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CP - Clinical Psychologist
Ref No.: 15-00607
Category: Psychologist
Location: Pottsville, Pennsylvania
Start Date: 08/12/2015
CP - Clinical Psychologist
Bring your talents to the Coal Region...

The Community - Pottsville, PA (Schuykull County)
As a popular outdoor destination, Schuylkill County features - Three State Parks, Seven Campgrounds, the Appalachian Trail, the Little Schuylkill River, Sweet Arrow Lake County Park and Hawk Mountain Sanctuary. You can also find America's Oldest Brewery, tour an actual coal mine, Client a classic car museum, taste the offerings from five wineries or simply explore many special communities. The Schuylkill County Fair, the Pottsville Car Cruise and ethnic and community festivals will add a special flavor to your new home.

Pottsville is a city in, and the county seat of, Schuylkill County. The population was 14,324 at the 2010 census, and is the principal city of the Pottsville, PA Micropolitan Statistical Area. The city lies along the west bank of the Schuylkill River, 97 miles north-west of Philadelphia. It is located in Pennsylvania's famous Coal Region.

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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