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Psychiatrist

LifeWorks

This is a Contract position in Vancouver, BC posted January 11, 2022.

Build a meaningful career

At LifeWorks, we offer more than career opportunities, we provide career opportunities to make meaningful contributions to people’s lives.  The extraordinary expertise of a more than 7,000-strong workforce is harnessed to support the employees and families of the organizations we serve. Our innovative programs have a lasting impact on the health, financial security and productivity of 24,000 workplaces.

Reporting to the Sr. Director, Strategic Partners and Practice Excellence, the Psychiatrist relies on strong interpersonal and leadership skills to build relationships, enable effective communication with employees, Supervisors and Managers, and to provide consultation along with InfluenceCare Assessments.

PsychiatristHealth & Productivity Solutions

Anywhere in British Columbia, working remotely
Independent Contractor

Responsibilities

  • Assess risk and severity of mental health disorders
  • Contact clientele via web conferencing to perform full assessments to understand their health condition and the factors that support or inhibit recovery  
  • Provide any of the following interventions: more in-depth assessment, medical management interventions, utilization of specialized resources or consultations etc. if required.
  • Provide quality clinical services and adhere to our culture of continuous improvement of skills.
  • Attend occasional team network meetings and training.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 10+ years of recent, relevant experience in a mental/professional health or disability management setting 
  • Must be in good standing with the College of Physicians and Surgeons in the province in which you are registered
  • Expertise and assessment of individuals in a range of evidence-based modalities 
  • Proven ability to handle crisis or high risk situations, such as: suicidal or homicidal thoughts, domestic violence, child protection, public protection
  • Able to undertake case assessments on a weekly basis to start with the flexibility to take on additional cases as business increases
  • Proven experience in assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of clients with moderate to severe mental health disorders 
  • Advanced skills in the development and documentation of specific interventions, as well as, evaluating service outcomes for individuals with complex co morbidities
  • Demonstrated competency and experience in the administration and interpretation of psychological testing, particularly those tests relevant to the assessment of cognitive abilities, personality and socio-emotional functioning
  • Additional course work in occupational health, rehabilitation, legislation related to disability management, helping relationship skills, mediation, human resource management, disability insurance, psychological and workplace factors in disability would be an asset
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, empathy, listening, interpersonal, organizational, skills
  • Acute sense of autonomy, professionalism, and respect for ethical principles
  • Excellent computer skills (ability to work with web-based video conferencing)
  • Willingness to participate in a criminal reference screening process

Where permitted by law, LifeWorks employees must be fully immunized to access a LifeWorks office or customer premises.

Fulfilling work that matters

LifeWorks is in the business of helping organizations help their people and in the process, we strive to elevate ours. We're always looking for talented professionals and strategic leaders looking to make a difference in the lives of the people we serve. We appreciate the interest of every applicant; however, we contact only those selected for an interview.

At LifeWorks, we are committed to putting our people first.  Our priority is to optimize the health and productivity of our people.  In light of COVID-19, our company continues to monitor the global situation and following local guidance in each of our communities to ensure the health and wellbeing of our employees.  Safety is our highest priority, and while the goal is to ultimately return to the office, we are currently working remotely and are connecting with candidates through virtual interviews, recruitment events, and information sessions.  We are excited to connect with you virtually, and look forward to receiving your application.