Psychologist, Complex Centre for Diabetes Care - Thunder Bay, ON

March 22, 2024 12:31 PM | Diane LaChapelle (Administrator)
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                                                                      1 ‑ Full Time ‑ Psychologist

                                                       Complex Centre for Diabetes Care (CCDC)


The Centre for Complex Diabetes Care (CCDC) provides evidence‑based interdisciplinary medical, nutritional and psychosocial services to adults and seniors living with diabetes and other chronic health conditions.  Intensive case management is provided until a patient is able to self‑manage their conditions with support from primary care or other services.


Reporting to the Manager, Centre for Complex Diabetes Care, the Psychologist works within an interdisciplinary team, collaborating with physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, dietitians, social workers, physical therapists, and occupational therapists. Within the team, the psychologist offers conceptualization of patients' presenting concerns through a biopsychosocial model to enhance the quality of patient care and to improve clinical outcomes. The Psychologist is responsible for the provision of psychological services including assessment, diagnosis, individual and group treatment, and team consultation. The psychologist applies an evidence‑based approach to support enhancement and maintenance of patients' physical, intellectual, emotional, social and interpersonal functioning. The Psychologist liaises and consults with relevant community agencies and service providers as needed to support patient care. The psychologist may also provide leadership in clinic processes and clinical program development and evaluation.




* Doctorate from a CPA/APA Accredited Clinical Psychology Program

* CPA/APA accredited internship/residency (or equivalent) in Clinical Psychology

* Registered or eligible for registration as a Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario is mandatory

* Authorized area of practice in Clinical Psychology is mandatory. Clinical and Health Psychology is preferred

* Authorized client population in adults is mandatory; Authorized client population in seniors is an asset 

* Education, training and experience in evidence‑based psychological approaches (e.g., motivational interviewing) for behaviour change and treatments for a range of common medical and mental health conditions, in individual and group treatment delivery



* Education, training and experience in behavior change and common mental health presentations, including eating

disorders, substance misuse, trauma, anxiety, and depression

* Training and experience in the treatment of diabetes and other chronic health conditions

* Experience in providing consultation to interdisciplinary teams in medicine/health psychology and mental health



Salary Range:  $59.700 to 77.430

The Health Sciences Centre strives to ensure the safety and security of the patients, visitors, employees and assets financial and otherwise. All offers of employment to external candidates shall be conditional upon: a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) where indicated, to ensure the absence of relevant criminal convictions; and proof of full vaccination of all required doses of a COVID‑19 vaccine approved by Health Canada to Occupational Health & Safety.

The Health Sciences Centre (HSC) is committed to delivering healthcare in a manner that is consistent with Patient and Family Centred Care.  Applicants are required to have a demonstrated knowledge, understanding and commitment to this care philosophy.

As a proposed designated position under the French Language Policy (HR‑esa‑12) Level 2 ‑ French

Language Skills according to Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre's Oral Proficiency Scale are required.

If there are no qualified applicants for the above position, the Hospital may, at their discretion, train unqualified individuals.

Interested applicants must submit a resume outlining relevant previous experience and training no later than 11:59p.m. on Tuesday, 26 March, 2024.

Details about the position can be found here: Please note that the posting will close on March 26/24 and will be reposted as needed.

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