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Assessment Psychologist

LeaderStat Premier has been retained to assist The Masonic Homes of California to identify an Assessment Psychologist for their Masonic Center for Youth and Families clinic located in the Presidio campus of San Francisco, CA. This is a unique opportunity for a person that wants to be part of an organization that delivers superior service.

CULTURE

The Masonic Homes of California (MHC) and the Masonic Center for Youth and Families (MCYAF) are committed to a culture of excellence, leadership, innovation, and collaboration.  Our culture is to provide superior service to the members, residents and staff through a scientifically sound and progressive model of service/care which aligns our mission, vision and operations.  We demonstrate excellence in core services and we understand the true value of time, budgets, safety and satisfaction.  We are dedicated to disciplined innovation while creating a culture of continuous quality improvement - we are a learning company.  We are committed to sharing our knowledge and being an organization that naturally attracts the best and brightest talent.  We are able to perform both essential functions and measurable behaviors while being team-oriented, caring and honest.

JOB SUMMARY

An Assessment Psychologist at MCYAF is responsible for having an in-depth understanding of the referral question and expertise in creating a battery of standardized testing that uniquely addresses the needs of the client.  This may include a full battery or more focused assessments for children, adolescents, and young adults in accordance with the quality standards and clinical guidelines established by MCYAF.  Each client that is assessed will receive at the time of feedback a summary of findings and initial recommendations, with a final report forthcoming. Providers will be expected to participate in treatment conferences and case consultations and work collaboratively with those on the treatment team.  A deep commitment to collaborative and integrated treatment is essential.  The vision of our assessment department is to provide high quality, scientifically innovative assessments in a timely and effective manner.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Conduct comprehensive clinical interviews with parents and clients, and synthesize/disseminate significant information to appropriate team members.
  • Meets regularly with Clinical Director to discuss intake information, plan individualized assessment battery, discuss findings, feedback, summary, and full report.
  • Conducts comprehensive range of tests with client as determined by referral question and treatment team.
  • Meet productivity expectations as assigned by Clinical Director.  It is expected that the Assessment Psychologist will be at full productivity at the completion of the 3rd month of hire.  It is expected that the Assessment Psychologist will complete reports within a time frame determined by the Clinical Director.
  • Meets with client and parents/caregiver(s) to describe the purpose and process of the assessment approach that includes the use of standardized instruments that may include cognitive, emotional, learning and/or neuropsychological assessment.
  • Gathers and reviews collateral information and talks with parents/caregiver(s), teachers, others as appropriate.
  • Consults with clinical staff about most appropriate feedback of assessment results to client and parents.
  • Remains available for consultation with treating clinician as needed.
  • Provides follow-up assessment as indicated.
  • Participates in weekly case consultation meeting.
  • Adheres to quality standards and risk management procedures of MCYAF.
  • Adheres to all mental health legal and ethical mandates and guidelines in the execution of duties, including timely completion of charting, billing, report preparation and ethical/confidentiality issues as outlined by the American Psychological Association.
  • Documents according to the protocols established by the Clinical Director.
  • Participates in mandated trainings and meetings.
  • Acts as a liaison with community, clinical and school audiences to help publicize the work of MCYAF.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • PhD or PsyD in Clinical Psychology with 3 years of experience in clinical and assessment practice.   A valid license in the state of California.
  • Thorough knowledge of procedures for developmental , psychological, and neuropsychological evaluations of children, adolescents, and young adults (4-24).
  • Training in cognitive, personality and neuro-psychological assessment.
  • Training in child and adolescent services.
  • History of a collaborative and integrated approach to care.
  • A commitment to providing innovative, quality assessment services to children, adolescents, and young adults.
  • Excellent time management, especially in meeting designated productivity expectations as assigned by the Clinical Director.
  • Appreciation for and experience with integrating assessment findings into treatment planning.
  • Commitment to outcome studies that inform care.

To learn more about this exciting opportunity or make a confidential referral contact Rachel Grisak at rgrisak@leaderstat.com or 614.505.7350.

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