Posted : 03 / 27 / 2018 11 : 28 : 44 AM
We currently have an opportunity for a Regular Full Time Mental Health Clinician with the Thompson Anxiety Disorders Program Brain Sciences located at the Bayview Campus.
Summary of Duties :
The Frederick W Thompson Centre, within Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, is a specialized program treating Obsessive Compulsive and related disorders.
In July 2017, the Thompson Centre opened a residential and day treatment program for OCD, treating patients with severely impairing OCD from across Ontario and Canada.
The mental health clinician will be part of a multi-disciplinary team within this new program. The person in this position will provide individual and group therapy, conduct screens for potential new admissions, support coached exposures during ERP sessions, conduct assessments (dependent on qualifications) and contribute to collaborative treatment plans for each patient.
Job activities include;
Facilitate group Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (and other modalities like DBT / ACT)
Provide individual therapy
Develop and facilitate Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) activities
Maintain accurate and timely documentation and reports
Actively participate in team rounds and collaborate with team members in provision of care
Contribute to program development and program evaluation
Conduct assessments to inform individualized treatment plans (dependent on qualifications)
Qualifications / Skills
Masters Degree in psychology, social work or related field required
Must be a current member in good standing and be registered with appropriate college
Minimum 3 years’ previous experience working in a mental health care setting required; experience within day hospital or residential treatment settings considered an asset
Demonstrated knowledge of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and related disorders; as well as anxiety disorders more broadly
Proven excellent counselling and problem solving skills essential
Demonstrated knowledge of cognitive-behavioural therapy and its application in mood and anxiety
Superior communication, negotiation, mediation and collaborative inter-professional team skills required
Superior time management, organization, and prioritization skills in addressing multiple tasks and timelines in a fast-
paced environment required
Proven commitment to person and family-centred care essential
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes and cover letters, in one document, quoting file 180945 to :
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre