Mercy Medical Center Clinton Clinical Psychologist in Saint Joseph Mercy Health System Hospital Campus - Ann Arbor, Michigan

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Expected Weekly Hours:

40

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Job Description Details:

POSITION PURPOSE

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Behavioral Health, and the Manager of Behavioral Services-Outpatient and in collaboration with the Medical Director, the Clinical Psychologist/clinical lead assists in conducting the Behavioral Services clinical programs in a manner consistent with the mission and the vision of Trinity Health System. This professional is qualified to provide care, throughout the continuum of a fully licensed psychological services, which include assessment and evaluation, psychotherapy, psychological testing, clinical consultation, and supervision. Through intensive, specialty training and experience, the Clinical Psychologist/Clinical lead is highly qualified to assist with a wide range of services; the specific combination of duties will vary with prevailing needs and circumstances.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Provide coordinating assistance to department administration in area of specialty/expertise, such as: coordination of psychological testing; coordination of intake, evaluation and disposition services; coordination of internship programs.

Provide advanced levels of individual and group psychotherapy or psychological testing to children, adolescents, adults and/or older adults (as qualified under unit-based privileging criteria) along the continuum of mental health care.

Responsible to provide disciplinary supervision to psychology interns and limited licensed psychologist staff members as needed to comply with contractual and regulatory obligations.

Provide ongoing clinical consultation to other treatment providers or assessors, including psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, social workers, activities therapists, psychoeducational diagnosticians, etc.

Participates in interdisciplinary team conferences to represent and integrate psychological understandings and approaches to treatment as needed or when requested by management.

Participates in the planning, development, and implementation of programs, services, or policies.

Responsible for ensuring clinical competence for all clinical staff at all 3 clinic sites.

Assists Manager to develop community collaboration and education for all clinical staff.

Demonstrates unit and Behavioral Services Program designated competencies.

Provides patient care with attention to each patient’s age-specific, developmental, cultural, and/or other special needs or circumstances.

Actively pursues own continues professional growth.

Maintains good rapport and cooperative relationships. Approaches conflict in a constructive manner. Helps to identify problems, off solutions, and participates in their resolution.

Maintains the confidentiality of information acquired pertaining to patient, physicians, employees, and visitors to St. Joseph Mercy Hospital. Discusses patient and hospital information only among appropriate personnel in appropriately private places.

Behaves in accordance with the Mission, Vision, and Values of SJMHS.

Assumes responsibility for performance of job duties in the safest possible manner, to assure personal safety and that of coworkers, and to report all preventable hazards and unsafe practices immediately to management.

OTHER FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE

Requires Doctoral Degree in Psychology 3-5 years progressively more responsible related work experience. Full licensure with the State of Michigan to practice as a Psychologist.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate effectively with patients and families when providing therapy and with interdisciplinary clinical team. Ability to interact effectively with a wide variety of individuals and agencies both inside and outside the Health Center. Analytical skills necessary to administer and interpret results of psychological tests, evaluate behavior, and apply such assessment to treatment programs. Be able for up to 80% of work time to fully and closely attend to duties when providing therapy, observing patient response, scoring tests and documenting patient progress. Ability to provide direct patient care as well as clinical oversite for all clinical activities within 3 clinic sites.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.

Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org at http://www.trinity-health.org/ . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.