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Psychologist - Atrium Health Bariatric and Weight Management Center FT

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 109658
Job Family: Behavioral Health Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: M-F
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 31831017131963-Bariatric and Weight Management Center


Job Summary

This is a senior level position that provides behavioral health services to patients in a community mental health setting. The primary responsibilities consist of psychological assessment for diagnostic purposes and direct treatment by individual, family and group psychotherapy.

Essential Functions

  • Demonstrates the ability to conduct assessments based on clinical interview, presenting information and clinical standards of program.
  • Demonstrates ability to formulate an appropriate diagnosis using standards established in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.
  • Writes appropriate treatment plans according to patient diagnosis, age and clinical presentation.
  • Collaborates with appropriate guardians to insure effective service delivery.
  • Provides clinical supervision of Psychologist I, predoctoral interns and/or graduate practicum students in the practice of psychology.
  • Conducts forensic evaluations and provides court testimony as an expert witness when directed.
  • Selects, administers, and interprets psychological instruments, including a written report on psychological evaluation.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of various treatment modalities and theoretical applications based on current clinical standards.
  • Writes appropriate discharge plans based on individual needs of client and follows through with termination process.
  • Manages clients in crisis utilizing appropriate skills and assessment.

Physical Requirements
Works in a patient care area with potentially combative or self-destructive patients. Each employee has the responsibility to work in a safe manner. Work requires walking, standing, lifting, reaching, and handling of charts and supplies.

Education, Experience and Certifications

Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology from, an APA approved training program required; license eligible or currently licensed as a Licensed Practicing Psychologist from the N.C. State Board of Examiners of Practicing Psychologists required. BLS required per policy guidelines.