Location: Twin Falls, Idaho
St. Luke's Psychologists' primary responsibilities are to provide direct patient care in the form of clinical consultation, neuropsychological testing (if applicable to patient population), and individual, group, or family therapy to patients and their families. Services may be provided in the inpatient, outpatient, community, and/or telemedicine settings. Responsible for education of staff as needed. Works with administration, medical staff, and patients/families to grow and develop the behavioral health services at SLHC. Leader for evaluating behavioral health programs, projects, and grants management. Supports the philosophy, goals, and objectives of St. Luke's Health System.
* Plan and deliver direct psychotherapy and treatment services to assigned patients individually or in groups. * Work with Managers and staff to develop, coordinate, implement, and evaluate prevention and educational activities.* Assist in development and provide presentations on psychological disorders and psychological aspects of medical conditions.* Assist in the planning of staff development programs targeting the development of motivational interviewing skills, as applicable to role.* Utilize existing and/or develop evaluation tools to assess treatment outcomes.* Represent the facility to clients, their friends and families, and the community in a tactful, courteous manner, maintaining strict confidentiality.* Maintain confidentiality in matters relating to patient/family.* Interact with patients/families with a variety of developmental and sociocultural backgrounds.* Provide psychoeducation to patients and families and convey an attitude of acceptance, sensitivity, and caring.* Maintain professional relationships and convey relevant information to other members of the healthcare team within the facility and any applicable referral agencies.
* Graduation from an APA/CPA accredited school doctoral program.* Current license or eligible to obtain license to practice psychology in the state of Idaho.* Successful completion of a BLS (CPR) provider course within 4 months of employment.* Required to demonstrate leadership and possess ability to make decisions and solve problems as they arise.* Ability and willingness to demonstrate and maintain competency as required for job title and the unit/area(s) of assignment.* Excellent communication skills to include oral and written comprehension and expression.* Ability and willingness to work with employees' growth and development needs.* Ability to manage a chaotic work environment related to changing staff levels, patient needs, including work with patients with acute, chronic, and complex disease processes, and those who are dying.* Ability and willingness to exhibit behaviors consistent with standards for performance improvement and organizational values.* Ability and willingness to exhibit behaviors consistent with principles for service excellence.