The Clinical Psychologist conducts intake assessments for children with developmental disabilities and other childhood conditions at clinics in the State of Minnesota. The Psychologist is also responsible for conducting psychological testing on clients on an annual basis to evaluate progress across several areas. This position can be full or part time.
Clinical Psychologist Functions:
- Conducts evaluations in clinic offices (primarily) and in client homes (occasionally)
- Resource for clinical staff
- Development and inclusion in psychological associations and networking opportunities
- Conducts psychological assessment on children to provide baseline and ongoing objective data.
- Responsible for Intake Evaluations and Diagnostic Evaluations.
- Dictation of evaluations completed within guidelines and according to policy.
- Administers, evaluates, and interprets required psychological testing as requested. Writes psychological testing reports as requested.
- Consults with clinical team and participates in clinical team meetings as requested.
- Remains current on all new development within the arena of ASD diagnosis and applied behavior analysis (ABA).
- Provides input and direction on policies and procedures regarding testing and assessment centers.
- Oversight for the general day-to-day operations of assessment centers.
- Supports our Mission of changing lives and adheres to our core values of: advocacy, clinical commitment, operational excellence, passion, professional development, and teamwork.
- Travel Required: Travel to clinic locations and occasional travel to client homes, with use of personal vehicle required (mileage reimbursed).
Clinical Psychologist Qualifications:
- Doctorate in Clinical Psychology.
- Licensed Psychologist in the state of Minnesota
- Experience working with children on the autism spectrum.
- Functional assessments and/or analysis
- Skill assessments
- Behavior plans and protocols
- Individualized goals and outcomes
- Writing and submitting reports to funding agencies and team members.
- Data analysis, progress measurement and treatment planning.
- Strategic and visionary focus, with the ability to communicate and execute to achieve results.
- Leadership skills, with the ability to delegate and hold others accountable.
- Excellent diagnostic and clinical skills.
- Natural ability to interact with children. Skilled in carefully observing children and young people and respond to what they might be communicating through their behavior and play.
- Critical thinking skills, with strong analytical abilities.
- Self-motivated, with excellent organizational and time management skills.
- Works cohesively within a team environment to deal with complex client problems.
- Demonstrate skills in the areas of coaching, mentoring, and leading others.
- Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships.
- Strong client centered focus, with the desire to meet and exceed client expectations.
- Must be able to maintain confidentiality and abide by ethical guidelines and policies, including compliance with HIPAA laws and regulations.
- Maintains professional boundaries with clients and their families, representing organization in a professional manner.