Psychology Assistant

Mount Vernon, OH 43050

Posted: 05/06/2024 Category: Social Services Job Number: CMisak211

Job Description

A-Line Staffing is now hiring a part-time Psychology Assistant in Mount Vernon, OH 43050. The Psychology Assistant would be working with children and adolescents in an intermediate care facility and has career growth potential. This would be part time / 20-30 hours per week (flexible).

 

If you are interested in this Psychology Assistant position, please contact Corrin Misak at cmisak@alinestaffing.com or (586) 710-7958.

 

Psychology Assistant Compensation

  • The pay for this position is $25-$33 per hour based on education and experience
  • Benefits are available to full-time employees after 90 days of employment
  • A 401(k) with a company match is available for full-time employees with 1 year of service on our eligibility dates

Psychology Assistant Highlights

  • This position is a W2 contract assignment with potential to extend or hire on permanently based upon attendance, performance, and business needs
    • Targeted Start: 06/12/2024 (No end date listed) Likely 6-12 month assignment to start
  • Schedule: 1st shift (8am-5pm) 20-30 hours per week (around 3-4 days/week).
    • Schedule is flexible (to be worked out upon hire)

Psychology Assistant Responsibilities

  • Provide psychology services to youth. This may involve, but is not limited to formal psychological evaluations, psychological testing, and other such practices of psychology reflective of the standard of care in that profession.
  • Provide psychological treatment to youth based on their needs and presenting difficulties. Treatment should be delivered in the structure and content of expected practices in psychology reflective of the standard of care of that profession.
  • Assisting in the leadership and clinical oversight of interdisciplinary treatment teams.
  • Provide psychological services in accordance with ODYS policies, procedures and directives. This involves the development and maintenance of appropriate records documenting services being provided to youth. This also involves conducting risk assessments, observations and treatment of youth displaying or presenting with severe behavioral and safety concerns.
  • Participate as directed and expected in a variety of supportive activities such as interdisciplinary treatment teams, psychology/psychiatry staff meetings, interventional hearings, clinical staffing and other facility and ODYS agency endeavors.
  • Coordinate treatment efforts with all appropriate staff and discipline involved with youth care.
  • Maintain client information in a secure and confidential manner consistent with department and local procedures, as well as guidelines set by the State Board of Psychology and the Ohio Revised Code.
  • Other Duties:
    • Maintaining an individual therapy caseload; Providing group therapy; Completing intake and mental status assessments
    • Completing risk assessments; Providing crisis intervention; Conducting Psychological Evaluations; Interdisciplinary case consultation; Attendance at identified meetings such as interdisciplinary, clinical team, psychology/psychiatry staff meetings, and mandatory trainings;
    • Completion of indirect services and documentation which shall include but is not limited to:
    • Completion of entries on mental health database; Clinical Contact Notes; Consultation notes; Family Contact notes; Suicide Prevention Information; Psychological Services Summary Reports; Psychological Evaluation Reports; Treatment Plans; Diagnostic Information; Monthly Report; Special Management Plans.
    • Maintenance of client information in a secure and confidential manner consistent with department and local procedures, as well as guidelines set by the State Board of Psychology and the Ohio Revised Code.

Psychology Assistant Requirements

  • CPR certification or willing to obtain one
  • Knowledge of clinical psychology; psycho diagnostics; psychotherapy; interviewing; statistics; counseling.
  • Ability to understand abstract field of study; define problems, collect data, establish facts & draw valid conclusions; write meaningful, concise & accurate reports; counsel others on sensitive matters; recognize unusual or threatening conditions & take appropriate action.
  • Experience in working with adolescent and/or juvenile offender populations is preferred.
  • Previous experience in clinical work with children and adolescents is preferred

 

If you think this Psychology Assistant position is a good fit for you, please reach out to me - feel free to call, e-mail, or apply to this posting!

Corrin Misak – Staffing Manager II

cmisak@alinestaffing.com or (586) 710-7958

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