Clinical Psychologist Job Description Sample
- Evaluates patients for bariatric surgery, including readiness to change, understanding all aspects of the surgery and changes required post-operatively, behavioral modifications. Familiar with the indications and contraindications for surgery.
- Educates patients on post-operative lifestyle changes and provides feedback and recommendations for long term success.
- Facilitates all educational groups as dictated by Weight and Wellness Center protocols.
- Performs routine psychiatric examinations, documents medical history, provide developmental evaluations, and other screening tests and records findings in patient record.
- Participates in review of quality of patient care through peer record review
- Deliver cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety, depression, disordered eating, bipolar disorder, and sleep dysfunction as it relates to weight loss
- Identifies available community resources and refers patients accordingly
- Facilitates post-operative support groups as dictated by Weight and Wellness Center protocols.
- Counsels and educates patients in the medical weight loss program
- Participates in multi-disciplinary team meetings
- Develops curriculum/services for behavioral aspects of surgical and non-surgical weight loss programs
- 30 hours per week, flexible
- No weekends
- No call
- One late night per month until approx. 7:30
- One early start day per week
- Ph.D. or Psy. D. in Clinical or Health Psychology. Experience with psychological assessments and evaluations.
- Must be licensed by the Commonwealth of MA.
- At least 2-3 years in bariatric field, or having worked with eating, weight-loss/gain issues, and/or eating disorder patients.
- Behavior change training (cognitive and dialectical) and/or experience.
- Motivational interviewing experience preferred.
- Five years post license experience working in a psychiatric environment and eligible for participation with the major insurance carriers.
Signature Healthcare consists of Brockton Hospital, a 250+bed acute care hospital, and the Signature Medical Group, which is composed of 150 physicians and other direct care providers. Brockton Hospital has major teaching affiliations with both Tufts Medical Center and with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a prominent Harvard teaching hospital.
Providence is calling a Clinical Psychologist (Providence Peds Neuro Clinic ) at Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska.
In this position, you will:
Provide outpatient psychological OR neuropsychological evaluations for children and adolescents presenting to a neurodevelopmental disorders clinic.
Collaborate as part of multidisciplinary team with pediatric subspecialists, including developmental-behavioral pediatrician, child neurology, speech pathologist and occupational therapists.
Work in collaboration with other behavioral health care providers, hospital staff and community providers.
Required qualifications for this position include:
PhD or equivalent in clinical or neuropsychology
Specific training in developmentally-appropriate, cognitive and psychological test administration and interpretation for the populations indicated
Current Alaska state Psychologist license
2 years' experience in clinical setting performing pediatric cognitive and developmental evaluations
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Specialty in pediatric neuropsychology
Formal training in pediatric neuropsychology
Experience with ADOS-2
Board certified or working toward certification
About Providence Alaska Medical Center:
Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation's best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.
As the state's largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!
Outstanding Clinical Psychologist Opportunity at Naval Health Clinic Cherry Point, NC!
Come Join Our Team of exceptional health care providers at Naval Health Clinic Cherry Point and experience immense pride others have discovered in caring for our Military Members, their Families and Retired Military Veterans!
Elevate your career by applying for our Clinical Psychologist opportunity in support of Naval Health Clinic Cherry Point!
Excellent Compensation & Comprehensive Benefits!
Full Time Position Days, Monday Friday!
NO Call! NO Weekends!
PTO! 10 Paid Federal Holidays!
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Malpractice Insurance Provided!
SPECIFIC CLINICAL DUTIES. The Clinical Psychologist shall provide services within the scope of their competencies and the applicable duties. Additionally, the Clinical Psychologist shall perform the following:
Perform a full range of clinical psychologist procedures in accordance with clinical privileges granted by the Commanding Officer.
Administer programs of treatment to mentally and emotionally disturbed individual adjustments to life; help medical and surgical patients deal with illnesses or injuries.
Assist in treating rehabilitation patients.
