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Psychologist B – Child and Youth Mental Health Program

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Job Title: Psychologist B - Child and Youth
Work Site: Mt Pleasant, Raven Song Community Health Centre - Vancouver, BC
Status: Regular Part Time - (0.50)
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $42.05 - $52.44 per hour
Hours: 0830-1700 (changing to rotating shifts between 0830-2000 in the near future)
Reference#: 091656-kwe

 

Child and Youth Mental Health is constituted by a number of teams based in the community, that treat mentally ill children, youth age 5-19 years and their families.


JOB SUMMARY:

Within the context of a client and family-centred recovery model and in accordance with the College of Psychologists of British Columbia established standards of professional practice and the vision and values of the organization, position 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 Psychology Residents and students and conducts and participates in research.

QUALIFICATIONS:


KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES:

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the staffpostings.vch.ca site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

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