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Licensed Psychologist

Company: Borrego Health
Location: Riverside
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Borrego Health offers career opportunities that not only help you focus on changing and making a difference in the lives of others but also enhance your own life.

Borrego Health consists of a team of professionals committed to making a difference in the communities we serve by delivering quality healthcare services. Join a team that is expanding services and advancing technology in underserved areas of San Diego, San Bernardino, and Riverside Counties.

Location: Arlanza Family Health Center

Evaluates patients for mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders. Diagnoses disorders, including nature and extent, and determines the appropriate course of treatment for the patient. Uses talk therapy to treat patient illness or distress, cannot prescribe medication.

Aim to reduce psychological distress, enhance, and promote psychological wellbeing. Work in health and social care settings, as part of a multidisciplinary team. Apply methods and findings of psychology and psychological theories to clients to enable them to make positive changes in their lives
Work with people of all ages who experience mental or physical health problems. These can include anxiety and depression, adjustment to physical illness, eating disorders, behavior disorders, personal and family relationship problems
Assessing a client's needs, abilities or behavior using a variety of methods, including psychometric tests, interviews and direct observation of behavior
Working as part of a multidisciplinary team alongside doctors, nurses, social workers, education professionals, health visitors, school health nurses, occupational therapists and physiotherapists
Devising and monitoring appropriate programs of treatment, including therapy, counseling or advice, in collaboration with colleagues
Rehabilitating long-stay patients into the community
Providing consultation to other professions, encouraging a psychological approach in their work
Maintains up to date clinical notes on clients
Carrying out applied research, adding to the evidence base of practice in a variety of health care settings
Develop relationships with community resources for referral of serious mental illness as well as substance abuse
Provides outreach workshop and lectures
Acts as a liaison between client and community resources as needed
Protect patient privacy, following HIPAA standards for psychology practice
Performs additional job related duties and responsibilities as requested
Supervision of interns in the following area (Registered Psychologist, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family therapist)
Define goals and objectives of the plan for supervised professionals
As supervisor, responsible for ensuring compliance at all times by the trainee with the provision of the psychology licensing law, and the regulations adopted pursuant to these laws
As supervisor, responsible for ensuring that trainee complies with record keeping regulations as well as the ethical principles and code of conduct of the American Psychological Association

Education & Experience

Demonstrated ability to practice Psychology or Social Work in the State of California by evidence of a current and valid license.
A minimum of 1 year experience post completion of clinical training
Bilingual in Spanish preferred
All staff that is presently working within a clinic is required to have a current and valid CPR certification on file with the Human Resources Department. This is for clinical and administrative staff. CPR certification must be obtained through the American Heart Association. Internet certificates do not comply and for this reason are not valid.

Borrego Community Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage applications from all individuals regardless of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability or any other protected class, political affiliation or belief.

Keywords: Borrego Health, Riverside , Licensed Psychologist, Healthcare , Riverside, California

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