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CP - Clinical Psychologist
Ref No.: 15-00603
Category: Psychologist
Location: Springfield, Massachusetts
Start Date: 08/07/2015
CP - Clinical Psychologist
America's Most Livable City - Almanac, Forbes, & The Economist

The Community - Springfield, MA
Springfield is a city in Western New England, and the seat of Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States. Springfield sits on the eastern bank of the Connecticut River near its confluence with three rivers; the western Westfield River, the eastern Chicopee River, and the eastern Mill River. The first Springfield in the New World, it is the largest city in Western New England, and the urban, economic, and cultural capital of Massachusetts' Connecticut River Valley (colloquially known as the Pioneer Valley). It is the third-largest city in Massachusetts and fourth-largest in New England, after Boston, Worcester, and Providence, Rhode Island. Springfield has several nicknames The City of Firsts, because of its many innovations; The City of Homes, due to its Victorian residential architecture; and Hoop City, because basketball - one of the world's most popular sports - was invented in Springfield.

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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