Child and Youth Psychologist


Website MEDCAN

About Us:Established over 30 years ago, Medcan is a global leader in assessing clients’ overall well-being and inspiring them to live well. Medcan has a comprehensive range of diagnostic assessments, which, in combination with innovative programs tailored to specific needs, are designed to successfully reach improved health outcomes.Over 70 physicians and specialists, alongside a broad roster of complementary health care disciplines, provide health and lifestyle management services on site and by video consult for individuals, families and organizations. Our team of 550+ staff see clients virtually and physically from our downtown Toronto and Oakville RoleMedcan is recruiting for a licensed Clinical Child and Youth Psychologist to join our high-performing team of two child and youth clinicians within our mental health program. The clinical child and youth psychologist will have the opportunity to work on an interdisciplinary team of clinicians to deliver a portion of our comprehensive Child and Youth parents seeking to understand their child better, our Child and Youth Assessment provides tailored strategies to help their child reach their potential.

The Child and Youth Assessment provides specific insights to parents based on their child’s unique physical, social and emotional needs.There will be a potential opportunity to work with individuals and/or families as part of your Medcan practice.Child and Youth Assessment Accountabilities:Conducting, interpreting and reviewing client cognitive and behavioural assessment resultsAdapting a 1-hour session in real time to reflect both child profile and expressed parent needsDepending on age and maturity of child, discussing strategies with parents to help mentor and inspire confidence and success and/or directly discussing strategies with child.Building strong relationships with the child’s Medcan team to coordinate care and enhance the client experiencePrepare a summary report to reflect relevant client insights and action plans which may include referrals and resource recommendationsMaintaining documentation as requiredProvide exceptional client experience and client-centered careFollow Medcan procedures for all documentation, timelines, coordination with internal teams and follow up careAdhere to standards of best practiceRequirements:Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology or Psy.DRegistration in Child and Adolescence PsychologyCurrent registration in good standing with the College of Psychologists of OntarioStrict adherence to the College of Psychologists of Ontario’s Standards and Professional ConductDemonstrable clinical experience with childrenExperience providing individual and family counselling to children and youthExperience working with relationship and parenting challengesSuperior organization and time management skillsExcellent written and verbal communication skillsExceptional interpersonal skills, with the ability to respectfully and tactfully interact with a variety of internal and external stakeholdersProficient in Microsoft Office: Word and OutlookProfessional referencesThis is an Independent Contractor role that reports to the Clinical Director, Mental Health. We are looking for Psychologists at our Toronto and Oakville Benefits:Medcan’s philosophy of Live Well, For Life applies not only to our clients, but also our valued staff members. We provide a variety of programs to help our employees manage their mental and physical well-being. We offer special employee rates on fitness sessions, in-house specialty services, and a complimentary membership to our clinic to name a also have employee perks to continue to help our staff Live Well, For Life.

This includes complimentary group fitness sessions as well as an on-site healthy lunch program provided by our own food and catering brand, Nourish. We also provide interactive webinars hosted by our in-house experts focused on Eat, Move, Think. Our enhanced benefits package is just one of the reasons why we continue to be one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies!We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an initial interview will be contacted. No phone calls and no agencies please.Diversity, Inclusion, and Accessibility:Medcan is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of employment equity, diversity, and inclusion.

We continuously work to provide a fair opportunity for all staff to participate and succeed at work, creating a sense of belonging, respect and a place that values the unique perspectives and lived experiences of each member of our team. We recognize the value of diversity in attributes such as age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation and attractionality, ethnicity, race, colour, nationality, family and marital status, ability, religion and belief, freedom of thought, and any other characteristic that makes you unique. If these principles resonate with you, we encourage you to apply!If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise your Talent Management Specialist if you require accommodation.