Rady Children's Hospital San Diego Clinical Psychologist-50630 in Murrieta, California

JOB SUMMARY:

The Clinical Psychologist in the Developmental Evaluation Clinic and Autism Discovery Institute independently performs a variety of professional duties. Position includes primary responsibility for independent administration, scoring, and interpretation of psychological testing for children and adolescents. The psychologist develops recommendations for treatment and links children to education and therapeutic services. Other duties include: counseling families regarding assessment findings and referrals. Test administration is based on an understanding of age, culture, and developmental level. The psychologist documents patient care in the clinical record according to regulatory agency guidelines. Includes supervision and training of non-licensed staff and collaborative work with pediatricians and community organizations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Doctorate degree in Clinical, Developmental or School Psychology

1 year of experience

California State license, or if licensed in another state, application for licensure in California must be submitted within one month of relocation

One year experience testing children with developmental delays.

Current BLS/CPR certification (Issued by American Heart Association)

Ability and experience working independently, using critical thinking skills and processes to arrive at objective, strategic, results-oriented decisions within the context of patient care and department, division, and organizational priorities

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Two years of experience

One year pediatric experience with children under 6 years

Bilingual English/Spanish

Recent experience in a pediatric setting (within the past 2 years)

Competency with use of tests: Bayley Scales of Infant Development, Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS), and Wechsler Scales