Under the general supervision of Clinical Services Manager and the Director of Early Start, FRN, Intake, & Clinical Services, provide assessment and consultation services to all referred consumers but principally those whose eligibility for services are being assessed. Consult with staff and other community agencies. Offer clinical supervision to Psychological Assistant.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Daily complete psychological assessments as assigned and complete necessary paperwork, reports, etc. on a timely basis.
On referral, perform and interpret psychological and behavioral assessments, formulate diagnoses and write related reports on a timely basis.
Effectively communicate findings to consumers, family members, professionals and other appropriate individuals, daily.
Daily, operate effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
As assigned, complete psychological assessments requested by the court.
Through reviews of developmental or psychological assessments, assess consumer eligibility. Record findings in an eligibility statement.
As assigned provide clinical oversight and guidance to other clinical staff.
Formulate, monitor, and revise treatment plans as requested.
Code CDERs daily as required.
Participate in agency's fair hearing process or in various judicial processes as required.
Upon request, review behavioral programs/proposals for Level 4 facilities and others.
Provide routine consultation, education and training to staff, community agencies, parents and consumers.
Complete necessary forms for consumers to obtain various public benefits.
Offer guidance and assistance in formulating agency policies and procedures as they relate to eligibility and clinical treatment issues.
As assigned, represent Regional Center at case conferences and interagency meetings.
Aggressively seek out opportunities to maintain currency and to expand relevant knowledge base particularly as it relates to eligibility or treatment issues.
Attend training sessions as required and stay current of California Board of Psychology licensure requirement.
Maintain good standing with California Board of Psychology.
Perform different or additional duties as assigned.
MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
Ph.D. or Psy. D. in psychology.
One year of responsible professional experience including substantive experience in testing and diagnostic evaluation of individuals with developmental disabilities, physical handicaps, emotional/mental disturbances, or learning disorders.
Possession of a license as a psychologist issued by the California Board of Psychology.
Utilization of bilingual skills preferred.
Ability to handle change well and be flexible and adaptable in dealing with interruptions, new priorities, and new assignments.
Ability to follow oral and written direction.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Full use of an automobile, possession of a valid driver's license and liability insurance for the minimum amount prescribed by law or ability to provide for independent transportation. Must have and maintain a safe driving record.
Additional Salary Information: Starting rate is $78,059.
At IRC, our dedicated team of professionals provides life-changing services, resources and support to over 33,000 people with developmental disabilities and their families throughout San Bernardino and Riverside counties. Our mission drives us to help individuals with developmental disabilities live life to the fullest: “As an agency among agencies, Inland Regional Center coordinates with generic ...services to enhance the lives of people with developmental disabilities and their families by working to include them in the everyday routines and life rhythms of the community.” Our programs are tailor-made to meet the specific needs of all our consumers according to age, disability, and geographic location. With everything we do, we focus on three core values – independence, inclusion, and empowerment.