PSYCHOLOGIST

ABOUT TGC

The Guidance Center is a not-for-profit Community Mental Health Center with locations serving Flagstaff, Williams, and surrounding Northern Arizona communities. We provide a full range of services, which include everything from general mental health counseling for everyday stressors, to our inpatient psychiatric hospital for acute psychiatric emergencies. We provide care to all ages, from birth and up. Our Birth-5 team specializes in infant development and bonding. Case managers, therapists, program supports and peer supports work together to provide individualized care to children, families and adults.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Conducts psychological evaluations, including evaluations of intellectual, cognitive, and personality functioning using standardized testing procedures and tools, such as Wechsler, MMPI-RF, MCMI-IV, RBANS, etc., and evidence based practices/best practices.
  2. Performs individual and group child/adolescent/adult therapy.
  3. Participates in on-call crisis coverage, as assigned.
  4. Enhances The Guidance Center's reputation and community value by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; by exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments and by providing excellent, responsive and welcoming customer service to internal and external customers and stakeholders.
  5. Assures high quality and safe services for members and staff by enforcing and adhering to policies, procedures, standards, rules, The Joint Commission requirements, and legal regulations; by participating in utilization and quality reviews; by utilizing a trauma-informed perspective and by availability for emergency consultations.
  6. Improves staff competence by providing clinical leadership, supervision, training and discussions regarding evidence-base practices/best practices on wellness and psychological wellbeing and dysfunction. 
  7. Provides direct clinical supervision to staff for licensure, staff development and affiliated training programs, such as the APPIC/APA internship program.
  8. Participates in new initiatives such as integrated care, program enhancements, wellness programs, grants, community outreach, etc.
  9. Performs other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

EDUCATION/KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS 

Required:

Doctoral degree licensed by the Arizona Board of  Psychologist Examiners

Active unrestricted license with the Arizona Board of Psychologist Examiners

Completion of 40 CEU's every two years as per R4-26-2017

Ability to complete credentialing and privileging by TGC and all contracted health plans

Strong computer and electronic medical record skills 

Valid Driver License with no restrictions

Must possess or be able to obtain a State of Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card

Minimum age 21 years old

Possess critical thinking skills, writing, active listening and learning skills

Willingness to continue learning

Preferred:

Previous experience with supervision of psychology doctoral interns

Awareness/experience of APPIC/APA internship match selection process

Experience providing training to supervisees

2 years post licensure experience in the field

Experience working in an integrated health care system with primary care

Ability to conduct forensic evaluations and expert testimony for involuntary commitments, competency and legal proceedings

Court-approved evaluator for criminal and juvenile cases through Arizona Supreme Court Legal Competency and Restoration training


ACCOMMODATIONS

The Guidance Center will provide reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities, unless it would cause undue hardship.  We define reasonable accommodation as any change in the work environment or in the way a job is performed that enables a person with a disability to enjoy equal employment opportunities.  We will make a good faith effort to list any special requirements in our job descriptions.

BENEFITS

The Guidance Center is pleased to offer competitive and comprehensive benefit packages.  Packages vary depending on employment status.  Benefits include but are not limited to:

Health, Dental, Vision

Company provided Long Term Disability and Life Insurance

401(k) Plan

Bereavement Leave

Paid Holidays

Paid Time Off

Shift Differential for specific positions

Employee Referral Bonus

License/Certification renewal reimbursement

Tuition Reimbursement

**The Guidance Center is an "At-Will" and equal opportunity employer.