Psychologist PhD

The Hospital for Sick Children

The Hospital for Sick Children

Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Monday, May 22, 2023

We are currently looking for a Neuropsychologist to join the department of Psychology to assess and diagnose cognitive, behavioural, and social-emotional problems associated with developmental and neurological conditions and disorders within the context of the child's developmental history and family functioning. The neuropsychologist will primarily work with school-age children and adolescents with a variety of complex medical conditions in the areas of neurology (e.g. epilepsy, inflammatory syndromes, stroke), hematology/oncology, genetics/metabolics and cardiology.

Here’s What You’ll Get To Do:

  • Work collaboratively as a member of the health care team.
  • Complement and extend the health care team's ability to meet the psychosocial needs of the child and family.
  • Provide feedback to families and clinic teams.
  • Write reports with recommendations.
  • Design and carry out neuropsychological assessments in order to relate current cognitive, academic, and social-emotional functioning to a child’s neurodevelopmental, medical/neurological history.
  • Collaborate with a large and diverse inter-professional health care team.
  • Integrate research and practice.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • A Ph.D. in Clinical or Neuropsychology from a CPA or APA accredited program or equivalent.
  • Registration with the College of Psychologists of Ontario as a Clinical Neuropsychologist.
  • Evidence-based care and practice.
  • Proficiency with interviewing and educating families.
  • Proficiency in neuropsychological assessment and diagnosis of children age 4-18, with developmental and neurological disorders.
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge in culturally competent practice, and extensive understanding of the importance of health equity, diversity, and inclusion in the delivery of healthcare services.
  • Proficiency in the use of electronic platforms such as Microsoft Office, hospital documentation systems and other relevant technology.
  • Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Excellent problem-solving, time management, written and oral communication skills.
  • Training in the scientist/clinician model of care.

Employment Type: Temporary, Part-time (2 year contract at 22.5 hours per week) with Modified Benefits.