Clinical Child Psychologist (Bilingual Preferred)
Job Details
Experienced
Main Office - Denver, CO
Full Time
$80,000.00 - $90,000.00 Salary/year
Description

We value an equitable and inclusive workplace and seek candidates with diverse backgrounds and abilities

Why work at Rocky Mountain Human Services?

You will have an opportunity to contribute to an organization serving children with developmental delays and disabilities, adults with cognitive and intellectual disabilities, and veterans in need of employment assistance or who are homeless.

You will also enjoy benefits such as:

  • Employer paid medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • Generous paid time off such as vacation, sick, personal, and holidays
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement (full-time employees only)
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • 403(B) with company match
  • Employee assistance program

Position Purpose

Rocky Mountain Human Services is expanding our diagnostics program and looking to add a new psychologist to our interdisciplinary team! We provide high quality, family-centered assessments and evaluations to children with an expertise in autism spectrum disorder. Our team is committed to ensuring that every child has access to early assessment and intervention and works collaboratively with Early Intervention therapists (including speech therapists, occupational therapists, and early childhood special educators) and Service Coordinators to support families through the diagnostic evaluation process. This position could also include opportunities for providing clinical supervision to graduate student trainees, providing intervention to children with developmental differences and autism, and offering trainings and consultation to our community partners. If you are interested in working as part of an amazing team to provide specialized diagnostic services to young children, please submit an application.

 

Essential Duties

  • Conduct psychological assessments for diagnostic purposes and provide individualized recommendations for families on how best to support their child’s development.
  • Attend and participate in transdisciplinary team meetings with early childhood professionals.
  • Participate in parent, community, departmental, and professional training efforts
  • Provide consultation and clinical support to colleagues and department staff as needed
  • Provide complete documentation and records of assessments and treatments according to RMHS policies and procedures.
  • Manages schedule to accommodate client schedules and meet billable client service hours set by the department (50%-62% of FTE) while utilizing correct CPT coding and non-coding based on billing hierarchy.
  • Potentially supervise graduate students or post-doctoral fellows.
Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of Early Intervention systems at local, state and national levels, including standards of practice.
  • Ability to work well with complex family issues.
  • Ability to respond to and engage with children of different ages and from different cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds and their families.
  • Experience with best practice diagnostic measures for autism spectrum disorders (e.g., ADOS-2/ADI-R)
  • Knowledge of DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for common child and adolescent disorders
  • Knowledge of a variety of evidence-based therapeutic interventions relevant to the population.

 

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Actively communicate with clients, caregivers, families, stakeholders, advocates and providers 
    • Works with clients, families and appropriate community agencies as necessary to facilitate services for staff, stakeholders or clients
    • Ability to meet/work with staff, stakeholders or clients in a variety of settings
    • Attends staff, team and department meetings

     

    • Develops and maintains records, plans and reports
    • Lift and/or carry 20 lbs.
    • Sit, stand, walk for reasonable periods of time
    • Performs related work as assigned
    • Ability to drive personal or company vehicle
    • Attends in-services, staffing and other meetings with supervisor’s approval (may be appointed to committees)

     

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Doctorate in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA-accredited doctoral program
  • Licensed or eligible for licensure with the Colorado State Board of Psychologist Examiners
  • Experience working with children with autism and other developmental delays or disabilities, both assessment and intervention
  • Experience with best practice diagnostic measures for autism spectrum disorders (e.g., ADOS-2/ADI-R)
  • Familiarity with a range of assessment measures used with infants and toddlers (e.g., Bayley-4, Mullen Scales of Early Learning), as well as measures used with school-aged children and adolescents (e.g., WISC-V, Stanford-Binet-5)

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity and experience working within Early Intervention/Part C services and systems
  • Training and experience in infant and early childhood mental health
  • Experience with administering all modules of the ADOS-2
  • Experience with intensive early behavioral intervention for young children with autism
  • Experience with DC:0-5 classification system and/or DM-ID-2
  • Registered and current with Committee for Affordable Quality Healthcare (CAQH)

 

Driving Requirements

    • Valid drivers license
    • Proof of motor vehicle insurance
    • Personal vehicle in good operating condition for use during work

     

    • No major violations in the past three years.
    • No more than two moving violations in the past three years
    • Ability to meet and maintain agency driving requirements and operate agency vehicles

     

 

Rocky Mountain Human Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to racial, ethnic and cultural diversity and the goals of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

 

Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.

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