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Staff Psychologist FT/PT/Fee For Service/On Campus/Hybrid

Company: Children's Health Council
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

$10,000 Hiring Bonus for FTE's working .75 plus!! Join us #workthatmatters Behind every child who believes in their own potential is an adult who believed first. Could that be you? CHC is seeking to grow our team with passionate professionals who believe that:
every child who walks through CHC's doors is filled with promise and potential (even if they don't see it themselves).
differences are superpowers and kids are superheroes (even when they're in disguise).
if a child is struggling, a whole family is struggling, and we can offer them the first glimmer of hope they may have seen in a very long time. By becoming a part of CHC, you have the unique opportunity to: collaborate with some of the most renowned child and adolescent experts in the country.
be an instrument of healing, leading children, teens and young adults to roads filled with growth, promise and self-discovery.
leverage your own unique talents to change lives every day. At CHC, we believe in the promise and potential of every child, teen and young adult. Our mission is to transform young lives by providing culturally responsive best-in-class learning and mental health services to families from diverse backgrounds regardless of language, location or ability to pay. We specialize in ADHD, Learning Differences, Anxiety & Depression and Autism. Our Clinical Services team offers multidisciplinary evaluation, personalized treatment and innovative programs (at CHC) to increase every youngster's ability to learn and achieve the balance necessary to enhance life experience and improve school performance. The clinic serves children and young adults. With our Clinical Services multiple partnerships with Stanford University Behavioral Health department, you'll have the opportunity to work alongside some of the top mental health professionals in Silicon Valley. CHC staff psychologists are primarily responsible for conducting comprehensive assessments & evaluations, including formal psychological testing, clinical interviews and treatment plan development for children with suspected mental health concerns. These may be part of an interdisciplinary evaluation team or as a single discipline. In addition, staff psychologists provide individual therapy, parenting coaching, and family therapy. Providing educational workshops at CHC and within the community on topics of expertise are required. Responsibilities: Conduct clinical interviews with parents and clients, and synthesize/disseminate significant information to team members.
Conduct comprehensive psychological assessments/evaluations, including extensive use of standardized instruments, with children and young adults.
Extensive experience and knowledge in assessment of numerous domains of functioning including the following: cognitive, academic, attention, executive functioning, learning and memory, and social/emotional/behavioral functioning.
Ability to independently determine the most appropriate assessment battery for a particular client based on relevant history and reason for referral.
Develop and deliver psychological and educational treatment plans for children, teens and their families, which may include individual, dyadic, family, parent and collateral therapy and behavior management.
Coordinate clinical care with other disciplines including SLP, OT, Education and Psychiatry.
Conduct in-service trainings and seminars at CHC or within the community, including continuing education & parent education, as requested.
Attend clinical staff and team meetings as assigned and serve on committees as needed to ensure program and service quality.
Adhere to all mental health legal and ethical mandates and guidelines in the execution of duties, including timely completion of charting, billing, report preparation and ethical/confidentiality issues as outlined by the American Psychological Association.
Participate in school observations, IEP conferences and other school meetings to assist school personnel in understanding client issues and rationale for implementation of recommendations.
Meet productivity expectations as assigned by the Division Director. It is expected that the psychologists will be at full productivity at the completion of the 3rdmonth of hire.
Perform other related duties as assigned or requested by Program Manager and Division Director. Qualifications: Thorough knowledge of procedures for developmental and psychological evaluations of young children through adolescence.
Required to show valid COVID vaccination (Medical and Religious Belief exceptions) & TB test results ( within the past year)
Knowledge and understanding of CHC's four areas of expertise: ADHD, LD, Anxiety & Depression and Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Knowledge and skills in child and adolescent therapies, case formulations and treatment planning.
Excellent time management and material organizational skills.
Ability to work in team-oriented environment.
Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills with both client and colleagues.
Flexibility to respond to changing circumstances and priorities within the agency.
Knowledge and use of computers and an Electronic Health Record (EHR) is essential.
Ph.D./Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from an accredited graduate school, preferably with at least three (3) years post degree experience in either/both a pediatric clinic, outpatient mental health and/or school-based setting. Valid California license to practice psychology required.
Maintenance of valid California license with documentation of continuing education credits submitted to the Board of Psychology with copy provided to Division Director.
Adherence to all professional, ethical, legal and confidentiality issues outlined by the California Board of Psychology, The American Psychological Association and State and Federal laws. Competitive Benefits: We value our employees' time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive compensation and an attractive and extensive benefits package for employees working at least .75 FTE or greater, including: Medical, dental and vision benefits
Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Training and development
Educational reimbursement
Adoption assistance
Life and personal accident insurance
Short and long-term disability coverage
Free continuing education classes offered on-site
Paid sick leave
Paid vacation
14-16 paid holidays each year
Employees who work for a non-profit may qualify for loan forgiveness under PSLF
Licensed mental health providers may be eligible for California loan repayment programs We work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture.

Keywords: Children's Health Council, Palo Alto , Staff Psychologist FT/PT/Fee For Service/On Campus/Hybrid, Healthcare , Palo Alto, California

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