NON UNION POSITION
POSITION: Permanent Part Time (0.6) Psychologist, Chronic Pain Service
SUPERVISOR: Manager, Development & Rehabilitation
SALARY: from $57.61 to $70.02 per hour
A part time psychologist is required to offer services to the Chronic Pain Service. Services to be provided include, behavioural, and social-emotional assessment, psycho-diagnostic assessment, and individual and group education and therapy. This entails the use of psychological assessment techniques and interviewing of clients and their families. The Psychologist will function as part of interdisciplinary teams working in a child centered family-focused environment where parents and caregivers are seen as partners in care.
Principle roles of the psychologist include: Supporting the medical and psychological health and well-being of children and adolescents living with Chronic Pain as well as their families.
- Provide comprehensive psychological assessment
- With the Chronic Pain team there is a focus on diagnostic formulation and delineating the interplay between health and mental health issues.
- Administers and interprets a complete range of psychological tests and collaborates with a multidisciplinary team.
- Participates in interdisciplinary team assessments and multidisciplinary team meetings.
- Offer consultation and treatment services for patients presenting with chronic pain.
- Group therapy with children and adolescents living with Chronic Pain. This work can involve psycho-education, and therapy for difficulties with and coping with chronic illness, anxiety and mood), across various modalities (e.g. MI, CBT, ACT, DBT, EFT)
- Liaison with other health care professionals with regard to assessment findings, recommendations, and their implications for the management of the child/youth.
- Liaise with schools and other community organizations when appropriate
- Prepare adolescents to transition to the adult health care system
- Assist and collaborate with program evaluation and development of research projects that reflect the interdisciplinary nature of the clinical services provided by the team.
- Collaborate with Psychologists to assist with coverage and backup during vacations and exceptionally busy times
- Supervision of residents and/or practicum students
- Vulnerable Sector Check (Essential)
- Doctorate in Psychology from a CPA or APA accredited clinical psychology program (Essential)
- Registration or eligibility for registration as a Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario (Essential)
- Designated practice as a psychologist in the area of Clinical Psychology with children and adolescents (Essential)
- Experience in a paediatric health-care setting (Essential)
- Knowledge in Chronic Pain and Rehab model (Essential)
- Experience in the provision of comprehensive psychological assessments to a paediatric medical and mental health population (Essential)
- Experience in providing intervention to children with complex medical and mental health conditions (Essential)
- Training and experience in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), acceptance-commitment therapy (ACT), and Emotion-Focused Family therapy (EFFT) (Preferred)
- Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work collaboratively with other health professionals (Essential)
- Bilingual – Fluency in both French and English (Essential)
- Flexibility in work hours (Evening and weekend work may be required) (Essential)
- Interest/expertise in clinical research (Preferred)
- Supervision experience (Preferred)
* Please note you will be represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU).
Effective March 29, 2021, CHEO will conduct a more comprehensive pre-screening and evaluation process. This process may include more varied and multidimensional testing such as a written test, practical exam, or other assessment. All candidates who meet the essential and preferred qualifications may be tested. All OPSEU members shall be granted an interview upon passing the pre-screening. Pre-screening might include testing.
CHEO values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process and welcome interest from all qualified applicants.
Should you require accommodation during any phase in the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at email@example.com. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential and will be handled in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.
We thank all those who apply, however, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.
Bilingualism (French/English) will be validated by a language proficiency assessment conducted by a third party provider. Candidates will be required to meet the minimum linguistic profile prior to the date of hire.
Please apply VIA website: https://careers.cheo.on.ca/Job/Details/22ea7cd2-15e9-4e30-86f4-ae55012b3970