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Psychologist

Job: 75034

Location: Bridgewater, MA

Facility: Bridgewater State Hospital

Type: Full-Time

Shift: Day 8 hour

Recruiter: Michael Vernon

Email: MVernon@Wellpath.us

Overview

Our Psychologist provides individual therapy and group psychotherapy. Conducts psychological testing with committed patients and is an active member of the treatment team, providing staff education as needed on psychological issues. Responsible for developing; monitoring and implementing behavioral management plans as well as assigned responsibilities for quality assurance monitoring.

Qualifications

Education for Psychologist:

  • A Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical psychology from an accredited university.

Experience for Psychologist:

  • Two (2) years of experience in a psychiatric hospital or correctional facility is preferred.

Licenses/Certification for Psychologist: 

  • Current license as a Psychologist in the state of practice.

Responsibilities

  1. Provides individual and group psychotherapy; design and implementation of individualized behavior plans
  2. Provides psychological testing to committed patients
  3. Assists with quality assurance reviews as required.
  4. Serves as a consultant to the multidisciplinary teams.
  5. Supervises and trains the psychology students. Provides individual and group supervision to psychology interns. 
  6. Develop behavior management plans and oversees the collection of data on the target behaviors for the Behavior Plans.
  7. Performs timely, complete and legible documentation of services provided, consistent with professional standards and facility procedures.
  8. Demonstrates understanding of, and complies with special precautions, disaster and fire safety procedures, assists with finding alternatives to seclusion and restraint, knowledge of abuse reporting.  Completion of mandatory training, review by Director of Psychology.
  9. Provides trainings as assigned. 
  10. Observe individuals in group interactions or in other contexts to detect indications of mental deficiency, abnormal behavior, or maladjustment and discuss the treatment of problems with clients and clinical team members.
  11. Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.
  12. Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.
  13. Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.
  14. Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.
  15. Perform other duties as assigned.

Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

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