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School Psychologist, CDBC - BC Children's Hospital/ SunnyHill Health Centre
Sunny Hill Health Center
Full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA effective October 26, 2021.
Are you passionate about helping our province’s children and youth to live healthier lives? Do you have experience conducting psycho-educational assessment in children with complex profiles?
Sunny Hill Health Center – located in our new state-of-the-art centre located on campus at BC Children’s Hospital in beautiful Vancouver, BC – is seeking a PHD level School Psychologist to provide individualized, comprehensive assessments to assigned child and youth patients through our Complex Developmental Behavioural Conditions (CDBC) program. CDBC delivers inter-disciplinary, diagnostic assessment services for children and youth aged 18 months to 19 years experiencing significant functional difficulties including intellectual disabilities, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, and other neurodevelopmental disorders.
Supported by a collaborative, multidisciplinary team, our goal is to ensure a welcoming and supportive environment with continued education and development – and offer the opportunity for you to work from home to complete reporting. Previous experience working with families from a range of diverse populations is highly desirable.
What you’ll do
- Provide developmental and psycho-educational diagnostic psychology assessment services for specified programs and or patient groups, in consultation with the Program Manager and Head of Psychology as required.
- Coordinate and deliver a full range of developmental and psycho-educational diagnostic assessments such as cognitive, educational, and social/emotional evaluations. Document assessments and outcomes and advise members of the treatment team of diagnostic outcomes.
- Function as a primary contact for the interprofessional diagnostic teams or individual serving our identified patient groups. Provide consultation and information to community partners, public, community and professional groups as requested by the Program Manager.
- Provide information and advice to colleagues, physicians and hospital personnel regarding the diagnostic assessment, outcomes, recommendations and patient care issues.
- Participate in in-service education for program, department and hospital staff.
- Supervise and provide evaluations for School Psychology learners and students.
What you bring
- Current registration by the College of Psychologists of British Columbia, or registration within one (1) year of employment.
- Training at the doctoral level in School psychology or Educational Psychology with related experience in specified program area, including one (1) year of recent related experience working with children, adolescents and their families.
- Recent related experience in child developmental/school and/or health care environment.
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 spiritual and psychological health & safety programs.
- 12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
- Flexible work options including flextime, work locations and job sharing (eligibility will vary)
- Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.
What we do
BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) provides care for the most seriously ill or injured children and youth from across British Columbia.
Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children (SHHC) provides specialized development and rehabilitation services to BC children, youth and their families.
BCCH and SHHC are 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, BCCH and SHHC 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.