DEPARTMENT: Behavioral Health
REPORTS TO: Behavioral Health Director
JOB TYPE: Full Time or Part-time/Exempt
OPEN DATE: February 7, 2022
CLOSE DATE: Until filled
Psychologists will assist the Behavioral Health Department by providing both psychological evaluations and consulting to behavioral health clinicians as well as provide individual and group mental health therapy.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responds to referrals from the Behavioral Health and Medical Providers
Provide competent and prompt psychological evaluations to children, adolescent, and adult patients to facilitate the identifying of needed resources and determining treatment recommendations.
Provide psychological testing within their scope of practice and completes reports in timely manner.
Provides direct patient care to diagnose and treat patients with a wide range of psychiatric disorders, as well as perform mental health evaluations.
Provides clinical support for the Medical Department and provides consultation services on mental health matters to other WRFCHC professional and allied staff.
Refer patients for admission to acute psychiatric inpatient settings when level of care cannot be provided in-house. Coordinates all such referrals and ensures provision of timely follow-up care.
Participates with other medical professionals in educating the community and medical staff on mental health issues.
Complete all documentation within one week from the date the services were provided to maintain quality and productivity standards, update clinical record, including progress notes and other relevant information, and enters the necessary information into the electronic health record system.
Collaborates with WHRFCHC and other Tribal departments for continuity of care.
As a team member develop productive and cooperative working relationships with health care providers within the facility as well as allied healthcare and social service providers.
Performs other duties as assigned to maintain and enhance the operation of the program.
PhD in psychology or PsyD with current independent licensure.
Must be committed to providing comprehensive health care to the individual, family, and community.
Must maintain strict confidentiality and high ethical standards in performing the position.
Must be able to pass a criminal background check under the Public Law 101.630-Indian Child Protection Act and Family Act.
Must have the ability to work in a variety of settings with culturally diverse families and communities, with the ability to be culturally sensitive and culturally appropriate.
Current BLS Certification or must be able to obtain it within 60 days of hire.
IMPORTANT APPLICATION CRITERIA
Submit a complete application with supporting documents to WRFCHC Human Resource Department located at 120 North 6th East St (Old DFS Bldg.), Riverton WY.
For any questions, please contact Pamela Duran at 307-840-6512.
Supporting documents: Proof of Covid Vaccination, Driver’s License, Tribal ID, High School Diploma/GED, Degree or professional credentials, and other supporting documents that verify required qualifications.
Applicants who have a current application on file, please submit a letter of interest for each position in which you want to be considered for. The letter should address how you meet each qualification. Telephone calls are not accepted in place of an employment application or letter of interest.
Background investigation, drug and alcohol screening are required as a condition of employment. Refusal will render the applicant ineligible for employment.