Psychologist – Santa Barbara
We have an opening for a Staff Psychologist position in San Luis Obispo County.
A minimum of two years of professional experience providing testing, diagnostic evaluation, service recommendation, and consultation to people with developmental disabilities, physical disabilities or emotional disturbances.
Also required is a PhD or PsyD in a related field from an accredited university with license or license eligibility, from either the Board of Medical Examiners or Board of Behavioral Science Examiners of the State of California.
Bilingual candidates fluent in English and Spanish preferred.
PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU DO NOT MEET THESE REQUIREMENTS.
SOME OF THE SPECIFIC JOB DUTIES OF THE PSYCHOLOGIST ARE:
Collects, organizes and analyzes information through records, interviews, tests and professional sources to diagnose mental, emotional, behavioral and/or educational difficulties and disabilities and to develop intervention programs. Reviews and summarizes reports, administers tests, interviews individuals, families and providers. Makes written diagnoses and treatment recommendations. Consults with individuals and families on service issues.
Participates in multidisciplinary staffing, consults with regional center staff on individual and program issues, provides training and information to staff, individuals and families, service providers and community members. May represent the center staff in fair hearings and dealings with other agencies.
Monitors referrals to psychological service providers and monitors quality of services provided. May recruit and support vendored psychologists, behaviorists and related service providers.
Prepares statistical and other required reports.
Serve as the clinical consultant between TCRC and the County Mental Health Dept
Serve as clinical liaison for follow-up to Safety Alert Crisis Service
Monitor and troubleshoot the Intake Process to ensure that intakes for 3 year olds and older are done within the Lanterman Act timelines
PHD OR PSYD IN A RELATED FIELD FROM AN ACCREDITED UNIVERSITY WITH LICENSE OR LICENSE ELIGIBILITY, FROM EITHER THE BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS OR BOARD OF BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE EXAMINERS OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA
AT LEAST 2 YEARS OF PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE PROVIDING TESTING, DIAGNOSTIC EVALUATION, SERVICE RECOMMENDATION, AND CONSULTATION TO PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, PHYSICAL DISABILITIES OR EMOTIONAL DISTURBANCES
VALID CALIFORNIA DRIVERS LICENSE AND RELIABLE, INSURED VEHICLE OR EQUIVALENT MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION.
ABLE TO TRAVEL TO ANY LOCATION AT ANY TIME
ABLE TO READ/SPEAK/WRITE SPANISH AND ENGLISH FLUENTLY FOR BILINGUAL STIPEND
To apply, please send your cover letter and resume and reference “Psychologist – SLO”
Resumes and cover letters must be submitted as attachments in a .doc or .pdf format.