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Practice Psychology with Atrium Health Cabarrus in Concord, NC

Atrium Health Psychology Opportunity

Atrium Health Concord, NC 28025
  • Accepts J1 Visas: Not Specified
  • Accepts H1B Visas: Not Specified
  • Loan Assistance:Not Specified
  • Hospital Employee
  • Academic Opportunity:No
  • Telemedicine Opportunity:No
  • 06/25/2021
  • 938738

If it's possible, you will find it at Atrium Health- the leading community focused academic healthcare academic system serving North Carolina and South Carolina. We invite Psychologists to come discover all that we can do when we are healing hearts, inquisitive minds, and progressive visionaries together on our Bariatric and Weight Management Center team in Concord, North Carolina.

Atrium Health, Inc. one of the nation’s leading and most innovative healthcare organizations, provides a full spectrum of healthcare and wellness programs throughout North Carolinas, South Carolina, and Georgia. Atrium Health has over 5,000 system-employed physicians and more than 70,000 employees, operating more than 42 acute care and specialty hospitals and 1500-plus care locations.

Job Summary

Provides psychological services with a Bariatric specialty to clients. Works closely with other disciplines and specialties within the department and facility as well as with patients and families to assure a cohesive approach to patient care.

Essential Functions

Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, or arrange for the provision of appropriate care, for child, adolescent, adult, and older adult population of patients.

Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the lifespan and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status.

Interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements and ensures and documents that age specific needs are being met.

Performs evaluations, appropriate to each patient, which focus primarily upon the organic aspects of brain function, but which also consider other etiological factors, which may affect patient's functional abilities.

Obtains and evaluates relevant historical information and incorporates this into the evaluation and treatment planning.

Maintains responsibility for test selection, scoring, and interpretation and understands the limitations of and correctly applies the norms of each test used.

Utilizes psychometrics for the administration and scoring of tests as appropriate and ensures the accuracy of that administration and scoring through the review and supervision of those team members.

Prepares reports from the evaluation data.

Provides psychotherapy, counseling education, cognitive, retraining, behavior management and/or crisis intervention as needed to treat problem areas identified in the assessment process.

Develops appropriate treatment plans and discusses these with the patient and/or appropriate others to ensure they participate in the development of the plan and consent to treatments.

Trains professional team members involved in the care of the patient about appropriate observational methods and behavior management techniques, and appropriate supportive roles in the patient's   treatment.

Physical Requirements

Hearing (corrected) adequate for oral / aural communication with patients, team members, family, visitors. Vision (corrected) adequate for reading. Intelligible speech and normal language/cognitive skills. Must be able to push patients in a wheelchair or stretchers. May lift and carry up to 20 pounds frequently and rarely 21-50 pounds. Sitting, standing, and walking required throughout the day. Job duties sometimes require climbing stairs, kneeling, twisting, bending. May have to transfer patients. Personal Protective Equipment such as gloves, goggles, gowns, and masks are sometimes required due to possible exposure to hazardous chemicals or blood and body fluids.

Education, Experience and Certifications

Ph.D. or Psy.D. degree in Clinical or Counseling Psychology including a full time 1-year pre-doctoral internship required. Current valid license to practice psychology in the state of NC required.

When you join Atrium Health, you will be welcomed into an inclusive culture that celebrates and respects the contributions a diverse team can work together. Practice where your voice is valued, your passion for advancing medicine is rewarded, and you get the resources and support you need to thrive personally and professionally. In our nationally- renowned integrated health system, you can work alongside the most advanced minds in medicine to improve medicine, elevate hope and advanced healing for all.