Description: Jordan Valley Community Health Center has an immediate need for a Psychologist for our Springfield, MO clinic.

Jordan Valley Community Health Center is a Federally Qualified Health Center, primarily located in family-friendly Springfield, Missouri. We bring quality professionals and advanced services in one location, committed to improving the health of our community by providing superior and accessible medical, dental, and behavioral health services to Springfield and surrounding communities.

Duties Include:

  • Provide crisis management, individual and family psychological assessments and treatment to individuals referred by medical and dental providers. Work in close coordination and collaboration with these providers to fulfill the overall healthcare plan for patients.
  • Assessing a client’s needs, abilities or behavior using a variety of methods, including psychometric tests, interviews and direct observation of behavior.
  • Offering therapy and treatments for difficulties relating to mental health problems such as anxiety, eating disorders, depression, addiction, social and interpersonal problems and challenging behavior.
  • Providing consultation to other professions, encouraging a psychological approach in their work.
  • Promotes effective working relations and work effectively as part of a team to facilitate the Clinic’s ability to meet its goals and objectives.
  • Attains all agreed to goals and objectives within specified time frames, as part of the Clinic’s overall mission.
  • Works closely with pain management department to assess and treat the needs of patients enrolled in a chronic pain therapy.
  • Able to bill under Medicaid/Medicare guidelines and complete tasks as required.
  • Responsibly follows the Clinic Exposure Control Plans/Bloodborne and Airborne Pathogens.
  • Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible and courteous environment.

Requirements:

  • Doctoral degree in Psychology.
  • Doctorate from a APA accredited program.
  • Missouri State License as a Psychologist.
  • 1-2 years working with pediatric population and developing pediatric programs.

Contact: Kristen at kbacks@jordanvalley.org or 417.851.1589

Apply online at www.jordanvalley.org/careers