Psychometrist - Rehabilitation and Supportive Care Services

Nova Scotia Health Authority - Halifax, NS (il y a 26 jours)

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Req ID: 80241
Location: Central Zone, Dickson Building - QEII
Company: NSHA
Department: 60078015 OPCZ Person Centered Ambulatory Clin PSY
Type of Employment: Hourly PT long-assignment (85% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Union Status: Healthcare Bargaining Unit - NSGEU
Posting Closing Date: 3-Aug-20

Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date.

Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions.


Reporting to the Program Manager and under the direct supervision of a Registered Psychologist, the Psychometrist provides clinical, educational, and research functions to the hospital. The primary responsibilities are focused on optimizing the provision of clinical psychological services to persons living with long term pain, and include the administration and scoring of standardized psychological tests. The Psychometrist provides training and supervision in test administration to pre-doctoral psychology interns.

The Psychometrist may be required to provide services throughout the Rehabilitation and Supportive care portfolio.


  • Recognized Masters degree in Clinical/Applied Psychology, Neuroscience or equivalent
  • Completion of courses in psychological tests and measurement, brain and behaviour or neuropsychology, and statistics/research methods
  • Training and/or experience in the administration and scoring of psychological tests; experience working within a clinic setting; or substantive experience with clinical populations
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail and documentation
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge and awareness of ethical issues
  • Sound clinical judgment
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Competencies in other languages preferred, French an asset
  • Successful Applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) to People Services before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment
  • Travel to various sites may be required
PLEASE NOTE: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must clearly state such equivalencies in their cover letter, resume, or application. Candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information.

Hours of Work

  • Long assignment, Part-time (85%) position; 63.75 hours bi-weekly
  • Beginning August 10, 2020 until September 10, 2021
These are anticipated dates and are subject to change

Salary Information

$31.4323 - $38.1590 hourly

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.

Successful external applicants will be required to submit the below documents and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment. Additional documentation such as banking & proof of identity will be included in your offer letter.

Criminal Record Check
Proof of education & training certifications
Proof of any additional required qualification
Valid registration with the relevant licensing body
Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation
Proof of SIN number

Hiring Process will depend on the timeliness of delivering the above. This is a Healthcare bargaining unit - NSGEU position. Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions. Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment. Only online applications are accepted.

Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. Our priority groups are Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants. Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.

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