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Post Doctoral Psychological Assistant - Therapeutic Services Limited-term Full-time Days

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Sacramento, CA

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u003Cdiv class=ats-description itemprop=description\u003Enu003Cbu003EDescription u003C/bu003Eu003Cbru003Eu003Cp class=MsoNormal\u003Eu003Cfont face=Arial\u003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003EThe Post-Doctoral Psychological Assistant provides psychological services to child, adolescent and adult inpatient, outpatient and Emergency Department (ED) clients and their families under the direct supervision of the Staff Psychologists. All services provided by the Post-Doctoral Psychological Assistant, for example psychological consultation, psychological and psychosocial assessment, 5150 Mental Health evaluations and client disposition/community referral, treatment planning, interventions, discharge planning and clinical supervision of doctoral psychology interns, will be supervised by a Staff Psychologist. Post-Doctoral Psychological Assistant performs other duties as assigned. u003C/fontu003Eu003C/fontu003Eu003C/pu003Enu003Cfont face=Arial\u003Eu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003Eu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003EReceives training from the clinical psychology staff and gains practical experience conducting psychological evidence based interventions and assessment/consultation. Duties may include: including individual and group therapy, 5150 evaluations in the Emergency Department (ED) and assists with Patient dispositions and community referrals; provides brief, targeted behavioral health and group therapy in the ED, screening, testing and consultation working with children, adolescents and adults; involved in other psychological evidence based methods of behavior modification; administers, scores, and interprets psychological tests as needed; conducts psychosocial assessment; collaborates with client to create a safety plan and assesses for safety; consults with psychiatrists, ED physicians and other multidisciplinary treatment team members; interviews clients and conducts collaterals interviews when appropriate for treatment and evaluations; provides psychosocial assessment which includes testing, interpretation, report writing and feedback to clients, family and treating providers; is involved in crisis intervention and risk management of clients; provides clinical supervision to doctoral psychology interns under the direct supervision of the Staff Psychologists; adheres to APA standards and competencies; Demonstrates understanding of DSM IV Diagnostic Criteria for Disorders in Children, Adolescents and adults. Clinical works settings may include the inpatient unit, outpatient's Partial Hospitalization/Intensive Outpatient Program, and the ED. Gains supervised experience in other clinical settings as assigned.u003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003Eu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003EThe post-doctorate psychological assistant exhibits professional values and ethics in service delivery, behavior, and comportment; Consistently articulates professional values; Takes independent action to correct situations that in are conflict with professional values; Utilizes verbal and non-verbal communications that are appropriate to the professional context, including challenging interactions; Is respectful to the beliefs and values of colleagues, even when inconsistent with personal beliefs and values; Demonstrates integration of science in professional practice. Demonstrates frequent congruence between own and others' assessment and seeks to resolve incongruities; Consistently recognizes and addresses own problems, minimizing interference with competent professional functioning; Accurately identifies level of competence across all competency domains; Anticipates and self-identifies disruptions in functioning and intervenes at an early stage with minimal support from supervisors; post-doctorate psychological assistant relates effectively and meaningfully with individuals, groups, and/or communities.u003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003Eu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003EThe post-doctorate understands research, research methodology, and techniques for data collection and analysis, and demonstrates respect for scientifically-derived knowledge.u003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003Eu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003EThe post-doctorate psychological assistant demonstrates awareness, sensitivity and skills in working professionally with diverse individuals, groups and communities who represent various cultural and personal background and characteristics; post-doctorate psychological assistant applies ethical concepts and exhibits an awareness of legal issues regarding professional activities with individuals, groups, and organizations; Adheres to APA ethical principles and guidelines.u003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003Eu003Cbru003Eu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003EThis is a limited-term position with an anticipated duration of approximately one year.u003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Eu003C/fontu003Eu003Cbru003Eu003Cbu003EQualifications u003C/bu003Eu003Cbru003Eu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003EEducation:u003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003E-This is a position for a candidate who has completed all of his/her doctoral graduate work in Clinical or Counseling Psychology who needs supervised psychotherapy experience to obtain licensureu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003E- APA accredited graduate program preferredu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003E-Completion of an accredited pre-post-doctorate psychological assistantship required (minimum 1500 hours of Supervised Professional Experience)u003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003E-APA accredited pre-doctoral psychology internship highly preferredu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003E-Incumbents will be required to register as a Psychological Assistant with the California Board of Psychology after hire under our organization's licenseu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003Eu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003EKnowledge:u003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003E-Knowledge