Position Summary ** Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for this position **
Are you someone who has a real passion for helping others? Are you a registered Psychologist looking to highlight your knowledge, skills, and abilities in a new and dynamic environment? We currently have an exciting opportunity for you to bring your excellent work ethic to our Specialized Services department.
The Psychologist is in charge of psychological services provided to a section of the facility/program for the designated scope of practice area. Working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team, completes psychological assessments, provides psychological treatment, evaluates the effectiveness and appropriateness of treatment, and facilitates education of clients. Maintains client records including the documentation of client diagnosis and most effective form of treatment and prepares progress notes and psychological reports. Liaises with external agencies and establishes and maintains effective working relationships with stakeholders. Attends clinical/case conferences. Provides formal and informal consultations, participates in quality improvement and risk management activities, provides clinical teaching and supervision to Residents and students, and conducts and participates in research.Shift Rotation/Hours of work:
Monday to Friday, Days - 08:30 to 17:00New Wage:
As of April 1, 2023, the new wage is: $51.27 - $64.04/hour Terrace
has a population 12,700 (2021) residents. The community of Terrace is northern living at its best. Snow-capped mountains, pristine glacier-fed rivers, lakes and streams all add to the beauty of this community. Check out Terrace where there is always something new to experience.What Northern Health has to offer you!
•Comprehensive benefit packages including MSP, extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
•Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
•Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for eligible positions
•Employee referral program
•Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
•Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
•"Loan Forgiveness Programs" are offered through the Federal and BC Government for eligible professions.Qualfications
•Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from a recognized university.
•Two (2) years recent related experience in therapeutic, diagnostic and consultation services in the designated scope of practice areas of mental health & addiction services such as experience working with individuals with mental health issues, substance misuse, anxiety and mood disorders and post-traumatic stress disorder.
•Current registration with the College of Psychologists of British Columbia. Skills and Abilities:
•Knowledge of the principles of recovery in mental illness.
•Knowledge of psychological assessment, including semi-structured diagnostic assessment.
•Knowledge of therapeutic, diagnostic and consultation techniques.
•Knowledge of treatment, assessment, and management of anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder and psychological trauma.
•Knowledge of Psychosocial Rehabilitation methodology.
•Knowledge of psychopharmacology (indications and side-effects) and substance abuse and addictions issues and treatment
•Knowledge of adult education principles, methods and tools.
•Knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care.
•Knowledge of evidence-based psychological practice.
•Demonstrated ability to function as a team member, leader and facilitator.
•Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with clients, families, team members, other groups and community agency personnel.
•Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others.
•Demonstrated ability to provide effective consultation.
•Demonstrated ability to teach and supervise.
•Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events, problem solve and to deal effectively with conflict situations.
•Demonstrated ability to establish workload priorities in collaboration with others.
•Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
•Basic computer literacy to operate a computerized client care information system and word processing, spreadsheet, Internet, and e-mail software.Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation's communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.
Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.
There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.