Location: LeMarchant House
Clinical Psychologist III - Repost
(Subject to Classification Review)
Mental Health and Addictions Program - FACT Team/Metro (Flexible Assertive Community Treatment)
Permanent Full time
Hours Your hours of work will follow the flexible work schedule in accordance with Article 19.01(a) of the NAPE-HP Collective Agreement, based on 150 hours within a designated 4 week period (by mutual agreement). Salary CG-46 ($46.83 - $55.34)
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. Student Bursary up to $20,000
5. 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 2023000982 Posted Date 22 December 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.
This is a specialized clinical position in which the incumbent is responsible for the provision of outpatient psychological services on the FACT Teams. The incumbent provides psychological assessment, formulation of DSM-5 diagnoses and therapeutic interventions. This clinician applies psychological knowledge and principles in clinical practices related to crisis management and suicide risk assessments. This position will be responsible for clinical supervision of doctoral or masters-level students as well as providing clinical direction and consultation to the interdisciplinary team and participating in educational, administrative and research activities is required.
While the primary function of this position is to support the operations of the FACT Team, the Psychologist III may be involved in assessment, consultation, treatment, follow up and support of individuals with mental health and addictions needs throughout various mental health and addictions programs.
This position reports to the Program Manager and maintains accountability to the Psychology Professional Practice Consultant for professional integrity and practice 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, test 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.
Current and continuing registration or provisional registration with Newfoundland and Labrador Psychology Board is required.
Graduate course work and supervised experience in mental health and addictions is required.
Clinical experience in the provision of comprehensive psychological assessment and therapy to individuals, families and groups 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.
A valid Newfoundland and Labrador Class 5 Driver's License and the use of a private vehicle are conditions of employment.
A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required.
*Current internal Clinical Psychologist who possess an approved/recognized Master Degree in Clinical Psychology will be considered for this position.
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 NAPE HP Regional Bargaining Unit will be considered. Otherwise, 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 NAPE HP Regional Bargaining Unit.
*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 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.
NL Health Services 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 Criminal Record Check (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.