Clinical Psychologist

Location
Lynchburg, VA
Posted
Nov 18, 2020
Closes
Nov 18, 2021
Ref
29673115
Specialty
Other Specialty
  Clinical Psychologist Opportunity
Lynchburg, VA
The Clinical Psychologist functions as a member of the multidisciplinary team in the clinic setting.
Position duties include:
Conducts individual, group and family sessions as indicated.  Performs psychological testing in a timely manner and oversees the administration, scoring, interpretation and documentation of psychological testing as ordered by the physician.  Performs consultation and liaison mental health consults as needed.  Conducts Mental Health Assessments by collecting pertinent data, conducting mental status exam, determining provisional diagnosis, identifies problems/needs, collaborating with other treating professionals, developing a plan of action using specialty charting, recommending disposition, documenting pertinent data.  Responsible for quality assurance and volume indicators.  Participates in division specific treatment planning sessions.  Completes division specific and age-Specific Competencies. Assesses patients who use substances.  Intervenes with patients who use substances by using appropriate therapeutic confrontation and reality testing, educating patients/families about potential consequences and alternatives and discussing 12-step program.  Informs Director/Coordinator of system problems and problem cases.  May perform other duties as assigned or requested and job specification can be modified or updated at any time.
Requirements:
Ph.D. or Psy.D. from an APA accredited institution
Licensed by the Board of Psychology
Minimum 5 years clinical experience  
Lynchburg, with a population of 85,000, is a great safe place to raise a family.   Tons of outdoor activities to enjoy that include hiking, biking, mountain bike trails, camping, boating, fishing & canoeing.   Hike the beautiful Sharp Top Mountain or Appalachian Trail or Bike on the Blackwater Creek Trail or Percival's Island in the heart of the city.   The Lynchburg Academy Center of the Arts offers some of America's finest performing artists.   Enjoy an evening minor league baseball game with our Lynchburg Hillcats.   Children will enjoy outdoor summer movies at the park, county fairs, apple orchards, pumpkin patches and picking blueberries & strawberries.   They will love Amazement Square, an inactive hands-on children's museum in downtown Lynchburg.   Beautiful Smith Mountain Lake is also nearby.

Throughout our region, you'll find an extraordinary quality of life in friendly communities with remarkably diverse and affordable housing options. Whether you prefer urban lofts, historic mansions, suburban estates, waterfront condos, or traditional, tree-lined residential neighborhoods, it's all waiting for you here.  Taxes and utility rates are very moderate, contributing to a low overall cost of living. 
There's also the convenience of being just a few hours away from coastal beaches and major metro areas such as Richmond, Charlotte, and Washington, DC.   Travel by air at Lynchburg Regional Airport or by Amtrak at our Kemper Street station.

For more information or to apply, email Robin Moon, Provider Recruiter at robin.moon@centrahealth.com

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