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Department / Program : Community Mental Health and Addictions, Mental Health & Addictions Program
Type of Employment : Regular Hourly FT (100% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Req ID : 31995
Union Status : NSGEU Hlthcare, Healthcare Bargaining Unit
Compensation : $45.9071 - $59.3924 / hour
Posting Date : April 01, 2019
Closing Date : April 15, 2019
Start Date : ASAP
The IWK Health Centre is an internationally recognized and respected academic health sciences centre located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, providing tertiary and primary care for two million women, children, youth and families across the Atlantic region.
The IWK is committed to a workplace where our staff, physicians, learners and volunteers reflect the patients, families and communities that we serve.
We seek and encourage applicants who reflect our broad diversity, and we are committed to reducing barriers to employment and career growth.
Reporting to the clinical manager, Community Mental Health and Addictions, the Psychologist practices as a member of a new interprofessional team that will provide services to children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum and other neurodevelopmental disorders.
The Brief Intensive Outreach Service (BIOS) will provide assessments, treatment planning and community based interventions to children, adolescents and their families who are experiencing acute extreme aggressive behaviour toward self and others that is impacting the child’s functioning in home, school and or community environments.
The psychologist will work in collaboration with the family, local clinical team and community partners to provide specialized intensive services, consultation and capacity building support in naturalistic settings to achieve greater generalization of skills and sustain stabilization in the community.
Hours of Work
7.5 hour shifts, Monday to Friday, 0830-1630, with some evenings. Flexibility is required
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