Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is seeking a Psychologist for the New Brunswick Outpatient department at Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care.
The primary purpose of the Psychologist position is to, under the direction of the Program Manager; provide therapeutic interventions for the psychological and social needs of individuals served. The psychologist will provide psychological testing as required by the program to increase our understanding of the issues experienced by the individuals we serve. Supports the integration of evidence based practices and provides therapeutic interventions based upon the principles of wellness and recovery.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Actively participates in and contributes to the smooth functioning of unit and demonstrates initiative and flexibility regarding work assignments as observed by supervisor and administrative feedback.
Effectively contributes to and supports an environment that enhances the positive self-image of individuals served and preserves their human dignity as observed by supervisor.
Provides direct care, psychotherapeutic interventions/services in accordance with UBHC program/unit policies, accreditation standards, licensing regulations and billing requirements.
Will implement workflow to secure collection of data for research and quality improvement, as well as providing the latest psychoeducational research to the treatment team, as needed.
Completes and monitors clinical records in compliance with UBHC program policies, accreditation standards, licensing regulations and billing requirements.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Ph.D., Psy.D., Ed.D. in Psychology with relevant experience that includes consultation, testing, program development/evaluation activities.
Minimum of two (2) years' experience, including graduate training, working in a behavioral health care or related setting.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.