Clinical Psychologist needed in Palm Springs

Palm Springs, CA 92262

Employment Type: Full-Time Direct Hire Category: Psychologist Job Number: 4396

Job Description


We are hiring for a FT and a PT Clinical Psychologist in Palm Springs. Under the direction of the Behavioral Health Manager, the Clinical Psychologist assists clients who are in need of Mental Health services through individual, couples, and/or group psychotherapy which is typically short term.   The Clinical Psychologist will receive referrals from Behavioral Health, Primary Care and outside referral sources.

Essential Functions
  • Complete comprehensive Mental Health Assessments;
  • Provide psychotherapy that reflects APA best practices for standard of care
  • Develop a treatment plan, in collaboration with the client, that addresses mental health, substance use and other relevant issues, including short- and long-term treatment goals;
  • Monitor progress toward treatment goals and support adherence to treatment plan;
  • Complete thorough and timely documentation in the patient' s electronic health record;
  • Refer to psychiatrist or higher level of care if appropriate;
  • Maximize appropriate delivery of client service through coordinating efforts with medical providers, case managers and other departments as appropriate.

Required Education and Experience
  • Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology;
  • Experience and skill in utilizing various forms of psychotherapy, including cognitive/behavioral, interpersonal, dialectical behavioral, etc.;
  • At least two years of experience working in a clinical setting as a therapist;
  • Experience using an Electronic Health Record.

Preferred Education and Experience
  • Experience working in LGBTQ community;
  • Experience working in FQHC or as a health psychologist;
  • Experience working with persons with substance use problems.

License(s) and Certification(s)
  • Active and Unrestricted License as Clinical Psychologist in the State of California;
  • Current American Heart Association or American Red Cross accredited BLS Certification.
If you are interested in more information, please send the most updated copy of your resume and a good time to call you to brooke@psychpros.com


 

Meet Your Recruiter

Brooke Olson
National Recruiting Manager

Recruiting is a great way to combine two fields that I love — human resources and human services. I believe that my knowledge of the human services field helps me so much in my position as a behavioral health recruiter. I am truly able to understand what client companies are looking for in a candidate, and in turn, I can help job candidates locate a job they love.
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