Company Name:

Kaiser Permanente


Santa Clara, California

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Adult Psychology

Work Setting:

Medical School/Medical Center

Position Type:

Full Time

Date Posted:

August 5, 2019

Adult Psychologist/Psychiatrist

Provides mental health assessment, diagnosis, treatment and crisis intervention services for adult and/or child members who present themselves from psychiatric evaluation with a broad range of mental health needs. Collaborates with treating physician, psychiatric and allied health professional team to plan and direct each individual member's treatment program.

Essential Responsibilities:
Develops, implements, coordinates, and evaluates clinical treatment programs for the diagnosis, treatment, and/or referral of Health Plan members with acute or chronic mental illness. Participates in staff conferences to select, plan, and evaluate treatment programs. Provides outpatient psychotherapy to individuals, couples, families and groups. Instructs and counsels patients and their families regarding compliance with prescribed therapeutic regimens and adherence to prescribed medication regimens, within the scope of practice. May administer specialized therapeutic procedures, as appropriate. Provides appropriate support to member's family. May develop and conducts psychoeducational classes and groups.
May conduct psychological assessments, including test administration, interpretation, and recommendations. Prepares intake summaries, treatment plans, and case summaries and maintains ongoing confidential records. 

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Basic Qualifications:
PhD/PsyD/EdD in Clinical Counseling, Health or School Psychology from an accredited college or university.
License, Certification, Registration
Current valid license to practice psychology in the State of California or valid license to practice in a state in the United States and able to practice under Business and Professional Code Section 2946 (maximum of 180 days subject to the specifics of the regulation).
Must have a National Provider Identifier (NPI) or obtain NPI, prior to employment start date.

Additional Requirements:
Must be familiar with DSM-V as a means of diagnosis.
Has experience in assessing, diagnosing and treating a broad range of psychiatric conditions.
May be required to participate in the department on-call rotation.
Knowledge of Evidence-Based Practice and psychotherapy research methods.
Knowledge of the bio-psycho-social functions that contribute to mental health.
Accuracy in diagnosing patients and developing effective treatment plans.

Preferred Qualifications:
Previous clinical responsibility to include crisis intervention, individual and group psychotherapy.
Demonstrated experience in psychological evaluations of adults, children, adolescents, & families, including administering & writing up psychological testing & assessment batteries preferred.
Demonstrated professional maturity and ethical integrity necessary for assuming professional responsibilities, preferred.

Primary Location: California,Santa Clara,Santa Clara Medical Offices 710 Lawrence Express W

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40

Shift: Day

Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri *Exact work hours and schedule will be determined and after hours may be required.

Working Hours Start: 9:00 AM

Working Hours End: 5:00 PM

Job Schedule: Full-time

Job Type: Standard

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUHW

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Job Category: Behavioral / Mental Health

Department: Department of Mental Health

Travel: No

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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