Psychologist

  • Franciscan Hospital for Children
  • Brighton, MA 02135
  • Feb 08, 2020
Per Diem Counseling

Job Description

GENERAL SUMMARY The licensed psychologist is responsible for the delivery of services as well as supervision of other clinicians and/or interns.  Persons in this position provide testing services outpatient and other programs of the hospital.  In addition, he/she provides individual, family and group therapy services in the Behavioral Health Services Department.  Services may be provided in a variety of settings within and/or outside of the hospital.  Position is short-term temporary, expected to last approximately 3 months. Minimum Requirements     EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE   Doctoral degree from an accredited graduate school License to practice psychology in the Commonwealth Qualified to perform psychological testing with children, adolescents and adults At least two to three years of experience in mental health with children, adolescents and adults (which may include pre- and postdoctoral internships) At least two to three years of experience providing psychological testing Experience with school systems, 766 regulations and IEP process strongly preferred Experience in dealing with focus outcome oriented treatment Preference given to those with program management, grant development, service development or service reorganization experience KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Analytic abilities consistent with delivery of comprehensive psychological test reports including an understanding of trait, skill and behavioral distribution patterns. An understanding of reliability, validity, test construction and norming, as well as statistical and clinical significance. An understanding of the concepts of test construction, as well as the current range of available test instruments. A knowledge of developmental issues and milestones throughout the lifespan. Verbal and written communication skills consistent with delivery of evaluations and presentations inside the Department and to relevant referral sources (e.g. schools, families, agencies and attorneys). Interpersonal and leadership skills consistent with effective dissemination of consultation results and integration into treatment and school plans. Expertise in assessment, planning and triage in the areas of mental health and developmental disabilities.

Schedule

per diem

Employment Type

Per Diem