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Clinical Psychologist

Company: Attentive Cognitive Mental Health
Location: Stratford
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

About Attentive Cognitive Mental Health:
We are a psychology and neuropsychology practice focused on partnerships with skilled nursing and acute care facilities. We provide adult and aging adults with mental health treatments in a collaborative effort to increase quality of life, recovery and health.

We are a growing team of hard-working, passionate, professionals with extensive experience providing mental health services in long-term care and healthcare environments. We are driven to deliver the benefits of mental health as part of the larger continuum of care in the communities we serve. We strive for a balance of independent contributions and teamwork to deliver excellence and quality in everything we do.

Position Summary:
We are seeking a - licensed Clinical Psychologist to provide telehealth psychological services, including assessment, ongoing therapy and recommendations for treatment. Our clinicians consult with the interdisciplinary staff of multiple skilled nursing facilities. In this role, you will act as a key representative in ensuring the benefits of our services extend beyond direct patient care to support the efforts of facilities, and their staff, in caring for residents.

Duties & Responsibilities:

--- Provide mental health assessments, diagnosis and treatment for patients with adjustment issues, disorders of aging, chronic mental health disorders and debilitating medical conditions.
--- Collaborate with physicians, nursing, social services and other multidisciplinary team members to develop and implement treatment plans.
--- Provide individual therapy and behavioral and cognitive interventions in treating psychological disorders.
--- Provide crisis intervention services.
--- Provide education, training and consultation to facility staff.
--- As needed, provide appropriate support to patient's family, including psychoeducation and feedback to increase acceptance and adherence to treatment.

Facility / Customer
--- Establish and nurture professional relationships with facility staff.
--- Adhere to the policies and protocols of each assigned facility.
--- Collaborate with staff to identify and prioritize patients. Obtain approvals and required documentation.
--- Coordinate schedule with each facility weekly.
--- Share mental health information with staff to assist in their daily care of residents.
--- Ensure seamless communication and updates on patient encounters, issues and next steps.
--- Participate in behavioral management and other interdisciplinary meetings.

--- Meet established service levels for response, treatment and reporting.
--- Maintain scheduling and caseload to meet established goals.
--- Accurately and completely maintain patient's electronic chart with all required notes, testing and documentation.
--- Participate in company peer consultations regarding cases, situations and challenges.
--- Respond to internal and external calls, emails, texts and other communication in a timely manner.

Work Environment:
Psychologists can expect to perform the majority of duties remotely from their home or other suitable remote location using video-based telehealth applications and telephone communication. Physical work location must be in the state of California.

COVID-19 vaccinations are required for this position.

Minimum Qualifications:
--- PhD / PsyD in Clinical Psychology from an accredited college or university.
--- Valid and current license to practice psychology in the state of California, free of any restrictions or limitations.
--- A National Provider Identifier.
--- Knowledge of evidence-based practices and psychotherapy research modalities
--- Familiarity and experience with DSM-V as a means of diagnosis.
--- 2+ years of experience assessing, diagnosing and treating a broad range of psychiatric conditions.
--- 2+ years creating and implementing functional treatment plans with multidisciplinary teams.
--- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
--- Ability to complete multiple tasks/objectives in a timely and efficient manner.
--- Able to adapt to different and changing work environments.
--- Bilingual (great, but not required)

You'll Thrive In This Position If:
--- You enjoy working autonomously with the support of experienced management and infrastructure (EHR software, insurance eligibility and billing department, etc.)
--- You're self-motivated, work independently, organized and detail-oriented.
--- You're a great communicator and effective working with internal and customer teams.
--- You enjoy a growing and dynamic environment where you can make a difference.
--- You share our values of quality, service, compassion and ethical excellence.

This is a salaried employee position with competitive salary and benefits (health, dental, vision, and more).

Attentive Cognitive Mental Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug free workplace and complies with ADA regulations as applicable.

Keywords: Attentive Cognitive Mental Health, Visalia , Clinical Psychologist, Healthcare , Stratford, California

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