Ambulatory Psychologist (Pediatric Child Development)

Professional Admin/Clinical Worcester, Massachusetts


Description

Position at UMass Memorial Medical Group


Everyone is a Caregiver

 

At UMass Memorial Health Care, Everyone is a Caregiver regardless of title. Exceptional patient care, academic excellence and leading-edge research make UMass Memorial the premier health care system of Central and Western Massachusetts, and a place where we can help you build the career you deserve. We are more than 14,000 employees, working together as one health care system. And everyone, in their own unique way, plays an important part, everyday.

Requisition #: 203934
Title: Psychologist-Ambulatory
Department: PEDIATRICS CHILD DEV
Grade: PRC9
Posting Date: July 1, 2020
Shift: Days
Status: Exempt
Union: Non-Union
Hours: 40 hours
Shift Length: 8 hours
Location: UMass Memorial Medical Group  – University Campus

Position Summary:

Delivers direct clinical services to psychiatric outpatients. Collaborates as a member of inter–disciplinary team for the development and delivery of treatment plans.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Performs psychological evaluations (e. g. presenting problem, history of presenting problem, psychiatric history, social history, mental status exam, dynamic formulation), including thorough cognitive and behavioral assessment of patients, determination of appropriate treatment modality, and limited use of formal psychometric assessment instruments.
  • Leads cognitive Behavioral and empirically supported treatment groups .
  • Provides individual cognitive, behavioral, supportive and dynamic psychotherapy for patients with psychological, emotional, impulse control and substance abuse disorders as well as a general behavioral medicine population.
  • Maintains required documentation of patient care in accordance with professional standards.
  • Maintains current knowledge of procedures, equipment, and supplies necessary for state–of–the–art assessment and treatment of patients and makes recommendations to the director and program administrator for revision/renewal.

Position Qualifications:

License/Certification/Education:

Required:

Doctoral degree, (Ph. D. Psy. D. or Ed. D. ) in Clinical or counseling Psychology from an accredited university. License as clinical psychologist required.

Preferred:

Two years of experience preferred.

Standards of Respect:

Standards of Respect
We’re striving to make respect a part of everything we do at UMass Memorial – for our patients and for each other. We’re expecting that our new caregivers practice our six Standards of Respect: Acknowledge, Listen, Communicate, Be Responsive, Be a Team Player, and Be Kind, to help us make respect a part of how we take care of business everyday.


As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMHC recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talentacquisition@umassmemorial.org. We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.