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Clinical Health Psychologist – Primary Care & Community Health Networks

Fraser Health Authority

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted April 30, 2021.

Clinical Health Psychologist
– Primary Care & Community Health Networks Posting Number 1295012 Are you passionate about helping others?

Do you want to work for one of British Columbia’s top employers?

If you have answered yes to these questions we want you to continue reading.

Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.8 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples.

Our team of nearly 40,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.

We currently have an exciting Temporary Part Time opportunity for a dynamic individual to join the team as a Clinical Health Psychologist
– Primary Care & Community Health Networks in Burnaby, British Columbia .

Build on your education and experience as you: Leads the development of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines, pathways, protocols and decision support tools for family practice patients.

Provides training and involved in training design to behavioural health coaches for the treatment of patients identified to be at risk for /early stages of chronic disease, to make lifestyle, cognitive and behavioural modifications Provides ongoing direct and indirect supervision to ensure treatment fidelity and to prevent drift in behavioural health coaches’ interventions.

Develops and supervises the delivery of group-based treatment programs.

Evaluates the effectiveness of the psychological treatments and provides new recommendations and program development as appropriate.

Provides assessment and short term direct specialized services to patients experiencing a high level of complex concerns.

Coordinates with medical and mental health providers to ensure wrap-around and comprehensive care for clients requiring a higher level of mental health assessment and treatment.

Assists with the analysis of data in order to make necessary adjustments to guidelines and pathways.

To join the organization we require you to have: Ph.D.

in Clinical Psychology from a recognized educational institution.

Registration with the College of Psychologists of BC.

Five (5) years recent related experience within primary care, chronic health or related setting employing knowledge/understanding of cognitive and behavioural health change and demonstrated experience leading psychological interventions and consultations working within an interdisciplinary team environment, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Valid BC Drivers License and access to a vehicle for business-related purposes.

If this sounds like the ideal role for you, here are more reasons why you should apply: A career that offers you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are excellent in their respective fields.

Fantastic opportunities for support and mentorship into supervisory and management roles are available as you advance within the organization.

An opportunity to make a difference every single day in the world of health care Take the next step and apply so we can continue the conversation.

Come work with dedicated health care providers who are enthusiastic and committed to provide quality healthcare to our clients/patients/residents.

We invite you to find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health as an excellent place to work.

Work hard and have fun while you do it.

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