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Child Psychologist - Burke Medical Center

Location: Burke, VA Job Number: 726741 Date posted: 08/10/2018
Description: The Child Psychologist evaluates and treats patients referred by mental health providers, conducts family therapy, consults with primary care providers regarding mental health aspects of family and patient management and performs psychological testing.


Essential Responsibilities:
  • Evaluates and diagnoses the mental health of children and adults, utilizing psychological tests where appropriate. Provides brief intensive treatment for children and families, in person and through telemedicine, as well as ongoing group and supportive therapy in appropriate cases.

  • Determines need for child psychiatric referrals in consultation with pediatricians and mental health providers.
  • Consults regularly with the mental health staff and pediatric primary care providers on patient care issues.
  • Maintains liaison with community resources for child mental health services.
  • Assists in implementing mental health in-service educating programs for medical staff. Participates in staff development meetings and quality-or-care activities on a regular basis.
  • Performs other related duties as directed.



  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • Minimum five (5) years of post PhD or PsyD (Doctorate in Psychology) clinical experience required.
  • Experience with children required. Education

  • PhD or PsyD in clinical psychology required. License, Certification, Registration

  • Must be licensed to practice as a clinical psychologist in all three (3) jurisdictions in which KPMAS operates - VA, MD and DC are required
  • New employees have one year from date of hire to obtain appropriate licensure in all three (3) jurisdictions.
  • National Provider Identification (NPI) required.


    Additional Requirements:

  • Knowledge and proficiency with a range of clinical approaches to care required.
  • Knowledge and experience with Psychological testing required.
  • Proficiency in the use of applicable computer software.
  • Strong assessment skills.
  • Treatment planning expertise.
  • Strong goal oriented psychotherapy skills.
  • Initiative; capacity for independent practice.
  • Customer focus and strong ability to function as a team member.
  • Flexibility.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Basic computer literacy and work processing skill and experience preferred.
  • Spanish speaking preferred.
  • Looking for someone interested in treating adults/children and families and chemical dependency populations.

    Primary Location: Virginia,Burke,Burke Medical Center 5999 Burke Commons Rd. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon - Fri Working Hours Start: 8:30 AM Working Hours End: 7:30 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: UFCW - Local 400 Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Behavioral / Mental Health Department: Behavioral Health Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time
    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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