|Job Title:||Clinical Psychologist|
BC Operational Stress Injury Clinic (BC OSI Clinic)
Location: 301-1321 Blanchard St. - Victoria, BC
|Status:||Regular Full Time|
|Start Date:||As soon as possible|
|Salary:||$42.86 - $53.44 per hour|
ABOUT BC OPERATIONAL STRESS INJURY CLINIC:
The BC Operational Stress Injury Clinic (BC OSI Clinic) is an outpatient program where Canadian Force Members, Veterans, and RCMP Members living with mental health conditions related to an operational stress injury and their families can access comprehensive clinical assessment and treatment services. The BC OSI Clinic is one of eleven clinics across Canada funded by Veterans Affairs Canada and staffed by mental health care professionals who work collaboratively to provide specialized care. The psychologist administers and interprets psychological assessments / performs disability assessments and provides evidence based PTSD interventions, consultation, facilitates education of clients, liaises with external agencies, attends case conferences / risk management activities, supervises Psychology Residents / students and participates in research and quality improvement.
Within the context of a client and family-centred recovery model and in accordance with the College of Psychologists of British Columbia established standards of professional practice and the vision and values of the organization, position is in charge of psychological services provided to a section of the facility/program for the designated scope of practice area. Working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team, completes psychological assessments, provides psychological treatment, evaluates the effectiveness and appropriateness of treatment and facilitates education of clients. Maintains client records including the documentation of client diagnosis and most effective form of treatment, and prepares progress notes and psychological reports. Liaises with external agencies, and establishes and maintains effective working relationships with stakeholders. Attends clinical/case conferences. Provides formal and informal consultations, participates in quality improvement and risk management activities, provides clinical teaching and supervision to Psychology Residents and students, and conducts and participates in research.
Education & Experience
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the staffpostings.vch.ca site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***
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