Multiple Positions, BC Children's Hospital, Vancouver, BC

March 08, 2023 10:51 AM | Diane LaChapelle (Administrator)

BC Children’s Hospital has several exciting opportunities for psychologists at the moment! We have 60+ psychologists employed across a variety of outpatient and inpatient programs. Come work for BC’s one and only pediatric hospital located in beautiful Vancouver. Working in an academic medical center comes with a hosts of benefits including collaborating with multidisciplinary colleagues, access to continued education, opportunities for research, teaching, supervision, and more!

We are hiring Psychologists for the following programs at BC Children’s hospital:

Psychologist, Adolescent Inpatient

Psychologist, Clinical Psychology -CysticFibrosis

Psychologist, COMPASS Program

Psychologist, Child Psychiatry -Inpatient

Psychologist, Outpatient Complex Pain Team

Psychologist(B), Healthy Minds Centre ADHD Clinic

Psychologist(B), Healthy Minds Centre Teaching and Consultation Clinic

Psychologist, Post-Doctoral Fellow

What you’ll do

Plan and organize the provision of services for specified programs or patient group(s), in consultation with the Head of Psychology or designate and in collaboration with the Clinic/Program Manager/Director (if applicable).

Participate in activities related to coordinating the inter-disciplinary team as required for the clinic/program service delivery.

Coordinate and deliver a comprehensive range of psychodiagnostic assessments and treatment services such as cognitive, educational and social/emotional evaluations and psychotherapeutic interventions, including individual or group therapy, behaviour management, play psychotherapy, hypnosis, biofeedback, parent groups.

Document assessments, treatment plans and outcomes and advises other members of the treatment team.

Function as a primary Psychology contact for treatment teams, individuals or persons serving identified patient groups.

Make recommendations for program planning and/orevaluation and the revision of criteria and procedures for referrals, needs assessment and case documentation.

Promote the services of the department to the public, community and Professionals’ groups as requested by the Head of Psychology or designate and in collaboration with the Clinic/Program Manager/Director (if applicable).

Provide information and advice to colleagues, physicians and hospital personnel regarding psychological assessment, treatment modalities and patient care issues.

What you bring:

Current registration by the College of Psychologists of British Columbia, or eligibility for registration.

Training at the doctoral level in child clinical and/or developmental psychology, pediatric neuropsychology, or a closely related area.

Recent related experience in women’s and/or children, adolescent, psychodiagnostic, clinical and/or health care environment.

You also have the ability to:

Communicate and present ideas effectively, both orally and in writing

Carry out duties in timely fashion

Establish priorities, develop/implement short-term and long-term objectives

Deal with others effectively

Teach and provide instruction

Demonstrate awareness of and commitment to learning and understanding the Truth & Reconciliation Commission’s 94 Calls to Action (2015), In Plain Sight Report (2020), BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019), and other related reports.

Commit to upholding the shared responsibility of creating lasting and meaningful reconciliation in Canada as per TRC (2015) and BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019).

As a strong asset for consideration, we are looking for our successful candidate to have: Knowledge of social, economic, political and historical realities impacting indigenous communities and familiarity with Indigenous Cultural Safety and anti-racism and accompanying reports (BC DRIPA, TRC, etc.).

What we bring:

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too offering health, wellness, development programs to support you at work and at home.

Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations offering vast opportunities for growth and development, and recognition programs that honour the commitment and contribution of all employees.

Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.

Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.

Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.

PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).

Access to WorkPerks, a premium discount program offering a wide range of local and national discounts on electronics, entertainment, dining, travel, wellness, apparel, and more.

Need more information?

Please contact Heather Finn, Talent Acquisition Advisor

Job Type:Multiple Opportunities: Full time and Part time opportunities

Wage: $48.03 to $59.99per hour

Location: 4500 Oak Street, Vancouver BC, V6H 2N9

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Hours of Work: Per clinical requirements

As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.

What we do:

BC Children’s Hospital(BCCH) provides care for the most seriously ill or injured children and youth from across British Columbia. BCCH is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA). The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people Be compassionate Dare to innovate Cultivate partnerships Serve with purpose.

Learn more about PHSA and our programs:

PHSA and BCCH are committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment. Reconciliation is an ongoing process and a shared responsibility for all of us. The BC Governments’ unanimous passage of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act was a significant step forward in this journeyone that all health authorities are expected to support as we work in cooperation with Indigenous Peoples to establish a clear and sustainable path to lasting reconciliation. True reconciliation will take time and ongoing commitment to work with Indigenous Peoples as they move toward self-determination. Guiding these efforts Crown agencies must remain focused on creating opportunities that implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Mandate

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