The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital and a world leading research centre in this field. CAMH combines clinical care, research, education, policy development and health promotion to help transform the lives of people affected by mental illness and addiction. CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, and is a Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Centre. CAMH was recently awarded a Gold Level Quality Healthcare Workplace Award and recognized as one of Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures. In 2016, CAMH was named one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers. In 2017, CAMH was considered one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers for the seventh year in a row.
Our supportive learning environment offers on-site training, workshops and professional development courses. Located in downtown Toronto, we are easily accessible by transit. We offer a balance of work and lifestyle including onsite day care facility, discounts on membership at the University of Toronto Athletic Centre, on-site pool (at the Queen Street location) and gymnasiums.
Opportunities are available for most health care professionals.
Job Number: 811008
Category: Acute Care
Positions Available: 1
Years Experience Required: 3
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Posted Date: Sep 27, 2017
Work, Stress & Health Services
Acute Care Program
The Work Stress and Health Service is currently seeking a full time, contract Psychologist. The WSH is a unique service within CAMH in that it is revenue generating, working exclusively with third party partners. In this role, you will work as a member of a multidisciplinary team, primarily in the Psychological Trauma Program. This program is a specialized service providing assessment and outpatient treatment for individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and other psychiatric disorders that are related to the workplace.
You will provide comprehensive assessments as well as evidence based treatment in both individual and group formats that will address psychological functioning, diagnosis and return to work. You will participate in multidisciplinary education and training, as well as have capacity to deliver training to external organizations; contribute actively to program development opportunities, and will be responsible for other duties as required, up to and including supporting other programs within the ACP in the role of psychologist if needed. This position is currently located at 455 Spadina Avenue.
Knowledge and Skills Required:
The candidate must be registered, or eligible for registration, with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. The successful candidate will have a doctoral degree in Psychology with 3 years clinical experience. You will have expertise in evidenced based treatment for trauma and stressor-related, mood, and concurrent disorders. Significant experience in the administration of psychological assessments, including objective self-report instruments and structured diagnostic interviewing, are essential, with an emphasis on the SCID, MMPI-2, and PAI. Experience in assessing response bias and/or experience in pain assessment would be seen as an asset, as would experience in forensic psychological assessment, addictions and/or concurrent disorders and experience supporting specialty populations such as military and first responders. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a dynamic team environment is essential to the success of this position. The successful candidate will also possess excellent organizational and communication skills and can work effectively within set contractual reporting deadlines. High degree of proficiency with computer-based programs (word processing, electronic communication, workload measures) is required. The capacity to work with clients of diverse ethnoracial and cultural backgrounds is required and proficiency in a second language would be considered an asset.
Please note: This full time contract 6 month position is part of the OPSEU bargaining unit.
CAMH is a Tobacco-Free Organization.
CAMH is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and is a teaching hospital and research institute. As a CAMH employee you will be expected to actively support CAMH’s teaching and research activities, in addition to supporting the clinical work of the hospital.
As an employment equity employer CAMH actively seeks Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, women, people with disabilities, (including people with who have experienced mental health and substance use challenges), and additional diverse identities for our workforce.