Northern Zone, Colchester East Hants Health Centre
3003195 MHA NZ Secure Care (Wood Street) CRH
Type of Employment:
Hourly FT (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Healthcare Bargaining Unit - CUPE
Posting Closing Date:
Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date.
Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.
Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions.
Reporting to the Health Services Manager, the Psychologist provides a range of services to clients who have mental health disorders and/ or diagnoses. Working as part of an inter-disciplinary team, the Psychologist is responsible for the assessment, diagnosis, care planning, implementation and evaluation of a client’s individual needs, within the scope of the Registered Psychologist.
Recruitment incentives and relocation may be offered to the successful candidates based on qualifying criteria.
- Recognized Master's degree in Clinical Psychology
- Registration (or eligibility) with the Nova Scotia Board of Examiners in Psychology
- A minimum of two years relevant experience, with a strong background in mental health an understanding of the impact of childhood trauma
- Experience in the assessment and treatment of youth with significant emotional and behavioral disorders
- Demonstrated ability to work competently with children, adolescents, families, groups, community representatives and agencies
- Demonstrated ability to employ a trauma informed lens to therapeutic interventions
- Experience in utilizing the ARC model in the provision of therapeutic interventions is considered an asset
- Strong assessment skills and comfort with diagnostics utilizing DSM5 criteria
- Excellent documentation/report writing skills required
- Ability to establish models of care based on programming needs.
- Ability to evaluate progress and adapt therapy as required.
- Strong CBT and DBT skills and ability to deliver DBT skills group and CBT groups for anxiety and depression required
- Ability to work independently and to work cooperatively on an interdisciplinary team
- Ability to provide and utilize clinical supervision and support
- Previous work attendance may be considered
- Competencies in other languages preferred; French an asset
- Successful external applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) and Child Abuse Register Check to People Services before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment
Hours of Work
Permanent, Full Time (100%) Position;
$40.6035 - $45.7653 Hourly
Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.
This is a Healthcare bargaining unit - CUPE position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Employees are encouraged to view their seniority hours and dates in their SuccessFactors online profile. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position.
Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. Only online applications are accepted.
Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.
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