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Title

Psychometrist 

Category Healthcare Professional Opportunities  
Req Number HEA-22-00071  
Open Date 10/26/2022  
Number of Openings 1  
Department Child Development Program 

Work type Regular Part-time 

Grade Grade 6B ($35.58/hr to $44.58/hr) 

FTE 0.8 

Posting Close Date 11/02/2022 

Description

Holland Bloorview is committed to fostering a climate of equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. This commitment is central to, and mutually supportive of, our research excellence mandate within our corporate No Boundaries strategic plan. We welcome and respect the diversity of all members of our community and we support an inclusive culture for our clients, families, research scientists, staff, participants, trainees, volunteers, trustees, and partners. We welcome applications from Black individuals and other racialized persons, Indigenous Peoples, women, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2SA+ persons, and others who may contribute to further diversification of ideas within our community. Holland Bloorview is committed to fair assessment of a candidate's abilities, and consideration for diversity of thought, method, and experience, including non-traditional career paths.

Within the framework of the Vision, Mandate, And Core Values of the organization, the psychometrist supports the development of partnerships with clients, families and other health professionals to ensure optimal psychological services.

Key Responsibilities

Clinical

  • Conducts psychoeducational assessments, including test administration, scoring, norming of tests, and aspects of report-writing.
  • Provides perceptive behavioural and/or test setting observations
  • Obtains necessary background information to inform the assessment and to provide information to clients/families about the testing process.
  • Documents as necessary according to professional standards and hospital policy with respect for the client’s right to confidentiality.
  • Works with the interdisciplinary team to provide client and family-centred care which is goal directed, evidence based and outcome oriented.
  • Keeping up-to-date of new test measures or versions of tests as they become available.

Professional Development/Education/Leadership

  • Participates in quality improvement initiatives, supports the maintenance of a safe and healthy work environment and advances a culture of client/patient safety through work and daily practices.
  • Delivers care based on established policies and procedures
  • Documents on client charts as required, according to organizational charting guidelines
  • Enters accurate workload statistics
  • Involvement in psychology and inter-professional education
  • Participates on committees, in the development of program activities and Psychology practice as requested
  • Participates in quality improvement activities and supports the maintenance of a safe and healthy work environment for staff, clients and families.

Research (as applicable)

  • Participates in research activities as applicable
  • Utilizes research information to support evidence-based practice
  • Participates in quality improvement initiatives
  • Supports the maintenance of a safe and healthy work environment and advances a culture of client/patient safety through work and daily practices

Qualifications

  • Masters Degree in Psychology or equivalent graduate education with training in psychological assessment. Individuals working towards a graduate degree in psychology with an assessment focus will also be considered.
  • Psychological assessment experience required.
  • Previous psychoeducational assessment, test scoring and report writing experience with individuals unique medical, neurological and developmental presentations preferred.
  • Paediatric experience preferred
  • Experience in an interdisciplinary setting preferred.
  • Demonstrates an ability to:
    • Work effectively as a member of the interdisciplinary team, under the supervision of a Psychologist
    • Work independently, following directions of clinical supervisor
    • Relate well to professionals, children, and family members
    • Effectively and efficiently manage fluctuating clinical responsibilities and deadlines
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Effective interpersonal and collegial skills
    • Well-developed observational skills to identify clinical issues that extend beyond test scores
 
About the Organization Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital creates a world of possibility by supporting children and youth with disabilities, medical complexity, illness and injury. Holland Bloorview is a top 40 Canadian research hospital that is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and serves over 7,500 families annually. Providing both inpatient and outpatient services, Holland Bloorview is renowned for its expertise in partnering with clients and families to provide exceptional care and is the only organization to ever achieve 100 per cent in three successive quality surveys by Accreditation Canada.



Holland Bloorview has won numerous awards including Greater Toronto's Top Employers, Canada's Top Employers for Young People and Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures. We offer an inspiring, innovative, and collaborative work environment with competitive compensation and benefit packages and programs that support ongoing learning and professional growth.



Holland Bloorview is committed to fostering a climate of equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. This commitment is central to, and mutually supportive of, our research excellence mandate. We welcome and respect the diversity of all members of our community and we support an inclusive culture for our clients, families, research scientists, staff, participants, trainees, volunteers, trustees, and partners. We welcome applications from Black individuals and other racialized persons, Indigenous Peoples, women, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2SA+ persons, and others who may contribute to further diversification of ideas within our community. Holland Bloorview is committed to fair assessment of a candidate's abilities, and consideration for diversity of thought, method, and experience, including non-traditional career paths.



Please notify us of any accommodations that you require by contacting humanresources@hollandbloorview.ca or 416-425-6220.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://hollandbloorview.appone.com



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