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Staff Psychologist

Job ID 4489905 Date posted 04/20/2017

TITLE: Staff Psychologist

CLOSING DATE: August 25, 2017 or until filled

OVERVIEW OF BOYS TOWN

Are you passionate about shaping the future of America’s Youth?

Boys Town is changing the way America cares for children, families and communities by providing and promoting an Integrated Continuum of Care that instills Boys Town values to strengthen body, mind and spirit.

Our mission is centered on creating an environment for children that includes trust, discipline, emotional support and respect. We believe that all children and youth have the potential to become bright, productive, adjusted, loving people.

Boys Town is nationally recognized for its research-proven child, health and family care programs. As one of the country’s largest nonprofit funded child-care organizations, Boys Town touches the lives of more than 2 million children and families nationwide each year. Join our Town today and help us shape the future of America!

OVERVIEW OF JOB

We are looking for a psychologist to join the largest outpatient behavioral health service in the Omaha metro area. The psychologist will join the Boys Town Behavioral Health Center, and provide services through the Behavioral Health Clinic. You will be joining 30 other clinicians who are part of the Center for Behavioral Health. The theoretical orientation of the department is primarily cognitive-behavioral. We are looking for a psychologist who is interested in providing outpatient services to children, adolescents and families presenting with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues including but not limited to depression, anxiety, sleep problems, ADHD, learning problems etc. The psychologist will also have an opportunity to provide service through our partnership with primary care providers in the Omaha area. Service will primarily include outpatient therapy, but can include psychological assessment and involvement in group therapy if interested. As part of the Center, psychologists have access to our assessment center, Chemical Use Program and adult services to support and augment their therapeutic services. The psychologist will also have the opportunity to be an integral part of our APA accredited internship program and assist with supervising Post-doctoral fellows. Please see our website at: https://www.boystownpediatrics.org/behavioralhealth/Pages/default.aspx

REQUIRED EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE, OR SKILLS

Familiarity with the Boys Town model or a similar behaviorally-oriented approach.
Knowledge of behavioral pediatrics, internalizing and externalizing disorders, learning disabilities and other common childhood & adolescent mental health concerns. Knowledge of the theories, principles and practices of psychology with an emphasis on behavioral or cognitive behavioral theories. Knowledge of the principles and methods of administering, scoring and interpreting a wide variety of psychological and vocational tests.
Knowledge of service planning and psychiatric rehabilitation methods. Knowledge of psychological research and statistics.
Skill in performing difficult and complex testing, evaluation, diagnosis and therapy.
Ability to apply psychological principles to therapeutic intervention with individuals, groups and families.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people.
Ability to communicate in an articulate, professional manner while maintaining necessary degree of confidentiality.
Ph.D. or Psy.D in psychology or related field and advanced training in clinical, school, or counseling psychology, behavioral pediatrics, or parent training.
Must have completed an APA approved internship or equivalent.
Must be a licensed (or licensable) psychologist in the state in which practicing.
Preferred 3 years of experience

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.


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