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Entry Level Limited Licensed Psychologist

Centria Healthcare -- Autism Services Grand Rapids, MI
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Licensed PsychologistEssential Functions:

Position objectives are as follows:

  • Conduct comprehensive diagnostic evaluations. Comprehensive diagnostic evaluations must rely on various mods of information gathering, including but not limited to:
  • Review of educational and/or early interventions, physical, behavioral and long term care health records; and
  • Parent or primary caregiver interview for historical information, as well as determination of current symptom presentation; and
  • Direct observation of, and interaction with the eligible recipient; and
  • Clear consideration of, but ideally direct and/or indirect assessment of multiple areas of functioning, including but not limited to:
    • Developmental, intellectual, or cognitive functioning; and
    • Adaptive functioning; and
    • Social functioning; and
    • Speech, language, and communicative functioning; and
    • Medical and neurological functioning.
    • Comprehensive diagnostic evaluations must be specific enough to adequately assess symptoms associated with ASD, yet broad enough to make a valid differential diagnosis and consider possible co-morbid conditions. As such, the AEP should use one or more standardized diagnostic instruments with at least moderate sensitivity and good specificity for ASD (e.g., The Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, Second Edition [ADOS -2]; Autism Diagnostic Interview Revised [ADI R]), as well as assessment tools (i.e., standardized assessment measure, interviews, etc.) to evaluate symptoms associated with other disorders.
    • Conduct ADOS-II and ADI-R
      • Send WSA form, report, and proof of provider choice to adecker@centriahealthcare.com
      • All ADOS-II must be signed by a fully licensed psychologist
    • Conduct Vineland, Mullen, DAS-II
      • Vineland to be completed within 30 days of ADOS-II and yearly, thereafter. Must be completed before day 365 of previous Vineland or child loses eligibility.
      • Mullen or DAS-II to be completed within 30 days of ADOS-II.
    • Assist in developing corporate structure and in the creation of policies and procedures.
      • Participate in team meetings
      • Develop and take on projects to improve client service and satisfaction
      • Develop and take on projects to improve employee performance, retention, and satisfaction.
      • Develop quality initiatives that will improve referral source satisfaction as measured through number of referrals and subjective survey methods.
      • General help to manage office staff for maximum efficiency
      • Maintain knowledge of different programs and certifications.
        • Texas Laws
        • TRICARE Programs
        • Medical Insurances
        • Ensure compliance with above regulations
    • Promote the growth of Centria Healthcare and assist in pursuit of business opportunities
      • Building relationships with current referral sources
      • Pursuing and building relationships with new referral partners

        Additional requirements:
    • Contingent Employee agrees to provide access to a google calendar, through which Centria employees can access and schedule clients.
    • Travel as needed (Centria to cover accommodations) to provide diagnostic services in other areas

    All applicants receive consideration of employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity or expression, affectional or sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status

Company Description
Every child deserves the brightest future and Centria Autism Services is on a mission to help children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) have the best developmental experience possible while acquiring the skills to succeed in the world on their own terms. Too many children with ASD are untreated or undertreated and Centria is committed to reaching every child in need and their families with interventions based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis that meet – and exceed – best practices. Our Optimal Outcomes Model(TM) looks at the whole-child, engages families in aspirational treatment planning and leverages team-based care to allow BCBA’s to focus on clinical issues and support Centria’s dedication to quality, family satisfaction, and developmental outcomes.

About Centria Healthcare:
Founded in 2009 and headquartered in Novi, Michigan, Centria's flagship service is Applied Behavior Analysis Therapy (ABA), which assists children and young adults on the autism spectrum. Since 2014 Centria has grown this service division into the number two provider in the country, with services stretching across many states. This exciting program is helping children reach their goals and dreams through positive reinforcement and continual support.

All applicants receive consideration of employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity or expression, affectional or sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.

Pursuant to Michigan Public Health Code 333.18263 an individual cannot be employed as an ABA Behavior Technician/Program participant with Centria Insitute in the State of Michigan unless that individual’s criminal history check does NOT contain ANY criminal history information for that individual. This includes even traffic violations if the violations were classified as misdemeanors.

Centria Healthcare -- Autism Services

Why Work Here?

Growing company with a solid mission to provide unparalleled care to our clients and excellent opportunities for our team

Every child deserves the brightest future and Centria Autism Services is on a mission to help children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) have the best developmental experience possible while acquiring the skills to succeed in the world on their own terms. Too many children with ASD are untreated or undertreated and Centria is committed to reaching every child in need and their families with interventions based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis that meet – and exceed – best practices. Our Optimal Outcomes Model(TM) looks at the whole-child, engages families in aspirational treatment planning and leverages team-based care to allow BCBA’s to focus on clinical issues and support Centria’s dedication to quality, family satisfaction, and developmental outcomes. About Centria Healthcare: Founded in 2009 and headquartered in Novi, Michigan, Centria's flagship service is Applied Behavior Analysis Therapy (ABA), which assists children and young adults on the autism spectrum. Since 2014 Centria has grown this service division into the number two provider in the country, with services stretching across many states. This exciting program is helping children reach their goals and dreams through positive reinforcement and continual support. All applicants receive consideration of employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity or expression, affectional or sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status. Pursuant to Michigan Public Health Code 333.18263 an individual cannot be employed as an ABA Behavior Technician/Program participant with Centria Insitute in the State of Michigan unless that individual’s criminal history check does NOT contain ANY criminal history information for that individual. This includes even traffic violations if the violations were classified as misdemeanors.

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