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Registered Psychologist Needed 

01-17-2024 04:07 PM

JOB DETAILS

Status: Full-time, permanent

FTE: 1.0 (40hours/week)

Vacancies: 1

Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location: The Newly Institute Kelowna Clinic (2755 Tutt St #210, Kelowna, BC V1Y 0G1)

ABOUT THE NEWLY INSTITUTE

The Newly Institute was founded to provide long-lasting change within the mental health industry, our community, and with our clients. We are leading a paradigm shift in the Canadian healthcare system by building a network of purpose-built mental health clinics across Canada. By fusing a bio-psycho-social-spiritual treatment model with medically managed therapies, our intensive outpatient programs provide rapid access, rapid resolution, and rapid return to work and healthy lifestyle programs for anxiety, depression, addiction, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), trauma, and chronic pain.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Registered Psychologist to join our innovative, purpose-driven, and multi-disciplinary clinical team. 

TOTAL REWARDS PACKAGE

You’ll work as a valued member of a highly innovative, collaborative, multi-disciplinary team that’s passionate about realizing positive client outcomes, and in which your voice is heard.  You’ll be a part of a diverse and inclusive culture where employees feel empowered to show up as their authentic selves, and in which well-being is prioritized above all else.  Our total rewards package includes:

·        Competitive salary

·        Four weeks annual vacation

·        Eight paid annual wellness days

·        Comprehensive group benefits

·        Employer-paid health and dental benefit premiums

·        Health & wellness spending account

·        Career and professional development opportunities

·        Regular team and community engagement events

·        A stunning clinic environment

WHAT YOU WILL DO 

Reporting to the Manager of Clinical Services, you will assess, diagnose, and provide treatment for individuals experiencing complex mental health conditions. Following our rotational therapist model, you will work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team to achieve positive client outcomes, while sharing our core values of communication, community, excellence, health, and innovation.

Accountabilities

  • Provide individual trauma therapy utilizing Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and/or Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART).
  • Conduct efficient and effective clinical client assessments (mental health history, risk assessment, trauma, and addictions).
  • Facilitate psychoeducation groups (based on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), sleep education, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) skills, mindfulness, and family support).
  • Conduct WorkSafeBC assessments for Traumatic Psychological Injury Screens.
  • Assist in grounding and reflection post psychopharmacological treatment.
  • Complete trauma timelines and Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)/Flex discharge summaries.
  • Demonstrate expertise and skills to support clients presenting with:
    • Post-traumatic stress disorder
    • Psychological injury
    • Addiction and substance use
    • Depression
    • Anxiety
    • Moral Injury
    • Personality Disorders
    • Other mental health diagnoses
  • Participate in weekly case consultations and complex case discussions, with the interdisciplinary team
  • Work collaboratively with other therapists within a rotating therapist model.
  • Communicate with other clinicians on a regular basis about issues related to client care
  • Attend relevant clinical meetings, including but not limited to WorkSafeBC (Return to Work) and other programs.
  • Engage in professional consults and supervision.

·        Ensure same-day completion of session notes.

·        Complete assessment reports in a timely manner.

·        Provide reporting to third-parties and community referral sources.

·        Participate in mental health promotion activities and contribute to establishing and maintaining mental health and addictions community resources

WHAT YOU BRING

Experience

·        A minimum of 2 years of experience in mental health assessment/triage and treatment is required.

·        Experience using evidence-based trauma therapy, specifically EMDR or ART is an asset.

·        Experience with individual, group, and family counselling is an asset.

·        Equivalencies of experience may be considered.

Education 

·        A Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology or similar program is required.

·        Professional training certificates in EMDR and/or ART are significant assets.

Technical Competences

·        Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Outlook, and Teams is required.

·        Proficiency with Electronic Medical Records (EMR) systems is also required.

HOW TO APPLY

Apply online at https://thenewly.bamboohr.com/careers/92.  Visit thenewly.ca to learn more.

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