The Psychologist provides inpatient psychological services for the treatment of patients and families with a broad array of behavioral health concerns, with emphasis in providing psychological assessment for child and adolescent patients. Treated patients include those with mood disorders, anxiety disorders, trauma- and stressor-related disorders, and psychotic disorders among others. Services provided include psychological assessments, diagnosing and treating patients on a case-by-case basis, and monitoring patient progress and outcomes. In addition, the Psychologist provides consultative services to the hospital staff on such matters as psychological interventions, interpretation of psychological assessment instruments, and screening of pre-admission packets.The incumbent develops and presents in-service and continuing education trainings to meet the learning needs of the hospital staff.Other duties the incumbent may assume include the supervision of psychology graduate students and research projects related to patient care.May provide clinical supervision of staff and conduct patient risk assessments.
The Psychologist reports to the Director of Behavioral Health.Provides functional guidance and consultation to Clinical Therapists and other members of the treatment programs, as needed.
Graduation from an accredited school of clinical or counseling psychology with a doctoral degree (i.e., Ph.D. or Psy.D). Must be eligible for licensure to practice psychology in the State of Hawaii. If unlicensed in the State of Hawaii, must obtain licensure within 6 months from date of hire.
Must maintain CE credits sufficient for licensure in State of Hawaii.
Post-doctoral work experience which demonstrates the ability to function in an inpatient psychiatric treatment setting as a psychologist. Graduate and post-graduate training specializing in child and adolescent assessment and treatment preferred.
Thorough knowledge of human development, DSM-5 psychiatric diagnoses, psychological assessment, and psychological intervention modalities required. Knowledge of trauma-informed evidenced-based practices for complex trauma and PTSD preferred. Knowledge of and adherence to the American Psychological Association ethical standards and principles.
Ability to effectively work with a wide range of psychological treatment issues of patients and their families.Ability to cooperatively work as part of a multidisciplinary treatment team.The ability to administer and interpret cognitive (e.g., WISC-V) and personality assessment tests (e.g., MMPI-A-RF, MACI-II) to evaluate overall patient functioning.Special emphasis is given to the assessment of children and adolescents patients.Previous clinical experience working with children and adolescents.
Must meet basic health requirements of Kahi Mohala physical examination including 2-StepTB skin test or chest x-ray within the last 12 months. Must be able to complete and maintain Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) and basic life support (BLS) CPR training requirements.
Organization: Kahi Mohala Hospital, Hawaii
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Referral Bonus: Yes
Position Status: Exempt
Job Shift: Day
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday
Weekend Requirements: None
Schedule: Full Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80 Hrs.
Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans
Posting ID: 556634789Posted: 2020-05-21