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Clinical Psychologist

Abilene, TX 79607

Posted: 06/13/24 Employment Type: Temporary Position: Psychologist Job Number: 24749 Specialty: Clinic

Job Description

VHS is looking for a qualified Clinical Psychologist for a long-term contract in Abilene, TX! 

$80/hr as Indenpendent Contractor
Responsibilities Work Schedule:
Normal schedule is Monday - Friday, 8.5 hours between 7:00am and 3:30pm, including a half-hour lunch break.
No Weekends, No Call, No Holidays!
 
Job Specific Duties: The type of work may include, but is not limited to, the following:
 
• Practice within the guidelines of their state licensing board, American Psychological Association Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct, and MTF privileges.
• Conduct psychological evaluations utilizing information from clinical interviews, psychological testing, and collateral sources, as appropriate.
• Establish psychiatric diagnoses according to the American Psychiatric Association Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Disorders.
• Provide psychological treatment for individuals and groups; help medical and surgical patients deal with illnesses or injuries.
• Assist in rehabilitation of patients.
 
**The health care worker (HCW) shall serve as a member of the primary care clinic’s health care team and assist the primary care manager (PCM) in managing the overall health of their enrolled population. The program goal is to help improve recognition, treatment, and management of psychosocial/behavioral problems and conditions in the enrolled population. Scope and responsibilities include targeted assessment and evaluation, including diagnostic impressions and functional status focused on the presenting problem. The HCW assigned in this position will provide consultation services to all patients referred by the primary care team. Services will be governed by the Defense Health Agency (DHA) practice standards as delineated in the Primary Care Behavioral Health (PCBH) practice manual.
  Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:
* Education: Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA accredited psychology program.
* Internship/Residency: Successful completion from an internship in psychology accredited by the American Psychological Association.
* Experience: Minimum of 1 year experience as a licensed clinical psychologist 
* License: Active, unrestricted license to practice as a Clinical Psychologist from any state.
* Life Support Certification: Possess a current AHA or ARC BLS Healthcare Provider certification.
* Security: Must possess ability to pass a Government background check/security clearance.
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