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Psychologist II

  • Job ID: 865468420
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Monday - Friday daylight
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: University of Pittsburgh Physicians
  • Department: 51855 UPP18 PEDS Gap PCP
  • Location: 3420 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $32.87 to $56.12 / hour

Description

Purpose:
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Physician Services is hiring Psychologist II. Provides evaluation and treatment of patients ages 3-12 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. Coordinates with care teams, schools, and community agencies to plan behavioral health treatment across levels of care.

Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates ability to maintain accurate and complete records and data collection, performed in a timely fashion.
  • Maintains knowledge of the literature relevant to the relevant patient population.
  • Provides crisis sessions to support and assist patients experiencing acute distress and/or symptoms, as needed.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant literature and empirically validated treatments. 
  • Demonstrates highly developed knowledge and skill in the area of differential diagnosis of psychiatric disorders.
  • Performs psychological assessment with accurate diagnostic impressions.
  • Provides formal teaching and supervision for staff and trainees.
  • Provides behavioral health services, using empirically validated treatments and interventions, in an acute and maintenance model. Experience in PCIT and trauma-informed care preferred.
  • Consults and collaborates with multidisciplinary teams regarding patient care and treatment planning. Participates in regular supervisory meetings with direct supervisor to review adherence to program standards.
  • Works collaboratively with other service lines at UPMC and outside agencies assuring continuity of care with referral sources and other providers. May participate in research efforts by assisting in subject recruitment, conducting research assessments or treatment, as directed by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Doctoral degree in Psychology (PsyD or PhD) from an accredited institution
  • Three (3) years of experience in Psychology or related field. Post-doctoral fellowship in position specific area (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 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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