Location: Harbour Grace, Taylor Building
Clinical Psychologist III (Revised)
Mental Health & Addictions
Hours 75 bi-weekly (8-hour days, flexible work schedule) Salary CG-46 ($46.83 - $55.34 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 2022001971 Posted Date 23 August 2023 Closing Date Opened 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. Standardized assessment and therapeutic interventions are provided to patients across the lifespan, with a wide range of complex needs including, but not limited to, anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, eating disorders and personality disorders.
The responsibilities include designing, implementing and evaluating the psychological interventions provided to patients; conducting advanced, independent diagnostic interviews to expedite the formulation of an appropriate treatment approach; formulating and communicating psychiatric diagnosis using DSM-5; 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; conducting group facilitation; and monitoring/prioritizing patient wait lists according to clinical needs. The Clinical Psychologist will be required to also participate in DoorWays single session counselling, school-based Doorways counselling and TAO (therapist assisted online), and potential involvement in DBT groups.
As a clinical leader, the Clinical Psychologist provides supervision to Psychology residents, Doctoral students and provisionally registered Psychologists. This position reports to the Division Manager and maintains accountability to the Professional Practice Consultant for Psychology for professional integrity issues.
Occasionally, there is lifting or physical strength required, less than 10 lbs. for files, boxes, or equipment.
Regularly sits; occasionally works in awkward/cramped positions, and stands to facilitate or teach groups.
Uses 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).
Visual concentration is required to interpret patient observations and integrate into patient evaluation.
Auditory concentration is constantly 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.
Current and continuing 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 children, adolescent and adults is required.
Graduate course work and supervised experience in evidence based therapy with individuals, families and groups with a specific focus on mental health issues is required.
Previous experience supervising Doctoral level residents is preferred.
Exhibited strong communication, program development and evaluation skills.
Possessed strong leadership and supervisory skills that are focused on engaging others and developing coalitions.
Demonstrated ability to provide strong and comprehensive clinical support, training and mentorship to Clinical Psychologists II's and other supervisees.
Possessed strong analytical, critical reasoning, collaboration, problem solving, decision-making and organizational skills.
Demonstrated ability to effectively translate and communicate knowledge in the specialized area of psychology practice to others.
Demonstrated ability to conduct research, deliver lectures/clinical education sessions and provide clinical direction and consultation within an interprofessional environment.
Ability to work autonomously, prioritizing caseloads and client needs.
Demonstrated ability and willingness to participle in the clinical training activities of the psychology discipline.
Demonstrated strong awareness of ethical principles and standards of professional conduct.
Use of a personal vehicle is a condition of employment.
A satisfactory record of work performance is required.
*Current internal Clinical Psychologists who possess an approved/recognized Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology will be considered for this position.
Open to external applicants.
PLEASE NOTE: This is a reposted position. If you have already applied your application is on file for consideration.
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 your up-to-date resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, daytime contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee numbers 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.
NL Health Services is committed to inclusive and barrier-free recruitment, selection and onboarding processes. We are happy to assist applicants requesting accommodation or support during the process. Please email [email protected] or call 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 Criminal Record Check (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.