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TESTING PSYCHOLOGIST
VIP Community Mental Health Center, Inc.
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Post Date: Jul 10, 2013
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: Immediate
Salary: DOE
Location: US - California - Los Angeles
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Description
VIP Community Mental Health Center (VIP-CMHC) is a private non-profit agency that provides unique and innovative bilingual and multicultural mental health services for child victims and their families of sexual assault and domestic violence. VIP treats the effects of all types of abuse while also emphasizing community-based prevention to end the cycle of family violence. VIP is renowned for its programs which together provide medical, forensic, mental health and social services for all victims of violence.
VIP, in partnership with DCFS, DHS and DMH, create the HUBs, a full-service health care system for children in or at risk for out of home placement. The VIP HUB located at LAC+USC Medical Center serves children ages 0-18 under DCFS supervision, children who are at heightened risk for abuse, re-abuse and neglect, including those with complex medical or psychiatric problems that require special treatment and monitoring. CATC provides 24-hour/7-day a week forensic and medical evaluations for any child who may have been abused.VIP Community Mental Health Center (VIP-CMHC) is a private non-profit agency that provides unique and innovative bilingual and multicultural mental health services for child victims and their families of sexual assault and domestic violence.

VIP CMHC is seeking a full-time Testing Psychologist to administer and score psychological test batteries evaluating cognitive, academic, psychological, behavioral, and emotional status including those patients which are difficult, complex or have disorders in a specialty, in order to assist Psychologists, Psychiatrists, and other medical professionals in treatment decisions.Previous clinical responsibilities to include psychological testing, diagnosis, and crisis intervention;Knowledge of psychological testing techniques, administration and interpretation;
Neuro-psychological testing experience/training a plus;Ph.D./Psy.D. in clinical psychology required from an accredited college or university;2 years (min) of professional experience under the direction of a licensed psychologist;Current valid license to practice psychology in the State of California.

Skills
Must be an independent self-starter with the ability to adapt to change in a fast working environment;Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Knowledge of social service agencies, state regulations and APA standards as it related to client treatment, patient rights, client/patient confidentiality; Must meet eligibility requirements to bill for DMH services; including a National Provider Identifier (NPI), or obtain an NPI, prior to employment start date.

Bilingual Spanish is a plu

Notes
We offer an excellent benefit package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision plan and Flexible Spending Accounts, as well as a 401 (k) plan & basic life insurance to full-time employees.


Contact Details
Name: Human Resources
Address: 1721 Griffin Avenue
City: Los Angeles
State/Province: California
Zipcode: 90031
Country: United States
FAX: 323-221-3328
Email: jobs@vip-cmhc.org




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