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Clinical Psychologist

Date Posted
10th October 2017
Reference
VAC-27097
Sector
Healthcare & Medical
Job Type
Permanent
Location
Nassau
Salary
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

The University is seeking to employ a Clinical Psychologist with primary responsibility for psychological assessment, diagnosis, counselling, individual and group therapy, case management services, referral, testing and evaluation of students.

Job Description

The psychologist will be responsible for creating and maintaining a warm, friendly and supportive environment for students, staff and faculty.
 
The individual will provide leadership and administrative management to the Unit. He/she will be responsible for implementing programmes that enhance the psychological development of all students.
 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop, implement, and monitor the psychological services including but not limited to Counselling services.
  • Work with staff to develop and monitor compliance with assessment protocols for psychological evaluation.
  • Conduct interviews, psychological assessments and observations of individuals and groups.
  • To develop psychological formulations of clinical problems and assist in the delivery of plans, which include psychological treatment and/or management of clients' problems.
  • Provide reports and communicate in a skilled and sensitive manner concerning the assessment, formulation and treatment plans of clients.
  • liaise with other health and social services personnel, from a range of agencies, in the care provided to clients.
  • Develop an advanced knowledge base and practical skill in the design, implementation, and statistical analysis of a wide variety of types of research.
  • Plan and undertake clinical audits, service evaluations or practice based research, using appropriate methodology and statistical procedures as appropriate.
  • Enhance personal knowledge of clinical psychology, specific client groups and types of psychological difficulty through reading, literature searches and personal study.
  • Demonstrate competence in advanced statistical software (such as SPSS) for the analysis of clinical research and research data.
  • To comply with the requirements of research governance and evidence-based practice.
  • Maintain relevant administrative systems of work, electronic and / or hard copy. (Knowledge of Banner would be an asset).
  • Submit statistical information, activity and quality data of work as required by the University.
  • Attend and participate in administrative planning meetings.
  • Maintain confidentiality/data protection regarding all personal information at all times (both in and out of working hours) in accordance with professional codes of conduct and relevant legislation such as the Data Protection Act.
  • Maintain consistently high professional standards and act in accordance with the relevant professional code of conduct.
  • Conduct and participate in performance review process of staff.
  • Conduct and participate in ongoing staff training activities as requested.
  • Comply with any other assigned duties.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITY.

  • Knowledge of clinical psychology, developmental psychology, personality development.
  • Knowledge of principles and application of psychotherapeutic methods, applied behavior analysis, cognitive and group dynamics.
  • Ability to administer and interpret diagnostic psychological tests.
  • Ability to plan a psychological evaluation and intervention programme.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, faculty and students.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Doctoral degree in psychology from an accredited program
  • Must be licensed as a psychologist
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a university setting
  • Minimum of 7 years of clinical supervisory experience
  • A record of progressive administrative and management responsibility and experience.
  • Experience training in Master and Doctoral level programmes

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