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Job Title:
Clinical Psychologist II

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
Functional Discipline:
Mental Health & Addictions
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description

Marystown Health and Community Services Building
Children and Women's Mental Health and Addictions- Community
Permanent, Full-Time
Hours75 bi-weekly (8 hour days)
SalaryCG-42 ($38.01 - $44.79)
Competition Number2019001356
Posted Date3 April 2019
Closing DateOpen Until Filled

About Us
At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary
The Clinical Psychologist II in the Mental Health and Addictions program is responsible for prevention, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of diverse psychological disorders across the lifespan; children, adolescents, adults and seniors. This position functions autonomously and uses independent judgement in the applications of specialized psychological knowledge and principles in clinical practice. Administers and interprets specialized and standardized psychological tests to clients to assess cognitive functioning, learning disabilities and personality disorders as well as develop, monitor, implement and modifies psychotherapeutic treatment plans for individuals, couples, families and groups. Provide clinical consultation to psychiatrists, physicians, interdisciplinary teams and community organizations and implements documentation and case load management.

The Clinical Psychologist II will also participate in ongoing assessment planning, implementation and evaluative process of the Mental Health and Addictions Program along with other members of the team and conduct educations sessions with community and professional groups and in-service sessions with Mental Health Peers, participating in community based and/or regional committees as a professional representative of Mental Health and Addiction Services and other related duties as required.

This position reports to the Division Manager for Marystown Health and Community Services Children and Women's Mental Health and Addictions and maintains accountability to the Psychology Professional Practice Consultant for integrity and professional practice issues.

Job Demands
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.

Job Qualifications
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 and therapy with individuals, families, and groups with a specific focus on complex mental health and/or addictions issues is required.
Current CPR/First Aid would be an asset.
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.
Conditions of employment include the use of a private vehicle.
A satisfactory record of work performance is required.

Open to internal and external applicants; however preference will be given to those qualified candidates who are internal to the Eastern Health NAPE HP Regional Bargaining Unit.

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To become a part of our team, please submit your 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: Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.

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.