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Psychologist - Licensed

Intermountain Healthcare Salt Lake City, UT
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Join our team as a Psychologist! We are looking for motivated, forward-thinking professionals to collaboratively work with patients and family members. The Clinical Psychologist is a vital member of a multi-disciplinary team composed of psychiatrists, psychologists, nursing, and other disciplines to provide holistic or comprehensive medical and counseling services to patients. They interview patients and give diagnostic tests. Additionally, the Clinical Psychologist provides individual, family or group psychotherapy, and collaborates with the behavioral health team to develop and implement behavior modification programs, with treatment and intervention programs that patients can understand and comply with. Becoming a Psychologist with Intermountain is a great opportunity. The Team and Opportunity What does it mean to be a part of Intermountain Healthcare? It means that the quest for clinical excellence is not just a goal, but a given. It means building an environment where physicians and employees can deliver the best in healthcare. And it’s realizing each employee or volunteer is vital to the healing process, because we can only achieve the extraordinary together . Essential Job Duties Assesses the patient's medical history, mental health history, and current presentation to understand the patient's needs from treatment. Diagnoses and treats various mental, emotional and behavioral disorders. Develops a plan of care either individually or with input from the patient, patient family/significant others, physicians and other members of the healthcare team. Provides treatment based on patient need and evidenced based interventions. Refers patients to other services to improve their well-being. These referrals may include community services, treatment programs, support groups, and/or psychiatrists (or other mental health providers). Properly documents pertinent information in regard to the patient's plan of care. Works with the multi-disciplinary team to develop a discharge plan in order to provide further care, services, and referrals in order to ensure continuity of care. Provides psychological testing as indicated by the patient condition. Complies with federal, state, local and clinical program/facility standards. Provides care and treatment within the scope of the Mental Health Practice Act. Posting Specifics Entry Rate: Commensurate with experience Benefits Eligible : Yes. Our excellent benefits start the first of the month following your start date! Shift Details: All shifts available, including Full-time, Part-time and PRN Location: We have over 22 hospitals and over 100 clinics located throughout Utah and into southern Idaho Minimum Requirements Doctorate degree (Ph.D. or Psy.D) in Psychology. Education must be obtained from an accredited institution. Degree will be verified. Current Utah license as a psychologist. Psychologist will adhere to all appropriate standards of practice as outlined by the American Psychological Association, State Licensing Board, and Intermountain Healthcare. Physical Requirements Ongoing need for employee to see and assess various nonverbal cues used in patient diagnosis/assessment in order to understand and develop treatment options. Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, as well as hear and respond quickly to emergent needs or issues that may arise with patients. Preferred Qualifications Experience in a behavioral health outpatient setting. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years

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