Psychologist in Philadelphia, PA at Public Health Management Corporation

Date Posted: 7/10/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Joseph J. Peters Institute seeks a fee for service psychologist for the Survivor Services Program. This person will perform evaluations and consultations in both Survivor Services programs; Child and Family and Adult Survivor. This person will provide the highest quality clinical services to participants at JJPI and help implement techniques to serve these participants more effectively.

Primary Function:

  • Provide the highest quality clinical services to participants at the Joseph J. Peters Institute.
  • Provide Comprehensive Biopsychosocial Evaluations to participants in the Survivor Services Program.
  • Responsible for assuring the clinical quality of evaluation reports provided by self and clinicians and assuring timeliness of completion of reports (2 week turnaround).

Clinical Responsibilities:

  • Provides Comprehensive Biopsychosocial Evaluations to participants in the Survivor Services Program.
  • Provides MSEs & Clinical Formulation for CBEs.
  • Attend clinical meetings and scheduled group consultation.
  • For treatment cases, maintain clinical records in accordance with agency, managed care, and licensing requirements, including
    • Complete Initial Resiliency/Treatment Plan Review within 15 days or 3 weeks of intake.
    • Complete updated Resiliency plans every 15th session or 90 days (whichever occurs first).
    • Complete progress notes within 24 hours of individual session (or 72 hours of group session) with participant.
    • Follow up appropriately with participants who have missed a session.
    • Complete discharge summary within 5 days of termination date.
    • Complete and provide statistical reports (case management and clinical hours) at the end of each week/pay period.
  • Seek out appropriate professional training.
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with other agencies/organizations.

Major Job Criteria and Performance Standards:

  • Provides comprehensive Biopsychosocial Evaluations to participants in the Survivor services Program.
  • Submit completed evaluations within 2 weeks
  • Complete electronic medical record documentation within 24 hours of evaluation
  • For treatment cases, complete progress notes within 24 hours of individual session (or 72 hours of group session) with participant.
  • For treatment cases, follow up appropriately with participants who have missed a session.
  • For treatment cases, complete discharge summary within 5 days of termination date.
  • Complete and provide statistical reports (case management and clinical hours) at the end of each week/pay period.
  • Provides MSE & Clinical Formulation for CBE’s.

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Supervises clinicians performing evaluation services.
  • Coordinate completion of the evaluation report in a timely fashion which provides the report for any required court dates.
  • Coordinate the timely and accurate submission of all evaluation related paperwork.
  • Reviews and edits reports submitted by clinicians

Organizational Responsibilities:

  •  Work effectively with other staff and contribute to the development of a team approach to treatment.
  • Provide input into new programs and work to implement more effective methods of delivering services.
  • Understand and communicate with other programs within the agency and work to foster a collaborative team approach across all programs.

Financial Responsibilities:

  • Understand the impact of the caseload requirements on the financial performance of the agency.
  • Understand the payment source of each participant.
  • Complete all forms required for submission of bills for services in a timely manner.
  • Work with other staff to develop new treatment programs to promote the financial performance of the agency.  

Education:

  • A Doctoral Degree in a field related to clinical work.
  • Pennsylvania licensed psychologist.

Certification & Licenses:

  • Pennsylvania licensed psychologist.
  • Possess a Doctoral Degree from an accredited program.

Supervision Exercised:

  • Supervises/oversees evaluations completed by non-psychologist mental health professionals and practicum students as needed.

Consultation Received:

  • Is invited to participate (and be compensated for participating) in group consultation with other contractors, employees, and the service director/coordinator.

Salary:  

  • Commensurate with education and experience.