WellStar Medical Group is seeking a Psychologist to provide services on a full-time basis in Kennesaw, GA.This position will be part of the leadership team responsible for developing and implementing strategies to improve the health of defined populations while improving the effectiveness of delivery of health care services. Early initiatives will involve the development of programs and services for patients with complex medical and psychiatric co-morbidities. This position will be responsible for determining the appropriate model of integration of Behavioral Health services in population management, including the complex care clinics. Additionally, at times this position will function as an embedded BH professional providing direct patient care services. The position requires knowledge of national trends related to population health management and the knowledge of how to design and implement clinical programs. The job also requires data analysis capabilities and the understanding of how to interpret these data to shape new clinical paradigms and processes.
Required Minimum Education Doctorate degree (Ph.D./Psy.D.) in clinical or counseling psychology from a program accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). Required Minimum Experience Completion of an APA-accredited internship in a hospital/medical setting; formal training in clinical health psychology via the completion of a 1- or 2-year post-doctoral fellowship with associated experiences or via 5+ years of clinical experience in a medical setting. Required Minimum Skills Licensed Psychologist (or license-eligible) in the State of Georgia. Foundational clinical skills include basis knowledge of medical and psychiatric disease states, psychopharmacology, and evidence based treatments for complex populations. Familiarity with implementation science models, SPSS (or related programs) and the ability to conduct basic descriptive and inferential statistics is required.