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Park Integrative Health, Psychologist – Part-Time/Full Time (contracted) Sherwood Park, AB
  • Job Summary

    Reporting to the Director of Holistic Health, the Counsellor is involved in the provision of Psychology services to patients of Park Integrative Health (PIH). This includes comprehensive biopsychosocial assessment, intervention, and treatment; consultation; crisis intervention; education; resource counselling; supportive counselling; initiating appropriate referrals; and liaising with community agencies and programs. The candidate will implement interventions and treatment in alignment with relevant Legislative Acts that impact patient care, including but not limited to: Health Information Act; Mental Health Act; Protection for Persons in Care Act; Personal Directives Act; Alberta Guardianship Trusteeship Act; Child Protective Services; etc. PIH is a private health and wellness clinic that specializes in providing comprehensive, collaborative healthcare to individuals in the greater Strathcona County and Edmonton area.

    Responsibilities
    • Complete comprehensive biopsychosocial assessment, including risk screening
    • Perform client interventions, including but not limited to: consultation; crisis intervention; risk management; case management; provision of education; resource counselling; supportive counselling; client advocacy; initiate appropriate referrals; liaise with community agencies and programs; and complete after-care plans, including outcome-based evaluation measures
    • Assist clients to resolve human relationship issues and enhance mental, emotional, and social well-being through an empathetic, non-judgmental therapeutic relationship recognizing the importance of person-in-environment (PIE)
    • Maintain excellent documentation, statistics, and reports in accordance with applicable legislation and employment policies
    • Assist with other clinic activities as required
    • Uphold the mission, vision, and values of Park Integrative Health
    • Uphold and follow all policies and procedures as outlined in the Park Integrative Health Employee/Contractor Handbook
    • Uphold and follow all policies and procedures as outlined in the Park Integrative Health Human Resources Manual
    Qualifications
    • Active registration with the College of Alberta Psychologists is required
    • Minimum Bachelor of Psychology is required
    • Master of Psychology considered an asset
    • We are most interested in a candidate with a background in                   Hakomi and/or EMDR
    • Minimum 3 years post-degree experience is required
    • Minimum Heart & Stroke Basic Life Saving Level C is required. First Aid considered an asset
    • Strong professionalism, initiative, ethical and clinical judgement, decision-making, and ability to prioritize is required
    • Ability to build rapport and establish strong therapeutic relationships with a wide variety of clients is required
    • Provision of culturally competent and sensitive services is required
    • Effective communication and interpersonal skills are required
    • Second language considered an asset
    • Excellent documentation and computer skills are required
    • Excellent organizational, time management, and case management skills are required
    • Ability to work independently as well as part of a multidisciplinary team and participate in both team and patient conferences is required
    • Previous experience in Health Care considered an asset
    • Knowledge of resources and services across the life span considered an asset
    • Authorization to perform Psychosocial Interventions considered an asset
    • Theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the following therapeutic perspectives, approaches, and/or modalities considered an asset:
      • Mental health, addictions, and/or co-occurring disorders
      • Chronic illness/injury
      • Social Determinants of Health
      • Trauma-informed Care
      • Strengths-based Perspective
      • Systems Theory, Ecosystems Perspective, or Person-in-Environment (PIE)
      • Anti-oppressive Practice
      • Task-centered Counseling
      • Solution-focused Counseling
      • Motivational Interviewing
      • Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy
      • Narrative Therapy
      • Individual, Family, and/or Group Therapy
      • Non-violent Crisis Intervention
      • Suicide Risk Assessment and Intervention
      • Domestic Violence Risk Assessment
      • Child Maltreatment/Abuse Assessment