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Psychologist I (Erie, PA- Safe Harbor)

  • Job ID: 139518293
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: M-F, 8a-430p, Some Flexibility
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Mon Yough Community Services
  • Department: OP Adult Therapy
  • Location: 1330 West 26 Street, Erie PA 16508
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $26.16 to $43.49 / hour

Description

Provides evaluation and treatment of patients with a variety of neurodevelopmental, behavior and/or mental health concerns. Provides diagnostic interviews/assessments with patients and/or families, conducts appropriate testing as needed, and provides feedback and recommendations to patients, families, and/ or community agencies/providers. May function as a sub-specialist within the unit or provide specialty services for other programs. Coordinates with care teams to plan behavioral health treatment across levels of care.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides crisis sessions to support and assist patients experiencing acute distress and/or symptoms, as needed.
  • Provides behavioral health services, using empirically validated treatments and interventions.
  • Participates in regular supervisory meetings with direct supervisor to review adherence to program standards.
  • Demonstrates ability to maintain accurate and complete records and data collection, performed in a timely fashion.
  • Demonstrates highly developed knowledge and skill in the area of differential diagnosis of psychiatric disorders.
  • Consults and collaborates with multidisciplinary teams regarding patient care and treatment planning.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant literature and empirically validated treatments.
  • Performs psychological assessment with accurate diagnostic impressions.
  • Provides behavioral health services using an acute and maintenance model.
  • Schedules sufficient volume of patients so that direct service productivity standards are maintained within the department.
  • Maintains knowledge of the literature relevant to the assigned patient population.
  • Works collaboratively with other service lines at UPMC and outside agencies assuring continuity of care with referral sources and other providers.

Qualifications

  • Doctoral degree in Psychology (PsyD or PhD) from an accredited institution.
  • 1 years of experience in Psychology or related field preferred.
  • Excellent clinical interviewing and assessment/therapy skills to work with patients and families. Strong interpersonal skills.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
    Active PA Psychology License

  • Psychologist
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting
  • Act 33
  • Act 34
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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