EIBI Clinical Interventionist - EIBI - Mental Health
New Glasgow - Nova Scotia (NS),
Nova Scotia Health Authority
$34.13 - $44.86 an hour
Req ID: 41283
Location: Northern Zone, Aberdeen Hospital
Department: 3004191 MHA NZ MHOP-EIBI ARH
Type of Employment: Hourly PT long-assignment (80% FTE) x 1 position(s)
Union Status: Healthcare Bargaining Unit - CUPE
Posting Closing Date: 01-Mar-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.
The EIBI Clinical Interventionist reports to the northern zone Manager, Mental Health and Addictions and provides direct supervision to EIBI Autism Support Workers. The position is responsible for the development and coordination of EIBI treatment programs for pre-school age children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their families. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: ongoing monitoring of outcome measures; adapting and revising treatment plans; maintaining appropriate documentation; providing leadership, supervision and support to EIBI Program Implementers; providing intensive behavioural intervention services with children and their families; monitoring practice standards of EIBI Program Implementers; maintaining quality control standards; completion of training and program evaluation.
- Masters degree in Clinical Psychology, School Psychology, Occupational Therapy, or Speech-Language Pathology required
- Registered, or eligible for registration, with the appropriate professional body in Nova Scotia required
- Masters level training with Board Certified Behaviour Analysis Certificate will be considered
- Experience working with young children (0-5 years old) with ASD required
- Demonstrated knowledge of best practices in treatment of young children with ASD required
- Demonstrated ability to design, implement and monitor psychological programming to promote skill development to enhance social-emotional functioning required.
- Demonstrated ability to work as part of a collaborative, multi-disciplinary team in a variety of settings; ability to work independently with minimal supervision required.
- Demonstrates excellence in supervision of treatment by others required.
- Hold a valid minimum Class 5 Nova Scotia driver’s license and reliable transportation required.
- Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred
- Successful external 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
PLEASE NOTE: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must demonstrate such equivalencies in their application. Candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or missing information
- Long assignment part-time (80%) position; 60 hours biweekly
- Beginning with as soon as possible for approximately 12 months
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 - CUPE 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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