Posting Number: BMHC21-029E2
Title: Senior Psychometrist (TFT 1.0 FTE)
Position Status: Temporary Full-time
Contract End Date: 02/11/2022
Job Schedule: Days
Department: Forensic Psychiatry - BMHC
Union: OPSEU Local 439
Site: Brockville Mental Health Centre
Number of Vacancies: 1
About The Royal
As one of Canada’s foremost mental health care and academic health science centres, The Royal has a clear purpose: to get more people living with mental illness into recovery faster. This is at the core of everything we do and it is driven by the passion, focus and dedication of our employees. Every day, the work that we do transforms the lives of people with mental illness through specialized mental healthcare, advocacy, research and education.
Provide psychotherapeutic services, in accordance with Regulations, Standards of Professional Conduct, under the clinical supervision of a Registered Psychologist.
Conduct psychological assessments including cognitive assessments and risk assessments, clinical consultation, and perform psychological investigation and assessment including selection, administration, scoring and interpretation of a variety of standardized assessment techniques, under the clinical supervision of a Registered Psychologist.
Participate in the development and implementation of psychotherapeutic treatment programs utilizing techniques such as individual and/or group therapy, behavior modification, social/cognitive and coping life skills training.
Provide consultation and education to clients.
Participate in interdisciplinary teams and committees.
Maintain knowledge, skills and abilities by keeping up to date regarding professional standards through reviewing current literature, attending workshops/seminars, networking and consultation with colleagues.
Participate in teaching and education of students from health related disciplines.
Participate in research (data collection, analysis, etc.) as directed.
Provide regular reports regarding workload statistics.
Participate in advancing the goals and objectives of the Forensic Treatment Unit Program.
Work in a manner that is in compliance with staff and patient/client safety practices, policies and procedures of The Royal.
Ensure a work environment that is conducive to The Harassment Free Workplace policy.
Masters in Clinical Psychology, from an accredited university with appropriate clinical training.
Registered with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) is required.
Knowledge of psychometric tests and assessment procedures appropriate for use with a forensic population.
Training and clinical experience with individual and group therapies, and/or assessments (psychological, cognitive, risk assessments).
Commitment to continuous learning and quality improvement.
Sound understanding of forensic mental health and an understanding of areas of vulnerability for this population.
Satisfactory Police Records Check for the vulnerable sector.
Ability to work actively and collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team and with other service providers.
Ability to conduct assessments with persons with varying levels of cognitive ability.
Knowledge of relevant legislation (Mental Health Act, Psychotherapy Act, Substitute Decisions Act, CCC, CSA) impacting on practice in this mental health and forensic setting.
Ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with clients, family and other caregivers.
English level A- is mandatory in oral expression, oral comprehension, reading comprehension and written expression. Bilingualism an asset.
Salary Range: $40.78 to $49.52 per hour
All applicants must provide a recent resume that clearly indicate that they meet the required qualifications.
Please apply by clicking on the Apply button below.
The Royal sincerely thanks all applicants for their interest in a career with us; however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
All new hires will be required to obtain a clear and valid Criminal Record or Vulnerable Sector Records Check as a pre-condition of employment.
The Royal is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the recruitment process.