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Psychologist I - Per Diem, The Green Home

  • Job ID: 561386789
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Susquehanna The Green Hom
  • Department: Social Services
  • Location: 37 Central Avenue, Wellsboro PA 16901
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $39.70 to $59.54 / hour

Description

The Green Home, a Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation facility located in Wellsboro, PA is seeking a per diem (casual) Psychologist to join our team!  This position will primarily work day shift but will be required to have some flexibility in terms of scheduling.  Geriatric experience is preferred.  


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.  One year 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 34
  • OAPSA

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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