Treat individuals in times of personal crisis such as a divorce or death of a loved one.
Interview patients and study medical and social case histories.
Diagnose and evaluate mental and emotional disorders of individuals and administer programs of treatment.
Provide psychoeducation regarding psychological and medical illnesses and treatments.
Consult daily with primary care providers regarding mutual patients, groups of patients, or treatment plans.
Provide only mental health primary care: i.e., short appointments of 30-45 minutes with no more than 2-3 follow-up appointments.
GENERAL DUTIES: Clinical Psychologists shall perform a full range of duties consistent with their labor category, education, training, experience, clinical privileges (as applicable), and assigned position. General duties that apply to all personnel or across certain labor categories are given below. Duties that apply to all personnel are as follows:
Maintain a level of productivity comparable with that of other individuals performing similar services.
Participate in peer review and performance improvement activities.
Practice aseptic techniques as necessary. Comply with infection control guidelines to include the proper handling, storage, and disposal of infectious wastes, and the use of universal precautions to prevent the spread of infection.
Function with an awareness and application of safety procedures.
Perform efficiently in emergency patient situations following established protocols, remaining calm, informing appropriate persons, and documenting events. Anticipate potential problems/emergencies and make appropriate interventions. Notify supervisor, director, or other designated person regarding problems that the HCW is unable to manage.
Apply an awareness of legal issues in all aspects of patient care and strive to manage situations in a reduced risk manner.
Participate in the implementation of the Family Advocacy Program as directed. Participation shall include, but not be limited to, appropriate medical examination, documentation, and reporting.
Exercise awareness and sensitivity to patient/significant others' rights, as identified within the MTF.
Maintain an awareness of responsibility and accountability for own professional practice.
Participate in continuing education to meet own professional growth.
Attend and/or comply with all annual training classes required by the Command, to include but not limited to online annual training provided by the MTF: disaster training, infection control, Sexual Harassment, Bloodborne Pathogens, Fire and Safety, Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives (CBRNE), and all other required training.
Actively participate in the command’s Performance Improvement Program. Participate in meetings to review and evaluate the care provided to patients, identify opportunities to improve the care delivered, and recommend corrective action when problems exist.
Participate in the provision of in-service training to clinic staff members. Provide training and/or direction as applicable to supporting government employe es (e.g., hospital corpsmen, students, etc.).
Attend and participate in various meetings as directed.
Perform timely, accurate, and concise documentation of patient care.
Operate and manipulate automated systems such as CHCS, AHLTA, ADS, Essentris, and Clinical Information System (CIS), participate in clinical staff Performance Improvement (PI) and Risk Management (RM) functions, as prescribed by the Commander. Maintain DOD email account as directed. The HCW shall be responsive to all email and voicemail communications.
Exercise appropriate delegation of tasks and duties in the direction and coordination of health care team members, patient care, and clinic activities.
Maintain documentation of all treatment provided in accordance with clinic directives, and prepare such records and reports as may be required. All records and reports must be legible. Abbreviations must be only those listed in local instructions.
Education: Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Doctor of Psychology (PsyD). Graduate from an American Psychology Association accredited college or university with a doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology.
Internship/Residency: Successful completion from an internship in psychology accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA).
Certifications: Possess and maintain a current American Heart Association BLS Healthcare Provider certification.
Experience: Shall have at least two years Clinical Psychologist experience within the preceding 36 months.
Licensure: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a Psychologist in any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico or US Virgin Islands.
Must be a U.S citizen and have the ability to pass a background check/security clearance.
STAFFING & SCHEDULING:
Duty Hours: Shall normally be provided Monday through Friday, excluding the day of observance of federal holidays, between the hours of 0700 and 1700 for a nine hour shift. The Clinical Psychologist shift shall include an uncompensated thirty minute meal break. Each shift includes approximately 8 hours of patient care and a 1/2 hour of administrative patient care documentation. The Clinical Psychologist shall be on duty in the department for about 42.5 hours each week. In no instance will the Clinical Psychologist be required to provide services in excess of 85 hours per 2-week period.
