Under the direction of the Program Manager and the clinical supervision of the Medical Director, the Psychologist provides clinical services to persons who have personal or interpersonal behavioral health and/or chemical dependency problems. The incumbent in this position provides optimal patient care utilizing knowledge and skills within the context of the counseling process. This person is responsible for delivering intensive problem focused, recovery oriented services to individuals, couples, families, and groups and for meeting regulatory guidelines/standards.
Nature and Scope:
The incumbent in this position must function within the team using high-level clinical and interpersonal skills. This position requires the use of sound assessment skills, combined with appropriate clinical judgment and must be capable of efficiently managing a case load, including planning, setting priorities and budgeting time to ensure smooth processes and completion of work in a timely manner.
The position requires assumption of responsibilities for documenting all significant patient contact in accordance with regulatory guideline/standards. The Psychologist coordinates care between professionals as needed. This person must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing to initiate contact with internal and external resources on behalf of the client. This person must be able to perform in-service training and speak effectively to groups of patients, community organization members, at places of business and at workshops. The incumbent is accountable for the assessment, planning, implementing and ongoing evaluation of the patient population served.
This position is required to adhere to the Renown Health Scope of Practice for credentialing.
This position provides patient care.
The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.
Minimum Qualifications: Requirements - Required and/or Preferred
Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing and speaking English.
Minimum two years experience in a clinical setting required.
Ability to obtain and maintain a State of Nevada Psychologist license.
Computer / Typing:
Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Word and have the ability to use the computer to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.