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Travel Psychology Job Saugerties, NY

Saugerties, NY
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Posted by ExecuSearch Group
Employer The Execu|Search Group

Job Description

A health services network New York is currently seeking a new, licensed Psychologist for a promising school-based opportunity with their staff in Ulster County. In this role, the Psychologist will be responsible for maintaining a caseload of children in the junior high school DT program (7th & 8th grades).


The Psychologist will:
  • Participate in DT admissions, with child, family, MD, and school liaison  
  • Provide weekly Individual, Group and Family Therapy sessions, and crisis intervention as needed 
  • Participate in weekly Treatment Team meetings   
  • Advocate for youth and families to obtain community-based linkages with additional supportive services that meet their needs 
  • Maintain timely medical record documentation  
  • Facilitate thorough discharge planning and complete discharge follow-up  
  • Collaborate with the Central School District and School Liaisons throughout Ulster County to facilitate the referral and screening process 
  • Conduct psychological evaluations, as needed; select, administer, score, & interpret psychological tests; and, diagnose a variety of psychological disorders.  
  • Develops, implements, monitors, and revises treatment plans, interventions, and programs in conjunction with the multidisciplinary treatment team.  
  • Develops behavior plans for youth that are individualized with input from all members of the youth’s treatment team.
  • Perform other duties, as needed
  • 2+ years of related work experience
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • NYS licensed Psychologist
  • Solid assessment, clinical, and documentation skills
  • Patient oriented
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Highly organized
Desired Skills:
  • Experience working with the Pediatric population
  • Previous experience working in a School setting