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Psychology Fellow / Behavioral Health

Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha
Omaha, NE 68102
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Position will begin August 2021

We are currently searching for a Psychology Fellow to provide quality psychological evaluations, therapy, education and consultation to children, families, in Behavioral Health at Children s Hospital, and in clinics, agencies, and the community as assigned. Establishes and maintains professional working relationships with hospital staff, physicians, community agencies, and professionals.

Essential Functions

  • Provides quality consultation, psychotherapy, and psychological testing to children, families and adults in Behavioral Health, on inpatient units, and in clinics as assigned.
  • Provides assigned number of hours of direct client contact per week including absences.
  • Performs services in manner that is seen by physicians, referral sources, and other qualified evaluators as timely and of high quality.
  • Performs evaluation, treatment planning and treatment procedures that are appropriate to patient needs.
  • Adheres to ethical standards of the American Psychological Association.
  • Keeps adequate documentation of intake information, psychological testing, treatment plans, and contacts with patients, referral sources, and community resources regarding patient's care.
  • Completes progress notes within five (5) days of standard client contact; before leaving the treatment setting for patients expressing self-injurious behavior or thoughts.
  • Completes psychological reports within ten (10) days of testing.
  • Completes intake summaries within 2 treatment sessions, including appropriate diagnoses and treatment plans.
  • Provides written documentation of contact with teachers, attorneys, family members, and others providing or receiving information about patients within 5 days of contact.
  • Establishes and maintains professional working relationships with hospital staff, physicians, community agencies, and professionals.
  • Completes letters and reports regarding patient care to be sent to referral sources or agencies, as appropriate, within seven (7) days of client contact.
  • Conducts self in a courteous and respectful manner in interactions with staff and physicians.
  • Responds promptly and appropriately to phone calls and requests for information.
  • Participates in regular supervision with designated staff members.
  • Participates in peer supervision meetings and supervisory sessions.
  • Offers constructive insight into issues discussed.
  • Supports the working team through participation in department events.
  • Ensures maximum reimburseability for services provided.
  • Enters appropriate charges int o the Electronic medical record
  • Ensures authorization/ notification of insurance plan provider is obtained for emergency visits and follow-up care at Behavioral Health.
  • Secures authorization as needed for continuation of services provided.
  • Participates in committee work/departmental projects as requested.

  • Knowledge of psychological principles, child and adolescent development, inter-relational dynamics, individual and group behavior, and behavior modification techniques
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate effectively with patients and families, physicians, and other clinical professionals to gather and exchange patient information.
  • Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skill in providing age-appropriate care to children, adolescents, adults and families.

  • Ph.D. or Psy.D., from an accredited school of psychology required, candidates that have completed their dissertation and all required course work will be considered.
  • Completion of one year pre -doctoral clinical internship required.
  • Previous experience utilizing psychotherapy techniques in a pediatric or medical environment preferred.

  • Current and valid Nebraska licensure (or eligibility) as a Provisional Licensed Mental Health Provider (PLMHP), Licensed Mental Health Provider (LMHP), or Provisional Licensed Psychologist required.

  • Non-Violent Intervention training preferred


Posted: 2020-11-08 Expires: 2020-12-07
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