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Job title: Staff Psychologist, Department of Psychology and Health Studies

Company: University of Saskatchewan

Job description: Staff Psychologist, Department of Psychology and Health StudiesPrimary Purpose: The Department of Psychology and Health Studies’ Ph.D. program in Clinical Psychology is undergoing a multiyear expansion. This will include increases to the student body, additional tenure-track faculty, a Canada Research Tier II Chair in Digital Mental Health Interventions and the addition of staff psychologists. The staff psychologists will 1) provide direct services within the Department’s training clinic and 2) play a major role in supervising the clinical placements of students. The clinical psychology program was established in 1971 and has been continuously accredited by the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) since 1990. It provides generalist training, for later specialization at the post-doctoral level.Nature of Work: The primary duty of the staff psychologist will be to assist the program in achieving its goals and objectives, which are highly influenced by CPA accreditation standards. This will primarily involve serving as a clinical supervisor for student placements. The staff psychologist may also supervise clinical components of assessment and intervention courses and supervise junior faculty while they are provisionally registered. The staff psychologist will also be expected to provide some direct services. The staff psychologist will play a role in enhancing the profile of the training clinic, generating referrals to the clinic, and supporting the program in meeting CPA accreditation standards. The program seeks a team capable of providing services to children, adolescents, and adults.Typical Duties or Accountabilities: The staff psychologist position will report to the department head. The individual must have the ability to work with a variety of stakeholders and must exercise sound judgment, be comfortable in a team environment, and have well-developed communication and management skills.Working within the University of Saskatchewan Psychology Clinic, staff psychologists will share the responsibility of:

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  • Providing clinical supervision of student training as part of formal coursework or as a practicum placement
  • Providing direct clinical service provision on behalf of the Psychology Clinic
  • Monitoring and evaluating student performance
  • Providing clinical supervision of junior faculty prior to registration
  • Ensuring clinic services adhere to provincial and national standards
  • Generating and managing clinic referrals
  • Forming and maintaining relationships with third parties (e.g., health regions and insurance companies)
  • Keeping accurate and timely of clinical service provision
  • Provision of didactics as part of clinical seminar or, under special circumstances could involve teaching formal coursework

Education: Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from a CPA accredited program or by a program accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). Completion of a CPA or APA accredited predoctoral internship or residency.Qualifications: Registered, or eligible for registration, with the Saskatchewan College of Psychologists. Authorized Practice Endorsement (APE) within the Saskatchewan College of Psychologists.Experience: Training and/or supervised experience in providing clinical supervision. Experience with administrative and organizational duties involved in managing a clinical practice, including generating and managing referrals, forming and maintaining relationships with relevant third parties (e.g., health regions, insurance companies), appropriate and ethical record keeping, and billing.Skills:

  • The ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • The ability to adhere to ethical and professional standards of practice.
  • The ability to provide evidence-based psychological services, including assessment and treatment.
  • The ability to provide clinical supervision to students working with a range of populations and presenting concerns.
  • The department seeks a team capable of providing services across the lifespan.

Inquiries regarding this position can be directed to Karen Lawson at (306) 966-2524.Department: Department of Psychology and Health Studies’
Status: Permanent
Employment Group: ASPA
Full Time Equivalent (FTE): 1.0
Salary: The salary range, based on 1.0 FTE, is $85,555.00 – 142,503.00 per annum. The starting salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
Salary Family (if applicable): Specialist Professional
Salary Phase/Band: Phase 3
Posted Date: 5/29/2024
Closing Date: 6/12/2024 at 6:00 pm CST
Number of Openings: 1
Work Location: On Campus
The University is committed to employment equity, diversity, and inclusion, and are proud to support career opportunities for Indigenous peoples to reflect the community we serve. We are dedicated to recruiting individuals who will enrich our work and learning environments. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. We are committed to providing accommodations to those with a disability or medical necessity. If you require an accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please notify us and we will work together on the accommodation request. We continue to grow our partnerships with Indigenous communities across the province, nationally, and internationally and value the unique perspective that Indigenous employees provide to strengthen these relationships. Verification of Indigenous Membership/Citizenship at the University of Saskatchewan is led and determined by the and Standing Committee in accordance with the processes developed to enact the policy. Successful candidates that assert Indigenous membership/citizenship will be asked to complete the verification process of Indigenous membership/citizenship with documentation. The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. We pay our respects to the First Nations and Métis ancestors of this place and reaffirm our relationship with one another. Together, we are uplifting Indigenization to a place of prominence at the University of Saskatchewan.

Location: Saskatoon, SK

Job date: Wed, 29 May 2024 02:40:48 GMT