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Careers

Psychologist

Job Title: Psychologist 

Department:  Behavioral Health Clinic

Reports To: Director of Social Services    

Status:  Full-Time, Part-time

Primary Purpose: The Psychologist will be responsible for the diagnoses and treatment of individuals with psychological disorders to promote an individual’s overall well-being. 

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Gathers and analyzes information on client through a variety of methods that may include observation, interviews, self-report inventories, group discussions, and/or formal assessments.

  • Diagnoses and applies appropriate treatments for behavioral and mental health disorders.

  • Collaborates with the client and/or family members to develop plans to positively manage and respond to barriers challenging one’s cognitive, behavioral and emotional overall well-being; assists clients with developing healthy choices and outcomes through various evidence-based practices, psychoeducation and psychoanalysis.

  • Participates, facilitates, and documents the treatment plan for client and/or family with behavioral mental health disorders.  

  • Assists clients in developing new or strengthened communication skills and methods.

  • Provides weekly reports of feedback and observations to the Director of Social Services

  • Identifies and provides appropriate psychotherapy for individuals, couples, and/or families.

  • Collaborates with clients to develop post-treatment plan.

  • Refers client to specialists for further treatment as appropriate.

  • Develops and maintains accurate records regarding progress, evaluations, and any further treatment recommendations.

  • Drafts and submits necessary paperwork to insurance companies.

  • Maintains compliance with ethical codes and standards.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

  • Conducts ongoing needs assessment for staff-training purposes and assists in the implementation of in-service training programs.

Required Skills/Abilities: 

  • Highly developed ability in the administration, scoring, and interpretation of psychological tests, specifically objective, projective, and neurological test batteries.

  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated skill in clinical evaluation and interviewing.

  • Demonstrated ability in group therapy and management, individual therapy, and family counseling.

  • Demonstrated skills in consultation and being a team player.

Education and Experience:

  • A Master's degree in psychology required, a PhD preferred.

  • Experience in the human services field required.

  • Current state license in Counseling/Therapy. 

Physical Requirements: 

  • Prolonged periods sitting of at a desk and working on a computer.

  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times. 

 

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee in this classification.  It is not to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required doing this job.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.