Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 11:35 AM
Agency: Children and Families
Working Title: SENIOR BEHAVIORAL ANALYST F/C :
Posting Closing Date: 10/05/2017
Description of duties:
Produces a psychological evaluations on assigned residents that may include a record review and assessment of cognitive functioning, suicide risk factors, trauma risk factors, violence risk factors, malingering, and competency. Enter competency results in the resident system database and update logs. Develops clinical treatment programs such as group, behavioral modification program, and individual therapy/treatment on selected persons served, when applicable. Consults with the Recovery Team, as needed, in the formulation of diagnosis, needed psychological assessment, and recovery plan. Addresses consultation requests from psychiatry for assigned residents to include personality and neuro:psychological assessment.
Reviews treatment progress of persons served with the Recovery Treatment Team at prescribed intervals for selected residents. Consults with the Recovery Team, as needed, in the formulation of diagnosis, needed psychological assessment, and recovery plan. Addresses consultations requests from psychiatry for assigned residents. Serves on at least one committee as assigned by the lead or the director of the department. Is a core member of the Post Event Review Team (PERT); involves participates in the clinical interview of the resident, reviewing relevant records and videos of the event and documents recommendations.
Provides agency personnel with information relating to general and clinical aspects of psychology and the use of psychologists in the treatment and/or rehabilitation process. Works with all staff to effectively utilize psychological, where these are appropriate, and enhances the treatment and/or rehabilitation process. Available to training personnel as a consultant on in:service training programs and opportunities for professional development of staff in areas relating to psychology. Provides clinical supervision to assigned predoctoral psychological interns, graduate assistants and practicum students, when assigned. Assists lead or director in ensuring psychological assessment inventory is appropriate and current.
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
This position requires certification in CPR, First Aid, MANDT, Infection Control, Customer Service, and OSHA requirements. Intervention with combative individuals may be required. Some driving may be required. In addition, the following is required:
Knowledge of the theories and principles of psychology.
Knowledge of psychological testing principles and practice.
Knowledge of methods of compiling, organizing, analyzing and interpreting data.
Knowledge of group theories and methods.
Knowledge of and documented experience in effective supervisory skills/ability.
Knowledge of basic computer skills to include ability to use Word, Excel, Lotus Notes, and Explorer.
Skill in establishing and maintaining an effective working relationship with others as evidenced by use of positive communication style and motivational techniques.
Skill in supporting the direction of the organization and translating it into actionable plans as evidenced by an established pattern of volunteering for special assignments at the request of administration, departmental director or departmental lead or by demonstrating initiative in the form of providing services above the minimally required job description.
Skill and experience in the conceptualization, development, and implementation of group programs.
Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures along with the ability to fully support and exemplify a positive and ethical work environment which allows all employees to achieve their full potential.
Ability to analyze and inte
• Location: Gainesville
• Post ID: 18819097 gainesville