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Psychologist: FASD Program – .50 FTE

One of a network of provincial community health centres, the NorWest Community Health Centres is a community based, non-profit organization funded by Ontario Health, emphasizing access to primary health care and prevention programs and services.

We are currently seeking a 0.50 FTE Psychologist – Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Program, who as a valuable member of the Community Health Centre team, will provide clinical assessment, planning and intervention for families and individuals who are engaged with our FASD program.

This position has a competitive salary, the Health Care of Ontario Pension Plan and an excellent group health benefit package.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Registered Psychologist with 3-5 years of experience. Health psychology preferred.
  • Current member in good standing with the College of Psychologists of Ontario.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to complete psychological assessments, diagnosis and treatment of individuals who have been impacted by FASD.
  • Experience interpreting neuropsychological assessments.
  • Experience working with people who have multiple vulnerabilities including mental health, trauma and addictions; expertise working with comorbid diagnosis.
  • Awareness and sensitivity to socio-economic and cultural issues.
  • Awareness of and sensitivity to health issues particularly within populations who face barriers to accessing care (under housed, living with mental health challenges or diagnoses, current or past substance use, complex health histories, 2SLGBTQI+, newcomers, non-insured)
  • Understanding of and attentive to the needs of Indigenous cultural safety.
  • Knowledge of the DSM V diagnostic criteria and implications for intervention.
  • Commitment to ensuring that interventions are evidence based and/align with best practice approaches.
  • Experience providing clinical supervision.
  • Understanding and value alignment with harm reduction approaches and knowledge of trauma informed care.
  • Function as a resource for clients, families, care givers, health care providers and other community partners.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and group facilitation skills.
  • A current driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle.
  • Current certification in First Aid/CPR, suicide prevention and crisis de-escalation are an asset.

How to Apply – Please Specify Job Title in Subject Line
This position will remain open until filled.

Please submit your cover letter, resume and three work reference contacts to:

Debbie Inman, Manager of Human Resources, CHRL
NorWest Community Health Centres
525 Simpson Street
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7C 3J6
FAX: 622-7637 E-mail: careers@norwestchc.org
www.norwestchc.org

Full Covid-19 vaccination verification required, subject to any contraindications that are medically supported.

NWCHC’s is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We are an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.

To apply for this job email your details to careers@norwestchc.org

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