Psychologist


  • Company:
    CAMH
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    6 days ago
  • Category:
    Health Care

Job Number: 829898Category: Acute CarePositions Available: 1Years Experience Required: 4Location: Toronto, OntarioPosted Date: Jan 2, 2019EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYPsychologistIPARC (Interprofessional Pain Addiction Recovery Clinic)COMPASS (Concurrent Outpatient Medical and Psychosocial Addictions Support Service)Acute Care ProgramPosition Description:The Acute Care Program is currently recruiting a part-time, permanent Psychologist working in the Interprofessional Pain Addiction Recovery Clinic (IPARC) within COMPASS (formerly the Addiction Medicine Service).COMPASS is an integrated research/clinical service incorporating medical and psychosocial treatment for the ill effects of substance use disorders, including treatment for opioid dependence, medication for alcohol problems and outpatient withdrawal management (day detox). IPARC works with outpatients experiencing symptoms related to chronic pain, substance use disorders and mental health problems, using evidence-based interventions.Services are provided in clinic, as well as in the community through a network of partners (Toronto Academic Pain Medicine Institute, or TAPMI) specializing in the treatment of clients experiencing chronic pain.As a member of this multidisciplinary team, you will provide evidence based psychological assessments and treatment interventions in a challenging clinical environment. You will provide comprehensive psychological assessment and CBT treatment for clients with mood and concurrent disorders. You will participate in multidisciplinary education and training.This position is located at 100 Stokes Street (1001 Queen Street Site).Knowledge and Skills Required:The candidate must be registered, or eligible for registration, with the College of Psychologists of Ontario.The successful candidate will have a doctoral degree in Psychology with 4 years clinical experience, in the field of mood and concurrent disorders.You will have expertise in evidenced based protocol-driven cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for mood and concurrent disorders, as well as specific experience in the assessment and treatment of substance use disorders. Significant experience in the administration of psychological assessments, including objective self-report instruments and structured diagnostic interviewing, are essential, with an emphasis on the SCID, MMPI-2, and PAI. You will be familiar with, and have experience in, the development and implementation and evaluation of an ICP treatment model.You will have experience in the development, implementation and evaluation of psychotherapy treatment models.In addition, you will have experience in the training and supervision of students and practicing health care professionals in cognitive behavior therapy.Exposure to and experience working within a research framework is an asset. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a dynamic team environment is important. The successful candidate will also possess excellent organizational and communication skills and can work effectively within deadlines. Familiarity with computer-based programs (word processing, electronic communication, workload measures). The capacity to work with clients of diverse ethno-racial and cultural backgrounds is required and proficiency in a second language would be considered an asset.Please note:This part-time, permanent position is part of the OPSEU bargaining unit.Salary Range:$46.18 to $62.28 per hourCAMH is a Tobacco-Free Organization.CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and is a teaching hospital and research institute.As a CAMH employee you will be expected to actively support CAMH’s teaching and research activities, in addition to supporting the clinical work of the hospital.As an employment equity employer CAMH actively seeks Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities,women, people with disabilities, (including people who have experienced mental health andsubstance use challenges), and additional diverse identities for our workforce.We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If contacted for an interview, please inform us should accommodation be required