The right candidate(s) will posses at least 2yrs of current experience as a Clinical Psychologist – Orthopedic Medicine and is able to carry out duties to include but not limited to:
Hours range from 7:00am to 5:00pm, Monday - Friday. Shifts shall be for 8.5-9 hours per day. Shifts are rotational
- Direct patient care functions including assessment, planning, preparation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation consistent with current standards of care in clinical psychology
- Provide comprehensive clinical psychological assessment and treatment to pain patients to include individual and group counseling, physiologic monitoring and patient education.
- Work effectively with the staff members of the Bone and Joint Department as well as a multidisciplinary Pain Management Team to promote the health of patients suffering from acute and chronic pain.
- Additional duties included within the scope of a Clinical Psychologist
- Possess a Doctorate Degree (Ph.D.) of clinical psychology from an accredited college approved by the American Psychological Association and required internship programs for the degree and state licensure.
- Possess either (1) one year in the last 3 years of specialized knowledge and expertise in the evaluation and treatment of patients who have pain, psychological factors affecting their physical condition, or difficulty coping with medical problems; or (2) a one year fellowship/residency in health psychology/behavioral medicine.
- Have a valid, unrestricted license or certification to practice as a psychologist in any of the 50 states, D.C., Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Chesapeake Government Health Services - 3 years ago