Job Details

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Number of Vacancies:
Saskatchewan Health Authority
Facility Name:
Employment Type:
Employment Term:
Part Time
Posting Date:
October 13, 2023
Closing Date:
October 13, 2024 17:00
Hours of Work:
In a 3 week rotation: 8 shifts of 8.00 hours
Rate of Pay:
$56.568 to $69.012 (5 step range)

Job Description

Nature and Scope: A clinical position working as part of assessment and treatment teams in a dynamic and growing hospital setting. This position involves the opportunity to work with individuals with chronic major mental illness and intellectual disabilities, often treatment resistant, in both the Forensic Psychology and Psychiatric Rehabilitation departments within Saskatchewan Hospital, North Battleford. Specific Accountabilities: Assess the needs of the patients in the Short Term Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Extended Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Secure, and Forensic Service Areas. Plan/Evaluate therapeutic individual and group programs that are consistent with patient needs and Unit objectives. Provide patient assessment and treatment plans (including behavior management programs); psychotherapy; contribute to formal and informal discussion of all cases. Awareness of policy and the administration of policy is a component of all professional positions. Consultation with others concerning the problems and needs of the patients in the Short Term Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Extended Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Secure and Forensic Service Areas, is required. Forensic responsibilities include remand assessments for Fitness to Stand Trial and Criminal Responsibility, reports and assessments for Saskatchewan Review Board Hearings, therapeutic intervention and treatment planning. Assemble data and analyze research and clinical assessment reports on individual patients for interpretation to other hospital staff. Experience: Experience in the area of mental health. Experience in psychological testing methods and statistics.

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • PhD in Clinical Psychology
  • Registered or eligible for registration with the Saskatchewan College of Psychologists

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Advanced communication skills

Other Information
  • 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.

Additional Information

This is a designated field hours position. Recruitment and Relocation incentive package may be available. The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) requires a criminal record check (CRC) from every potential SHA team member. The CRC must be dated within the past six (6) months and be satisfactory to the SHA. A vulnerable sector check (VSC) is required for individuals providing patient/resident/client care to vulnerable persons. Internal candidates may be required to provide a CRC and/or VSC during the recruitment and selection process.
Expected Start Date: November 15, 2023
FTE®: 0.57
This posting will remain Open until Filled.

Organization & Community

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Saskatchewan Health Authority
North Battleford

Community Description

North Battleford is a city in west-central Saskatchewan, Canada. It is the seventh largest city in the province and is directly across the North Saskatchewan River from the Town of Battleford. The Battlefords have everything under the sun and are the hub of adventure and business in the northwest. Visitors will find themselves immersed in four season recreational infrastructure nestled in over 6,000 years of Indigenous and settler history.