This position provides leadership and consultation in the field of Child and Adolescent psychology. The position leads and supports new initiatives including managing change within the organization. The primary duties of the incumbent are to provide expert advice and consultation to mental health professionals working in the southern part of the province. The incumbent provides expert clinical psychological services to children, and/or youth and their families. As well, successful candidate will provide consultation to other clinicians and child/youth serving agencies, and mentoring/supervision of psychologists.
Doctoral Degree in Psychology. Registered or eligible for registration as a Doctoral Psychologist by the Saskatchewan College of Psychologists, with Authorized Practice Endorsement.
At least 5 years post doctoral degree experience in a mental health setting
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Expert knowledge of normal child and adolescent development and psychopathology. Extensive knowledge of family systems. Demonstrated leadership skills, excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to successfully manage change and conflict. Experience in clinical assessment and diagnosis of children and adolescents using DSM V classifications. Extensive experience in providing therapeutic intervention appropriate to the treatment of children's/adolescents' mental health concerns and other family problems, including expert knowledge of research and best practice literature. Knowledge of and experience utilizing standardized psychometric instruments and a wide range of evidence based measures typically used with children and youth. Demonstrated skills in mentoring, training and clinically supervising child and adolescent clinical psychologists and related disciplines. Ability to develop and maintain consulting relationships within a multidisciplinary team, interagency programs, across regions and across the community of human services. Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team, and independently to manage complex and multiple demands. Demonstrated skill in providing public education and in service training related to the mental health of children, youth and their families. Demonstrated ability in the area of research and resource development.
Ability and willingness to travel and work evenings/weekends as required and maintain a valid driver's license. This position is 8 hour Shifts.
Preference for this position will be given to HSAS members in accordance with the terms and conditions of the SAHO/HSAS Collective Agreement. HSAS seniority within the Saskatchewan Health Authority will be considered under the Selection Criteria.
Please provide a cover letter and resume when applying for this position.
Saskatchewan Heath Authority
(Former Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region)
2180 23rd Avenue
Regina, Saskatchewan S4S 0A5