Neuropsychologist, Geriatric Program - (1207)

  • Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences
  • Jan 10, 2019
Full time Other

Job Description

Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) is a public hospital that provides inpatient, outpatient and consultation services for people with complex mental illness. Our patients benefit from a recovery-oriented environment of care built on compassion, inspiration and hope. We engage in research, education and advocacy initiatives to advance the mental health care system and are proud to work with partners across the continuum of care. If you thrive on innovation and positive change, and share our vision of Recovering Best Health, Nurturing Hope and Inspiring Discovery, Ontario Shores is the place for you.

Job Title
NEUROPSYCHOLOGIST, GERIATRIC PROGRAM

Division
This position is part of the OPSEU bargaining unit

Classification
$48.63 - $62.71 ( Psychologist )

Employment Type
Part-time

Number of Vacancies
1

Hours of Work
Part-Time

Location
Durham Community Clinic - Whitby, ON L1N 0E4 CAMain Site - 700 Gordon Street - Whitby, ON L1N 5S9 CA (Primary)

Position Summary
The Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences seeks a neuropsychologist to provide psychological services in the Geriatric Program.  You will work with an interprofessional team to provide evidence-based diagnostic clarification, assessments and treatment to both outpatient and inpatient clients.  Position responsibilities also include providing consultation to interprofessional members, supervising students, as well as initiating research projects (which may include quality improvement and program evaluation initiatives).

Qualifications Required and Preferred
• The successful candidate will have a Doctoral level Psychology degree, preferably with 3 years clinical and/or research experience, in the field of severe and persistent mental illness.
• Preference will be given to those candidates who have completed an accredited internship and post-doctoral training programs in Neuropsychology with experience working in diagnostic and/or neuro-rehabilitation setting with dementia, psychiatric, neurological and medical populations.
• The successful candidate will hold a current and unrestricted license to practice in Ontario with the College of Psychology, authorized to practice in clinical neuropsychology with adults and seniors. (Candidates who are eligible for registration may be interviewed)
• The successful candidate will have demonstrated leadership skills to work with an interprofessional team, particularly with teams who are in the process of moving towards a best practice foundation.
• Expertise in developing assessment protocols to clarify diagnosis and contribute to evidence-based clinical management and assessment of patients with a serious mental illness is important.
• A demonstrated interest and aptitude for academic activities, including teaching graduate students and the ability to conduct independent research relevant to the Seniors Program are definite assets.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and the ability to work effectively in a dynamic team environment, are essential.
 

Closing Date

1/22/2019

 

Personal information you provide to Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) is collected pursuant to the Public Hospitals Act R.S.O 1990, c. P.40. It will be used for the purpose of determining eligibility for employment. At all times it will be treated in accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. If you have questions about the collection of your personal information, contact the Leader, Privacy & Access at 700 Gordon St. Whitby, ON L1N 5S9; 905-430-4055 ext. 6712 or refer to the Privacy & Access pages on the Ontario Shores website. Upon request, individual accommodation can be provided to applicants who meet the required qualifications outlined in the job descriptions, and have been invited for an interview. For questions and concerns, please contact Human Resources at 905.430.4055 ext. 6191.Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Category

Clinician, Physician, Physician Leadership

City

Whitby, ON