Psychology Advisor - Psychologist
Duration: Permanent, Full Time
Number of Positions: 2
Location: Richmond, British Columbia
Deadline date: December 18, 2020
Are you a psychologist or a new psychology graduate with experience in assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of psychological aspects of trauma and physical conditions? Do you have a thorough understanding of psychological reactions to workplace injury and workplace stressors? We're looking for registered psychologists and new psychology graduates eligible for registration to join our dynamic Mental Health Services team. You'll work with teams specializing in psychological trauma, serious injuries, high-risk situations, brain injury, occupational disease, chronic pain, and difficult work relations.
You can make a difference as part of our interdisciplinary case-management teams, focusing on helping injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We offer a flexible Monday-to-Friday work week, a full- or part-time schedule, and a choice of work location in offices across the province.
As a psychology advisor you will:
- Engage in collaborative, proactive, individual case consultations
- Participate in team meetings
- Conduct file reviews and write clinical opinions
- Plan and monitor assessment and treatment services
- Assess injured workers to provide diagnostic, causality options, and recovery recommendations
- Offer educational presentations to staff to promote an understanding of psychological aspects of workplace injuries and return to work best practices
We're looking for people who can:
- Provide expertise in assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of psychological reactions to workplace injury and trauma
- Solve problems in an interdisciplinary, case-management setting
- Liaise with healthcare providers
Your experience and educational background:
- Experience providing direct psychological/neuropsychological assessment and treatment services
- Training and experience in conducting psychological assessments and/or treatment in an institutional context
- Our registered psychology advisor position requires:
- A graduate degree in clinical psychology, neuropsychology, or counseling psychology
- Current registration with the College of Psychologists of BC (CPBC), or eligibility for an expedient registration with CPBC
- A minimum of three years of relevant work experience, preferably in disability management, workers' compensation, insurance, medical-legal setting, or healthcare
Our psychology advisor position requires:
- A graduate degree in clinical psychology, neuropsychology, or counselling psychology
- Current registration with the College of Psychologists of British Columbia, or eligibility for post-internship registration with the CPBC
- A minimum of one year of relevant work experience, preferably in disability management, workers' compensation, insurance, a medical-legal setting, or health care
Who are we?
At WorkSafeBC, we're dedicated to promoting safe and healthy workplaces across British Columbia. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries and diseases occur, we provide compensation, and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We also work diligently to sustain our workers compensation system for today and future generations. We're honoured to serve the 2.4 million workers and 245,000 registered employers in our province.
We recognize that our ability to make a difference relies on building a team with a rich variety of skills, knowledge, backgrounds, abilities, and experiences, and which reflects the diversity of the people we serve. We are committed to fostering a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive work culture where everyone can contribute as their best, authentic self. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply.
What's it like to work at WorkSafeBC?
It's challenging, stimulating and hugely rewarding. Our positions offer tremendous diversity and excellent opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important and so are the people we do it for.
Being part of WorkSafeBC means being part of a strong, committed team. Along with a competitive salary your total compensation package includes vacation, optional leave arrangements, health care and dental benefits, and contributions toward your retirement pension. As a member of our team, you'll have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work — and life, including the following professional development support:
- In-house education, mentoring, and consultation
- Access to the WorkSafeBC library and professional journals
- Professional continuing education
- Two annual professional memberships
- Learn more about what we offer.
This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.
Thank you, in advance, for applying.
Please apply online at: https://rita.illicohodes.com/go/5fc16f217bacff625ad6c8d5/587d2063ecef86053fdd9e4c/en