Job Summary Participates in hospital consultation, intake interviews, forensic and psychological evaluations, inpatient & outpatient treatment, discharge planning, community outreach activities and clinical training experiences.
Job Specific Duties
Accepts assignment of outpatient cases and schedules outpatient appointments with clients within 24 hours of being assigned a case.
Actively facilitates and participates in clinical individual and group supervision by a licensed psychologist in accordance with APA guidelines.
Maintains an active case load and participates in all assigned psychological treatments and assessment procedures individual, group and family therapies as well as psychological and psycho-educational evaluations.
Participates in training seminars and continuing education activities as recommended such as Family Therapy Seminar, Assessment Seminar, Consultation Liaison Seminar, Eating Disorder, Topic Specific Seminar, and Professional Development Seminar.
Provides consultation services for inpatient, emergency room and continuing care clinics.
Provides in-service training programs for psychiatry staff or community or county agencies during the residency year.
Provides psychological testing for psychiatric inpatients and outpatients as ordered.
Updates charts once the administration of psychological testing is completed.
Maintains comprehensive, complete and up-to-date records on all outpatient cases as per department guidelines. Submits outpatient charges that enable accurate & truthful billing.
Provides continuous supervision, observation of behavioral health patients, and adheres to non-violent crisis intervention strategies (CPI).
Minimum Job Requirements
Completed all course work for a doctoral degree in psychology and all practicum and comprehensive clinical examination requirements. Transcript will need to be provided as proof of completed coursework.
American Heart Association BLS - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
Level II Background Check required within 30 days of hire - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
CPI Certification required within 90 days of hire - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
In good standing with university faculty and adhere to the APA code of ethical principles governingprofessional conduct.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to problem solve to formulate a plan for psychological treatment and to evaluate the patients response to the implementation of the plan.
Ability to work with patients and their families in a therapeutic manner.
Competency in performing psychological assessments and producing written report.
Good organizational, time management and documentation skills.
Knowledge of child and adolescent development, DSM-IV diagnoses, treatment plan development and general counseling skills.
Must be able to relate cooperatively and constructively with patients, families and co-workers.
Prior clinical experience with children/adolescents and families preferred.
Requires the ability to communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing, and to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
Primary Location :
Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus
Nicklaus Children’s Health System, is the region’s only healthcare system exclusively for children. In addition to Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and a growing number of outpatient centers located throughout the tri-county area, the health system includes Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Foundation, the organization’s fundraising arm; Nicklaus Children's Pediatric Specialists, a nonprofit physician practice subsidiary; a management services organization, and an ambulatory surgery center. Our vision is to be where the children are. Ultimately, this means being there through all stages of health and life, both physically and emotionally. To be a trusted partner to children and their families, not only in times of illness, but throughout their life journey. Our mission is to inspire hope and promote lifelong health by providing the best care to every child.