Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) is a public hospital that provides inpatient, outpatient and consultation services for people with complex mental illness. Our patients benefit from a recovery-oriented environment of care built on compassion, inspiration and hope. We engage in research, education and advocacy initiatives to advance the mental health care system and are proud to work with partners across the continuum of care. If you thrive on innovation and positive change, and share our vision of Recovering Best Health, Nurturing Hope and Inspiring Discovery, Ontario Shores is the place for you.
This position is part of the OPSEU bargaining unit
PSYCHOLOGIST, ONTARIO STRUCTURED PSYCHOTHERAPY PROGRAM (FORMALLY COGNITIVE BEHAVIOURAL THERAPY PROJECT)
$49.61 - $63.97 ( Psychologist )
Hours of Work
Full-Time (37.5 hours per week) Days
York Region - CA (Primary)
External Contract End Date
Ontario Shores is seeking a psychologist who possesses strong knowledge of specific applications of CBT for depression and anxiety disorders and confidence delivering these treatments. The psychologist will act as a clinical consultant providing training, individual, and group consultation services to clinicians from a variety of regulated colleges. This role involves active participation in committee work and requires the psychologist to act as informal clinical lead, providing feedback and recommendations to an evolving training and clinical consultation framework being developed by the province. The psychologist will also deliver CBT to individuals and groups at a designated community location.
Qualifications Required and Preferred
Qualifications Required and Preferred
•The successful candidate will have a Doctoral level Psychology degree, preferably with 3 years clinical and/or research experience in the field of severe and persistent mental illness, combined with being registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. (Candidates who are eligible for registration may be interviewed.)
•The successful candidate will have demonstrated leadership skills to work with an interprofessional team
•Experience providing, teaching and supervising evidence-based therapies, in particular CBT.
•Expertise in developing assessment protocols to clarify diagnosis and contribute to evidence-based clinical management and assessment of patients with a serious mental illness and/or personality disorder is important.
•Experience with program evaluation is required.
•A demonstrated interest and aptitude for academic activities, including teaching graduate students and the ability to conduct independent research relevant to the Outpatient Program are definite assets.
•Excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and the ability to work effectively in a dynamic team environment, are essential.
Personal information you provide to Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) is collected pursuant to the Public Hospitals Act R.S.O 1990, c. P.40. It will be used for the purpose of determining eligibility for employment. At all times it will be treated in accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. If you have questions about the collection of your personal information, contact the Leader, Privacy & Access at 700 Gordon St. Whitby, ON L1N 5S9; 905-430-4055 ext. 6712 or refer to the Privacy & Access pages on the Ontario Shores website. Upon request, individual accommodation can be provided to applicants who meet the required qualifications outlined in the job descriptions, and have been invited for an interview. For questions and concerns, please contact Human Resources at 905.430.4055 ext. 6191.
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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