Make a difference in a growing, innovative mental health organization and centre of excellence in people-centered care. Work with supportive colleagues who are passionate about improving lives and champions for quality and continuous learning.
As a Psychologist and our Homewood Health Site Coordinator, Waterloo Regional Psychology Consortium (WRPC), you will be an integral part of a collaborative, inter-disciplinary team focused on delivering seamless services and programs to our clients, customers, learners. If you are looking for a company that is constantly moving forward in pursuit of successful outcomes, get ready to love it here!
What you'll be doing
As Site Coordinator, WRPC
• Working closely with the WRPC (APPIC/CCPIC approved psychology residency program), provide leadership in the development and execution of the Psychology Residency Program at HHC
• Establish rotation schedules for each resident through consultation and discussion with incoming residents and the respective HHC programs
• Solicit and review learning plans for each resident at the outset of the training year, mid-point and final evaluations for each resident per rotation, and solicit and review supervisor / rotation evaluations completed by each resident per rotation
• Ensure all residents meet requirements for placement completion
• Meet regularly with EVP, Workplace Mental Health & Clinical Services, responsible for this initiative to discuss issues related to the training program
• Maintain a high level of competence and professionalism in psychology training and supervision best practices
• Evaluate and communicate recommendations for utilization of space, space needs, equipment, personnel and other resources as needed
• Attend WRPC meetings virtually and in person, as appropriate and contribute to their Seminar Series
• Ensure trainee clinical files are kept up-to-date and adhere to policy
• Coordinate review of trainee applications with WRPC
• Attend interviews and participate in the ranking and selection of WRPC resident candidates and correspond with accepted applicants as required
• Provide supervision to Psychologists during their registration year with the College of Psychologists of Ontario.
In the Health Centre
• Provide psychological assessment and treatment services across multiple programs, including Mood, Anxiety, Trauma, Addiction and Eating Disorders
• Conduct group psychotherapy sessions using best-practice treatment approaches
• Participate in quality improvement projects, design psychotherapy groups and develop psycho-educational materials
• Actively participate in interdisciplinary clinical meetings
• Liaise with the patient’s referral sources and other external agencies (DND, VAC, WSIB, others) connected to the patient, to provide clinical updates and facilitate aftercare as needed
• Participate in meetings with family and/or the patient’s close associates as clinically indicated
• Collaborate and communicate with other team members to assure consistency in program philosophy and treatment practice and delivery
• Write psychological reports based on psychometric assessments that include clinical findings, diagnostic impressions, treatment implications and recommendations
• Facilitate interpersonal therapy and psycho-dynamic groups
What we're looking for
• PhD in Clinical Psychology from an APA or CPA accredited program
• Registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario and licensed to practice in Ontario
• 2 + years’ clinical experience with adults in the areas of anxiety and mood disorders, psychosis, eating disorders and other mental health disorders; expertise in a clinical specialty
• 2 + years’ experience in quality improvement and leadership/management
• Training, education and experience in a variety of therapeutic modalities
• Expert-knowledge in program development, administrative principles and evaluation techniques
• Demonstrated skills and experience in assessment, treatment and research
• Proven leadership skills, excellent problem solving and conflict resolution
• Demonstrated success leading psycho-dynamic groups
• Ability to lead strategic operational changes combined with critical thinking and analytical skills
• Collaborative, multi-disciplinary approach to patient care
• Ability to create productive working relationships with team members
• Excellent judgment and decision making skills
• Highly developed organizational and time-management skills
• Exceptional verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
• Proficiency with technology including MS Office
As part of our commitment to the health and safety of our patients, staff and community from COVID-19, subject to any accommodation required by applicable human rights legislation, Homewood Health Centre requires that all staff have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.
Why work with us
Homewood Health is Canada’s largest and leading service provider for medically focused, evidence-based treatment of mental health and addiction disorders. Our organizational culture values service excellence, integrity, collaboration and innovation. Our people make a difference!
As an equal opportunity employer, Homewood Health is committed to employment accessibility, diversity, equity and inclusion. For this reason, we encourage applications from members of equity-seeking groups including women, racialized and indigenous communities, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions.
Join us at Homewood Health™ and be part of a diverse team helping Canadians live healthier, more productive and fulfilling lives.