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Bilingual Child Psychologist

Albion, MI 49224
Full-time, Part-time
$9.86 - $11.35
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Pediatric-Adolescent Medicine opening in Albion, Michigan. This and other physician jobs brought to you by DocCafe.com THIS IS A TEMPORARY POSITION THAT COULD BE 6 MONTHS - 1 YEAR


STG International is seeking qualified candidates for the Psychologist position to work full-time providing health care services to support the ORR-Office of Refugee Resettlement in Albion, MI.

You should have experience and interest in working with children and families to provide a wide range of services though the primary function of this role is to conduct psychological testing for the unaccompanied minors.
You may may also conduct initial clinical assessments, develop and implement treatment plans, provide individual/family/group therapy and participate in weekly multidisciplinary clinical meetings.

Licensed psychologists have the opportunity to provide clinical supervision to Masters and Bachelors level clinical staff. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provides direct care to patients within discipline Scope of Practice and performs functions in accordance with current accepted practice, licensure, certification, credentialing and or granted privileges.
  • Provides treatment of persons throughout the life span as appropriate to discipline and facility setting.
  • May be expected to respond to and or coordinate response to medical emergencies.
  • Provides psychological assessment and evaluations
  • Provides referral, identification, and evaluation for those identified as having a significant mental illness
  • Provides on-site counseling, psychotherapy, behavioral analysis, and therapy as needed
  • Reports status to a physician or psychiatrist if the expected outcome of drug therapy is not being achieved.
  • Utilizes the multi-disciplinary approach in the treatment planning process for detainees identified with mental health problems.
  • Serves as a mental health and substance abuse consultant to other health professionals at the facility.
  • Provides education and training to medical staff in the area of mental health to include, but not limited to, suicide prevention, hunger strike, abuse and neglect and victims of torture.
  • Facilitates contacts between the patient and his/her social support systems.
  • Establishes and maintains liaison with other health services professionals and mental health organizations.
  • Performs record keeping functions in accordance with program policies and position.
  • Maintains functional proficiency and ease of use utilizing electronic health records as required by, and appropriate to, position.
  • Completes and passes all discipline specific competencies testing, initially and annually.
  • Completes all initial, annual and ad hoc training as required/assigned.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality, and confidentiality of medical records, in compliance with the Privacy Act and HIPAA regulations in all work activities.
  • Other Duties as AssignedDUTY HOURS/ON-CALL REQUIREMENTS:

    1.This full time position is required to provide rotational on-call coverage and may need to
    return to the facility during non-core hours to provide care.
    2.This full time position requires availability to work day and evening shifts. Availability
    during weekends and holidays is also required. STG International, Inc. is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.
    Required Skills REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:
    1.Hold a full, current and unrestricted license at the Doctoral level for the independent practice
    of Psychology issued by the state in which the duty station is located. Any changes to license
    must be reported to employer.
    2.Meet requirements for inclusion in the National Registry of Psychologist Providers if
    graduated after 1 January 1982. Meet requirements for Health Service Psychologist or Health
    Service Provider under appropriate the state of practice statue, if Doctoral degree was received
    prior to 1 January 1992.
    3.This position requires privileging by STGi.
    4.Maintains BLS for Healthcare Providers® certification through the American Heart Association.REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITIES:
    • Bilingual English/Spanish
    • Knowledge of specific functions of Psychology to include but not limited to: Observation,
    • Description, Testing, Evaluation, Interpretation, Diagnosis and Treatment.
    • Ability and proficiency to properly use equipment, materials and supplies in simple diagnostic and treatment procedures.
    • Ability to work in a multi-cultural and multi-lingual environment.
    • Ability to adapt to sudden changes in schedules and flexibility in work requirements.
    • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships in a multidisciplinary environment.
    • Ability to navigate in an electronic work environment including electronic health records, web based training and communications.
    • Knowledge of, and moderate proficiency in, common Microsoft Office programs, specifically Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and SharePoint.
    • Knowledge of regulations (HIPAA/Privacy Act) regarding the confidentiality of patient medical records and information as well as Personally Identifiable Information (PII).REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
      • Degree issuing institution and or program must be accredited by an entity recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
      • A Doctoral Degree in Psychology from a graduate program accredited by the American Psychological Association.
      • Two years independent practice in Clinical, Counseling, or Health Psychology as a licensed psychologist.This position is located at 13725 Starr Commonwealth Rd., Albion, MI Keyphrases: pediatrics jobs, pediatrician jobs
Posting ID: 625245007Posted: 2021-06-13Job Title: Bilingual Child Psychologist