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1 Permanent Full-Time PSYCHOLOGIST, Regional Support Associates

Woodstock General Hospital
Woodstock ON
FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT
APPLY BY January 31, 2022




Position Information:

Division Overview

Regional Support Associates, in association with Woodstock Hospital, offers inter-disciplinary clinical and specialized services informed by our expertise within Behavioural Consultation, Case Management, Psychology, Psychiatry, Primary Health Care, Speech and Language Pathology, Occupational Therapy, Social Work and trauma informed care for people with intellectual disabilities across the Southwest Region of Ontario.

Position Summary

The Psychologist will be responsible for the review, assessment, consultation and supervision of treatment interventions for individuals (adults 18 years of age and older) who have developmental disabilities and are experiencing emotional, behavioural or medical difficulties which are beyond the scope of their caregivers to address. The incumbent is expected to offer a range of services with a broad band of health and social services expertise, which has been gained through completion of a Ph.D. in psychology and registered, or eligible for registration, with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. Clinical challenges will include assessment and diagnosis of cognitive functioning and mental health issues, consultation with individuals, families and agencies along with developing/conducting training and workshops. The Psychologist will also offer consultation and supervision to other non-registered psychology staff and will be expected to work closely with other team members to plan, implement and evaluate treatment and behavioural plans for the individuals receiving services from RSA.

Qualifications

-Knowledge in the field of social and health sciences as would be normally acquired through the completion of a Ph.D. in psychology and registration with the College of Psychologists of Ontario.
-Extensive experience in the field of developmental disabilities in a health care, mental health or social service agency, with a strong behavioural emphasis.
-Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills are mandatory, as is demonstrated ability to deal congenially with a variety of people effectively and efficiently with minimal supervision
-Successful Candidate possesses the ability to adhere to deadlines and prioritize multiple projects effectively
-Planning of and preparing for presentations and training programs
-Knowledgeable in a variety of computer software applications and automated record keeping
-Demonstrated ability in adherence to client rights, understanding client’s ability to direct care and client confidentiality
-A valid Driver’s License, with a minimum G2 standing, and access to a reliable automobile for extensive travel throughout Southwestern Ontario.
-Bilingualism (English/French) is an asset.
-A willingness to learn more about this rewarding, exciting and unique field.
-Must have and provide proof of full COVID-19 immunization.

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Woodstock General Hospital

Woodstock General Hospital is a community hospital that serves the residents within Woodstock and surrounding areas.