University Health Network Clinical Psychologist-Mississauga in Mississauga, Ontario

Clinical Psychologist-Mississauga - Mississauga, Ontario

JOB POSTING # 793684

Position: Clinical Psychologist

Department: Altum Health

Site: Mississauga

Reports to: Site Manager

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Status: Permanent Full-time/Part-time or Consultant Contract

Altum Health, a multi-disciplinary rehabilitation and health care provider, is a program of the University Health Network, with over 250 employees across 9 regional areas (Toronto, Cambridge, Barrie, Hamilton, Sudbury, Ottawa, Ajax, Mississauga, and Vaughan). We offer a full continuum of prevention, rehabilitation and health care services to third party payors and individuals, including the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB), employers, and insurers. UHN Altum Health is the largest provider of WSIB Specialty Programs in the province of Ontario.

At Altum Health, we believe in providing “The Right Care. Always” by offering client-centered services that address the physical, psychosocial and behavioral issues related to injury or illness. Our services result in positive outcomes and value to our clients and customers. We actively participate in outcomes data collection, analysis and reporting, continuous quality improvement and the education and training of the next generation of health and service professionals.

As an integral member of Altum Health, the responsibilities of the CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST include: conducting independent psychological assessments of clients referred to Altum Health from various referral sources; providing a diagnosis; providing recommendations for further treatment as appropriate; developing and communicating a treatment plan to the client, multidisciplinary team, other stakeholders and referral sources; and preparing documentation and formal narrative reports for the referral source; providing treatment to clients; enabling clients to reach their full functional and work re-integration potential in collaboration with clients, treatment teams and all stakeholders; participating in Continuous Quality Improvement activities; performing cross-functional duties, as assigned or requested; performing other duties consistent with the job classification, as required.Clinical services may be provided across several of Altum Health's satellite sites via Telemedicine.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Completion of a recognized PhD degree program in Clinical Psychology required

  • Psychologists in their supervised practice registration year will be considered

  • Two (2) years rehabilitation experience preferred

  • Experience working in within a third party payer environment preferred

  • Registration by the College of Psychologists of Ontario required

  • Proof of malpractice insurance required

  • Knowledge of adult psychopathology required

  • Up-to-date knowledge of assessment of client’s with work related injuries, motor vehicle accident claims, mood disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, substance use,and evidence-based interventions required

  • Skills in performing psychological tests appropriate for the population required

POSTED DATE: November 17, 2016 CLOSING DATE: December 7, 2016

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.