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.
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. Charts member's treatment and progress in accord with state and NCQA regulations and in keeping with accepted community standards.
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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.
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. Competence in individual, family and group psychotherapy. Professional maturity and ethical integrity necessary for assuming professional responsibilities. Commitment to quality of service, teamwork, and participation in a highly interactive multidisciplinary clinic. Ability to complete multiple tasks/objectives in a timely manner. Knowledge of social service agencies, state regulations and APA standards as it related to client treatment, patient rights and client/patient confidentiality. Previous clinical responsibilities to include psychological testing, diagnosis, crisis intervention, brief individual and group psychotherapy.
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. Demonstrated commitment to quality of service, teamwork, and participation in a highly interactive multidisciplinary clinic, preferred.
This position supports Kaiser Permanente's code of conduct and compliance by adhering to all laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements, and internal policies and procedures. Kaiser Permanente is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.Primary Location: California,San Jose,San Jose Skyport Behavioral Health 2150 N. First S
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40
Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Scheduled days and hours are dependent on departmental needs and may include holidays and weekends
Working Hours Start: Varies
Working Hours End: Varies
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: Adult Psychiatry Clinic
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.