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The Poul Hansen Family Centre for Depression is a comprehensive program that offers holistic care in one Centre to individuals with mood disorders. As an integral member of Centre for Depression team, the rTMS Technician administers repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) treatment to patients of the Centre, as prescribed by a Centre for Depression physician; monitors patient for side effects; communicates with other members of the interprofessional care team regarding patient treatment progress, safety, and side effects; and connects the patients to care team members, as appropriate.
Completion of a 2-year Community College program in social sciences, clinical or related health care program, or recognized equivalent required.
Previous experience in rTMS, other brain stimulation treatments, or mental health interventions is considered an asset.
A minimum of 1-2 years practical and related experience.
Demonstrated experience supporting patients in a health/mental health care setting.
General understanding of mood disorders.
Demonstrated experience working collaboratively in a diverse setting.
Excellent problem recognition and problem-solving skills.
Effective organizational, time management and prioritization skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Knowledge of PHIPPA and confidentiality.
Committed to patient-centred care.
Ability to work independently and as a team member.
Ability to work effectively and accurately under stressful conditions.
POSTED DATE: November 19, 2020 CLOSING DATE: Until filled
For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.
University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.