Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Sep 18 2017
Waimanalo Health Center |Waimanalo|Full Time
Category: Healthcare
Job Description

 

SUMMARY

 

The Licensed Clinical Psychologist, as part of the primary care treatment team, in the context of the Patient-Centered Health Care Home, identifies, triages and manages patients with medical and behavioral health problems within the primary care setting. In addition, the Licensed Clinical Psychologist will provide skill training through cognitive-behavioral therapy, psycho-education and patient education strategies and will develop specific behavioral change plans for patients and behavioral health protocols for target populations.  The Licensed Clinical Psychologist will work one on one with patients, forming therapeutic relationships that empower patients to improve their overall physical and psychological health.

  

QUALIFICATIONS

  •  Ability to make quick and accurate clinical assessments of mental and behavioral conditions
  • High level of comfort in working with primary care medical providers using a consultative style in Integrated Behavioral Health Model.
  • Ability to work through brief patient contacts, including via telephone and teleconferencing.
  • Ability to design and implement clinical pathways and protocols for treatment of selected behavioral health conditions.
  • Ability to design effective psycho-education curricula and lead effective psycho-education classes.
  • Ability to work effectively as a team, interfacing with patients, primary care providers, consulting psychiatrist and behavioral health specialists, as well as with administrative and support staff.
  • Excellent working knowledge of clinical psychology and evidence-based treatments for behavioral health conditions.
  • Good knowledge of psycho-pharmacology.
  • Ability to exercise balanced judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions, and to handle difficult or confrontational situations in a calm, consistent, and equitable manner.
  • Ability to effectively represent Waimanalo Health Center’s interests in the community and maintain effective working relationships among co-workers, public, private, and professional groups.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  
  • Ability to interact and communicate with clients, staff and community members in a culturally appropriate way.
  • Commitment to promoting the basic human rights, dignity, health and safety of patients and staff.
  • Demonstrated respect for the choices and diversity of those served by the Waimanalo Health Center.
  • Ability to maintain highest standards of service quality, professional ethics, conduct and skills.
  • Language requirements: English.  Ability to speak other languages is a plus.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Doctorate in Psychology, Ph.D. or Psy.D. from an accredited institution.
  • Current Hawai`i licensure as a Licensed Clinical Psychologist.