Psychologist- Pediatric Development and Autism Department

Kaiser Permanente   •  

Portland, OR

Less than 5 years

Posted 184 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Description: Provide high quality health care to Kaiser Permanente members in a cost effective manner and in accordance with accepted professional practice standards.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provide high quality health care through direct assessment, diagnosis and formulation/implementation of treatment plan for mental health patients (may include treatment of psychosis, depression, anxiety, etc.) Document in writing all care in patient's permanent medical record in accordance with accepted medical/legal standards. Provide all treatment in accordance with accepted practice standards, hospital/clinic protocols (including supervision by a physician), and state licensing guidelines.

  • Provide case management through appropriate triaging and referrals, consultation with other providers, telephone contact with patients and their families, and contact with outside agencies. Perform other duties as requested.

Basic Qualifications:

  • One (1) year of clinical experience.
  • Doctoral degreerequired (Ph.D., Psy. D.).
    License, Certification, Registration
  • Current Oregon AND Washington Psychologist license required. License in state where assigned required upon hire/transfer, application for license in secondary state required within 2 weeks of hire/transfer and must be obtained within 6 months.
  • National Provider Identifier (NPI) required prior to employment start date.

    Additional Requirements:
  • Thorough and working knowledge of brief therapy techniques and principles, individual and group therapy techniques and principles, and child and adult techniques and principles.
  • Working knowledge of legal requirements for confidentiality, child abuse, homicidal threats and psychiatric hospitalization reporting.
  • Ability to assess, diagnose and treat child and adult mental health patients.
  • Individual, couple, family and group therapy skills required.
  • Ability to use appropriate procedural/testing equipment, to see large volume of patients, and to interface with large provider and support staff.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Two (2) or more years of clinical experience.