Job Title: Psychometrist
Work Site: BC Psychosis Program, UBC Hospital - Vancouver, BC
Status: Regular Part Time (0.40 FTE)
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $31.36 - $39.10 per hour
Days off: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays
Come work as a Psychometrist with Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)!
Vancouver Coastal Heath is looking for a Psychometrist to join the BC Psychosis team at UBC Hospital. Apply today to join our team!
As a Psychometrist with Vancouver Coastal Health you will:
Work under the general supervision of a Psychologist, and conduct a series of standardized neuropsychological/psychometric tests to assess cognitive functioning, education level, learning difficulties, personality, quality of life and vocational interests.
Provide the psychologist with written and/or verbal summary of test results and the client's performance and behaviour to assist in diagnosis and treatment interventions.
ABOUT THE BC PSYCHOSIS PROGRAM:
BC Psychosis Program is located on the University of British Columbia campus in Detwiller Pavilion. Our Program provides highly specialized assessment and treatment for adults whose psychotic illness has been difficult to treat and/or for whom the psychiatric diagnosis is unclear.
bed numbers: 25
length of stay: 3-5 months
Three reasons why you should work with us:
Join our specialized team providing patient focused care for people with difficult to treat psychosis.
We are a provincial center for research, post-graduate education and professional development in clinical disciplines treating psychosis.
We are located on the beautiful UBC Campus with convenient staff parking and bicycle racks available.
WHO WE ARE:
Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a world class innovator in medical care, research and teaching, delivering service to more than one million BC residents living in Vancouver, Vancouver's North Shore, Richmond, the Sea-to-Sky Highway, Sunshine Coast, and the Central Coast (Bella Bella and Bella Coola.) At VCH, we embrace thinking boldly, taking smart risks, and "going first" when we believe it will lead to the best possible outcomes for patients and their families. At our core, we are a people-focused organization where entrepreneurial spirit runs deep, and opportunity exists for all those who see themselves in the transformation of health care as we know it.
Education & Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Psychology.
Two years' direct neuropsychological/psychometric testing experience with a variety of clinical populations or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Knowledge & Abilities
Basic knowledge of psychology assessment and treatment methods and tools.
Basic knowledge of therapeutic, diagnostic and consultation techniques.
Basic knowledge of adult education principles, methods and tools.
Basic knowledge of other health care disciplines and their role in client care.
Basic knowledge of research process and methodology.
Basic knowledge of evidence based psychological practice.
Demonstrated ability to function as a team member.
Demonstrated ability to communicate with, and deal effectively with, co-workers, clients and their families, both one-on-one and in groups.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others.
Demonstrated ability to provide effective consultation.
Demonstrated ability to teach and supervise.
Demonstrated ability to effectively deal with conflict situations.
Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events.
Demonstrated ability to establish workload priorities in collaboration with others.
Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
Demonstrated ability to operate related equipment including word-processing and database software
Broad knowledge of practices and professional standards of Psychologists
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. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the https://my.vch.ca/working-here/job-postings 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.***
Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.