Clinical Psychologist

  • MaineHealth
  • Scarborough, ME, USA
  • Jan 06, 2021

Job Description

Summary

Maine Medical Partners, Diabetes & Endocrinology-

An exciting opportunity for a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with interest, training and experience integrating behavioral health services into specialty care settings.  This position is located at Maine Medical Partners Diabetes & Endocrinology, a well-established adult specialty practice caring for patients with hormone (glandular) disorders and endocrine problems. This is a 20 hour position with benefits.  The behavioral health provider’s role would include providing screening, assessments, and focused treatment to patients of the practice.  Treatment structure includes individual, family, and group work.  Additional functions of the role includes linking patients to additional services and supports, providing curbside consultation to providers, and participating in population health activities that targets the health and wellbeing of specific groups of people.  Knowledge of and interest in treating substance use disorders is preferred.   

Be ready to bring a value to specialty care that has become the desired for providers and patients.  Behavioral health services in the medical setting is a great benefit to all as it reduces stigma and increases access to a service that many wouldn’t seek out if in a different location.  For the behavioral health provider, your work is enhanced by being part of a medical team with solid experience in integrated work.  Collaborative work with psychiatrists and other integrated clinicians in the MaineHealth system adds to the experience. Individual supervision, group supervision, and quarterly trainings are benefits of this position.

 Minimum Qualifications: Clinical Psychologist licensed in the state of Maine.

  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: See "License/Certifications"
    • License/Certifications: Licensed Psychologist at the Doctoral Level. Must have a valid drivers license and reliable transportation.
    • Experience: Two years or more of work experience in a health or mental health setting preferred, in order to have proficiency in psychosocial assessment and treatment.
    • Knowledge of evidenced based clinical theories, therapies and techniques, as used in individual, family and group treatment, as well as principles of social welfare
    • Ability to teach principles and applications to the medical setting
    • Must have considerable knowledge of community resources and agencies and how to use them in resolving complex problems related to health, illness and disability