Psychologist

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Ottawa

Ontario Partners in Health

Position Title: Psychologist (Clinical or Counselling)

Division: ByWard Family Health Team (BWFHT)

Job Status: Part-Time of Full-Time Contract

Salary : Competitive Rates with 17% Overhead

Job Reports to: Executive Director

Location: 100 Marie-Curie Private #300

ByWard Family Health (BWFHT), formerly University of Ottawa Health Services (UOHS), offers patients a comprehensive range of primary and specialized health care services. We are committed to delivering timely, quality, and collaborative assessment, treatment, and health promotion, in a supportive and caring environment that is open and transparent to social, ethnic, and income factors.

JOB SUMMARY

We are looking for a compassionate clinical or counselling psychologist with excellent problem-solving skills who is committed to helping people better their lives. The psychologist will make assessments and identify a wide variety of disorders in clients, formulating suitable treatments by focusing on listening to patients and identifying their core problems, building strong, long-term relationships based on trust, and monitoring patient response to treatment over time, among other duties. As a psychologist, you will provide safe, quality patient care while reflecting the shared vision and values of the ByWard Family Health Team.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Applying psychotherapy to assist patients with life challenges, behavioural and cognitive issues or emotion problems

Testing and assessing patients for indications of mental health disorders

Using psychotherapy to improve the quality of life for individuals, groups and families

Aiding in the patients coping with their conditions by teaching them how to adopt more healthy and positive behaviours and habits

Developing and implementing individualized treatment plans and strategies to help patients

Encouraging and reciprocating sustained openness

Generating comprehensive treatment protocols

Referring patients to other specialists or doctors as needed

Keeping a detailed accounts of patient mental health history

Collaborating other healthcare providers or team members to evaluate the medical and physical condition of the patient

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Doctoral degree in Psychology or Postgraduate degree in an applicable Psychotherapy-intensive discipline

Registered with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario

Expertise in prevailing evidence-based protocols

Expert diagnosis skills

Experience providing psychotherapy treatment to patients of all ages

A flexible, empathic, and receptive approach to psychotherapy

Knowledge of diagnostic, treatment, and rehabilitation principles and techniques

Strong listening, observation, and communication skills

Familiarity with EMR/CHR systems

Bilingual (English/French) is an asset

ACCOUNTABILITY

Staff are expected to work in a professional manner, demonstrating above average qualities such as courtesy, tact, and judgment with respect to patients, fellow colleagues, and professionals. All staff are expected to work in parallel with the organization’s confidentiality agreement. As a member of our team, you are responsible for bringing issues that affect the smooth operation of the organization, to the attention of your immediate supervisor. It is your responsibility to be up to date with all organizational communication.

CLOSING DATE: Until the position is filled

Please apply online. We thank all applicants for applying; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

ByWard Family Health Team is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at and specify the nature of your accommodation request.%64975074% %%socialscience%%

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