Clinical Psychologist

Clinical Psychologist

Caravel Autism Health | Chicago, IL, 60602, US
Salary Range:$75,000 – $98,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 12 days ago

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Description

* $10,000 Sign on Bonus*

Licensed Psychologist in at least one of the following states: IA, ID, IL, MN, WA, WI

The Licensed Psychologist ("Psychologist") provides individual psychotherapy, family therapy, and groups services (e.g., social skills) for children, adolescents, and adults. The Psychologist conducts diagnostic evaluations and psychological assessments with a wide range of referral questions, with a specific focus on disorders commonly occurring in childhood and adolescence.

Essential Functions:

* Conducts diagnostic interviews and evaluations with children and adolescents to answer a variety of referral questions related to psychological and developmental presentations, including but not limited to ADHD, intellectual disabilities, and autism spectrum disorder.
* Administers, scores, and interprets required psychological testing.
* Writes psychological testing reports, completed within guidelines and in accordance with company policy.
* Provides individual, group, and family therapy to clients using evidence-based practices.
* Actively participates in peer review, consultation, and supervision.
* Timely completion of progress notes and other documentation in accordance with company practices.
* Remains current on all new developments within the arena of evidence-based interventions to treat a variety of mental and behavioral health conditions.
* Assists with the monitoring of clinical quality organization-wide and promotes best practices.

Non-Essential Functions/Other Duties:

Performs other duties as assigned

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to a client who exhibits physically aggressive behavior which can include kicking, pinching, punching, biting, etc. The employee may have to use appropriate behavior management techniques frequently with a client under such circumstances. Such response requires agility, quick reflexes, and the ability to use physically evasive movement. The employee will be constantly required to stand, walk, sit, grasp, reach, bend, kneel, crouch, squat, hear, type and write. In addition, the employee will be exposed to normal office conditions and usual office equipment such as phone, computer, printers, copiers, files, etc. The employee must be able to independently and repeatedly lift, move, and carry objects weighing up to thirty-five (35) lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include near, far, and field of vision. Speech must be spoken in a way in which others will understand. This position requires regular and punctual employee presence.

Qualifications:

Education:

* Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (PhD or PsyD) from a regionally accredited institution required
* Licensed Psychologist in the state where position is located required

Experience:

* Preferred experience to include:
* Focus on children and adolescents
* Psychological testing related to ASD and other developmental delays
* Specific experience administering, scoring, and interpreting a wide range of developmental, cognitive, and neuropsychological assessments
* Writing high quality diagnostic testing reports in a timely manner
* Providing effective individual psychotherapy to children and adolescents and family therapy
* Familiarity with a wide range of evidenced-based psychotherapeutic interventions for application with a variety of populations

Skills and Competencies:

* Excellent diagnostic and clinical skills
* Natural ability to interact with children. Skilled in carefully observing children and young people and respond to what they might be communicating through their behavior and play
* Proficient at working with families. ?Knowledgeable in multiple systemic interventions. ?Skilled at identifying systemic issues and supporting families through their resolution.
* Self-motivated, with excellent organizational and time management skills
* Works cohesively within a team environment in order to deal with complex client problems
* Demonstrate skills in the areas of coaching, mentoring, and leading others
* Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships
* Strong client-centered focus, with the desire to meet and exceed client expectations
* Must be able to maintain confidentiality and abide by ethical guidelines and policies, including compliance with HIPAA laws and regulations
* Maintains professional boundaries with clients and their families, representing the organization in a professional manner
* Strong work ethic, with the ability to meet scheduling commitments

Other:

* Must be 18 years old or older

Important: Our Licensed Psychologist is a Full Time remote/work from home opportunity, and we are open to candidates in the following states:

* Illinois
* Wisconsin
* Minnesota
* Michigan
* Idaho
* Iowa
* Washington (state)
* Texas
* Ohio Florida
* Colorado
* California
* Kansas