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Psychologist

Parker Personal Care Homes
Golden, CO
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $75,000 to $95,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Why work at Parker Personal Care Homes and what can we offer you?

PPCH offers a diverse workplace community, opportunities for professional development, and an understanding of the importance of maintaining a work-life balance! At PPCH, people share each other's triumphs and challenges, and that is why we foster an atmosphere of teamwork and collaboration above all else. We provide extensive training and hands-on learning opportunities to our team members, allowing them limitless mobility within the organization. Our goal is to maintain a culture of positivity, innovation, and personal growth - all while providing outstanding service to our clients.

Benefits:

  • 401(k) matching
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Hospital Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health savings account
  • Short Term Disability
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • PPCH Sponsored Life Insurance
  • 4 Weeks Paid time off
  • 6 Paid Holidays
  • 3 Flex Holidays
  • Referral Program


PPCH Mission: Our mission is to build an inclusive and supportive community for the people we serve, and we are doing just that, one individual at a time.

PPCH offers a wide range of behavioral services and supports: Our clinical team, headed by Dr. David Kalis, provides individual counseling, consultation to teams, writes behavior plans, and trains other team members how to assist individuals in addressing challenging behaviors and building skills. All of these services are available to help with especially difficult behaviors which have been identified as being barriers to residential and/or employment success.

About Dr. Kalis: Dr. Kalis has a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, a Master’s Degree in Social Work, and has conducted numerous seminars and trainings for employers, agencies, federal and state governments, and educators who work with individuals with disabilities.

Position Description: Psychologists conduct a wide range of evaluations including but not limited to cognitive evaluations, learning disability evaluations, mental health, and court ordered forensic evaluations for various court systems/attorneys. Psychologists will spend their time performing & writing psychological evaluations (testing relevant to the referral reason including intellectual/developmental disability, Autism Spectrum Disorder, learning disability, mental health concerns, guardianship questions, trauma, etc). Additionally, there may be supervisory responsibility with Masters level therapists. Psychologists can expect to work with multiple referral sources such as Community Center Boards (CCBs), Program Approved Service Agencies (PASAs), courts, a variety of counties’ social services departments, Medicaid and other insurances, as well as individuals and families who privately seek out our services.

This is a unique opportunity for a newer psychologist to receive supervision and training to learn various systems and evaluative measures in a supportive and growing team.

Position Duties:

  • Provide intensive, integrated professional mental health services and treatment planning in outpatient and community based settings in accordance with Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF) as well as Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE) rules and regulation;
  • Provide professional leadership in the determination of appropriate therapeutic approaches and methods;
  • Plan and implement outreach/education programs, workshops, and activities;
  • Supervise clinical activities of counselors/therapists, staff, contractors and/or line staff;
  • Create and maintain case files and related documentation for clinical, legal, and regulation purposes.
  • Conduct evaluations and write comprehensive well integrated reports with recommendations.
  • Provide feedback and follow-up on evaluations.
  • Consult with other therapists and related professional and paraprofessional staff, as appropriate, in the performance of therapeutic casework.
  • Consult with legal and other treatment agencies and individuals in relation to individuals’ records, rights, and responsibilities.
  • As appropriate to the position, perform various administrative functions such as monitoring authorization requests, services plans, utilization, prepare a variety of reports including behavioral plans, maintain correspondence with other team members.
  • Provide formal teaching, consultation, and in-service training to staff/ families
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
  • While most evaluations occur in PPCH North or South of Denver locations there are some evaluations that occur in juvenile and/or adult facilities such as jails, prisons, nursing homes, etc.

Qualifications:

  • PhD or equivalent's degree in psychology or school psychology or an equivalent field.
  • Licensed preferred. However, we will provide clinical hours and supervision toward licensure
  • Training and knowledge around trauma work is desired.
  • Knowledge of psychological testing.
  • Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials.
  • Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Ability to read and write English proficiently
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office components
  • Professional attitude and teamwork mentality
  • Dependable, patient and honest
  • Outstanding attendance and ability to self-direct
  • Current/Valid Colorado Driver’s License
  • Good driving record that meets the requirements of agency’s insurance carrier
  • Ability to pass criminal background checks
  • Must be able to document your eligibility to legally work in the United States

Minimum Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

  • Requires repetitive lifting and carrying of approximately 15 lbs as it pertains to customer care items and/or office supplies.
  • May include repetitive motions such as typing and sitting at a computer,
  • Must be able to operate a vehicle in varying weather conditions.
  • Must utilize safety skills while walking, driving and maneuvering through various weather conditions.
  • Daily significant contact with individuals with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities. Daily contact with community members and professionals within the community and/or in individual homes, work site locations and the community and requires exposure to various elements and road conditions.

PPCH endeavors to maintain wage equity across all employees with the same or comparable job titles. Relevant wage determinants for this position include: Seniority, Merit, Experience

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities or requirements.

PPCH is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, PPCH will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Bob Phillips, Chief Human Resource Officer, 303-424-6078 ext. 114.

Come be a part of our community and help us continue building it, one individual at a time!

Thank you in advance for submitting your application! We're always eager to learn about the talents and skills that applicants may bring to our organization!

Learn More About Us: http://www.kalisandassociates.net/about.html & http://www.parkerpch.com/behavioral-services

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Parker Personal Care Homes

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Golden, CO
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