• Licensed Clinical Psychologist

    Location US-CA-Los Angeles
    Job ID
    2018-6708
  • Overview

    The staff psychologist to apply psychological principles in the following areas: assessment, clinical interventions, research, training, case management, consultation, possible supervision of non-licensed staff, and program development. The psychologist will be involved in integrating behavioral health services into a primary care setting. Responsibilities will include administering and interpreting psychological testing instruments for diagnosis, evaluation, treatment and discharging planning. Provide a variety of interventions such as individual, group, child, and family therapy. Interventions will focus on short-term problem solving therapy, short-term cognitive behavioral therapy, brief psychodynamic therapy, crisis intervention, coping skills, substance abuse treatment, behavior modification, and case consultations. The psychologist is a member of a multidisciplinary team that will include medical providers, nursing staff, medical support staff, case managers, administrators, managers, and directors. The psychologist will collaborate with the patient to define the treatment goals and measure success of treatment by utilizing evidenced-based outcome measures. The psychologist will attend various conferences/workshops concerning mental health treatment. The psychologist will also be involved in several research studies and multidisciplinary projects.

    Responsibilities


    1. Evaluates data and develops an individualized care plan of to provide maximum benefit for all concerned.

    2. Oversees the implementation of the plan(s) and performs reassessments, as needed.

    3. Coordinates referrals with medical providers and other staff.

    4. Interviews patient and family members; prepares intake assessments, addressing all pertinent issues of participants.

    5. Educates and assists patient/family in understanding and adjusting to the diagnosis/disability, treatment plan and medical recommendations.

    6. Refers patient to appropriate hospital services (specialty clinics, child life, etc) and community agencies (schools, Regional centers, MediCal/CCS, etc) as appropriate; assisting patient/family in utilizing such services.

    7. Provide age appropriate and culturally sensitive counseling and individual/family treatment as well as assistance in family life crisis situations.

    8. Educates and updates interdisciplinary team, including residents in the continuity clinic, on psychosocial issues.

    9. Prepares and maintains all pertinent records, statistics and progress notes.

    10. Assist in the development of various program curriculums (Injury Prevention, Reach Out, etc.)

    11. Perform all other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications


    1. Professional license as a psychologist by the California Board of Psychology.

    2. Doctorate degree required.

    3. A minimum of one year experience working with children and minimum one year clinical experience required.

    4. Current CPR/First Aid Training certificate required.

    5. Bilingual English/Spanish or English and other predominant language of population served preferred.

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