NeuropsychologistSan Diego, California
Mental health is an essential component of total health. As mental health professionals, we’re on the front lines every day, using the latest advances to help those in need. If you share our passion for care and our commitment to helping those around us, you’ll have the resources you need to make a real difference. Our services include adult and child therapy as well as help with addiction and eating disorders.
- Job Type: Full-time
- Job Level: Individual Contributor
- Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time
These are the traits of the most successful members of our behavioral health team.
- Good listener
- Results driven
Our compensation and benefits are designed to help you and your family stay healthy and thrive in and beyond work.
Medical, Vision & Dental
Vacation, Holiday & Sick Leave
Supportive Teams & Resources
NOTE: Benefits may vary based on your Kaiser Permanente region, position, scheduled hours, and representation by collective bargaining or employee groups. *Offerings vary by location.
We offer a mental health environment that's unique both in the way we treat our patients and in the way we support our health care professionals. Here, we practice evidence-based care in a team setting that’s focused on the needs of the individual, the family and the population as a whole. This gives your patients the opportunity to work towards achieving their physical, mental, and behavioral health goals. On our teams, we hold social justice as a shared value and are committed to addressing and eliminating stigma associated with mental health and addiction. Working as part of a team also helps support your own career growth while you provide high-quality strengths-based, brief, solution-focused, and episodic mental health care.
What Our Employees Say
Psychiatric Social Worker
“Kaiser Permanente has been an excellent platform for me to grow as a professional. The organization has demonstrated its commitment to the continued growth of its employees through the training it offers and encourages. I’ve always resonated with the organization’s integrated approach to health care, and its recognition of how essential good mental health is to a person’s overall well-being.”
Licensed Certified Social Worker
“I would recommend and do recommend working for Kaiser Permanente. It’s a professional, clean, friendly, fast-paced environment and there is a real trust and respect for clinical staff no matter what role we serve. I love feeling valued and heard and am thankful to have found an environment that provides that.”
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
“This is the best place to work because of the commitment to the total health of our members, the work/life balance, the possibilities to use clinical skills in a variety of capacities within the organization and opportunities for personal and professional growth. As employees of Kaiser Permanente, we all have a voice and are encouraged to use it.”
Clinical Program Manager
“At Kaiser Permanente, I have opportunities to learn and work in a professional setting with people who are passionate about patient care. I love my career as a therapist and now as a manager! I really enjoy helping others and learning new interventions and modalities. These ensure my personal and professional growth.”
“Kaiser Permanente is a health care leader who sets trends and makes a difference in industry practices and protocols. I like the extraordinary resources available to do my job, the servant leadership of my manager and director, and the high standard of business and clinical ethics.”
PsyD, Clinical Psychologist
“We’re an innovative, vision-forward company. While Integrative-Care models are relatively new, we’ve been on the frontlines of building out a high-functioning integrated team for over a decade. Within this model of care, we’re pushed to think out of the box when it comes to patient care, be collaborative, and succeed in a fast-paced environment.”
PhD, Licensed Certified Social Worker – Clinical
“Kaiser Permanente demonstrates its commitment to their employees’, has a top-notch salary and compensation package, and has a leadership body that is well trained and supportive. As a Clinician and a Manager, I am very impressed with our commitment to quality outcomes. I have truly found a home here and would be honored for Kaiser Permanente to be my last professional stop in my career.”
PsyD, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Psych Social Worker
“Kaiser Permanente, in my opinion, is a great mix of professional, friendly and fast-paced. They allow me to be who I am and let me have a voice. I love being a therapist and I’m very proud and excited about the Gender Assessments and transgender group work being conducted. I’m helping the LGBT community and making this population feel comfortable throughout their care journey. Kaiser Permanente is a breath of fresh air to me in my work.”
“I appreciate how Kaiser Permanente strives to reflect inclusivity and representation throughout the organization. I’m excited about an internal clinic comprised of African American clinicians dedicated to supporting the health needs of the African diaspora. I’m proud to be part of committees that intentionally promote equity, inclusion and diversity. These things combined with the benefits, opportunities and people make Kaiser Permanente a great place to work.”
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- Performs clinically indicated neuropsychological and/or neurobehavioral evaluation of patients with actual and suspected neurological diseases and disorders, as well as patients with psychiatric disorders, and pediatric and adult general medical patients with psychological or neuropsychological symptoms. Prepares comprehensive written assessment reports which may include diagnostic impressions.
- Consults with regard to cognitive and behavioral rehabilitation for patients with neurological disorders, e.g. aneurysm, stroke and traumatic brain injury. May act as a liaison between psychiatry and other medical departments to develop appropriate triage and treatment programs for patients with complex medical and psychological/psychosocial needs. Participates in clinical activities with neurologists, neurosurgeons, psychiatrists and physiatrists.
- May make recommendations on community resources to meet the needs of the member’s treatment. Refer to relevant social service agencies and community organizations to meet the needs of the members treatment.
- Supervisory Responsibilities: May provide clinical supervision to doctoral psychology interns, postdoctoral psychology fellows, and other mental health trainees or medical residents as necessary.
- May provide direct intervention with patients, specific to neuropsychological issues, including psychotherapy and/or family consultation where indicated. Treatment may include direct intervention and program development as well as consultation with other professionals and family members.
- This position could be assigned to work at any San Diego Mental health location which which will be determined upon hire
- One year doctoral internship with specialized training in neuropsychology.
- 2000 hours of formal post-doctoral training program in neuropsychology in medical settings with neurology, neurorehabilitation and/or neurosurgical services.
- An equivalent combination of training, supervision and experience will be considered on a case by case basis.
- Doctorate degree in Psychology from an American Psychological Association accredited (or equivalent) doctoral program. Academic courses should reflect didactic and experimental training in neuropsychology and psychopathology.
- National Provider Identifier required at hire
- Psychologist License (California)
- Documented experience dealing with a wide variety of neurosurgical, neurological, psychiatric and general medical/surgical patients.
- Documented experience working as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
- Able to practice under Business and Professional Code Section 2946.
- Knowledge of community agencies and resources.
- Knowledge of state regulations and APA standards as they relate to client treatment, patient rights, client/patient confidentiality, and other ethical issues.
- Demonstrated ability to function independently without direct clinical supervision.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
- bilingual preferred
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