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Psychologist I (Safe Harbor)

  • Job ID: 780328559
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: M-F, Daylight
  • 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: $26.81 to $44.58 / 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.

The psychology team will sit within the Outpatient Therapy Department. This is a small (5 member) tight-knit team that focuses on diagnostic neuropsychological/psychological evaluations. We work with various ages and culturally diverse populations with a variety of behavioral health and medical needs.  The team is led by a licensed psychologist and we have two other full-time psychologists on the team. Potential for opportunities around more medically-based work and hospital consultations in the future. Will use testing technicians with some insurances. Opportunity for therapy caseload as desired and can develop a mix of activities for work. Other opportunities will also include providing staff and CEU based training

This is an M-F, daylight position. Free parking is provided on-site. Opportunities for student loan forgiveness, many opportunities for free CEU training, possible opportunities for supervising other clinicians during training.


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 a 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 with renewal
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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