Job Summary: Responsible for research, development, provision and supervision of clinical psychology and evaluation services to patients to promote optimal individual, interpersonal and social functioning. Promotes patient’s continued well being through direct psychological services. Conducts ongoing clinical research into the program’s overall effectiveness and acceptability to clients, referral sources, and staff. Contributes knowledge to the field of clinical practice in regard to evidence-based treatments for PTSD with uniformed service workers.
NON-ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES :
May be required to perform duties of lesser, equal or greater responsibility.
Other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
1. Licensed or licensed eligible as a licensed clinical psychologist in the State of Vermont .
2. Clinical expertise in psychotherapeutic process, transference and counter transference dynamic, crisis intervention, skills in working with the chronically mentally ill population as well as with individuals and families undergoing acute episodes of psychiatric distress; skills in diagnosis and assessment in an inpatient setting. Clinical training & experience implementing mindfulness-based psychotherapies such as MBSR, DBT, ACT, MBCT, MBRP, etc.
3. Knowledge and experience in providing clinical services to uniformed service worker populations.
4. Demonstrated applied clinical research ability as demonstrated by showing evidence of published original clinical research as a primary or secondary author in a peer refereed professional journal in clinical psychology or a related discipline.
5. Ability to work with community support systems, health care and human service resources, courts and police, etc. as part of a comprehensive community mental health team and to represent the Retreat in the community.
6. Recognizes and appropriately evaluates and responds to crisis and risk situations.
7. Knowledge of and ability to adhere to the professional code of ethics and the state mental health code.
8. Personal contemplative practice is highly preferred.
9. Must have supervision experience.
10. Ability to work as part of a comprehensive mental health team and to represent the agency in the community.
11. Good organizational skills and administrative abilities: must be computer literate.
12. Flexibility in days and hours available for scheduled work, including weekends.
1. Ph.D. in Psychology. Must licensed or licensure eligible in the State of Vermont as a clinical psychologist.
2. At least three years of professional experience in mental health or human services preferably in an out patient setting.
a. Cognitive : A minimum of 5 years experience in delivery of cognitive services or a formal Neuropsychology Post-Doctoral fellowship with a minimum of one year experience.
b. Forensic: A minimum of 5 years experience in delivery of forensic related psychological evaluation and services or a formal Forensic Post-Doctoral fellowship with a minimum of one year experience.
c. Eating Disorder: A minimum of 5 years experience in delivery of eating disorder related psychological evaluation and services or a formal Eating-Disorder Post-Doctoral fellowship with a minimum of one year experience.