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Psychologist - 6 hours per week

Job Description

Pathways by Molina, previously Providence Human Services, is one of the largest national providers of accessible, outcome-based behavioral and mental health services. At Pathways, we deliver exceptional value by creating healthier communities through the work of exceptional people. Our more than 7,000 employees provide the highest-quality home- and community-based human services in 24 U.S. states and the District of Columbia.

Pathways by Molina is seeking an innovative and purpose driven individual to join our team as Part-Time Psychologist 6 hours per week for our Childrens EPSDT Program.

Our EPSDT program is a Medi-Cal funded community and field-based mental health services to children/families. Family therapy, psychological testing, and intensive in home services. Specializing in Trauma Informed, Evidence Based Practices including TF-CBT, PCIT, Seeking Safety, and EMDR. Medication management, indiv./group therapy, school consultation, case management, mentorship, assessment, crisis intervention, and Therapeutic Behavioral Services (TBS).

SUMMARY
Provides direct mental health services through individual and group counseling, to assist individuals in achieving more effective personal, social, educational and vocational development and adjustment. Majority of time is spent in a clinical role, which includes directing and/or supervising the work of subordinate clinical staff, but may also provide administrative support as needed. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
• Completes initial comprehensive assessment of clients by collecting data through us of interviews, case history and observational techniques
• Selects, administers, scores and interprets psychological testing batteries as needed
• Evaluates data to identify causes of individuals’ problems and to determine advisability of counseling or referral to other specialists or institutions
• Maintain and ensures HIPAA, ethical standards and professional boundaries with all staff and clients
• Provides individual, group and family therapy for clients as planned in the individualized treatment plan
• Completes all paperwork according to regulatory requirements
• Tracks results of counseling to determine reliability and validity of treatment used
• May lead group interventions and take a leading role in walk-in crisis intervention
• May provide consultation/education to community service clubs, organizations, human service agencies, hospitals, and various county departments
• Participates in staff meetings, training, Utilization Review meetings, case conferences and supervision meetings as required
• Performs administrative functions consistent with the needs of the program
• May handle as assigned of On-Call Phone / After Hours duties
• Other duties as assigned or necessary to support the program and/or the company

RECOVERY REQUIREMENTS
• Provide the best customer care possible
• Identify and build upon the strenghts of consumers, coworkers, and the communities we serve
• Support consumers’ steps towards Recovery and Wellness
• Create an organizational culture that respects and celebrates the diversity of our consumers
• Value learning as an ongoing process that enables us to better service our consumers and establishes our leadership in the industry
• Research and utilize our industry’s best practices and analyze our own services to ensure the best possible outcomes

LEVEL OF SUPERVISION
Given
May assist in orienting, training, assigning and reviewing the work of Psychologist Assistants and other unlicensed mental health staff

Received
Works under minimal supervision and relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish assigned goals 
Consults with superior or higher levels of management on the more difficult and complex phases of work

EDUCATION/LICENSING REQUIREMENTS
PH. D or Psy.D. in Psychology from an accredited college or university
Proof of: valid California driver’s license and auto insurance, as well as proof of education are required
Registered with appropriate state Board as a Psychological Assistant
Must have completed all of the post-doctoral experience hours and are licensed eligible upon completion of written and oral exams

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
• Minimum of one year full-time post-doctoral experience in the direct provision of mental health services. 
• Intermediate level of PC skills. 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
• MAB training is preferred
• Office Environment (not remote position). Requires extensive sitting with periodic standing and walking;
• May be required to lift up to 20 pounds
• Requires significant use of computer, tablet, phone and/or general office equipment
• Needs adequate visual acuity, ability to grasp and handle objects
• Needs ability to communicate effectively through reading, writing, and speaking in person or on telephone
• Will require off-site travel 20% - local and out of state (meetinng, county and/or client needs)

DECISION MAKING RESPONSIBILITIES
• Responsible for deciding treatment plans for clients, reacting decisively in emergency situations and crisis intervention.

Pathways by Molina is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic.

Preferred Skills:

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Part-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education Not Specified
Experience At least 1 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID MS-1136
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Psychologist - 6 hours per week


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