Location: Majors Path
Clinical Psychologist III (Repost) REVISED
Mental Health & Addictions - Community
Hours 75 bi-weekly (8-hour days) Salary CG-46 ($45.01 - $53.19 per hour)
The following Sign on Incentives may be applicable and can be combined:
1. Signing bonus up to $10,000
2. Come Home incentive up to $50,000
3. Annual Market Differential of $15,000*
4. Relocation support
For more information on bursaries/incentives please visit www.workinhealthnl.ca/incentives or email [email protected]
*subject to Government of Newfoundland and Labrador approval annually
Competition Number 2022007154 Posted Date 22 August 2023 Closing Date Open Until Filled
Newfoundland and Labrador Health Services (NL Health Services) brings together five former separate health entities - Eastern Health, Central Health, Western Health, Labrador-Grenfell Health, and the Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Health Information. The creation of a provincial health authority was announced following recommendations from Health Accord NL.
NL Health Services is responsible for delivering health and community services to more than 528,000 people living in Newfoundland and Labrador and employs over 21,000 people. NLHealthServices.ca.
The Clinical Psychologist III provides an advanced and specialized psychology service to the clients of the Mental Health and Addictions Program in Eastern Health. This position acts on referrals from clients themselves, general practitioners, specialists and other healthcare providers. Therapeutic interventions are provided to patients with a wide range of complex needs including, but not limited to, anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, eating disorders and personality disorders.
The Clinical Psychologist is frequently the sole mental health treatment provider to clients and is an independent decision maker responsible for assessing risk factors requiring urgent access to psychological services. The responsibilities include designing, implementing and evaluating the psychological interventions provided to clients; conducting advanced, independent diagnostic interviews to expedite the formulation of an appropriate treatment approach; formulating and communicating psychiatric diagnosis using DSM-V; selecting and administrating comprehensive psychometric tests where appropriate; including but not limited to, intellectual assessment, personality assessment, neuropsychological screening, memory assessment and vocational/aptitude testing; interpreting psychological data for diagnostic purposes; developing and facilitating group work using a variety of therapeutic approaches including but not limited to DBT and CBT for various diagnosis and mental health concerns; implementing, modifying and evaluating therapeutic protocols and programs for the treatment of outpatient adults requiring urgent care. The Clinical Psychologist may also be responsible for the supervision of students, residents and provisional registrants. This position may be required to do occasional shifts at the DoorWays Clinic on a rotational basis.
This position reports to the Division Manager and maintains accountability to the Professional Practice Consultant for Psychology for professional integrity issues.
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Occasionally, there is lifting or physical strength required, less than 10 lbs.
Regularly sits, occasionally works in awkward/cramped positions, stands to facilitate or teach groups.
Fine finger/precision work when on the computer and visual concentration is required when in sessions with patients (i.e. reviewing patient charts/notes, tests and for documenting work, and when reading or researching information).
Auditory concentration is required in sessions with patients to listen attentively, to be alert and to obtain and interpret information correctly. A higher than normal level of attentiveness is required when assessing high risk patients.
Graduation with an approved/recognized Doctorate Degree in Clinical Psychology is required.
Registration or provisional registration with Newfoundland and Labrador Psychology Board is required.
Graduate course work and supervised experience in psychological assessment including cognitive and diagnostic assessment with adults is required.
Graduate course work and supervised experience in evidence based therapy with individuals and groups with a specific focus on mental health issues is required.
Exhibited strong communication, program development and evaluation skills.
Possessed proven analytical, critical reasoning, collaboration, problem solving, decision-making and organizational skills.
Demonstrated ability to direct, supervise and mentor students.
Demonstrated ability to effectively translate and communicate knowledge in the specialized area of psychology practice to others.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively within an interprofessional environment and provide clinical consultation.
Ability to work autonomously, prioritizing caseloads and client needs.
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain a constructive working rapport with clients.
Demonstrated strong awareness of ethical principles and standards of professional conduct.
The use of a personal vehicle is a condition of employment.
A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required.
This is a reposted position. If you have already applied your application is on file for consideration.
Employees, to review your attendance record please refer to your employee portal on the Intranet for details. The attendance record is only available to employees who are currently in positions that accumulate sick time.
If this is an internal posting only, only applicants of the Eastern Health AAHP Regional Bargaining Unit will be considered. If this is an internal and external posting, all applications will be accepted and preference will be given to those qualified candidates who are internal to the Eastern Health AAHP Regional Bargaining Unit.
Apply online at https://employment.easternhealth.ca
Upon successfully applying for a vacancy then you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive this email please contact Recruitment 777-7777 ext 5-2 immediately
To become a part of our team, please submit an up to date resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.
Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:
Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693
Email: [email protected]. Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.
If you are no longer interested in the position, you can withdraw your application by emailing [email protected] as soon as possible.
Eastern Health is committed to inclusive and barrier-free recruitment, selection, and onboarding processes. We will be happy to work with applicants requesting support during the process. If you have any questions, feel free to contact our Recruitment Line at 777-7777 press 5 then press 2 (long distance 1-800-563-3693) outlining how we can help.
EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.