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Job Title:
Clinical Psychologist IIA

Posted Date:
9/9/2019
Closing Date:
12/31/2020
Functional Discipline:
Rehab. & Continuing Care
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description

Location: Dr. L. A. Miller Centre

Clinical Psychologist IIA
Dr. L. A. Miller Centre
Rehabilitation & Continuing Care Program - Day Services
Permanent, Full-Time
00864POS
Hours75 bi-weekly (8-hour days)
SalaryCG-43 ($38.67 - $45.59 per hour)
Competition Number2019003527
Posted Date9 September 2019
Closing DateOpen until filled


About Us
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. 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
This position provides psychological services as a member of the outpatient interdisciplinary team. The population served includes clients with acquired disability through disease or trauma as a result of impairment of the nervous and/or musculoskeletal systems(s). The position will be expected to provide in-depth psychological assessment (including Neuropsychological), diagnosis, appropriate therapy and education to the clients of the divisions. The position is also expected to serve as a resource on psychological factors in rehabilitation to family members, other team members and the community. This position reports to the Division Manager for the Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Program and maintains accountability to the Psychology Professional Practice Consultant for professional integrity and 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 limed 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 cognitive and diagnostic assessment and evidence based therapy with individuals and families 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 satisfactory record of work performance is required.

*Current internal Clinical Psychologists who possess an approved/recognized Master Degree in Clinical Psychology will be considered for this position.

Open to male and female applicants. If this is an internal posting only, only applicants of the Eastern Health AAHP Regional Bargaining Unit will be considered. Otherwise, if this is posted internal and external, we will accept all applications, but 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

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: employment@easternhealth.ca. Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.