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Job Title:
Mental Health Clincian

Posted Date:
8/19/2020
Closing Date:
9/18/2020
Functional Discipline:
Mental Health

Job Description


OPSEU

LAKERIDGE HEALTH

MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIAN
MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTIONS
CHILD YOUTH AND FAMILY PROGRAM
TEMPORARY FULL TIME
DAYS/EVENINGS - 8 hour shifts (subject to change)
LAKERIDGE HEALTH OSHAWA
SALARY: $39.31 - $50.09 per hour

OPSEU- 2000001361


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Working with a multidisciplinary team the Mental Health Clinician provides comprehensive psychosocial assessment, group psychotherapy, brief individual and family therapy for children and youth with psychiatric illnesses who are referred to the Child Youth Family Program (CYFP) Outpatient Services, which serves clients from 5-18 years of age. As determined by the resource needs, he/she may also provide care in some or all of the following components of the program, such as, urgent care, intensive ambulatory services and provide consultation with other health care providers. The successful candidate will work effectively with the members of the multi-disciplinary team in establishing and monitoring processes to improve intervention and continuity of care for patients, and collaborative relationships with other care providers in the Region. The Mental Health Clinician participates in program and other committees.

QUALIFICATIONS:
** A Master's degree in Social Work, Counseling Psychology, Psychotherapy or equivalent and eligible for certification/membership in a registered professional association for practitioners in clinical therapy;
*Registration (in good standing) with a regulated college preferred;
*Previous clinical experience in the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with psychiatric disorders within a hospital based service setting;
*Previous experience working with children and adolescents from 5-18 years of age essential;
*Demonstrated experience in providing individual, group and family therapy to children and youth with psychiatric illnesses;
*Demonstrated knowledge of best practice guidelines pertaining to the treatment of child and adolescent psychiatric disorders;
*Demonstrated skill in mental health assessment and crisis management;
*Proven ability to work effectively with other health care providers and community service and school board providers;
*Proven organizational, prioritization and problem-solving abilities;
*Proven to have strong interpersonal skills and written and verbal communication skills;
*Must be willing to travel from site to site; and
*Must provide successful Criminal Investigation Record.
*Must have satisfactory performance record;
*Demonstrated commitment to our core values of Inclusion, Compassion, Innovation, Teamwork and Joy;
*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-services in this area; and;
*Proven good attendance record with capability of maintaining this same standard;


CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:


The terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the Collective Agreement between the Hospital and OPSEU Local 348.

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) . Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

At Lakeridge Health we value inclusion and diversity. We are committed to fostering a culture that is respectful, inclusive and accessible and to employing a workforce that is representative of the diverse community we provide services to. As an equal opportunity employer we welcome applications from all qualified applicants.