The psychologist is responsible for performing psychological assessment, psychological treatment, and coordination of care based on the clinical service to which he/she is assigned. Communicates results of assessment and treatment in the form of written reports and review of results with patients and families. Works with staff members and multidisciplinary teams to meet clinical responsibilities and to monitor and maintain quality assurance and professional standards.Performs psychological treatment for patients which may include triage, initial evaluations, development of the treatment plan, on-going, evidence-based therapy in individual, group or family sessions, and ensures a discharge plan is in place. Provides outpatient psychotherapy to clients via individual, family and/or group therapy sessions. Performs emergency on-call services to patients outside of normal office hours on a rotating basis with other providers. Is accessible via pager when out of the office during regular business hours with the exceptions of PTO. Regularly consults with psychiatrist regarding clinical care issues. Ensures coordination of care including authorization of treatment and arranging group or community therapies. Provides consultation with primary care or other physicians through electronic means for the purpose of directing care. Develops and implements health maintenance and education activities. Performs all other duties as may be assigned from time-to-time.
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