Clinical Psychologist

  • Midtown Health Center
  • Apr 03, 2024
Full time Psychologist

Job Description

Midtown Health Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center serving Northeast Nebraska with a focus on improving access to complete care for the whole family, is looking for a Clinical Psychologist to help us fulfill our mission!

Clinic hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 7am to 6pm. No nights or weekends. 

Midtown Health Center offers a comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance, retirement plan options, paid time off, and more.

Job Summary:

The Clinical Psychologist will function as a co-located member of Midtown Health Center’s primary care team, including outpatient evaluation, consultation, and treatment for patients. The Clinical Psychologist will provide evidence-based psychological services (e.g. evaluation, diagnosis, consultation, and treatment) to patients within the organization using a bio-psychological approach in concert with other members of the patients’ health care team for the purpose of preventing or eliminating symptomatic, maladaptive, or undesired behavior and/or facilitating adaptation to physical illness, accident, or injury.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

None.

 

Duties/Responsibilities:

1.      Provides psychological assessments to develop appropriate level of treatment in accordance with relevant ethical and legal standards.

2.      Conducts and completes psychological and diagnostic testing to measure cognitive abilities, diagnosis of developmental and intellectual disabilities, and prepares written evaluation.

3.      Conducts mental health screenings utilizing standardized instruments.

4.      Provides psychotherapy to individuals, families, as well as groups.

5.      Provides services appropriate to the age-specific needs of all patients, as well as their families, in accordance with the principles of growth and development for infant, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric life cycles as per approved scope of practice.

6.      Consults with and advises other health care team members on the methods of assisting patients and their families in overcoming social and emotional difficulties which may prevent effective health care.

7.      Manages psychosocial aspects of chronic and acute diseases.

8.      Facilitates access to other behavioral health services programs as indicated.

9.      Maintains an open line of communication with care providers, patients, and their family members in order to efficiently address emergencies.

10.   Conducts research and attends conferences to remain current on the latest treatments.

11.   Performs other duties as assigned.

Duties 1 through 10 are designated as ADA Essential Functions and must be performed in this job. All other job duties are secondary functions.

Job Requirements

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

·        Ability to efficiently carry out Midtown Health’s Center mission statement and comply with its policies and procedures.

·        Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, co-workers, and the public and to be able to demonstrate cultural awareness and sensitivity.

·        Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive information in accordance to HIPAA regulations.

·        Ability to comply with all occupational safety and health standards and all rules, regulations, and orders issued under the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA).

·        Ability to utilize critical thinking and problem solving skills to address clinic’s needs.

·        Ability to interpret oral and written instructions and do appropriate follow-up.

·        Ability to work independently and as a team member.

·        Must have exceptional time management and organizational skills.

·        Ability to constructively participate in quality improvement efforts.

·        Ability to actively participate in marketing and outreach activities when requested and emergency response events when required.

·        Bilingual (English/Spanish) verbal and written skills highly desired.

·        Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.

·        Ability to use the electronic health records system.

 

Education and Experience, Licensure and Certification:

·        Doctoral degree in Psychology from an APA/CPA-accredited or equivalent doctoral program with an APA-CPA accredited or equivalent doctoral internship required.

·        At least two years of experience in a behavioral health setting preferred.

·        Experience in crisis intervention preferred.

·        Licensed or license-eligible as a Clinical Psychologist in the State of Nebraska, or provisionally licensed in the state of Nebraska with the ability to obtain a license in 24 months required.

Must have a valid driver’s license and the ability to utilize own transportation for work purposes.

Loan Forgiveness?

Yes