OverviewAlberta Health Services Psychologist I – Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services Full Time in Ponoka, AB
Alberta Health Services
Branch Ponoka AB CA
Psychologist I – Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services
The ability to work independently and as a team member, a creative and flexible approach to issues, excellent interpersonal skills, and a willingness to learn…
The Centennial Centre for Mental Health and Brain Injury has three distinct programs: Adult Inpatient, Brain Injury Rehabilitation, and Seniors Mental Health. This position is within the Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services in the Adult Inpatient Program. The Recovery Vision guides the philosophy, interventions and clinical practices of the rehabilitation units. The Psychosocial Rehabilitation Program provides an interdisciplinary team of specialists offering assessment, treatment, and specialized resources to persons who are experiencing severe and persistent mental illness. This program provides a solution-focused, strength-based approach to psychosocial rehabilitation to assist patients in enhancing their functional, emotional and coping skills/abilities in order to successfully discharge to community environments to live hopeful, satisfying and personally meaningful lives.
Reporting to the Unit Manger, the successful applicant will work as an integral member of an active interdisciplinary team. The Psychologist will contribute to the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of individuals with a mental illness. Responsibilities will include a wide variety of professional activities within the practice of psychology on the rehabilitation units, including: development and facilitation of psychotherapy and psycho-educational/clinical support of solution-focused interventions to professional members of the team; active involvement in clinical meetings and treatment conferences; psychological assessments; assistance with research activities, program development and evaluation projects. The Psychologist will also be partially responsible for the supervision and mentoring of a psychology intern, and will work closely with the Clinical Practice Coordinator within the Program.
Successful candidates must have completed their provisional hours and are registered or eligible for registration with the College of Alberta Psychologists (CAP). The ability to work independently and as a team member, a creative and flexible approach to issues, excellent interpersonal skills, and a willingness to learn and to work within the philosophy of Psychosocial Rehabilitation are essential.
Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Ponoka, AB, CA
Posted on: 2015-01-25