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CP - Clinical Psychologist
Ref No.: 15-00602
Category: Psychologist
Location: Great Barrington, Massachusetts
Start Date: 08/07/2015
CP - Clinical Psychologist
#1 Best Small Town in America - Smithsonian

The Community - Great Barrington, MA
Great Barrington is an affluent town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 7,104 at the 2010 census. Both a summer resort and home to Ski Butternut, Great Barrington includes the villages of Van Deusenville and Housatonic. In 2012, Smithsonian magazine ranked Great Barrington #1 in its list of "The 20 Best Small Towns in America ". Great Barrington today is a vibrant small town acting as the hub for "South County ". The town and its surroundings support a year-round population as well as second homes. Great Barrington is home to over 55 restaurants catering to a wide spectrum. The recently renovated Mahaiwe Theater has become a center for year-round music and cultural events.

Overview
Behavioral Health is evolving and Geriatric Psychology is one of the fastest growing sectors. The aging baby boomer population and changes in how behavioral health services are provided to the adult and geriatric community makes this sector one of the best to be associated with. A progressive leader in the industry that partners with committed psychologists that own a passion for what they do. Exceptional compensation, benefits and growth potential are certainly there. Just as importantly, though, it is the professional respect and appreciation from a forward thinking CEO and management team that will get your attention.

Requirements (duties include but are not limited to)
  • Provide psycho-diagnostic evaluations, behavioral management, psychological testing within her/his area of expertise, supportive therapy and group therapy.
  • Work as a member of the interdisciplinary team assigned to the facility.
  • Participate in case reviews, consultations and utilization review.
  • Respond to urgent calls from the facility and facilitate problem solving.
  • Provide in-service education at the facilities as appropriate.
  • Maintain accurate records on patients treated Maintain and submit accurate records for billing purposes on a daily basis.
  • Participate in staff meetings as needed.
  • Provides quality, reliable and consistent behavioral health services to the patients of assigned facilities and communicates with the staff at the facility.
  • Follows schedule as created by Regional Manager or regional scheduling manager and presents at facility on scheduled day.
  • Must complete clinical documentation, daily activity sheets and time and attendance entries in a timely manner as directed.
Qualifications
  • PhD, or PsyD, or equivalent recognized doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an accredited university.
  • Two years of supervised clinical experience at least one of which is post degree.
  • Holds a valid permanent license in practicing state(s) as a clinical psychologist in accordance with the regulations of that state or in the process of obtaining it.
  • Must be able to meet the credentialing requirements of MedOptions and the facilities assigned to. Must be able to become credentialed with Medicare and Medicaid and other payers as necessary.
  • Geriatric experience preferred.
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