Epworth Children & Family Services
  • 06-Feb-2020 to 06-Apr-2020 (CST)
  • Psychological Services
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Commensurate with education level, licensure and years of experience.
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, dental, vision, 401k, STD/LTD available.


Job Title:                    Psychologist

Reports to:                  VP of Clinical Services

FLSA Status:              Exempt

Purpose:  Psychologists provide direct clinical services to Epworth Psychological Services clients.  EPS is a community-based outpatient mental health clinic providing psychotherapy, psychological evaluations, and consultation to community members of all ages.  Provisionally licensed Psychologists will work under the supervision of a licensed clinical Psychologist.

This position demonstrates commitment to the mission, vision and values of the agency by engaging in respectful, cooperative relationships with clients, employees and external stakeholders; being accountable for providing services and ensuring safety of clients, while empowering staff in achieving the agency's mission.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities include the following: (Other duties as assigned.)

 

  • Provide a full range of psychological evaluations and assessments (including, but not limited to: psychoeducational assessments, parenting competency assessments, psychosexual evaluations, vocational assessments, risk assessments, personality assessments, mental health screenings, and comprehensive evaluations) to children, adolescents, and adults.

 

  • Administer, score, and interpret psychometric tests (including, but not limited to: cognitive/IQ tests, measures of achievement, objective/projective personality tests, and symptom/behavior rating scales).

 

  • Prepare comprehensive reports including recommendations for intervention.

 

  • Provide individual, couples, family, or group psychotherapy to children, adolescents, or adults.

 

  • Provide, efficient, and high quality clinical services.

 

  • Adhere to EPS policies and standard operating procedures.

 

  • Follow best-practice and ensure clinical fidelity in the provision of services.

 

  • Participate in staff development and training programs.

 

  • Assist in generating referrals through outreach activities in the community.

 

  • Complete documentation, case records, and outcomes in accordance with EPS policy and state/federal regulations.

 

  • Assist in preparation for all site visits and audits for all psychological services.

 

  • Develop collaborative and cooperative internal relationships across Epworth programs in support of the agency's mission.

 

  • Provide coaching and supervision to EPS clinical interns/trainees to provide supports, enhance performance, and ensure progress towards Learning Objects

Supervisory Responsibilities:  Provide supervision to EPS' clinical interns and trainees as needed.

Competencies

  • Ability to build rapport with clients
  • Ability to document and track client performance
  • Ability to perform pain screening assessments
  • Stay abreast of current industry trends

Education and/or Experience:  Doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology and licensure or eligibility for licensure as a psychologist in the State of Missouri.  Experience in the delivery of psychological evaluation and psychotherapy with children, adolescents and adults, couples and families. Skill in developing and maintaining working relationships with staff, clients and community agencies.

Preferred qualifications include competence in play-based and therapeutic assessment. Competence in delivering evidence-based psychotherapy. Ability to promote a productive, supportive, and diverse work environment. 

Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general professional journals or psychological reports. Ability to write clinical case notes and psychological reports. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from clients.

Reasoning Ability:  Analytical skills including the analysis of psychometric test results.  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Computer Skills:  E-mail, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.

Physical Demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate effectively. The physical requirements of this job includes: sitting, standing, walking and climbing stairs on a regular basis; lifting up to 25lbs, pulling and/or pushing on occasion.

Work Environment:  Most of work is performed in an office setting. Some evenings and weekends may be required on an as needed basis. May need to travel into the community

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily, as well as possess the skills and meet the demands outlined in this job description.  Upon an individual's request, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job duties and responsibilities, or related to the skills and demands outlined herein.  Epworth will determine if a reasonable accommodation can be made. 

Employee acknowledges and understands that Epworth reserves the right to modify the contents of this job description or to assign alternate/additional duties/responsibilities.  Nothing in this job description is intended to alter or alters the at-will nature of employees' employment at Epworth.

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