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The Columbus Organization San Francisco, CA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Community Health
San Francisco, CA
Excellent Salary & Sign-On

Great Job…Great Pay…Great People!   Immediate opening for a Full-Time Psychologist to serve a  San Francisco-based Regional Center.  Experience with pediatric and adult population along with 2 plus years in developmental disabilities required.

Columbus offers a highly competitive annual salary complemented by:

  • Sign-On Bonus
  • Medical Insurance
  • Prescription Card
  • Vision Plan
  • Dental Insurance
  • $50,000 Life Insurance
  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • Short/Long Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • $1000 Continuing Ed Allowance
  • Reimbursement for Licensure/Certifications
  • 1840 Contract Service Hours Per Year
  • Monday-Friday Scheduling

Job Responsibilities for Psychologist:

  • Conduct individual psychological evaluations of applicants as part of the eligibility determination and may include site observations at schools and/or homes. Review extant records, request additional information, participate in interdisciplinary team interview of the applicant and/or significant caregivers,  conduct observations of the applicants in various community settings (home/school/day program/residential facility/hospital) as appropriate, administer, score, and interpret individual psychological tests, and draft required reports.

  • Provide consultation to social workers, fellow clinicians, and other regional center staff, particularly on educational, behavioral, or psychological/psychiatric nature. Participate in the interdisciplinary team discussions regarding behavioral intervention for autism spectrum disorder.
  • Conduct forensic assessments for the Court determining whether an individual has a developmental disability. By that, developmental disability can be found to be incompetent to stand trial (California Penal Code section 1369, et. seq.). 
  • Conduct assessments and make recommendations to the Court regarding commitment under California Welfare and Institutions Code 6500.
  • Provide expert testimony at State Level Fair Hearings regarding eligibility determinations and findings in cases of contested ineligibility decisions.


Job Requirements for Psychologist:

  • Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology or Neuropsychology
  • Licensure by the State of California, Department of Consumer Affairs, Psychology Examining Committee
  • 2+ years (post-doctoral) work with persons with developmental disabilities.

The Columbus Organization
“Because Everyone Deserves A Meaningful Life” 
We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer








Company Description
Columbus is one of the nations leading providers of on-site professional staffing, consulting and community based services, focusing exclusively on agencies that serve individuals with special needs. Since 1984, Columbus has assisted more than 140 state and local agencies in 44 states to help solve staffing and programmatic problems.

Its founding mission was to make a difference in the lives of people with special needs and its guiding principle has been to provide high-quality services in a manner that maintains the dignity and privacy of the consumers and families served.

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