BC Children’s Hospital: Post-Doctoral Fellow in Clinical Psychology: Long Term Follow-up (LTFU) Oncology Subspecialty

December 15, 2021 2:57 PM | Diane LaChapelle (Administrator)

The BC Children’s Hospital Oncology program provides tertiary care to families and their chil- dren with cancer in British Columbia and the Yukon. Diagnostic and treatment services are offered by a team that includes the disciplines of: medicine, nursing, social work, psychology, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, nutrition, child life, music therapy and spiritual care.
Psychological assessment, diagnosis and consultation are key contributions made by a Medical Psychologist within this team to meet the clinical needs of a child and his/her family members experiencing pediatric cancer diagnosis and treatment. This part-time Fellowship position (2.5 days per week) specifically focuses on the clinical care service delivery for pediatric cancer survivors and their families provided by the Long Term Follow-Up (LTFU) program.

The proposed Post-Doctoral Clinical Fellowship will be comprised of:

  1. Direct clinical service delivery to patients and their families attending the LTFU clinic atBCCH. The Fellow will attend the LTFU clinic days at BCCH, participate in multi-disci- plinary rounds, and conduct brief psychosocial assessments/screenings/direct consulta- tions with the children and adolescents. Follow up therapeutic care may also beprovided based on determined need.
  2. Dependent on the candidate's experience and training in Pediatric Oncology, there maybe opportunity for service provision to children and adolescents in the active diagnosisand treatment phases.
  3. Providing consultation services to community providers for patients of the LTFU clinicwho live outside of the lower mainland, thereby contributing to building capacity in BC.
  4. Selected training, didactic and research experiences.

SALARY: $40,000 (inclusive of benefits for a 0.5 fte position)

START DATE: September 2022

The successful candidate will be a graduate from a CPA/APA Accredited Child Focused Clinical Psychology Residency Training Program.

To apply, please send letter of interest and CV through this PHSA excluded positions link: https://jobs.phsa.ca/job/vancouver/psychology-post-doctoral-fellow-oncology-hematology-bmt-program-bc-children-s-hospital/909/18453151008

Forward questions regarding the Fellowship to: Dr. Joanna Chung and Dr. Jocelyne Lessard Psychologists, Medical Psychology, BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC jchung@cw.bc.ca

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