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Project Pathfinder, Inc
St. Paul, Minnesota
United States


JOB DESCRIPTION
This psychologist’s role would be to conduct evaluations, (psychological, psycho-sexual, diagnostic assessments, risk assessment and intake evaluations) for the agency to inform treatment processes including treatment needs, level of intensity and risk to the community.  This role would help with providing oversight to our assessment procedures for efficiency and incorporation of the most current practices.  The successful candidate will also stay current on new and updated testing instruments as well as evidence based practices related to evaluations and assessments.  There will also be opportunities for this individual to engage in clinical activities such as group and individual therapy.  Project Pathfinder continues to diversity and expand its client base therefore assessments will likely vary and offer a stimulating and energizing environment to work in. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Tasks include but are not limited to:

Conduct Evaluations/Provide Oversight

  • Psychosexual
  • Psychological testing
  • Interpretation
  • Risk assessment
  • Intake evaluations (all phases)

Provide supervision to those who do evaluations when delegated

Update Testing Procedures and Processes

  • Stay current on new and innovative testing materials and evidence based practices related to testing (psychosexual, psychological, risk and sexual)
  • Work alongside supervisors and Associate Director in updating testing protocols
  • Implement evidence based practices in evaluations processes
  • Review literature and APA, ATSA and other guidelines for evaluation and assessment.

PPI Intake Oversight and Collaboration

  • Work together with intake for streamlined process
  • Evaluation of intake process for efficiency
  • Delegate overflow of intakes (as needed)
  • Work collaboratively with intake supervisor and intake coordinator

PCS Intake Oversight

  • Responsible for PCS intake process and evaluations
  • New referrals delegated to appropriate clinician
  • Work with Program Assistant and CD for tracking
  • Update clinical protocols alongside clinical team as needed
  • Conduct evaluations and risk assessments through PCS
  • Work with CD to provide clinical case consultation for team members working with PCS clients

Education Time/Training (external and internal)

  • Prepping training
  • Actual training/lecture time
  • Time spent receiving training

Court Subpoenas

  • Prepare for case
  • Provide testimony
  • Provide report
  • Supervise clinician who is subpoenaed

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND AGENCY SUPPORT;

  • Tasks include but are not limited to:
  • Assist with group therapy and/or individual therapy as needed
  • Assist with supervision as needed
  • Assist with programming and development of materials as needed

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. A doctorate from an APA accredited program and internship
  2. License or license eligible in the state of Minnesota
  3. 3-5 years work experience in mental health, criminal justice or other related organization is preferred.
 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT
Work is performed in a standard office environment which requires occasionally lifting such articles as file boxes or heavier materials with help from others and/or lifting and carrying light objects frequently. Mobility to drive a motor vehicle in order to attend meetings. A job in this category may require walking or standing to a significant degree or may involve sitting most of the time with long periods of computer work and heavy phone usage.

Due to changing business requirements, the above responsibilities are not intended to be all-inclusive.  Project Pathfinder, Inc. reserves the right to change or modify requirements at any time.  The job description is intended for management guidelines only and is not to be construed as an expressed or implied contract.

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To apply: Email Sylvia Dixon at sdixon@projectpathfinder.org online at Indeed

Posting Expiration Date: 
Fri, 2021-10-22 (All day)