The Licensed Psychologist will assume a key role in our organization as diagnostician. and billing provider. This candidate will need to have special strengths in the area of child and adolescent assessment and intervention. Reporting to the CCO, the Licensed Psychologist will provide diagnostic evaluations and participate in psycho-diagnostic staffing meetings with staff. In coordination with other members of the CCOs Team, this position will be responsible for clinical services within the organization, including researching, developing and implementing clinical programs which meet and exceed standards and best practice guidelines; for developing models of care and product lines to meet customer needs and expectations; for marketing services; for performance improvement initiatives; and for assisting clinic managers as they develop and implement strategies to meet organizational business unit fiscal and operational goals.
Essential Functions:Conduct approximately 13 to 15 diagnostic evaluations for patients referred for ABA services using standardized measuresParticipate in the development, implementation & monitoring of evidence-based clinical models of care, practice guidelines, and ethical clinical standards to meet consumer needs and to ensure best practices throughout the organization.Within areas of responsibility, ensure staff knowledge of and adherence to clinical & operational best practices, internal and external policies, procedures, ethical standards, laws, regulations, contract provisions, standards, accreditation requirements, and the organization's corporate compliance planEnsure that clinical services and products meet the needs and expectations of customers and stakeholders, as determined by internal/external needs assessments, surveys and performance improvement initiativesParticipate in the design and implementation of clinical outcomes studies and other performance improvement initiatives to meet the needs and expectations of the organization and the persons it serves. Analyze any organization-wide surveys to develop response plans, including customer satisfaction, employee satisfaction, etc.Ensure that appropriate risk management practices are established and carried out within areas supervised.Participate in the development of the annual clinical and operations training plan for the organization; participate in the implementation of competency-based orientation and professional education programs to meet the needs of the organization and its clinical/operations staff.Participate in the development and implementation of clinical policies and procedures related to all areas of clinical serviceParticipate in the oversight of clinical practices and systems related to all areas of clinical service.Provide clinical supervision, as required or assigned.Participate in community, professional, or other activities to advance the interests of the organization and those it servesParticipate in the establishment, maintenance, and evaluation of the organization's plan for professional services, including privileging and credentialing, clinical staffing meetings, peer review, and other essential clinical processes.Provide ongoing leadership, professional development, and other supports to persons supervised.Provide some direct services in the form of individual, family, and group services and psychological evaluation.Adhere to the rules, regulations, policies, and processes outlined in the Hopebridge policy and procedure manualProtect patient rights and privacy according to HIPAA regulations, and Hopebridge policy and procedures manualAssist with problem solving to improve efficiency within the clinicPortray a positive attitude and maintain a patient and co-worker satisfaction level that limits adverse situations or complaintsGenerate team spirit through creating and maintaining an environment that fosters staff satisfaction, maximizes productivity and profitabilityAttend special education programs and in-service trainings related to the clinic
Competencies:Attention to Detail - the ability to see and pay attention to details; the ability to recognize the component parts of a procedure or object, and to verify the correctness or error in an individual part or procedureAttitude Toward Others - maintaining a positive, open, and objective attitude toward othersEmotional Control - the ability to maintain a rational and objective demeanor when faced with stressful or emotional situations; a measure of self-composure in a difficult situation and the ability to act objectively, rather than impulsively or emotionallyEnjoyment of the Job - the feeling that one's job is both fulfilling and rewarding and that it has a positive and useful.Flexibility - the ability to readily modify, respond to, and integrate change with minimal personal resistanceHandling Stress - the ability to balance and defuse inner tensions and stresses; the ability to appropriately separate yourself from stressful situations and maintain your own sense of inner peace.Developing Others - Develops the ability of others to perform and contribute to the organization by providing ongoing feedback and by providing opportunities to learn through formal and informal methods
. Requirements:Doctoral degree and licensed in the state applicable as a PsychologistMust complete Continuing Education courses as outlined by thePsychology BoardMaintain a negative Tuberculosis screening according to the CDCObtain and Maintain CPR/First Aid Certification every 2 yearsMaintain a clear criminal record
Successfully manage behavior techniciansExhibit superior organizational skillsValid Drivers LicenseSuccessfully manage travel schedule and needs of Centers
Physical Demands:Must have full physical dexterity/agility or be able to independently position self and perform all movements required (bending, kneeling, computer typing, standing, fetching documents from file cabinets).Must have sufficient corrected or uncorrected vision to carry out all duties and responsibilities.Need to be able to lift and carry pediatric population (weight ranging from 5 to 50 lbs.)Reasonable accommodations can be provided to assist or enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position, upon request.
Work Environment:Multidisciplinary clinic that uses collaborative approachInside office workplace where patients meet with therapistsComfortable environment for children and parents
The above statements reflect general functions of this job and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements inherent in this job. The immediate supervisor may elaborate on or add to the above list if the duties come within the employees realm of responsibility.
Hopebridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, arrest record or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
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