The Clinical Psychologist functions as a member of the multidisciplinary team in the clinic setting.
Position duties include: Conducts individual, group and family sessions as indicated. Performs psychological testing in a timely manner and oversees the administration, scoring, interpretation and documentation of psychological testing as ordered by the physician. Performs consultation and liaison mental health consults as needed. Conducts Mental Health Assessments by collecting pertinent data, conducting mental status exam, determining provisional diagnosis, identifies problems/needs, collaborating with other treating professionals, developing a plan of action using specialty charting, recommending disposition, documenting pertinent data. Responsible for quality assurance and volume indicators. Participates in division specific treatment planning sessions. Completes division specific and age-Specific Competencies. Assesses patients who use substances. Intervenes with patients who use substances by using appropriate therapeutic confrontation and reality testing, educating patients/families about potential consequences and alternatives and discussing 12-step program. Informs Director/Coordinator of system problems and problem cases. May perform other duties as assigned or requested and job specification can be modified or updated at any time.
Requirements: Ph.D. or Psy.D. from an APA accredited institution. Licensed by the Board of Psychology. Minimum 5 years clinical experience.
Centra is an award-winning, non-profit, regional healthcare system based in Lynchburg, Virginia. Our system is anchored by four hospitals and multiple regional medical centers, for a total service area that covers 9,000 square miles.
Centra Medical Group, the provider and clinic arm of Centra Health, maintains more than 60 primary care and specialty practices throughout Central Virginia, employing more than 450 providers. In all, you’ll have more than 8,000 employees on your team. Add those facts to our lineup of nationally recognized treatment facilities and you’re looking at an easy decision for your next career move.
Throughout our region, you’ll find an extraordinary quality of life in friendly communities with remarkably diverse and affordable housing options. Whether you prefer urban lofts, historic mansions, suburban estates, waterfront condos, or traditional, tree-lined residential neighborhoods, it’s all waiting for you here. Taxes and utility rates are very moderate, contributing to a low overall cost of living.
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