Job Description

3141 N 3rd Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA Req #19
Friday, October 23, 2020

Primary responsibilities will include conducting psychological assessments, including clinical interviews and testing, and providing individual and family therapy to youth with eligible medical conditions.  The psychologist works as an integral part of the multidisciplinary clinics, and acts as a liaison between the child/family and physicians and other medical/therapy staff, in order to facilitate understanding of the child’s developmental needs and emotional, social, and behavioral functioning.

 

What You Will Do:

  • Conduct initial evaluations in order to assess current functioning, diagnose psychiatric conditions, and assist in treatment planning and intervention.  
  • Administer cognitive, achievement, and developmental testing, as well as other specific assessments to diagnose psychiatric conditions and current functioning.
  • Provide individual therapy to youth diagnosed with chronic illness to address specific psychological disorders, to improve overall functioning and adjustment to medical condition, and to increase compliance with medical recommendations.
  • Provide family therapy to family members of youth with chronic medical conditions to support the care of these children in the home, decrease the likelihood of multiple placements, increase overall functioning and adjustment to family member’s medical condition, and increase compliance with medical recommendations.
  • Participate in Multidisciplinary Clinics in order to facilitate treatment planning and assist in care coordination. 
  • Provide psychological consultation regarding patients to physicians, medical staff, and therapy staff.
  • Provide crisis assessment and intervention as needed in the medical clinic settings. 
  • Participate in program development in the behavioral health department and the multidisciplinary clinics. 
  • Coordinate care with other state agencies (i.e., DDD, AzEIP), schools, and behavioral health agencies, as needed. 

  Education:

  • PhD Psychology (APA approved program) Pre-Doctoral.
  • APA approved internship. 
  • 1 year post-doctoral fellowship in a hospital setting.
  • Experience in treatment & psychological evaluation working within a multidisciplinary team.

Experience:

  • Experience in completing psychological evaluations for children with autism spectrum disorder (ADS), intellectual disability, and neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Training and experience in evaluation tools, including ADOS
  • Experience in counseling families with assessment findings and providing developmental outcomes and strategies
  • Excellent communication and writing skills 

Who We Are:

District Medical Group Children’s Rehabilitative Services (DMG CRS) offers families a state-of-the-art facility with a friendly, professional environment. DMG CRS is the largest Multi-Specialty Interdisciplinary Clinic (MSIC) in Arizona and designed to meet the unique healthcare requirements of children with special needs, and their families. Centrally located in an easy-to-access, one-story facility, DMG CRS is home to more than 30 medical specialties, including primary care, as well as behavioral health, dental, rehabilitation, educational and support services to care for pediatric patients of all ages.


What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation plan
  • Phenomenal benefits package - eligible on DAY ONE
  • 401K plan with employer match
  • FSA plan
  • PTO
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Great team environment

    Other details

    • Pay Type Salary
    • Required Education Doctorate
    • Job Start Date Friday, October 23, 2020
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