Psychologist Clinical

Swedish Covenant Hospital
Chicago, IL
Posted 1 month ago
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JOB SUMMARY

This position is responsible for providing psychological services on an outpatient basis. The position interfaces with patients, families, medical and paramedical staff and requires a highly motivated individual who is a team player and a skilled problem-solver.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Essential Functions

  1. Demonstrates commitment to the mission of Swedish Covenant Hospital and demonstrates a service orientation and adheres to all responsibilities and standards of the hospital.

  2. Provide psychotherapy to individuals, groups, couples, and families. Must be able to provide services to adults and/or adolescent and children.

  3. Provide ongoing staff education. Orient new staff as necessary.

  4. Maintain effective working relationships with physicians and other hospital departments.

  5. Continue own professional education through attendance at professional education

meetings, conventions and courses outside the hospital, by reviewing current literature

and by attending hospital conferences, meetings and in-service training programs.

PATIENT CARE/AGE SPECIFIC RESPONSBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Recognizes needs and behaviors of a variety of disability, age and ethnic groups and is able to tailor interventions appropriately. Understands early developmental and aging processes.

ACCESS TO PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION

Computer system access is assigned based on manager's access level request and on the minimum necessary as described in this job description. Approval for level of access is given by the system administrator or manager of the department that has ownership of system/module. See Computer system Access controls policy.

Access level: name, demographic, service specific clinical

QUALIFICATIONS/BASIC JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education: PhD / PsyD in Clinical Psychology

Skills: Professional skills as required by approved professional school/licensing

agency. Strong teaching skills. Organizational ability with good problem-

solving skills, sound judgement, excellent communication skills, highly motivated team player with strong ability to motivate others, creative with ability to facilitate and deal with change. Basic computer competence.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION

Current Illinois licensure.

MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY

None

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL CONTACTS

This position has significant contact with other hospital personnel, patients, patient families, physicians, students, outside healthcare personnel as well as staff from professional schools.

ENVIRONMENT

Sitting: 75% Standing/Walking: 25%

No regular lifting, carrying or moving of objects.

Repetitive tasks include word-processing approximately 5-10% of the time.

Exposed to blood/body fluids and airborne disease during direct patient care.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

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