OF-409 | Psychologist PHD

OF-409 | Psychologist PHD

25 Sep
Health Careers in Sask
Prince Albert

25 Sep

Health Careers in Sask

Prince Albert

RHA Job Number:GO-00628687

Number of Vacancies:1



Employer:SHA (Saskatoon)


Hours to International Airport:0.0

Community Website:http://www.tourismsaskatoon.com/

Facility Name:Royal University Hospital

Department:Clinical Health Psychology

Employment Type:Permanent

Employment Term:Part Time

Posting Date:April 26, 2021

Closing Date:April 26, 2022 17:00

Hours of Work:Shift Information: Days

In a 3 week rotation: 7 shifts of 8.00 hours

Rate of Pay: $52.771 to $64.374 (5 step range)

Union Name:HSAS

Job Description

The psychologist in the early childhood psychology program will have responsibility for developing and maintaining clinical/consultation services for pediatric patients referred to the department of clinical health psychology. Clinical services will include provision of psychological assessment, therapy and consultation services to hospital departments and community agents/resources (e.g., family physicians, other health care providers). The psychologist participates in research, quality improvement and risk management activities, provides clinical teaching and supervision to Psychology Residents and students as required, and maintains electronic and paper client records including documenting client diagnosis, treatment, progress notes, and psychological reports.

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications

- PhD in Clinical Psychology

- Registered or eligible for registration with the Saskatchewan College of Psychologists


Experience working with early childhood development and assessment. Demonstrated knowledge of psychological needs of preschool children and the social contexts which influence child development and adjustment. major focus in pediatric psychology and training in lifespan human development, particularly from birth to age 5, including the impact of family dynamics, normal family functioning, and child rearing practices on normal child development and on the development of childrens problems

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

- Advanced communication skills

- Ability to work independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team

- Advanced interpersonal skills

- Advanced organizational skills

- Ability to communicate with and maintain an effective working relationship with clients from diverse social, economic and cultural backgrounds

- Demonstrated knowledge of child development, family systems theory, attachment theory, addiction issues, mental health disorders, issues affecting mental health in youth, and treatment modalities appropriate for youth and their families.

- Demonstrated competence in providing clinical assessments and intervention services for children, infants and families (including family therapy, parent counselling, child psychotherapy and addiction related issues).

- Ability to work alone as well as within a multi-disciplinary setting

- Ability to provide individual, group, family and crisis management/stabilization counselling skills

- Extensive knowledge of differential diagnoses and intervention/treatment of children and youth exhibiting mental health issues, disorders, and addiction issues

Other Information

- Field Hours

- Preference for this position will be given to HSAS members in accordance with the terms and conditions of the SAHO/HSAS Collective Agreement. HSAS seniority within the Saskatchewan Health Authority will be considered under the Selection Criteria.

Additional Information

Expected Start Date: May 10, 2021

FTE®: 0.50

This posting will remain Open until Filled.

Working in Canada

Candidates are required to be legally entitled to work in Canada to apply on this position.

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