Psychologist - PhD

Confidential Company  •  Saint Paul, MN

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18
Confidential Company
Saint Paul, MN
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18

Introduction

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 13 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Allina Health clinics are committed to providing a work environment where passionate people have the knowledge, tools, opportunity and freedom to make a positive difference in the lives of our patients. We want you to be part of our team where each employee contributes to our mission of exceptional primary and specialty care. Allina Health clinics provide primary care, specialty care and urgent care services to people in 41 communities. More than 750 health care practitioners help patients identify health risks, manage chronic illness and find their path to better health.

Responsibilities

  • Timely reports (written and verbal)
  • Provide input about care requirements
  • Responsible to requests for services (evaluations and counseling)
  • Direct best approach to difficult patients or those in need of a behavioral plan
  • Develop and document a plan of care that addresses any issues
  • Psychological assessments/pre-surgical evaluations and communication of findings/interpretation to clinical care team(s)
  • Make appropriate referral for ongoing outpatient care as appropriate
  • Participate in staff education about psychological issues as requested
  • Participate in inpatient care rounds
  • Consult with staff to develop a plan of care for patients with acute psychological issues that impact care during the inpatient care
  • Consult with inpatient psychiatry service to expedite admissions as appropriate
  • Participate in staff and program meetings as requested by director
  • Develop and administer patient education
  • Adequate documentation representative of patient care services
  • Proper coding
  • Meets requirement for annual infection control and safety/security education
  • Protects patients, self and others from injury and accidents by maintaining a safe environment and using equipment properly
  • Follows safety/security procedures for emergency and non-emergency situations to protect patient, self and environment
  • Reports environmental risks or equipment malfunctions to supervisor
  • Participates in relevant professional training and development
  • Maintains highest standard of ethical and professional practice
  • Establishes and maintains professional with relevant community, state and national resources
  • Uses communication techniques that reflect attention to age specific needs of the patient/customers served
  • Develops implements and evaluates the plan of care based upon individual patient and family assessment including age specific needs
  • Analysis of data reflects attention to age specific variables (for those positions that may perform data retrieval and/or analysis)
  • Meets requirement for annual infection control and safety/security education
  • Typically sees 32 patient a week, ages 16 and up.

Education

  • Doctoral degree in psychology or closely related field from an accredited university
  • Licensed Practitioner, PhD or PsyD

Qualification/Skills

Experience

  • Minimum 3 years of practice in psychology service preferred.
  • Experience treating patients in acute care clinical settings

21788BR

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