Psychologist Position – Full-Time, Permanent
Reporting to the Clinical Manager, Clinical Director or designate, the Psychologist supports the delivery of Primary Care Services in the Primary Care setting. The Psychologist works with the multidisciplinary team, in the delivery of consistent quality care to meet the needs of the patient/client. This is a permanent, full-time position and is based out of the Edmonton Oliver Primary Care Network.
- The Psychologist provides optimal primary care for patients with mental health needs. Other duties as follows:
- You will be responsible for providing clinical services (including psychological assessment, diagnosis and/or intervention), consultation and education to the interprofessional team and patients/families, and/or provide clinical leadership and coordination in an assigned program area.
- You will be expected to lead, facilitate and/or participate in program, policy, and procedure development, service planning, staff development, quality improvement and evaluation, and/or research activities as identified by the needs of EOPCN.
- Your services may include: psychological screening and/or assessment, diagnosis, interventions, rehabilitation, prevention and promotion, as well as education activities.
- You will collaborate with the multi-disciplinary team of healthcare professionals in planning and implementing services that align with best practice and ethical and professional standards.
- You will provide input to the interprofessional team related to psychological factors, barriers and dynamics that influence client treatment planning, participation, outcomes and team functioning, and consult/collaborate with teams and community services.
- Your duties may also include providing supervision to provisional psychologists and/or masters level psychology students, and providing input into program, policy and/or procedure development in addition to participating in formal research initiatives.
Minimum of 2 years of psychology experience within a complex primary care or community setting. Please note that all candidates for the above position must have:
- A Master’s Degree is required. Consideration will be given to those who are Provisional with the College if appropriate supervision can be arranged.
- Completion of doctoral degree in Psychology in an applied area relevant to the practice setting from a Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) or American Psychological Association (APA) program preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
- Registered with the College of Alberta Psychologist (CAP), prior to the commencement in the position.
- Current CPR (Heart and Stroke Foundation BLS Level C- Health Care Provider).
- Demonstrated knowledge of computer software such as electronic medical records, Microsoft Office (including PowerPoint).
- Excellent interpersonal and team skills.
- Clear communication, critical thinking and organizational skills.