Place of Performance: Two Clinical Psychologists to provide services at; 1) Naval Health Clinic (NHC) Cherry Point in support of the Medical Home Port (MHP) program. 2) Naval Health Clinic (NHC) Cherry Point, NC, in support of the Marine Center Medical Home (MCMH) program.
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Percent Time:100%Type of PositionRegular: A position which is considered essential for the effective long-term operation of the university. Persons appointed to this position will receive the privileges and benefits associated with regular employment status.Duties:
The Center for Disabilities and Development (CDD) is dedicated to improving the health and independence of people with disabilities and creating a life with opportunities for everyone. As a multi-disciplinary center of excellence, The CDD integrates a broad array of clinical services in one location, including developmental and behavioral pediatrics, nursing, speech-language pathology, occupational and physical therapy, psychology, social work, education, and audiology, and thus provides an ideal environment for patient care, education and research. People who come to our clinic often have complex needs which are why we use a team approach, bringing together the right experts to help families find answers. At the heart of each team are the patient and family.
CDD is also home for Iowa's LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities) program, and has provided outstanding interdisciplinary training in neurodevelopmental disabilities for over two decades.
Clinical Psychologist Basic Function and Responsibility:
Performs psychological/neuropsychological assessment and behavioral assessment and treatment with infants, children and young adults in a tertiary-level, clinical outpatient setting. Diagnose and treat neurodevelopmental disabilities with other members of a multi-disciplinary, health–care team.
Characteristic Duties and
Prepares for individual patient/family contact.
Reviews relevant records and reports and consults with appropriate clinical team members as necessary.
Prepares equipment/materials/space for session.
Performs psychological/neuropsychological assessment and/or behavioral assessments and/or treatment with children and/or young adults in a tertiary-level, clinical outpatient setting. Diagnoses and treats neurodevelopmental disabilities with other members of an inter-disciplinary healthcare team.
Administers appropriate interview protocols/evaluations to meet the patient's age, abilities, and needs for the evaluation.
Scores tests and interprets test results; communicates findings with patients and family; members of the healthcare team and other service providers involved in patient's care.
Maintains skills/competency related to testing procedures and protocols.
Diagnoses and treats/develops treatment plans for neuro) developmental disabilities with other members of an inter-disciplinary health-care team.
- Develops recommendations and treatment plans consistent with patient and family goals, assessment findings, and team consensus.
Completes patient report and billing documentation according to CDD and UI Healthcare guidelines and timelines.
Completes written medical record of patient contact, following department, CDD and UI Healthcare policies.
Submits billing documentation to support each billed procedure, following department, CDD and UI Healthcare policies.
Submits record of telephone contacts and other unscheduled visits into electronic patient record.
Provides learning experiences and/or instruction to graduate and doctoral-level trainees, as assigned.
Provides observation-based learning experiences for health care students, as assigned.
Provides feedback to student, practicum instructor, training director, etc.
Participates in classroom/lab teaching when requested.
Please note in regard to references: Five (5) professional references may be required at a later step in the process.
A Doctoral degree in Psychology is required.
1-3 years of experience in Clinical Child Psychology, including skill and experience in psychological/neuropsychological assessment and working with infants, preschool-aged children, young children and/or young adults with (neuro)developmental disabilities.
1-3 years of experience in Clinical Psychotherapy.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Competency in computer software applications.
State of Iowa Psychology license, or eligibility for licensure upon hire and licensure within first nine months of employment is required.
National Health Care Provider Certification, or certification within 12 months of hire is required.
Health Service Provider Certification in Iowa, or eligibility to obtain certification within first 12 months of employment is required.
Highly Desirable Qualifications:
Assessment and/or treatment of possible Autism Spectrum Disorder; Using such materials as the ADOS-2, ADI-R, and/or other tools.
