Psychologist - 6 hours per week

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Job Code: MS-1171
Department: Mental & Behavioral Health
Location: CA - Garden Grove
Job Type:
Part Time
Education: Doctorate

Job Description:

 

Pathways by Molina, previously Providence Human Services, is one of the largest national providers of accessible, outcome-based behavioral and mental health services. At Pathways, we deliver exceptional value by creating healthier communities through the work of exceptional people. We proudly serve more than 55,000 unique clients and nearly 17 million individuals who qualify for services under our contracts.

Pathways by Molina is seeking an innovative and purpose driven individual to join our team as Part-Time Psychologist 6 hours per week (flexable weekday between 8-5pm) for our Childrens EPSDT Program. Experience with Orange County Department of Mental Health preferred.

Our EPSDT program is a Medi-Cal funded community and field-based mental health services to children/families. Family therapy, psychological testing, and intensive in home services. Specializing in Trauma Informed, Evidence Based Practices including TF-CBT, PCIT, Seeking Safety, and EMDR. Medication management, indiv./group therapy, school consultation, case management, mentorship, assessment, crisis intervention, and Therapeutic Behavioral Services (TBS).

 

SUMMARY

Provides direct mental health services through individual and group counseling, to assist individuals in achieving more effective personal, social, educational and vocational development and adjustment. Majority of time is spent in a clinical role, which includes directing and/or supervising the work of subordinate clinical staff, but may also provide administrative support as needed.

 

EDUCATION/LICENSING REQUIREMENTS

  • PH. D or Psy.D. in Psychology from an accredited college or university
  • Proof of: valid California driver’s license and auto insurance, as well as proof of education are required
  • Registered with appropriate state Board as a Psychological Assistant
  • Must have completed all of the post-doctoral experience hours and are licensed eligible upon completion of written and oral exams

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Completes initial comprehensive assessment of clients by collecting data through us of interviews, case history and observational techniques
  •  Selects, administers, scores and interprets psychological testing batteries as needed
  •  Evaluates data to identify causes of individuals’ problems and to determine advisability of counseling or referral to other specialists or institutions
  •  Maintain and ensures HIPAA, ethical standards and professional boundaries with all staff and clients
  •  Provides individual, group and family therapy for clients as planned in the individualized treatment plan
  •  Completes all paperwork according to regulatory requirements
  •  Tracks results of counseling to determine reliability and validity of treatment used
  •  May lead group interventions and take a leading role in walk-in crisis intervention
  •  May provide consultation/education to community service clubs, organizations, human service agencies, hospitals, and various county departments
  •  Participates in staff meetings, training, Utilization Review meetings, case conferences and supervision meetings as required
  •  Performs administrative functions consistent with the needs of the program
  •  May handle as assigned of On-Call Phone / After Hours duties
  •  Other duties as assigned or necessary to support the program and/or the company


Pathways by Molina is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic.

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