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Job Title:
Clinical Psychologist II

Posted Date:
3/9/2020
Closing Date:
12/31/2020
Functional Discipline:
Mental Health & Addictions
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description

Location: Grace Center/Adult Addictions

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST II (Repost)
Mental Health and Addictions Program
Permanent, Full Time
10748POS
HoursYour 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).
SalaryCG42, ($38.01 - $44.79 per hour)
Competition Number2020000996
Posted Date9 March 2020
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 is a specialized clinical position in which the incumbent is responsible for the provision of inpatient psychological services for the Harbour Grace Adult Addictions Treatment Centre. The incumbent provides psychological assessment, formulation of DSM-5 diagnoses and therapeutic intervention, on an individual and group basis, to treat adults with addictions who have been admitted to the Centre for addiction treatment. This clinician applies psychological knowledge and principles in clinical practices related to crisis management, suicide risk assessment and substance related and addictive disorders. Providing clinical direction and consultation to interdisciplinary teams and participating in educational, administrative and research activities is required.

This position reports to the Program Manager 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 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 mental health and addictions is required.
Clinical experience in the provision of comprehensive psychological assessment and therapy to individuals, families and groups is required.
Knowledge of assessment and intervention techniques/strategies in the area of addictions is preferred.
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 and attendance is required.

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

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 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 NAPE HP 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.


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.