Job title: Clinical Interventionist – Psychologist – BIOS – Mental Health & Addictions
Company: Nova Scotia Health Authority
Job description: Req ID: 173878
Company: Nova Scotia Health
Location: Northern Zone, Colchester East Hants Health Centre
Department: MHA Brief Intensive Outreach Services
Type of Employment: Permanent Hourly PT (60% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Status: CUPE Healthcare Position
Posting Closing Date: 14-Feb-24
Nova Scotia Health is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada. We’re on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today.
Nova Scotia Health employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province. We believe there’s a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails. The work-life balance that comes with a Nova Scotia Health role means you’ll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle. Visit us today and check out to see why more people from across the globe are moving here.
Successful candidates may be eligible for up to $10,000 signing bonus and up to $5,000 of relocation assistance with a defined Return of Service contract.
About the Opportunity
Reporting to the Mental Health & Addictions Manager, the Clinical Interventionist takes primary responsibility for overseeing the development, implementation, and coordination of clinical treatment programs for children diagnosed with ASD. The Clinical Interventionist will also be required to collaborate with team members and community partners/ organizations to provide a holistic, client/ family-centered approach. The Clinical Interventionist is responsible for ensuring compliance with acts, regulations, and standards with the applicable professional body in Nova Scotia as well as acts, regulations, policies, standards, guidelines, mission, and objectives of the Department Mental Health & Addictions and Nova Scotia Health.
We would love to hear from you if you have the following:
- Masters in Psychology
- Registration/licensure with the appropriate professional regulatory organization as applicable
- 2 years previous related experience required
- Extensive experience working with children with behavioral and neurodevelopmental disorders, in particular, autism spectrum disorders
- Demonstrated knowledge of best practices in intervention for young children with ASD
- Demonstrated expertise with the DSM-IV diagnostic system, case management, principles of behavioral management as well as psychological testing
- Demonstrated ability to formulate and implement treatment plans to promote positive adaptive behaviors, independence and skills development
- Previous experience providing supervision
- Demonstrated leadership skills working within a multi-disciplinary team environment
- Demonstrated communication (verbal and written) skills
- Valid Nova Scotia driver’s license
- Competencies in other languages an asset
Please ensure your resume is up to date and includes all relevant education, experience, training, and certifications.
- Permanent part-time (60%) position; 45 hours bi-weekly
- Travel to various sites will be required
Compensation and Incentives
$37.31 – $49.05 Hourly
Successful candidates may be eligible for our benefits package which includes health, dental, travel, long-term disability, and life insurance coverage as well as a defined benefit pension plan.
Once You’ve Applied
Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
This is a Healthcare bargaining unit position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Employees are encouraged to view their seniority hours and dates in their SuccessFactors online profile. Successful applicants changing unions, bargaining units or employment status, are advised to seek clarification regarding their seniority, benefits, and vacation entitlement and/or usage, prior to accepting the position.
Preferred candidates must be able to demonstrate proof of primary series of COVID -19 vaccine at time of hire.
Nova Scotia Health is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. We encourage all qualified applicants who self-identify as Indigenous, Black/African Nova Scotian, Persons of Colour, Foreign Nationals/Newcomers, Persons with Disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ to apply and self-identify.
Location: Truro, NS
Job date: Fri, 02 Feb 2024 04:20:32 GMT