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Psych/Counselling/Social Work
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ALB00189320 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

It is an exciting time to be part of Alberta Hospital Edmonton (AHE) as we realize Ambition 2023 – a five year strategic plan to renew programs and services and become the trusted voice for Mental Health and Addictions. This advanced level Psychology clinical position with the Forensic Services Psychiatry Rehabilitation Units provides psychology services for patients involved with the justice system that experience complex and multi-dimensional medical, psychological, interpersonal, environmental and/or instrumental needs. The position involves provision of advanced clinical services (including psychological assessment, diagnosis and/or intervention); consultation and education to the team and patients/families, and supervision of doctoral level psychology residents, masters level interns, provisionally registered psychologists, Psychometrist and team members as appropriate and required. The Psychologist II may also provide clinical practice leadership in their work and through supporting others in program development, service planning, staff development, quality improvement and evaluation, and/or research activities as identified by the needs of the service area(s). Attend team, service or program meetings. Reflect on professional practice and skill set to regularly. Maintain current in evidence based knowledge specific to the defined service area, relevant services and resources and regulatory college standards, guidelines and requirements. Participate in department, hospital, program or zone committees, working groups, and/or training committees. You may have opportunities to provide supervision to doctoral-level psychology residents within our CPA-accredited consortium, Master's level interns, registered provisional psychologists, Psychometrist, and practicum students from local universities.

Description:

As a Psychologist II, you will provide advanced clinical services (including psychological assessment, diagnosis and/or intervention), consultation and education to the interprofessional team and patients/families, and/or provides clinical leadership and coordination in an assigned program area. This is an advanced level psychology position that will allow you to work with or within teams to provide and inform services for patients with complex and multi-dimensional medical, psychological, interpersonal, environmental and/or instrumental needs. You will consult, collaborate, and enact initiatives to ensure that practices are evidence based and in alignment with psychology standards of practice and code of ethics, as well as policy, legislation and regulations. You will be expected to lead, facilitate and/or participate in program, policy, and procedure development, service planning, staff development, quality improvement and evaluation, and/or research activities as identified by the needs of the service area(s). You may provide supervision to doctoral level psychology residents, master's level interns, provisional psychologists, psychometrists and other team members.

  • Classification: Psychologist II
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Department: Psychologist Unit 3-2
  • Primary Location: Alberta Hospital Edmonton
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.80
  • Posting End Date: 14-APR-2021
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 23-APR-2021
  • Temporary End Date: 31-OCT-2021
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 1
  • Shifts per cycle: 4
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $50.18
  • Maximum Salary: $66.63
  • Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Required Qualifications:

Completion of doctoral degree in Psychology in an applied area relevant to the practice setting from a Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) or American Psychological Association (APA) program. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Active or eligible for registration with the College of Alberta Psychologists (CAP).

Additional Required Qualifications:

A minimum of 1 - 3 years’ experience working in an adult psychiatry, Forensic setting required.

Preferred Qualifications:

1 - 5 years’ experience in Adult Forensic Psychiatry in an Addiction and Mental Health care setting.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.

Important:

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

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