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Psychologist, Cystic Fibrosis Care BC - BC Children’s Hospital

Psychologist, Cystic Fibrosis Care BC

BC Children’s Hospital
Vancouver BC

 

As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.

 

Cystic Fibrosis Care BC is moving forward with a provincial standardized pathway for stepped model of psychosocial supports for people in BC living with Cystic Fibrosis. As we implement, create tools, and integrate supports we seek an innovative psychologist to be a key part of our dedicated team – including psychologists for (pediatric /adult), mental health navigator, project manager and CFCBC staff. The position is a one-year term and is focused on the implementation and evaluation of a new model of care to provide increased mental health supports to patients with CF and their families. The successful applicant will bring medical psychology experience to work with the BCCH CF team to provide consultation, assessment and intervention to children and youth with CF, and their families. If you are a skilled psychologist who is passionate about the mental health of people living with life changing chronic disease and the improvement of our health care system, please consider this unique opportunity.


What you’ll do

                       

  • Plan and organize the provision of services for specified programs or patient group(s), in consultation with the Head of Psychology or designate and in collaboration with the Clinic/Program Manager/Director (if applicable).
  • Participate in activities related to coordinating the inter-disciplinary team as required for the clinic/program service delivery.
  • Coordinate and deliver a comprehensive range of psychodiagnostic assessments and treatment services such as cognitive, educational and social/emotional evaluations and psychotherapeutic interventions, including individual or group therapy, behaviour management, play psychotherapy, hypnosis, biofeedback, parent groups.
  • Document assessments, treatment plans and outcomes and advises other members of the treatment team.
  • Function as a primary Psychology contact for treatment teams, individuals or persons serving identified patient groups.
  • Make recommendations for program planning and/or evaluation and the revision of criteria and procedures for referrals, needs assessment and case documentation.
  • Promote the services of the department to the public, community and Professionals’ groups as requested by the Head of Psychology or designate and in collaboration with the Clinic/Program Manager/Director (if applicable).
  • Provide information and advice to colleagues, physicians and hospital personnel regarding psychological assessment, treatment modalities and patient care issues.

 

What you bring

 

  • Current registration by the College of Psychologists of British Columbia, or eligibility for registration.
  • Training at the doctoral level in child clinical and/or developmental psychology, pediatric neuropsychology, or a closely related area.
  • Recent related experience in women’s and/or children, adolescent, psychodiagnostic, clinical and/or health care environment.

 

You also have the ability to:

  • Communicate and present ideas effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Carry out duties in timely fashion
  • Establish priorities, develop/implement short-term and long-term objectives
  • Deal with others effectively
  • Teach and provide instruction
  • Demonstrate proficiency in computer skills related to report writing and to recording and managing data

 

 

What we bring

 

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
  • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
  • Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
  • Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

Need more information?  Please contact Heather Finn, Talent Acquisition Advisor @ heather.finn@phsa.ca

 

Job Type: Temporary, Part-Time (0.50 FTE – until June 30, 2023)
Wage: $46.27 to $57.86 per hour
Location: 4500 Oak Street, Vancouver BC, V6H 2N9
Hours of Work: Tues to Thurs; 0830-1630
Requisition # 127812E

 

 

What we do

 

BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) provides care for the most seriously ill or injured children and youth from across British Columbia.

 

BCCH is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).

 

The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose.

 

Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services

 

PHSA and BCCH are committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

 

 

ATTN: PHSA Employees:

 

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