UPMC Psychologist I (Whole Child Wellness Clinic) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
UPMC is hiring a full-time Psychologist I to join their Whole Child Wellness Clinic in Oakland! The Whole Child Wellness Clinic is a unique integrated clinic that provides physical and behavioral health for children 3-12 who often have had difficulty with diagnosis and significant behavioral struggles. Children are often seen by pediatrics, child psychiatry, family peers, therapy and psychology to provide an all inclusive support for the whole family.
In this role, you will perform neuropsych evaluations, ADOS testing and other evaluations with some time dedicated to seeing patients for therapy. There will also be opportunities for education of students, residents and psychology interns. Previous traiing in ADOS and nueropsych testing is highly preferred!
Hours for this position will be Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm with some flexibility for earlier or later times. No weekends or holidays!
Provides evaluation and treatment of patients with a variety of neurodevelopmental, behavior and/or mental health concerns. Provides diagnostic interviews/assessments with patients and/or families, conducts appropriate testing as needed, and provides feedback and recommendations to patients, families, and/ or community agencies/providers. May function as a sub-specialist within the unit or provide specialty services for other programs. Coordinates with care teams to plan behavioral health treatment across levels of care.
Provides crisis sessions to support and assist patients experiencing acute distress and/or symptoms, as needed.
Provides behavioral health services, using empirically validated treatments and interventions.
Participates in regular supervisory meetings with direct supervisor to review adherence to program standards.
Demonstrates ability to maintain accurate and complete records and data collection, performed in a timely fashion.
Demonstrates highly developed knowledge and skill in the area of differential diagnosis of psychiatric disorders.
Consults and collaborates with multidisciplinary teams regarding patient care and treatment planning.
Maintains current knowledge of relevant literature and empirically validated treatments.
Performs psychological assessment with accurate diagnostic impressions.
Provides behavioral health services using an acute and maintenance model.
Schedules sufficient volume of patients so that direct service productivity standards are maintained within the department.
Maintains knowledge of the literature relevant to the assigned patient population.
Works collaboratively with other service lines at UPMC and outside agencies assuring continuity of care with referral sources and other providers.
Doctoral degree in Psychology (PsyD or PhD) from an accredited institution.
1 years of experience in Psychology or related field preferred.
Excellent clinical interviewing and assessment/therapy skills to work with patients and families. Strong interpersonal skills.
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Active PA Psychology License
Act 33 with renewal
Act 34 with renewal
Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal
UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran
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