Psychologist
Job Description

Psychologist Job Description

Psychologist Job Overview

A psychologist is a licensed professional who specializes in the assessment and treatment of psychological and behavioral issues. They may work at medical facilities providing in-patient or out-patient services, partnering as needed with other medical experts, and facilitating group sessions. Their duties include researching a patient's medical history, doing preliminary evaluations and examinations, supervising interviews, creating care and intervention methods, and evaluating patients' progress. This position requires a Doctorate in Psychology (PhD, EdD, PsyD) as well as licensure in the state where they practice and passage of the EPPP (Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology).

Psychologist Job Template

Psychologist Job Summary

We are seeking a caring psychologist who is devoted to clinical quality and has outstanding attention to detail. Successful applicants will be able to conduct psychological examinations and testing, as well as diagnose, recommend, and treat patients with adjustment disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, multi-trauma injury, chronic pain, brain injury, and other mental health issues. Excellent interpersonal, communication, and analytical skills are required, as they will assist in the coordination and collaboration of care with an interdisciplinary team, case managers, and other treatment providers. Our ideal candidate has a Doctorate in Psychology and 1-3 years of supervised professional experience. Please apply as soon as possible if this seems like a terrific opportunity!

Location

Ashburn, VA

Psychologist Responsibilities

  • Perform behavioral and cognitive research through watching, interviewing, and surveying individuals
  • Diagnose problems by identifying psychological, emotional, behavioral, or organizational concerns
  • Create and manage treatment plans and therapeutic procedures, as well as conduct frequent meetings or sessions to track client progress
  • Evaluate and analyze behavioral or emotional patterns that might help patients better understand and anticipate their own behavior
  • Ensure that patients have proper resources by referring them to outside therapists, clinics, and other treatment facilities
  • Post and publish articles, papers, and reports to share your professional research and

Psychologist Qualifications

  • Must have a master’s degree and a Doctorate of Psychology (PhD, EdD, PsyD)
  • Must pass the Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology
  • This position requires you to be currently licensed in the state you practice by the ASPPB (Association of State and Provincial Licensing Boards)
  • 1-3 years of supervised experience under a licensed psychologist is required
  • Must have exceptional analytical skills, communication skills, and observational skills

Psychologist Compensation

$95,575 (National Average)

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