2695 North Sheridan Way
Mississauga ON L5K 2N6
Carepoint Health is currently recruiting for a Clinical Psychologist
Employment: Part-time or Full-time permanent
Schedule: Days. Some evenings and weekends may be required on occasion.
Location: CarePoint Health – 2695 North Sheridan Way, Suite 120, Mississauga, ON
Who they are?
CarePoint Health is a new inter-professional care team of physicians and allied health professionals that aims to improve the health and wellness of the South West Mississauga and East Mississauga communities. The team will deliver advanced inter-professional care to patients holistically by focusing on both medical concerns and needs related to the social determinants of health. CarePoint Health will provide all patients of affiliated physicians who would benefit from team based care, the opportunity to receive the best possible care to produce optimal health outcomes.
CarePoint Health builds on the philosophy of the Patient’s Medical Home, where the patients receive the care they need throughout their life. CarePoint Health will support patients by connecting them to a coordinated, comprehensive team of health care professionals upon whom they can rely and work with to achieve their personal health goals. The goal is to achieve the Quadruple Aim of increased patient satisfaction, improving population health, reduced health care costs and improving provider work life.
The vision of CarePoint Health is to create an inter-professional primary care (IPC) team that is committed to:
- Providing equitable, access to seamless inter-professional care teams for patients with complex needs;
- Enabling effective partnerships with and between patients, families, primary care providers, social service agencies, and the community at large;
- Utilizing a single electronic medical record, openly and transparently to share health information within a patient’s circle of care (including patients and caregivers) to simplify a seamless approach to care;
- Incorporating research and innovation in health system design and service delivery;
- Providing access to digital health platforms such as e-visits, e-consults and shared electronic medical record;
- Targeting population health needs within the communities served focusing on populations such as mental health and addictions, seniors, immigrant health, and palliative care;
- Providing immersion programs and flexible specialist touchdown space to promote shared care between family physicians and specialists;
- Including the patient voice through a Patient Advisory Council;
- Supporting networking and continuing medical education opportunities for health care professionals;
- Creating a community of primary care practitioners and allied health care professionals;
- Improving health care capacity through a team-based accessible approach to care.
What is this role?
CarePoint Health is seeking a Clinical Psychologist who has competence in assessment and diagnosis, and intervention and consultation for a variety of mental health disorders. The Psychologist will function in close collaboration with all physicians and Inter-professional health care providers at CarePoint Health (CPH). As a vital member of the patient focused team, the Psychologist will provide clinical services in conjunction with all health care services to children and adults within a family context. The role includes both the provision of direct patient care as well as assisting in the development of the programs, resources and the creation of linkages within CPH and the community.
Reporting to the Executive Director and Clinical Program Manager, your key responsibilities would include:
- Assessment and diagnosis of the functioning and mental health status of individuals and families related to mental disorders.
- Assessment of client status is inclusive of comprehensive contextual understanding (e.g. race, culture, religion, socio‐economic position, family and support systems, sexual orientation, psychological outlook, housing, financial and legal needs).
- Conduct assessments and psychological testing, as required.
- Design and implement treatment programs and interventions for adults. (individuals and group format)
- Use of appropriate behavior, cognitive or other therapies in the treatment of mental health disorders.
- Management of psychological factors and problems associated with physical conditions and disease, terminal and chronic illnesses.
- Treatment of problems associated with cognitive functioning.
- Pain management using appropriate treatment strategies.
- Assist patients to manage lifestyle issues and stressors.
- Collaborative consultation relating to the assessment of, or intervention with individuals and groups to facilitate referral to community agencies/services.
- Develop and hone collaborative community relationships to facilitate patient access to services upon physician/health care team requests.
- Communicate ideas or concerns to the health care team.
- Participate in problem solving to enhance patient care.
- Assist in the training and development of new staff. Participate in clinical supervision of colleagues/peers as necessary.
- Perform other duties as assigned that are reasonable with the scope of practice.
- Doctoral-level, licensed Clinical Psychologist in good standing with the College of Psychologists of Ontario.
- Minimum of three to five years of experience, preferably in the primary care/community setting.
- Professional liability insurance.
- Demonstrated skill in the diagnosis, assessment and treatment of mental health disorders of adults.
- Educational and treatment group facilitation skills.
- Experience in treatment a variety of mental health disorders, in both individual and group format.
- Effective verbal and written communication skills.
- Advanced decision making, problem identification and problem solving skills.
- Strong organization and time management skills.
- The ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team in a rapidly changing environment.
- Knowledge of and working experience with electronic medical records, computer systems and applications.
- Demonstrated commitment to practice based on inclusion and equity for all persons regardless of age, income, racial and ethnic origins, language, gender, sexual orientation, religion, intellectual ability and health status
- Uphold CPH values and be an active contributor to a positive, innovative, collaborative, and cooperative work environment
- Good reading and writing communication skills in English, a second language would be an asset
- A satisfactory and current Criminal Background and Vulnerable Sector Screening and proof of immunization required
- Acts as a professional and knowledgeable role model or mentor to colleagues and students; and
- Maintain confidentiality in the work place and within the community.
Are you ready to join an extraordinary team and do the best work of your life?
CarePoint Health offers employees an excellent benefits package and pension plan (HOOPP). Compensation for the role will be aligned with candidate’s skills and experience and within the budget of CPH.
Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume via email to:
Andria Matthew, Human Resources
Please note, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
CPH is a respectful, caring and inclusive workplace, committed to Employment Equity. CPH welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourage applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. CPH will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. Applicants need to make their accommodation needs known when contacted.