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Psychologist. Job in Halifax Care Jobs

Halifax, Nova Scotia
Job Type
Full Time
1 Aug 2022
Psychologist - pt Health (Lifemark Health Group)
Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM), NS

Status: Employee or Independent Contractor Status available depending on candidate preference
Schedule: The hours are flexible to accommodate an existing schedule. Clinical care is delivered in a combination of virtual care and in-person care (when needed)

Are you interested in being part of a dynamic team that values professional growth, balance and delivering excellence in clinical care? Lifemark is seeking a Psychologist who enjoys working collaboratively with our clinical interdisciplinary teams (Kinesiologist, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist). Lifemark is looking for professionals with a passion for rehabilitation and assisting people on their recovery journey toward return to work and/or rehabilitation post-injury.

This role allows for a variety of opportunities to contribute your expertise. Your contribution to our team will consist of:

Providing psychological assessment
Providing consultation to other Mental Health Service Team members and clinical interdisciplinary teams
Providing psychological treatment
Providing clinical oversight/supervision to other clinical team members
Developing and/or leading group therapy treatment
Developing and/or leading psychoeducation sessions
Developing, leading and or contributing to research and outcome evaluation projects at both a provincial and national level

The clientele is composed of adults referred by our funders such as Workers Compensation, disability insurers, automobile insurers and private referrals/extended health benefits for a variety of conditions that affect psychological functioning such as: acute and chronic injury/pain, head injury, and/or traumatic events/exposures. Common treatment targets include Anxiety, Depression, Adjustment Disorder, and PTSD.

Qualifications and Formal Education:

Masters Degree or PhD in Psychology
Current registration with the Nova Scotia Board of Examiners in Psychology (Adult: Clinical, Rehabilitation and/or Neuropsychology). Registered Supervised Practice applicants welcomed to apply
Maintenance of individual professional liability/malpractice insurance required

Applied Experience:

Clinical practice experience (practicum and internship considered). Preference for experience working with an interdisciplinary team with a focus on health and/or rehabilitation
Experience working with a variety of third party payers considered an asset (e.g. WSIB, Auto Insurers, Disability Insurers)
Practical experience and training in the provision of evidence based treatment (CBT, ACT, DBT etc.). Application to health and rehabilitation an asset
Clinical experience in psychological assessment with a focus on treatment recommendations/planning

Additional Skills and Abilities:

Exceptional verbal and written communication skills required
Ability to work both autonomously as well as part of an interdisciplinary health care team
Efficiency and responsiveness in provision of required clinical documentation
Understanding of funding system expectations and ability to integrate this into a client centered treatment plan (i.e. time limited, targeted treatment)
Demonstrated work ethic, reliability, maturity and flexibility
Caseload management and leadership skills required in this dynamic work setting
Health/Occupational Rehabilitation an asset
Experience in utilizing telehealth/virtual care methods in service delivery

Why Lifemark:

While our company is focused on helping our clients, as a group we are equally focused on the health and wellness of our staff. We live our values in everything thing we do - striving for simplicity, doing the right thing, being inclusive and welcoming, and having fun! Here are some of the reasons YOU BELONG HERE:

Structured orientation, diverse and supportive mentoring program by experienced clinicians
Collaborative, interdisciplinary work environment
Secure Virtual Care platform and E-charting software
National Partner of Special Olympics Canada

Full-time employees are entitled to:

Annual continuing education allowance with a wide variety of internal training opportunities
Career development pathways, including clinical leadership
Flexible benefits plan
Gym membership discount

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Lifemark promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of the following groups: Indigenous peoples, Newcomers to Canada, and Visible minorities.
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  • Job Reference: 673195038-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Employer: pt Health
  • Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Other
  • Job Type: Full Time