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Staff Psychologist

Boys Town Las Vegas, NV
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Job Summary:

The Staff Psychologist conducts psychological treatment and assessment services to families and children referred to the Behavioral Health Clinic.

Responsibilities:

  • Conducts psychological assessments and provides therapy to children and families and assists in establishing a referral base as appropriate.
  • Provides psychological therapeutic services to clients each week.
  • Meets monthly clinical productivity expectations (e.g., schedule 25-35 client appointments per week)
  • Conducts clinical, cognitive, and psychoeducational assessments.
  • Provides clinical consultation pertaining to children and families referred for services.
  • Assists in establishing and maintaining a referral base from Boys Town or pediatricians, schools, other treatment providers, and general community referrals.
  • Obtains ongoing education related to the fields of clinical psychology, behavioral pediatrics, and clinical assessment and intervention.
  • Serves as a role model in carrying out the Father Flanagans Boys Home mission.
  • Directs all activities towards the fulfillment of the Boys Town mission
  • Directs all actions to reflect the values and principles of Boys Town
  • Establishes and maintains an environment that encourages teamwork, collaboration, and ethical behavior
  • Maintains regular, reliable and predictable attendance
  • Supports other members of the management team and their work

Other Duties: This job description incorporates the essential functions and duties required for this position. However, other duties may be required and assigned at times and as determined by a supervisor in order to meet the needs of the organization

Skills:

  • Knowledge of the theories, principles and practices of psychology with an emphasis on behavioral pediatrics (primary care psychology), behavioral psychology and/or cognitive behavioral theories.
  • Knowledge of clinical diagnostic criteria and emotional, behavioral and developmental disorders.
  • Knowledge of the principles and methods of administering, scoring and interpreting a wide variety of standardized psychological tests and measures.
  • Skill in determining diagnoses, providing therapy, conducting evaluation, and administering standardized tests and measures.
  • Ability to apply psychological principles to therapeutic intervention with individuals, groups and families.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people.
  • Ability to communicate in an articulate, professional manner while maintaining necessary degree of confidentiality.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical, school, and/or counseling psychology.
  • Must have completed an APA approved internship or equivalent.
  • Proficiency in assessing and treating a wide range of clinical concerns and diagnoses such as disruptive behavior problems, ADHD, oppositional and defiant behavior, sleep disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders and fears, motor habits, academic problems and ASDs.
  • Must be a licensed (or licensable) Psychologist, Counselor, or Mental Health Practitioner in the state in which practicing.

About Boys Town:

Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Towns mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

Date Posted: 6/7/2022

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

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Date Posted August 7, 2022
Date Closes September 6, 2022
Requisition 19256
Located In Las vegas, NV
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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