Clinical Psychologist - Pediatric Specialty Care

  • Portland, ME
  • Maine Medical Partners
  • Part Time - Day Shift
  • Professional - Clinical
  • Pediatric
  • Req #: 131761-77177
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Summary

  • Position Summary
    • This is a doctoral level position providing psychological assessments, consultations, and limited treatment, as indicated, as well as providing teaching to residents, medical students or others as directed by the division Director. The setting is an active and expanding Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics program, which is part of a multi specialty pediatric group practice at the largest medical center in the state. The patient mix includes children from infancy through adolescence with Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, developmental and/or cognitive delays, learning disorders, mood and anxiety disorders, behavior problems, sleep disorders, encopresis, and other neurodevelopmental concerns.
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology or related field from an APA/CPA accredited university.
    • License/Certifications: Licensed or license-eligible as a Psychologist by the State of Maine. Current BLS.
    • Experience: Prior experience working with pediatric patients at risk and/or diagnosed with neurodevelopmental disabilities. Training and experience in administering/scoring/interpreting cognitive, developmental, and psychodiagnostic assessment instruments including the ADOS-2. Specialized training/experience with assessment and treatment planning related to Autism Spectrum Disorder.
    • Knowledge of diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders. Advanced study of mental health assessment practices, regulations, and laws relating to clinical psychology practice.
    • Understanding of principles of legal documentation and medical release of information.
    • Knowledge of psychological test administration, scoring and interpretation.
    • Knowledge of community mental health service delivery systems and other resources.
    • Knowledge and skill in psychological and behavioral interventions.
    • Skill in working with children with neurodevelopmental disabilities including Autism Spectrum Disorder.
    • Ability to work sensitively with variety of personalities.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with families, colleagues (e.g. physicians, psychologists, social workers, and other team members), community agencies, etc.
    • Proficient computer skills.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our package includes health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 19,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with healthcare professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care – and the science behind that care – is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.

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