Monday , January 30 2023

Professional Health Care Workr – State of GA Jobs

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Job Description:

Under board supervision, diagnosis or evaluates behavioral, emotional intelligence and cognitive disorders through observation, interview, and psychological tests. Applies theory relating to behavior and mental processes to formulate and administer programs of treatment that may include counseling, therapy, and research. Helps clients work towards the maintenance and enhancements of physical, intellectual, social, and interpersonal functioning.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Communicates results of diagnostic evaluations in treatment team meetings and with other mental health staff who are involved in the youth’s treatment.
  • Integrate information from record review, interview of youth and staff observations to complete a diagnostic evaluation in JTS that includes pertinent psychosocial information, clinical formulation, multiaxial diagnosis, and plans/recommendations for treatment.
  • Authorized psychometric measures should be used as clinically indicated to help clarify youth’s diagnosis, identify treatment needs and measure the youth’s progress in treatment.
  • Interview youth to obtain psychosocial information, evaluate mental status/current functioning, assess risk factors, and assess need for mental health services.
  • Review background information available in JTS and the youth’s health record.
  • Conducts a monthly audit of suicide prevention and special management plan processes using tools and guidance issued by the Office of
  • Behavioral Health Services.
  • Reviews and approves all mental health assessments conducted by mental health staff.
  • Conducts a Clinical review of mental health documentation on a bimonthly schedule to evaluate qualitative aspects of mental health documentation.
  • Collects and analyzes data as needed to assess delivery of mental health services and uses this information to develop plans for improving services.
  • Provides clinical leadership in the facility’s mental health quality assurance program.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Doctorate degree in clinical or counseling psychology from an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited college or university AND current Georgia license to practice psychology
  • Two years of experience at lower-level Psychologist 2 (HCP141) or equivalent. Note: License may be temporary, provisional, or permanent.

Job Details:

Company: State of Georgia

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Warner Robins, GA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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