Position: Senior Behaviour Therapist - Full Time
File Number: 2020-18942
Status: Permanent Full Time
Dept: Peel Behavioural Services-Women's and Children's Health System
Posted: November 19, 2020
Closing Date: November 26, 2020
Trillium Health Partners (THP) is one of the largest community-based acute care facilities in Canada. Comprised of the Credit Valley Hospital, the Mississauga Hospital and the Queensway Health Centre, Trillium Health Partners serves the growing and diverse populations of Mississauga, West Toronto and surrounding communities and is a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto.
Our Mission: A New Kind of Health Care for a Healthier Community
When we set out to build our vision and future, we connected with our community - patients, families, visitors, physicians, staff and volunteers. The foundational goals of our new strategic plan - quality, access and sustainability - anchor everything we do. Our mission for a new kind of health care is built on an inter-connected system of care organized around patients - inside and outside the hospital.
At THP, we are relentless in providing high quality, compassionate care to our communities and take great pride in fostering an inclusive and accessible environment and we are all accountable for contributing to a healthy, safe and respectful environment for healing and promoting excellence in patient care though advancing patient and staff safety. If you are passionate about what you do, motivated to improve the health of the community, committed to excellence, quality and patient safety we would like you to join our Better Together team!
In your role as Senior Behaviour Therapist, Peel Behavioural Services, you will be responsible for providing the clinical guidance for the range of services. This would include ensuring the use of evidenced based practice and best practice where available within the theoretical framework of Applied Behavioural Analysis as well as within the identified scope of practice. Additionally you would be responsible for ensuring that the evolution of services maintained alignment with the organizational goals of the hospital.
Provide clinical supervision, monitor quality management activities, consult on challenging cases and risk management issues with the Manager
Review assessment, treatment plans and progress/discharge reports and conduct file audits
Ensure the use of empirically validated and evidenced based practice as well as evidence indicated practice all within an ethical framework
Ensure the adherence to standards of practice and the participation in research when appropriate
Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with the relevant community partners, partner agencies, and other program staff
Participate in relevant hospital committees/teams and assigned task groups
Perform other duties as requested by the PBS manager
Master’s Degree required (Psychology and/or Applied Disability Studies)
Honours Baccalaureate degree required (Psychology or equivalent)
Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) specializing in the areas of Developmental Disability
Registration with a college licensed to practice psychotherapy considered an asset
Demonstrated leadership skills and proven effectiveness as a mentor and community partner
Demonstrated knowledge of Standards of Practice
Track record of excellence working individually as well as a team member
Supervisory experience and demonstrated conflict resolution skills
Commitment to organizational values including: excellence, collaboration, accountability, respect and compassion.
Demonstrated understanding of systems and strategic planning
Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools such as Word, Excel, and Power Point preferred
To pursue this career opportunity, please visit our website: www.trilliumhealthpartners.ca
Internal Candidates who believe they possess the necessary qualifications and experience for this position and who have been in their current position for at least six (6) months are encouraged to apply.
Trillium Health Partners is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a healthy and positive work environment. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code Trillium Health Partners will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.Trillium Health Partners is identified under the French Language Services Act.We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.