Truro, NS


Psychologist – Lifemark Mental Health Services Team
Truro or Amherst, NS (Virtual)

Are you interested in being part of a dynamic, growing mental health services team that values professional growth, balance and delivering excellence in clinical care?

Lifemark is seeking a full or part-time Psychologist who enjoys working collaboratively on a mental health services team that includes other Psychologists, Psychotherapists, Social Workers, and Occupational Therapists, delivering stand-alone mental health services and supporting our provincial clinical interdisciplinary teams (Kinesiologist, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Nurse, and Rehabilitation coordinator).

Lifemark is looking for professionals with a passion for rehabilitation and assisting people on their recovery journey toward return to work and/or rehabilitation post-injury.  

This role allows for a variety of opportunities to contribute your expertise.  Your contribution to our team will consist of:

  • Providing psychological assessment
  • Providing consultation to other Mental Health Service Team members and clinical interdisciplinary teams
  • Providing psychological treatment
  • Providing clinical oversight/supervision to other clinical team members
  • Developing and/or leading group therapy treatment
  • Developing and/or leading psychoeducation sessions
  • Developing, leading and or contributing to research and outcome evaluation projects at both a provincial and national level

The clientele is composed of adults referred by our funders such as Workers Compensation, disability insurers, automobile insurers and private referrals/extended health benefits for a variety of conditions that affect psychological functioning such as: acute and chronic injury/pain, head injury, and/or traumatic events/exposures. Common treatment targets include Anxiety, Depression, Adjustment Disorder, and PTSD.

Clinical care is delivered in a combination of virtual care and in-person care (when needed), using our extensive network of clinics.

Qualifications and Formal Education:

  • Masters Degree or PhD in Psychology
  • Current registration with the Nova Scotia Board of Examiners in Psychology  (Adult: Clinical, Rehabilitation and/or Neuropsychology)
  • Registered Supervised Practice applicants welcomed to apply
  • Maintenance of individual professional liability/malpractice insurance required

 Applied Experience:

  • Clinical practice experience (practicum and internship considered). Preference for experience working with an interdisciplinary team with a focus on health and/or rehabilitation.
  • Experience working with a variety of third party payers considered an asset (e.g. WSIB, Auto Insurers, Disability Insurers)
  • Practical experience and training in the provision of evidence based treatment (CBT, ACT, DBT etc.). Application to health and rehabilitation an asset
  • Clinical experience in psychological assessment with a focus on treatment recommendations/planning

Additional Skills and Abilities:

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills required
  • Ability to work both autonomously as well as part of an interdisciplinary health care team
  • Efficiency and responsiveness in provision of required clinical documentation
  • Understanding of funding system expectations and ability to integrate this into a client centered treatment plan (i.e. time limited, targeted treatment)
  • Demonstrated work ethic, reliability, maturity and flexibility
  • Caseload management and leadership skills required in this dynamic work setting
  • Health/Occupational Rehabilitation an asset
  • Experience in utilizing telehealth/virtual care methods in service delivery

Registered Psychologists and Psychologist Associates will be contacted. Registered supervised practice applicants will be considered.  

Lifemark offers a very competitive salary and an enhanced health benefits package. Ongoing supervision, consultation and education opportunities are provided.

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