NX Clinical Psychologist - (0.001 FTE, Days)

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Category: Psychology & Social Science
Job Type: Part-Time
Shift: Days
Location:  Stanford CA 94035
Req: 8079
FTE: 0.001

Psychology&Social Science

0.001 FTE, 8 Hour Day Shifts

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the heart and soul of Stanford Children’s Health. Nationally ranked and internationally recognized, our 311-bed hospital is devoted entirely to pediatrics and obstetrics. Our six centers of excellence provide comprehensive services and deep expertise in key obstetric and pediatric areas: brain & behavior, cancer, heart, pregnancy & newborn, pulmonary and transplant. We also provide an additional, wide range of services for babies, kids and pregnant moms.

Provides psychological diagnosis and psychotherapeutic interventions and treatments, and consults in the field of clinical/rehabilitation psychology and/or neuropsychology in a hospital inpatient/outpatient setting with interdisciplinary rehabilitation teams and other medical specialties.

Essential Functions

  • As a member of multidisciplinary treatment team, plans treatment programs and disposition of cases, including identifying treatment outcomes.

  • Assesses patients identified to have potential psychological emergencies. Consult with colleagues and/or Risk Management as necessary for unusual or emergency cases.

  • Conducts psychological assessments. Develops individualized treatment plans for each patient assessed.

  • Consults with patients outside mental health providers. Provide appropriate referrals to outside mental health services as indicated or requested.

  • Evaluates client response to treatment, modifies treatment strategies and includes the client as part of the decision-making process.

  • Generates reports of diagnostic and psychological findings and/or treatment recommendations.

  • Intervenes with clients to enhance their ability to fully participate in treatment, including defining treatment goals and designing intervention strategies that support recovery and resiliency.

  • Maintains detailed medical records for every contact (individual and group) and clinical phone calls.

  • May participate in hospital research or program development as appropriate.

  • Obtains and studies medical, psychological, social and family histories, by interviewing individuals, couples, or families and reviewing relevant records.

  • Participates in professional staff conferences concerning psychological assessment methods, techniques and results.

  • Performs direct service activities including diagnostic evaluation, structured clinical interviewing, and individual, group, and family therapy.

  • Provides in-patient consultation to patients with acute psychological issues.

  • Provides patients with information about support groups and/or additional educational resources as indicated or requested.

  • Selects, administers and interprets a wide variety of psychological testing instruments for the diagnosis and evaluation of clients with psychiatric and co-occurring disorders.

  • Utilizes a variety of treatment modalities such as psychotherapy, behavior modification, and various evidence-based or promising practices such as cognitive-behavioral therapy. Delivers individual cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy and facilitate group sessions for patients. Meet individually with group patients who appear to have significant issues.

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

Education: Doctoral degree in Psychology from an accredited university

Experience: Two (2) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience

License/Certification: PY - Licensed as a Psychologist by the State of California


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to design appropriate treatment interventions, evaluate results, and make modifications as needed.

  • Ability to select, administer, and score various psychological assessments.

  • Ability to therapeutic relations with clients, conduct crisis intervention, and make appropriate referrals.

  • Knowledge of a broad range of psychological assessment techniques.

  • Knowledge of abnormal, developmental, personality, and social psychology.

  • Knowledge of crisis intervention techniques.

  • Knowledge of principles of psychopharmacology and psychobiology; psychometric and statistical theories and methodology; psychological research methods and experimental design.

  • Knowledge of theory and practice of individual and group psychotherapy.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements, and where applicable, in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.