE HEALTH

PSYCHOLOGIST
MENTAL HEALTH AND PINEWOOD
CHILD YOUTH AND FAMILY PROGRAM
TEMPORARY FULL TIME
8 hour Days/Evenings Schedule (subject to change)
Lakeridge Oshawa
OPSEU-1800002676

This was previously a non-union position but has now been moved to OPSEU. All terms and conditions of the non-union program will apply until the parties negotiate a new OPSEU Collective Agreement.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Psychologist for the Child, Youth and Family Program provides psychological assessment, diagnostic evaluation and treatment to children and adolescents with psychiatric disorders in the intensive ambulatory, outpatient and in-patient components of the program. The successful candidate will provide direction to the team in areas of program evaluation, research design and consultation to other health care providers. You will participate in professional development and continuing education to maintain competence in your clinical discipline. You will also play an active role in departmental and hospital wide committees.

QUALIFICATIONS:
* Ph.D/ Psy.D. in Psychology with competency in clinical psychology with children, adolescent and families;
* Registration with the College of Psychologists of Ontario (in good standing);
* Extensive child and adolescent mental health background preferably in an acute care hospital setting;
* Proven to have excellent skills in psychological testing and diagnostic evaluation of children and adolescents with psychiatric disorders;
* Previous experience providing clinical supervision;
* Demonstrated to have excellent team building, interpersonal, consultation and communication skills, both written and verbal;
* Proven experience in assessment and treatment of emotional, cognitive, and behavioral problems in both inpatient and outpatient setting (consultation and therapy);
* Proven training and experience in group psychotherapy;
* Demonstrated committed to a patient focused philosophy;
* Proven ability to work effectively with clients with concurrent disorders
* Ability to travel from site to site;
* Must provide Criminal Records Check in good standing from within the past 12 months;
* Demonstrated commitment to our core values of Compassion, Innovation, Courage and Trust;
* Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to Lakeridge Health's comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff, patient and environmental safety and participation in regular in-service in this area;
* Proven good attendance record with capability of maintaining the same standard.

SALARY: $55.114 - $60.045 per hour

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

This position is open to all qualified staff throughout Lakeridge Health.

The terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with Lakeridge Health's policies and procedures.

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process as required under Lakeridge Health's Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.