SRP Psychologist: Fee For Service in Philadelphia, PA at Public Health Management Corporation

Date Posted: 7/8/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Joseph J. Peters Institute seeks a fee for service psychologist for the adult and youth Safety and Responsibility Program. This person will perform evaluations and consultations in all three of SRP’s programs; Youth Offenders, Adult Sexual Offenders and the Batterer’s Intervention Program. 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 Safety and Responsibility Programs (Adolescents, Adult Sex Offenders, and Batterer’s Intervention Program (BIP)
  • Responsible for assuring the clinical quality of evaluation reports provided by self and clinicians and assuring timeliness of completion of reports (2 weeks first draft, 4 weeks final draft).
  • Provide consultation/oversight during participant resiliency reviews, as needed.

Clinical Responsibilities

  • Provides Comprehensive Biopsychosocial Evaluations to participants in the Safety and Responsibility Program.
  • Provides MSEs & Clinical Formulation for CBEs
  • Perform clinical evaluation of adolescents who have sexual behavior issues, adult sex offenders and individuals with a history of battering.
  • Attend clinical meetings as needed.
  • 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 in areas of Adult Sexual Offending, Adult Perpetrators of Intimate Partner Violence/Domestic Violence, and adolescents with sexually inappropriate behavior.
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with other agencies/organizations.

Major Job Criteria and Performance Standards

  • 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.
  • Provides comprehensive Biopsychosocial Evaluations to participants in the Safety and Responsibility Program.
  • 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.
  • Assist in developing training programs for other staff.
  • Coordinate the timely and accurate submission of all evaluation related paperwork.
  • Coordinates activities of the Evaluation Unit.

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.

Minimum Education & Experience:

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

Certification, license, or other required qualifications:

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

Supervision Exercised:

  • Supervises/oversees evaluations completed by non-psychologist mental health professionals and student 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.