Assessment and/or treatment (neuro)developmental disabilities for children between ages 0-5 years; Knowledge of using materials, such as the Bayley Scales of Infant Development or Mullen Scales of Learning.
Knowledge of community based disability services.
Experience working in a health-care environment and as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
Expertise in applied behavior analysis.
Experience working with electronic medical records.
Knowledge of University of Iowa policies and procedures.
Southern Virginia Mental Health Institute is a 72-bed state psychiatric hospital located in Danville, Virginia. Currently, about one-third of our patient population is forensically involved.
We are seeking a licensed clinical psychologist to serve as a staff psychologist for inpatients with serious and persistent mental illness. The employee will provide a full range of psychological services, including the following: serve as an integral member of a multi-disciplinary treatment team; assess individualsâ?? psychological stability and needs; lead in the formulation of meaningful treatment plans; provide group, family, and individual therapies; develop and supervise behavioral interventions; conduct and interpret psychological testing and write practical, user-friendly reports; conduct forensic mental health evaluations and write thorough reports for courts and state forensic mental health boards; provide psychological consultation and education to hospital staff; and participate in program development.
Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical/counseling psychology from a regionally accredited institution of higher education and current license to practice clinical psychology. (Note: If licensed in another state, must obtain Virginia license within 30 days of hire.) Also required: significant experience working with individuals with severe and persistent mental illness and with personality disorders; strong psychological assessment skills, including experience with a range of standard psychological tests; experience conducting individual, group, and family psychotherapy and psychoeducation; demonstrated crisis management skills; strong written and oral communication skills; experience developing and maintaining positive relationships within a multi-disciplinary environment; familiarity with principles of the recovery model and the stages of change; familiarity with DSM-5.
Experience in the assessment and treatment of forensically involved mental health clients.
Criminal history fingerprint background screen, CPS search and drug screen are required.
This position is being filled under the Expedited Hiring Authority for Shortage Category and/or Critical Need Health Care Occupations.
Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.
This position is located at the Department of Behavioral Health for the Embedded Behavioral Health (EBH) initiative, Fort Drum, NY. This work involves treating soldiers with a broad range of behavioral health concerns in specific combat divisions at various locations around the world.
Preferred candidates will have completed an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited doctoral graduate program and an APA accredited predoctoral internship.
Fort Drum, home of the 10th Mountain Division, is located in Northern New York's picturesque North County. As one of the most historically unique and geographically beautiful areas of the United States, the area offers bountiful outdoor recreational opportunities such as hunting, fishing, boating, sailing, scuba diving, white water rafting, and winter sports of all types.
Fort Drum borders Lake Ontario, the St. Lawrence River, Canada, the Adirondack Mountains, and Vermont. Guthrie Army Health Center is located at Fort Drum, New York, near the city of Watertown.
Watertown is located in the scenic 1,000 lakes region of upstate New York. Museums and historic points of interest include the War of 1812 Battlefield in Sackets Harbor, Boldt Castle, Millionaire's Row, the Antique Boat Museum, lighthouses, Burrville Cider Mill, the Clayton Opera House, and the Jefferson County Historical Society. Additionally, the area provides quaint downtown shopping, on-the-water dining, and family amusements that make Watertown a great place to live.
The Department of Behavioral Health consists of four Embedded Behavioral Health Teams, the Child and Family Behavioral Health System, the Family Advocacy Program, the Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Clinic, and the Army Substance Abuse Program. The department has over 120 employees in seven different buildings to provide exceptional behavioral health care to Soldiers and Family members.
For more information, please visit the following links:http://www.watertownny.com/http://www.drum.amedd.army.mil/
Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens
Recruitment or relocation bonus may be authorized.
As a Clinical Psychologist, you will:
Provide individual and group therapy, using various modalities as clinically indicated to include brief problem-focused psychotherapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and client-centered therapy.
Assess acute mental health conditions in beneficiaries who present with such issues.
