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Licensed Psychologist - Wellshire - Part-time, Denver, CO


Organization: WellPower
Category: Psychologist
Location: Denver, CO
Date Job Posted: May 12, 2022
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WellPower

Our work enables adults to live more fulfilling and productive lives, children to be more resilient, and families to be happier and healthier.

Through multiple community sites, mental health providers in several Denver public schools, collaborations with community partnerships and home-based outreach, we provide treatment, prevention, outreach and crisis services to children, families and adults.

Top Workplace

WellPower has been named a Top Workplace by the Denver Post nine years in a row! We believe that people are resilient - they can and do recover from mental illness. At WellPower, we hire people dedicated to working toward that goal.

Our benefits

Our generous benefits package starts at 30 hours per week. Some of the benefits include:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Retirement match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Free RTD EcoPass (bus/light rail)

We are currently recruiting the following key position

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Licensed Psychologist - Wellshire - Part-time

SALARY RANGE: $42.25/hr - $42.75/hr

SHIFT: Part-time, 16 to 30 hrs/week

POSITION SUMMARY: Provide assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and crisis intervention with individuals who present with severe and persistent mental health issues as well as substance use issues. Provide therapy and coordinate services within a multidisciplinary team environment. Additionally, in this position, the psychologist will provide the primary supervision to the pre-doctoral intern and potentially other externs as well. The psychologist will also work closely with the Training Department to support the internship program.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Develop and coordinate a clinical treatment program for the diagnosis, treatment, or referral for the people we serve. Provide for a multi-disciplinary, holistic approach to the treatment of individuals.
  • Conduct individual or group therapy sessions in accordance with generally accepted principles of the American Psychological Association. Assess progress of the people we serve and modify or extend treatment program accordingly.
  • Document individual therapy in accordance with MHCD policies and procedures in medical records.
  • Provide crisis intervention in situations requiring immediate psychological treatment such as substance use, suicide attempts, psychotic episodes, and other instances as outlined in policies. Refer individuals to outside agencies when appropriate.
  • May provide case management services to individuals as appropriate.
  • Coordinate billing and modify treatment program in accordance with insurance coverage, plan provisions, and individual’s ability to pay.
  • Comply with established MHCD policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, and environmental and infection control.
  • Maintain required records, reports, and files.
  • May perform 27/65 mental health evaluations/holds.
  • Maintain a trauma informed environment of wellbeing.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Job Functions:

  • Supervision of the pre-doctoral intern
  • Participate in the intern application selection process (review of intern applications) and participate in the intern interview selection process.
  • Completion of quarterly evaluations of the pre-doctoral intern.
  • Provide consultation as needed
  • Responsible for all the review/approval of intern/extern documents.
  • Supervisor will also be responsible for the application review/interview/selection process of the extern.
  • May supervise additional students

EDUCATION: Ph.D., Psy.D, or Ed.D. Licensed to practice psychology in the state of Colorado.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum three years’ clinical experience preferred. Minimum of at least one year of previous supervisory experience is preferred.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

  • Knowledge or ability to learn and practice trauma informed principles and evidenced based clinical practices.
  • Licensed to practice psychology in the state of Colorado.
  • Knowledge of methods of psychotherapy and community resources.
  • Knowledge of community resources.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently, flexibly, and quickly adapt to changing situations.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively within a diverse workplace environment and work effectively with people from a variety of backgrounds.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Will supervise pre-doctoral psychology students as assigned.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires sitting, standing, bending, and reaching. May require lifting up to 50 pounds. Must have skills and ability to operate standard office machines.

MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT TO BE USED: Personal computers/laptops/similar devices, copier/printer/scanner/similar devices, business telephones and a variety of other office/clerical equipment.

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