Clinical Psychologist

Full time @Synapse Resource Center
  • Post Date : October 28, 2022
  • Apply Before : November 28, 2022
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 22143
  • Career Level Mid-Level
  • Experience 3 - 7 years
  • Qualifications MBA/MSc/MA

Job Description

We are looking for a clinical psychologist who will identify and diagnose psychological, emotional and behavioural issues in clients, developing and implementing treatment plans.

Responsibilities

Provide psychological assessment and consultation services

Diagnose psychological, emotional or behavioural disorders of patients and develop treatment plan

Provide therapy to groups and individuals

Develop and implement individual treatment plan for different age groups (children inclusive)

Work with multidisciplinary team alongside doctors, nurses and social workers, psychiatrists and occupational therapists

Facilitate diverse group therapeutic sessions

Counsel individuals and groups regarding problems such as stress, substance abuse, and family situations, in order to modify behaviour.

Modify treatment activities or approaches as needed to comply with changes in clients’ status

Guide clients in the development of their skills or strategies for dealing with their problems

Have an understanding of BioPsychosocial Approach for assessment and treatment plan for every patient.

Select, administer, score, and interpret psychological tests in order to obtain information on individuals' intelligence, achievements, interests, and personalities

Be conversant with different treatment methods like cognitive behavioural therapy, dialectic behavioural therapy, talk therapy, person centred therapy etc.

Be conversant with the electronic medical record system for proper documentation of progress notes and treatment plan.

Evaluate clients’ physical or mental condition based on review of client information

Collaborate with other staff members to perform clinical assessments or develop treatment plans

Refer patients, clients or family members to community resources or to specialists as necessary

Act as client advocates to coordinate required services or to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations

Coordinate family inclusive therapy to assist them in understanding, dealing with or supporting patients

Evaluate the effectiveness of counseling programs on clients’ progress in resolving identified problems and moving towards defined objectives

Meet with families, probation officers, police or other interested parties to exchange necessary information during the treatment process

Plan, organize or lead structured programs of counseling, work, study, recreation or social activities for clients

Plan or conduct programs to prevent substance abuse or improve community health or counseling services

Psycho educates clients on the importance of medication compliance.

Learn about new developments in counseling by reading professional literature, attending courses and seminars or establishing and maintain contact with other social services agencies

Gather information about community mental health needs or resources that could be used in conjunction with therapy

Have an understanding of neuron developmental pathways, how to diagnose, carry out assessments and draw up appropriate treatment plan to meet specific needs.

Ensure that after discharge the client is transferred to a robust aftercare plan for proper follow up and management.

Requirements and Experience

A minimum of a Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology

Minimum of 3 years Clinical experience

Strong verbal and written communication skill

Proactive problem-solving approach

Stress tolerance.

High level of professionalism.

Ability to uphold strict confidentiality

Female preferred for gender equality

Required Skills / Competencies:

Ability to observe, assess, and record symptoms, reactions, and progress.

Knowledge of crisis intervention techniques.

Ability to effectively communicate medical information, test results, diagnoses and/or proposed treatment in a manner easily understood by the client.

Interviewing and psychological/developmental evaluation skills.

Knowledge of psychological test administration, scoring, and interpretation.

Ability to maintain emotional stability to cope with human suffering, emergencies, and other stresses.

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