Screen and interview patients, perform bio-psychological social evaluations using expert knowledge of general and specific concepts, principles, procedures, and practices relating to psychological counseling.
Evaluate overall effectiveness of therapeutic effort and institute changes to increase effectiveness of therapeutic efforts.
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
Basic Requirement for Clinical Psychologist:
Degree: Successful completion of a Doctoral Degree (Ph.D. or equivalent) directly related to full professional work in clinical psychology.
In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements below:
Experience required: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job.
Licensure Requirement: A current, active, valid, and unrestricted clinical license to practice Psychology independently offered by a U.S. State, the District of Columbia, Commonwealth, territory, or jurisdiction is required.
Department: 242760 - Psych Psychology
Full/Part Time/PRN: Day Job
This position will work primarily in the spine and pain clinics. Responsibilities of the psychologist include provision of clinical assessment in support of pre-surgical decision-making and program admission, brief cognitive screenings, individual and group cognitive behavioral therapy for pain as part of an existing interdisciplinary pain treatment program, and general brief therapy and/or biopsychosocial intervention, consultation, and program development. Opportunities also exist for involvement in our APA-accredited doctoral program in Clinical Psychology, including supervision of pre- and post-doctoral trainees, and participation in the overall academic mission.
We are seeking a candidate with a strong background in health psychology and brief therapeutic intervention. Candidates with specific experience in cognitive behavioral pain treatment and integrated mental health care will be considered especially competitive. While Texas licensure is not required for consideration or selection for the position, it is may be a pre-requisite for starting in the position.
Further preference may be given to board certified clinicians and to Spanish bilingual candidates.Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic credentials and experience. Consideration may be given to applicants seeking less than a full time schedule.
Interested individuals should send their CV and a letter of interest to:
Reed J. Robinson, PhD
Director, Psychological Services
Department of Psychiatry
UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
6363 Forest Park Rd
Dallas, TX 75390-9121.
UTSouthwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is UTSouthwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.
Subsidiary: McLaren Flint -
The Associate Director of Behavioral Medicine Education will provide clinical, educational, and supervisory services for both the Residency and the Corporation.
Licensed psychologist and credentialed member of the medical staff
Prior experience in residency teaching
Prior experience in Health Psychology
2-5 years experience in residency teaching
2-5 years experience in Health Psychology
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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PROVIDES DIRECT PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTION SERVICES FOR SURGERY CANDIDATES PRE AND POST-SURGERY.
- Higher starting salary possible depending on experience level
As a Clinical Psychologist for the CIA, you will work with highly motivated individuals locally and in an international theatre. Building off your already established clinical competence and desire for continuous learning, you will have the chance to learn additional clinical and operational skills.
Occasional domestic travel is required and overseas travel is possible.
As part of our team you will receive excellent benefits and a variety of medical and non-medical training will be provided.
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Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Psychology from an APA accredited institution
Active state license in clinical psychology
At least five (5) years postdoctoral experience
Experience in counseling, forensic psychology, consulting psychology, or employment assessment
Skilled in interviewing, psychological evaluation, and report writing
Experience in forensic psychology, neuropsychology, consulting psychology, and/or employment assessments.
Experience traveling or living overseas.
The following items must be attached to your on-line application (PDF format preferred):
Unofficial transcripts for all degrees
Copy of any certifications/licenses
At least one professional reference with full name and contact information
ALL POSITIONS REQUIRE RELOCATION TO THE WASHINGTON DC METROPOLITAN AREA.
All applicants must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview and an extensive background investigation. US citizenship is required.
To be considered suitable for Agency employment, applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last twelve months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to twelve months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.
Important Notice: Friends, family, individuals, or organizations may be interested to learn that you are an applicant for or an employee of the CIA. Their interest, however, may not be benign or in your best interest. You cannot control whom they would tell. We therefore ask you to exercise discretion and good judgment in disclosing your interest in a position with the Agency. You will receive further guidance on this topic as you proceed through your CIA employment processing.
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