of the principles and techniques of clinical psychologyu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003E- Knowledge and adherence to APA competencies and standardsu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003E-Skills in evidence based clinical practices and methodsu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003E-Thorough knowledge of human development, psychological treatment, and intervention modalities with children, adolescents and adults is requiredu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003E-Must have knowledge of and adherence to American Psychological Association ethical standardsu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003E-Must have knowledge of the current Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, and psychotherapeutic modalities and interventionsu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003E-Ability to plan, implement, evaluate and report/document activities conducted u003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003E-Ability to communicate effectively in writing and to prepare written reportsu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003E-Ability to communicate orally, both in person and by telephoneu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003E-Ability to establish rapport with others as a requisite for healthy and therapeutic relationshipsu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003E-Ability to present oneself in an appropriately personable and professional manner to peers and staffu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003E-Ability to receive and utilize constructive feedback regarding performance, presentation and relationships with others u003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003E-Ability to be both and flexible as circumstances warrantu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003E-Ability to effectively weigh and evaluate personal needs, client needs and the aims and policies of the agency and to respond and negotiate these competing needs as appropriateu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003E-Ability to remain calm and supportive in psychological emergencies and/or crises when provided with appropriate supervision and direction; ability to assess safety and risk and create safety planu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003E-An enhanced level of self-awareness as to how he or she relates to others and an ability to effectively modulate this personal style as conditions warrantu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003E-Ability to communicate via computer emailu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003E-Must adhere to supervision standardsu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003Eu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003Eu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003EExperience:u003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003EPrior work experience providing evidence based treatment (e.g. ACT, DBT, CBT, MI, Seeking Safety), consultation, risk/safety assessment and planning, psychological testing, and 5150 evaluations in an inpatient, intensive outpatient (e.g. Partial Hospitalization/Intensive Outpatient Program), and the Emergency Department (ED) psychiatric treatment setting preferredu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003E-Prior work experience working with children, adolescents, adults and their families preferredu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003E-Prior work experience in teaching/training and supervision preferredu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003E-Prior work experience with risk and crisis assessment and stabilization in an acute setting preferredu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003Eu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003Eu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003EPhysical Requirements:u003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003E-Adequate hearing for perceiving/interpreting verbal communications without seeing the speaker is requiredu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003E-Must demonstrate clear speech delivery to enable listeners to understand verbal communicationsu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003E-Sufficient physical agility and endurance to work with children, especially in playroom settings and to work with adolescents, especially in Group Therapy is requiredu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cdivu003Eu003Cfont size=2 face=Tahoma\u003E-Must have the ability to remain seated for at least one hour to complete interview/therapeutic sessionsu003C/fontu003Eu003C/divu003Enu003Cbru003Eu003Cbu003EPrimary Location:u003C/bu003E California, Greater Sacramento Area, Sacramentou003Cbru003Eu003Cbu003EOrganization:u003C/bu003E Sutter Center for Psychiatryu003Cbru003Eu003Cbu003EEmployee Status:u003C/bu003E Limited Termu003Cbru003Eu003Cbu003EEmployee Referral Bonus:u003C/bu003E Nou003Cbru003Eu003Cbu003EBenefits:u003C/bu003E Yesu003Cbru003Eu003Cbu003EPosition Status:u003C/bu003E Exemptu003Cbru003Eu003Cbu003EUnion:u003C/bu003E Nou003Cbru003Eu003Cbu003EJob Shift:u003C/bu003E Dayu003Cbru003Eu003Cbu003EShift Hours:u003C/bu003E 8 Hour Shiftu003Cbru003Eu003Cbu003EDays of the Week Scheduled:u003C/bu003E Monday-Fridayu003Cbru003Eu003Cbu003EWeekend Requirements:u003C/bu003E Noneu003Cbru003Eu003Cbu003ESchedule:u003C/bu003E Full Timeu003Cbru003Eu003Cbu003EHrs Per 2wk Pay Period:u003C/bu003E 80u003Cbru003Eu003Cpu003EAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity, or expression, ancestry, national origin, age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. 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, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.u003C/pu003Enu003C/divu003Eu003Cimg src=****border= width=1 height=1 alt=Advertisement\u003E,datePosted:2018-06-10,employmentType:FULL_TIME,industry:Other,hiringOrganization:{@type:Organization,name:**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.},identifier:{@type:PropertyValue,name:**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.,value:SCP-1808179},jobLocation:{@type:Place,address:{@type:PostalAddress,addressCountry:US,streetAddress:,addressLocality:Sacramento,addressRegion:CA,postalCode:94203}}}

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