SUPERVISOR: Area Director of Psychological Services
Supervision of students and oversight of the PHP psychology training program.Â Psychologist may provide individual, family or group therapy to children, adolescents or adults, along with psychological testing.Â Responsible for the training, scheduling and coordination of group therapy for the Psychology Department. Â Â Â
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to demonstrate competency in the criteria listed in this job description. The specifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability to meet the minimum requirements for this position.
Education:Â Â PhD, Psy.DÂ
Experience: Â Â 2 yearsâ€™ experience in a behavioral health setting.
Licensure/Certification: Â Licensed Clinical Psychologist in the state of IL
Prefer knowledge of general and psychiatric principles, working concepts and theory, age-specific growth and development, crisis and behavior management, individual, group and family therapy. Able to work cooperatively with other site staff and involved community agencies.Â Good organization skills, as well as oral and written communication skills.
Supervision Received: Area Director of Psychological Services
Supervision Exercised: Psychology Post-Doctoral Fellows and Extern students
Line of Promotion: Director of Psychology
Environmental Conditions: Exposure to psychiatric patients who may exhibit violent/aggressive behavior. Potential for exposure to communicable diseases, blood/body fluids and other hazardous waste. General hospital environment.
Physical Requirements: Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.Â Physical agility to manage patients with crisis prevention interventions.Â Push, pull and lift up to 40 pounds.Â Intermittent sitting, standing, walking, bending and stooping.
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary functions.
Job Classification: Non-Exempt; Hours vary based on staffing needs and include day, evening, night and weekend shifts.