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CFS Clinical Psychologist PT

CFS Clinical Psychologist PT

locationFort Worth, TX, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023
Full Time

Description 

I) Job Purpose

To be a part of a multidisciplinary team and complete complex psychological assessments for children and youth ages 24 months to 19 years, 11 months seeking diagnosis of Autism and other complex mental health diagnoses. These services will be completed at MHMR Collaborative Care Clinic in accordance with agency policies, operating procedures and applicable state and federal statutes and regulations.

II) Essential Functions

A) Provides appropriate evaluations/assessments for individuals who seek services through MHMR or want to obtain a medical diagnosis of Autism or other related mental health diagnoses.

B) Performs Comprehensive Psychological assessments based upon Intellectual Disability (ID), autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or Related Condition (RC) including but not limited to administration of intellectual measure and adaptive skill measure, such as the Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development, Differential Abilities Scales – Second Edition (DAS-II), pediatric Wechsler intelligence measures, and Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales | Third Edition.

C) Participates in MHMR of Tarrant and community-based committees as requested or assigned.

D) Provides testimony for the hearing officers and the courts regarding results of Complex Diagnostic assessments and Endorsements conducted.

E) Maintains standards for professional development and licensure as set by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologist and other applicable credentialing bodies, and completes required MHMR professional development as assigned.

F) Performance standards are performed as applicable with MHMR’s We CARE values “We Connect People in Our Community. We Provide Access to Services. We Link People to Resources. We Empower People.”

G) Performs other job duties or responsibilities as requested or assigned.

III) Knowledge of Laws, Regulations, Policies/Procedures, Skills, and Abilities

A) Working knowledge of QAIS/Person Directed Planning, particularly in the areas of client rights, abuse, safety, and health.

B) MHMRTC policies and operating procedures

C) Complete/pass required MHMRTC training within 60 calendar days of hire.

D) Graduate-level training and practicum experience in individual psychological assessment

E) Ability to administer and interpret individual psychological test and measures, using standardized administration procedures.

F) State Board of Examiners of Psychological Rules of Practice.

G) Knowledge of applicable Texas Administrative Codes and policies from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.

H) Knowledge of the most current version of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

I) Knowledge of FERPA and HIPAA confidentiality rules.

IV) Internal & External Customer Service

A) This position requires extensive internal and external contacts with community resources and organizations, clients, families, auditors, ect. of diverse backgrounds.

V) Travel

A) Adhere to MHMR Mileage and Travel reimbursement policy and any other aspect regarding travel.

B) This position requires travel within Tarrant County weekly. Statewide travel may be required 1-2 times per year. Travel out of Tarrant County could be overnight.

VI) Equipment Used

A) Utilized as required for position.  

Minimum Requirements 

VII) Minimum Qualifications

A) Minimum Education: PhD

B) Defined Education: Psychology, Counseling

C) Preferences: Trained to administer and interpret Autism Diagnostic Observation Scale 2 (ADOS 2)

D) Substitutions: None

E) Years’ Experience: Two (2) years

F) Defined Experience: Master’s level Psychologist, assessments/working with children and youth with Autism, Complex Mental Health/IDD diagnoses

G) License/Certifications: License in Psychology

H) Special Courses: None

I) Supervisory Experience: None

VIII) Agency Requirements

A) All staff are required to participate in agency Emergency Preparedness and Environmental Safety programs and may be assigned by their department as a key/essential staff level function during critical events or for the purpose of sustaining business continuity.

B) This position may require temporary or permanent re-assignment to any MHMR Tarrant facility as determined by program needs and/or the Division/Director.

C) Assigned work hours may change as the needs of the agency change.

D) The Functional Title of this position may change as the needs of the agency change.

E) All work will be completed within the scheduled work hours. All non-exempt (hourly) employees are expected to clock in and clock out for each work shift, no work should be done off the clock.

F) MHMR reserves the right to change, add to or eliminate positions as it deems appropriate. 

G) Employment is at will, as well as agency needs may change.

H) Agency dress code is to be followed at all times.

I) Physical on-site presence, including regular attendance and punctuality, is an essential function of this position. Any changes or adjustments to your assigned work schedule or shift hours must be approved by your supervisor in advance.

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VII) Minimum Qualifications

A) Minimum Education: PhD

B) Defined Education: Psychology, Counseling

C) Preferences: Trained to administer and interpret Autism Diagnostic Observation Scale 2 (ADOS 2)

D) Substitutions: None

E) Years’ Experience: Two (2) years

F) Defined Experience: Master’s level Psychologist, assessments/working with children and youth with Autism, Complex Mental Health/IDD diagnoses

G) License/Certifications: License in Psychology

H) Special Courses: None

I) Supervisory Experience: None

VIII) Agency Requirements

A) All staff are required to participate in agency Emergency Preparedness and Environmental Safety programs and may be assigned by their department as a key/essential staff level function during critical events or for the purpose of sustaining business continuity.

B) This position may require temporary or permanent re-assignment to any MHMR Tarrant facility as determined by program needs and/or the Division/Director.

C) Assigned work hours may change as the needs of the agency change.

D) The Functional Title of this position may change as the needs of the agency change.

E) All work will be completed within the scheduled work hours. All non-exempt (hourly) employees are expected to clock in and clock out for each work shift, no work should be done off the clock.

F) MHMR reserves the right to change, add to or eliminate positions as it deems appropriate. 

G) Employment is at will, as well as agency needs may change.

H) Agency dress code is to be followed at all times.

I) Physical on-site presence, including regular attendance and punctuality, is an essential function of this position. Any changes or adjustments to your assigned work schedule or shift hours must be approved by your supervisor in advance.

Our Benefits:

Our total rewards program offers benefits* to full time employees beginning 1st of the month following hire date including but not limited to:

• Comprehensive healthcare options (Medical, Dental, and Vision)

• Life insurance and additional supplemental accident and hospitalization plans

• 401a match and 457 deferred compensation plans

• Paid vacation and holidays; varied flexible work environment locations

• Annual tuition reimbursement program

• Student Loan Forgiveness

• Professional development programs and training

• And more…..

Insurance eligibility:

• Full time employees begin 1st of the month following hire date

• Market driven positions (full time or part time) begin immediately after hire date

• Select part time market driven positions are eligible for most insurance plans

• Substitute status jobs are not eligible for benefits

For more information, click https://www.mhmrtarrant.org/benefits/