Neuropsychologist experience and ABPP Board Certification is preferred.
Responsible for managing mental health care and education. Responsible for overall operations; oversee clinical program content and development. Ensure adherence to Hospitals and departmental policies and procedures. Patient care assignment may include neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric age groups.
EVALUATIONS - Oversee psychological evaluations, individual and group treatments, and family interventions
PROGRAMS - Revise programs when necessary/appropriate, to meet organizational objectives
PERFORMANCE - Manage and establish performance goals; allocate resources and assess policies for direct subordinates
OPERATIONS - Manage and oversee the daily operations of the department, ensuring compliance with UNMH, State and Federal policies and regulations; oversee continuous quality of services
PLANNING - Prepare short- and long-range plans; monitors progress
REPORTS - Prepare statistical reports on program services, revenues, and expenditures to include required interval and annual reports
EDUCATION - Oversee staff education programs
REPRESENTATION - Represent the organization to the psychological community locally and nationally
PATIENT CARE - Document all patient care activities/interactions; collaborate with community and state-wide mental health agencies to ensure follow-up patient assistance
WORKING RELATIONS - Establish and maintain positive relationships with patients, visitors, and Hospitals employees in the work environment
DEVELOPMENT - Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, reading current literature, attending in-services, meetings and workshops
PATIENT SAFETY 2 - Demonstrate proactive approach to patient safety by seeking opportunities to improve patient safety through questioning of current policies and processes
PATIENT SAFETY 3 - Identify and report/correct environmental conditions and/or situations that may put a patient at undue risk
PATIENT SAFETY 4 - Report potential or actual patient safety concerns, medical errors and/or near misses in a timely manner
PATIENT SAFETY 5 - Encourage patients to actively participate in their own care by asking questions and reporting treatment or situations that they don't understand or may "not seem right"
Ph.D. or Psy.D. Counseling, Clin Psychology, Psychology
3 years directly related experience
CPR Certification for Healthcare/BLS Providers or for Professional Rescuers or must obtain within 30 calendar days of date of position
Licensed Psychologist in State of New Mexico
Physical Demands Requirements:
Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (Occasionally: activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) and/or a negligible amount of force frequently (Frequently: activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Tuberculin Skin Test required annually
Working Conditions Requirements:
Subject to UNM credentialing; must maintain credentials
No or min hazard, physical risk, office environment