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Trillium Health Partners Behaviour Therapist - Peel Behavioural Services in Canada

Position: Behaviour Therapist - Full Time

File Number: 2021-22368

Status: Permanent Full Time

Dept: Peel Behavioural Services-Women's and Children's Health System

Posted: July 20, 2021

Closing Date: July 27, 2021

Trillium Health Partners (THP) is one of the largest community-based acute care facilities in Canada. Comprised of the Credit Valley Hospital, the Mississauga Hospital and the Queensway Health Centre, Trillium Health Partners serves the growing and diverse populations of Mississauga, West Toronto and surrounding communities and is a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto.

Our Mission: A New Kind of Health Care for a Healthier Community

When we set out to build our vision and future, we connected with our community - patients, families, visitors, physicians, staff and volunteers. The foundational goals of our new strategic plan - quality, access and sustainability - anchor everything we do. Our mission for a new kind of health care is built on an inter-connected system of care organized around patients - inside and outside the hospital.

At THP, we are relentless in providing high quality, compassionate care to our communities and take great pride in fostering an inclusive and accessible environment and we are all accountable for contributing to a healthy, safe and respectful environment for healing and promoting excellence in patient care though advancing patient and staff safety. If you are passionate about what you do, motivated to improve the health of the community, committed to excellence, quality and patient safety we would like you to join our Better Together team!

Overview:

In your role as Behaviour Therapist, Peel Behavioural Services, under the supervision of a Senior Behaviour Therapist, you will be responsible for providing clinical services in alignment with the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. This would include ensuring the use of evidenced based practice and best practice where available within the theoretical framework of Applied Behavioural Analysis as well as within the identified scope of practice. Additionally, you would be responsible for ensuring that your work maintains alignment with the organizational goals of the hospital.

The BT will be responsible for the following Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of a Senior Behaviour Therapist, you will:

  • Be an active team member providing ABA based services to clients within the PBS Program

  • Develop and provide educational sessions, workshops/presentations, both in group and individual formats, to client’s caregivers and community members.

  • Provide one-to-one mediator model services to caregivers and other service providers

  • Provide direct and indirect client interventions based on empirically sound principals of ABA

  • Be responsible for detailed data collection, behavioural observations and documentation related to client treatment and supervision

  • Be involved in the assessment, development and implementation of programs, reports and recommendations

  • Engage in activities related to skill development and professional development as required

  • Attend and be an active member in regular team and program-wide meetings

  • Complete additional duties as required

Qualifications:

+ + Master’s Degree preferred (Psychology, Applied Disability Studies or Related Field)

  • University degree in social services, psychology or a related field

  • BCBA required

  • Registration with a college licensed to practice psychotherapy considered an asset

  • Work experience in the field of Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA)

  • Experience working with persons with developmental disabilities and ASD

  • Must have strong communication skills (written & verbal)

  • Ability to work independently and under the supervision of a Senior Behaviour Therapist

  • Experience with Word and Excel programs

  • Track record of excellence working individually as well as a team member

  • Commitment to organizational values including: excellence, collaboration, accountability, respect and compassion.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools such as Word, Excel, and Power Point preferred

  • Positive attendance and work record essential

  • Must provide own transportation and a valid driver’s license with access to a dependable vehicle

  • Must have vulnerable persons police check

  • Proficiency in another language is an asset

Internal Candidates who believe they possess the necessary qualifications and experience for this position and who have been in their current position for at least six (6) months are encouraged to apply.

To pursue this career opportunity, please visit our website: www.trilliumhealthpartners.ca

Trillium Health Partners is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a healthy and positive work environment.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code Trillium Health Partners will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Trillium Health Partners is identified under the French Language Services Act.

We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Unionized: Non-Union

External Company URL: www.thp.ca

Post End Date: 7/27/2021

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